Broncs play host to Gaels Monday night
GAME 13 – Monday, January 2, 2017
Rider Broncs (8-4, 2-1 MAAC) vs. Iona Gaels (7-5, 2-1 MAAC)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gym
Tip: 7:00 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 Iona are meeting for the 43rd time, with the Gaels owning a 27-15 lead in the all-time series. Iona swept two games last season. Rider’s two wins over Iona in the last three seasons have both come in overtime.
- Iona has held opponents to a MAAC-leading 58.8 points per game and also leads the league in rebounding defense (33.0) and rebounding margin (+4.6).
- The Broncs pushed league leading Quinnipiac, trailing by just one after three quarters, but fell, 91-79, on Dec. 30. Robin Perkins scored a career-high 33 points, including the 1,000th of her collegiate career.
- Rider is 3-1 at home this season.
- Stella Johnson was named USBWA Freshman of the Week, MAAC Rookie of the Week and College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week for her 24-point, 9-rebound, 5-steal, 4-assists performance in a win over St. Francis Brooklyn.
- The Broncs’ 8-3 start signified just the fourth start of at least eight wins in the team’s first 11 games of the season, joining the 2011-12 (8-3), 1993-94 (9-2) and 1982-83 (8-3) squads.
- 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.
- Rider is 8-0 when it’s led at halftime.
- Rider ranks first in the MAAC in field-goal percentage (.432) and second in scoring offense (69.8), scoring margin (+3.0), free-throw percentage (.741), three-point field-goal percentage (.338), rebounding defense (35.7), steals per game (10.4) and turnover margin (+1.1).
WBB: HL vs. Quinnipiac (MAAC Championship) 3/6/17
WBB: HL vs. Fairfield 3/5/17
WBB: HL vs. Canisius 2/12/17
WBB: HL vs. Siena 2/4/17
HL: WBB vs. Saint Peter's 1/28/17
WBB: HL vs. Manhattan 1/26/17
WBB: HL vs. St. Peter's 1/19/17
WBB: HL vs. Fairfield 1/14/17
WBB: HL vs. Iona 01/02/17
WBB: HL vs. St. Francis Brk 12/21/16
WBB: HL vs. La Salle 11/17/16
WBB: HL vs. Lafayette 11/14/16
WBB: HL vs. TCNJ 11/6/16
WBB: Senior Day 2/21/16
WBB: HL vs. Quinnipiac 2/21/16
WBB: HL vs. Saint Peter's 2/18/16
WBB: Video Winning Shot vs. SPU 2/9/16
WBB: HL vs. Iona 2/7/16