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Rider looks for fourth-straight win Sunday at Towson

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: December 10, 2016
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GAME 9 – Sunday, December 11, 2016
Rider Broncs (6-2, 2-0 MAAC) at Towson Tigers (6-3, 0-0 CAA) 
Location: Towson, MD – SECU Arena
Tip: 2:00 p.m. 
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What You Need To Know
- Rider and Towson are meeting for the 26th time, with the Tigers leading the series, 16-9. The Broncs took last year’s meeting, 78-72, in Lawrenceville. 

- Rider won its first league opener since 2002-03 with a 71-70 win at Canisius and extended to 2-0 in MAAC play and swept the league’s Western New York road trip for the first time in 20 years in the league with a 78-58 win at Niagara.  

- The Broncs extended to a three-game winning streak with a 75-68 at Lehigh. Rider trailed for just 25 seconds in the contest.

- Towson started the season with five-straight wins over UMass Lowell, Wagner, Cornell, UMBC and George Mason. Following a loss to Georgetown, the Tigers defeated Coppin State. Most recently, Towson has lost two straight to Maryland and Colgate.  

- Rider is 6-0 when it’s scored 70 points or more and/or led at halftime.

- Rider started the season 3-0 with wins at Princeton, vs. Lafayette and vs. La Salle. It was the program’s first 3-0 start in 34 years.

- Rider currently ranks second in the MAAC in steals per game (10.6 spg.), turnover margin (+2.2), scoring offense (65.1 ppg.), scoring margin (+4.4), field-goal percentage (.415) and three-point field-goal percentage defense (.277).

- Stella Johnson has filled the stat sheet, ranking first in the MAAC in steals (3.4 spg.), third in field-goal percentage (.583) and 17th in scoring (11.1 ppg.).

- Robin Perkins ranks fourth in the MAAC at 16.0 points per game after scoring a career-high 29 points at Niagara and another 19 points at Lehigh. 

- Julia Duggan ranks 11th in the MAAC at 6.4 rebounds per game, fifth in field-goal percentage at 53.1 percent and fourth at 2.1 steals per game.
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