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GAME 28 – Friday, February 17, 2017
Rider Broncs (14-13, 7-9 MAAC) vs. Canisius Golden Griffins (16-11, 9-7 MAAC)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gymnasium
Tip: 7 p.m.
Live Video – ESPN3
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 Canisius are meeting for the 46th time, with RU owning a 34-11 lead in the all-time series. RU defeated Canisius, 72-66, Jan. 30 in Buffalo. After Rider won 23 of the first 27 meetings, the series has been much closer, with the Broncs taking an 11-7 advantage in the last nine years.
- 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 a career-high 37 points vs. Quinnipiac, Jimmie Taylor (1,412 points) moved into 15th 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 nine double-doubles and became Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer on Feb. 3. His 686 rebounds rank 14th all-time at Rider.
- Norville Carey has posted six double-doubles, good for fifth in the MAAC.
- Thomas and Carey have combined for 15 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than 12 on the year.
- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted an 81-77 record and reached the MAAC Quarterfinals in each of his first four seasons in Lawrenceville. Baggett was the 2015 MAAC Coach of the Year.
MBB: Interviews vs. Canisius 2/17/17
MBB: HL vs. Quinnipiac 2/11/17
MBB: HL vs. Monmouth 2/6/17
MBB: HL vs. Marist 1/21/17
MBB: HL vs. Saint Peter's 1/15/17
MBB: HL vs. Niagara 1/8/17
MBB: HL at Monmouth 12/31/16 (courtesy of MDN)
MBB: HL vs. Drexel 12/16/16
MBB: HL vs. Kennesaw State 12/14/16
MBB: HL vs. Siena 12/5/16
MBB: Siena Postgame Press Conference 12/5/16
MBB: HL vs. Fairfield 12/1/16
MBB HL vs. Bloomsburg 11/5/16
MBB: Team IMPACT PC 3/24/16
MBB: HL vs. Manhattan 2/28/16
MBB: Postgame Press Conference vs. Manhattan 2/28/16
MBB: PC vs. Siena 2/19/16
MBB: HL vs. Niagara 2/14/16