Broncs look to extend three-game winning streak Friday
GAME 10 – Friday, December 16, 2016
Rider Broncs (6-3, 1-1 MAAC) vs. Drexel Dragons (4-5, 0-0 CAA)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gym
Tip: 7 p.m.
Live Video – BroncVision
Live Stats – GoBroncs.com
Live Audio – 107.7 FM The Bronc
Twitter – Twitter.com/RiderAthletics
Tickets – GoBroncsTix.com
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Drexel are meeting for the 58th time, with the Dragons leading the all-time series, 30-27. The Broncs snapped a four-game losing skid to Drexel with a 75-66 win in Philadelphia on Dec. 1, 2012, in Kevin Baggett’s first season.
- Drexel is 4-5 this season with wins over Hartford, North Texas, Lafayette and High Point. All but the Hartford win have come on the road.
- Rider is 5-0 when holding the opposition to fewer than 70 points.
- Stevie Jordan has dished out 9.0 assists per game over his last three, including 12 against Kennesaw State, tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.
- Rider is 3-1 this season in games decided by five or fewer points and 3-0 in games decided by three or fewer.
- Norville Carey (17 pts, 10 reb) posted his 2nd double-double vs. Kennesaw.
- The Broncs have outrebounded their opponent in six of nine games and won all three that they were outrebounded.
- Kahlil Thomas has posted four double-doubles on the year, including a 17-point, 14-rebound effort at Pacific.
- Rider started the season 2-0 with wins at Hampton and Hartford. It was just the program’s third 2-0 start in the last 42 years (2003-04, 2009-10) and the first since the Broncs defeated Mississippi State and Lehigh to begin the 2009-10 season.
- The Broncs were picked to finish seventh in the MAAC by the league’s coaches. Kahlil Thomas was selected to the Preseason All-MAAC Second Team.
- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted a 73-67 record and reached the MAAC Quarterfinals in each of his first four seasons in Lawrenceville. Baggett was the 2015 MAAC Coach of the Year.
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