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Rider 81, St. Francis, Pa. 69

January 24, 1997

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) _ Reserve Bob Fisicaro scored 15 points as Rider rallied from eight points down at halftime Thursday to defeat poor-shooting St. Francis, Pa., 81-69 in the Northeast Conference.

St. Francis (7-9, 4-4) shot only 32 percent from the floor and 18 percent from 3-point range.

Eric Taylor led the Red Flash with 18 points and six rebounds but made only six of 14 shots. Red Flash guard Sotiris Aggelou was only 5-for-16 from the field, including 1-for-8 on 3-pointers.

Six Broncs scored at least 10 points, with Kevin Finefrock and Derrick Perry having 13 each. Rider (8-8, 5-3) won despite being outrebounded 44-33.