Media Information - Basketball
The Rider University Office of Sports Information, located in the East Wing of the Department of Athletics in Alumni Gymnasium, extends a cordial welcome to all working media covering Rider basketball. The coverage given to Rider is greatly appreciated, and the sports information staff will do everything possible to assist you in your game duties.
Media credentials are available by contacting:
Bud Focht, sports information director
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Visiting radio stations will have access to a visitor's phone line at a charge of $100 or on a reciprocal home-and-home agreement for the primary outlet of the visiting team. Other outlets will need clearance and must make special arrangements through the Office of Sports Information.
Free parking is available in lots directly behind Alumni Gymnasium on the Rider campus. There is no reserved parking but public parking is near and sufficient.
Press row is located on the baseline in front of the stage. Seating will be marked. All media requiring a seat along press row must inform the sports information office in advance. If your name does not appear, see Bud Focht. Please do not sit in a seat with someone else's name on it.
The press room is located in the rear of the Sports Information Office adjacent to Alumni Gym (WBB) and in the Student Recreation Center (above Starbucks) for MBB. Pregame notes from both teams are available and telephone lines, electrical outlets as well as Internet access is also available. Final box scores and play-by-play will be available within 15 minutes of the end of the game.
Post-game interviews with coaches and players from both teams take place outside each respective locker room for women's basketball with men's basketball holding a post-game press conference in the SRC media room.
ONLY MEMBERS OF THE RESPECTIVE BASKETBALL TEAMS ARE PERMITTED IN THE LOCKER ROOMS.
Interviews during the week with players or head coach Lynn Milligan may be set up by calling the Office of Sports Information or, for Coach Milligan, by calling the basketball office at 609-896-5383 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.