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Broncs play Iona on the road Sunday on ESPN3

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: February 18, 2017
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Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
GAME 29 – Sunday, February 19, 2017
Rider Broncs (14-14, 7-10 MAAC) vs. Iona Gaels (18-10, 11-6 MAAC) 
Location: New Rochelle, NY – Hynes Athletic Center
Tip: 5 p.m. 
Live VideoESPN3
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Live Audio107.7 FM The Bronc
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Iona are meeting for the 60th time, with IC owning a 35-24 lead in the all-time series. The Broncs’ win on Jan. 17, 2016, in Lawrenceville snapped a seven-game Iona winning streak, but the Gaels took a 95-76 win on Feb. 3 at Rider. 

- Rider scored 112 points against Quinnipiac, tied for 2nd-most in a regulation game in program history. The 1954-55 team set the mark with 121 points. 

- Rider shot 58.6% (34-58) from the floor and 68.4 percent (13-19) from long range vs. Quinnipiac, its highest marks since 2012-13 and 2007-08, respectively. 

- With 25 points vs. Canisius, Jimmie Taylor (1,437 points) moved into 13th on the Rider all-time scoring list.

- Six of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year. - Kealen Washington-Ives posted double-doubles in consecutive games against Monmouth and Quinnipiac. After going the first 56 games of his career with a high of five assists, Washington-Ives had 10 and 12 dimes in the two games. He also scored a career-high 19 points vs. Quinnipiac.

- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading 10 double-doubles and became Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer on Feb. 3. His 698 rebounds rank 13th all-time at Rider.

- Norville Carey has posted six double-doubles, good for fifth in the MAAC. 

- Thomas and Carey have combined for 16 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than 13 on the year.

- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted an 81-78 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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