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Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: February 16, 2017
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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 VideoESPN3
Live StatsGoBroncs.com
Live Audio107.7 FM The Bronc
TicketsGoBroncsTix.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.
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