Chartouny leads Fordham to its 1,500 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Joseph Chartouny had 17 points, eight assists, six rebounds and four steals in leading Fordham to its 1,500th win in school history, 73-62 over Rider on Wednesday.
Chartourny scored eight points in the first half and Chris Sengfelder 10 of his 17 in the first half which ended with the Rams leading 42-27. Javontae Hawkins had 12 points and six rebounds for Fordham (5-1), which won its fifth consecutive game, all at home.
Rider’s Kahlil Thomas, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s field-goal percentage leader last season as a junior at 56.5 percent, was 10 of 14 with 21 points and 14 rebounds for his 14th career double-double. He is shooting 63.4 percent this season. Jimmie Taylor added 19 points and Xavier Lundy 10 for the Broncs (2-2), who committed 19 turnovers.
The Broncs were within six with under a minute left but the Rams then made 7 of 10 free throws.
Rider and Fordham met for the first time since Dec. 7, 1948.