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D-I BASKETBALL: Rider routed

Victoria Toomey was the only District 2 graduate active in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I basketball games on Friday.

Here is a recap of her game:


6-foot-2 senior center from Dunmore

Friday’s result

Rider (3-6) lost to host Seton Hall (7-3 overall, 2-0 Big East), 78-40

Individual statistics

Started, played 18 minutes; 2/3 FG, 0/1 FT, 4 points; 2 defensive rebounds; 1 assist; 4 turnovers; 1 block; 2 steals.


Rider struggled with a quick turnaround from playing St. Joseph’s Wednesday. Seton Hall jumped out early and led, 44-11, at halftime. … ”We ran into a really good team that’s playing well right now on their home floor. The short rest from Wednesday night caught up with us a little bit, but we’ve got to get better,” Rider coach Lynn Milligan in a recap posted on the university’s athletic website. … Toomey is shooting 52.7 percent (29-for-55) and 88.9 percent (16-for-18) from the free throw line this season.

Up next

Rider opens Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) play Dec. 17 at Canisius.

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