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Justin Robinson’s college basketball career came to an end in the first round of the CollegegInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) Tuesday night, as the shorthanded Broncs lost to Northern Iowa 84-50. Robinson went 4/10 from the field and 2/2 at the line for 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals in 32 minutes.
Robinson finishes his career with 1,480 points, 10th most ever at Rider. Robinson also graduates with 394 assists, sixth most ever at Rider.
Robinson graduates with a program record 82 wins, the most ever at Rider over a four-year span. “They (Seniors Justin Robinson and Mike Ringgold) had a great run,” Tommy Dempsey said. “The one thing missing from their resume is the NCAA Tournament, but they won a lot of games and did go to three postseason tournaments.”
Tom Pereira played a season high 22 minutes, but could not capitalise, going 0/6 from three point range to remain scoreless, whilst grabbing 2 rebounds, dishing 1 assist and getting 2 steals.
Clemson built a double-figure lead and never backed off in beating Alabama-Birmingham 70-52 on Tuesday night in an NCAA tournament “First Four” game at the University of Dayton Arena. Ovie Soko played 27 minutes, going 2/4 from the field and 4/6 at the line for 8 points and 3 rebounds.
College of Charleston beat defending champion Dayton 94-84 in the first round of the NIT. Andrew Lawrence had 2 points on 2/2 shooting at the line, 3 rebounds and 1 assist in 26 minutes. The sixth-seeded Cougars (25-10) will take on No. 2 seed Cleveland State in the next round.
Davidson got an 85-65 victory over James Madison in the 2011 CBI. Ben Allison had 1 steal in 4 minutes off the bench. going 0/1 from the floor to remain scoreless. The Wildcats will play at Creighton in the second round of the tournament Monday, March 21.