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Broncs travel to Manhattan Thursday at 5 p.m. on ESPN3

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: January 04, 2017
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GAME 14 – Thursday, January 5, 2017
Rider Broncs (9-4, 3-1 MAAC) at Manhattan Jaspers (5-8, 1-3 MAAC) 
Location: Riverdale, NY – Draddy Gym
Tip: 5:00 p.m. 
Live VideoESPN3
Live StatsGoJaspers.com
Live Audio107.7 FM The Bronc

What You Need To Know
- Rider and Manhattan are meeting for the 43rd time, with the Manhattan owning a 29-13 lead. The two teams have split the season series in each of the last three years. The Broncs earned a 56-49 win in Riverdale last Feb. 28. 

- The Broncs used a program-record 24-0 run spanning nearly 10 minutes to turn a three-point game vs. Iona into a no doubter. The previous program record was a 20-0 run against Army on Dec. 7, 2012. 

- Rider shot a season-high 58.2 percent and scored 85 points on Jan. 2 against Iona, which entered the game leading the MAAC in scoring defense (58.8).  

- 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 5-2 on the road 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.

- Rider’s 8-3 start was just the fourth of eight wins or more in RU’s first 11 games of a season, joining the 2011-12 (8-3), 1993-94 (9-2) and 1982-83 (8-3) teams. 

- Rider is 9-0 when it’s led at halftime.

- Rider ranks first in the MAAC in field-goal percentage (.443) and scoring offense (70.9) and second in scoring margin (+4.3), free-throw percentage (.739), three-point field-goal percentage (.343), three-point field-goal percentage defense (.289), rebounding defense (35.8), steals per game (10.0) and turnover margin (+0.3).
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