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GAME 24 – Friday, February 3, 2017
Rider Broncs (13-10, 6-6 MAAC) vs. Iona Gaels (15-8, 8-4 MAAC)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gymnasium
Tip: 7 p.m.
TV - ESPNU
Live Video – WatchESPN
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 59th time, with IC owning a 34-24 lead in the all-time series. The Broncs’ win on Jan. 17, 2016, in Lawrenceville snapped a seven-game Iona winning streak.
- Five Broncs average in double figures, led by Kahlil Thomas at 13.5 ppg. and Jimmie Taylor at 13.4 ppg. Stevie Jordan (11.5 ppg.), Xavier Lundy (11.0 ppg.) and Norville Carey (10.0 ppg.) have also scored in double figures.
- Rider led at the half in four-straight games, Jan. 17-28, but posted just a 1-3 record in those games. The Broncs then trailed at Canisius, but pulled out a win.
- Five of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year.
- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading nine double-doubles on the year. He stands nine points shy of becoming Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer and his 656 rebounds rank 14th all-time at Rider.
- Norville Carey has also posted five double-doubles, good for fourth in the MAAC. He’s scored in double figures in each of the last five games.
- Thomas and Carey have combined for 14 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than 11 on the year.
- Stevie Jordan compiled his first-career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Siena on Jan. 17.
- Jordan leads the MAAC at 5.3 dimes per game. His 12 assists against Kennesaw State tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.
- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted an 80-74 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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MBB: HL vs. Kennesaw State 12/14/16
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