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Broncs play host to hOURglass rival Saint Peter's Sunday

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: January 14, 2017
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Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
GAME 18 – Sunday, January 15, 2017
Rider Broncs (11-6, 4-2 MAAC) vs. Saint Peter’s Peacocks (7-8, 3-2 MAAC) 
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gymnasium
Tip: 2 p.m. 
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What You Need To Know
- Rider and Saint Peter’s are meeting for the 61st time in the two programs’ histories, with the Broncs owning a 33-27 lead in the all-time series. Included in the mark are wins in 17 of the last 23 meetings. However, the Peacocks have taken two of the last three.   

- Rider had a three-game winning streak snapped Friday night at Manhattan.

- Rider is 7-0 when holding the opposition to fewer than 70 points.

- Kahlil Thomas has posted a MAAC-leading eight double-doubles on the year, including career-highs in both points (24) and rebounds (14) at Manhattan. He grabbed his 600th career rebound at Manhattan and stands 82 points shy of 1,000 for his career.

- Stevie Jordan scored a team-high 22 points and dished out six assists in the win at Monmouth. Jordan was named MAAC Rookie of the Week for the third time. 

- Jordan had dished out five or more assists in each of eight straight games prior to being “held” to four assists in three-straight against Marist, Niagara and Manhattan. His 12 dimes against Kennesaw State tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.

- Rider had won five-straight games decided by three points or less prior to a 76-73 setback at Manhattan on Jan. 13.  

- Norville Carey has compiled three double-doubles this season, including a 10-point, 10-rebound effort on Dec. 28 at North Carolina State.

- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted a 78-70 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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