Broncs face Marist on the road Friday on ESPN3
GAME 15 – Friday, January 6, 2017
Rider Broncs (9-5, 2-1 MAAC) at Marist Red Foxes (5-10, 2-2 MAAC)
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY – McCann Arena
Tip: 7 p.m.
Live Video – ESPN3
Live Stats – GoRedFoxes.com
Live Audio – 107.7 FM The Bronc
Twitter – Twitter.com/RiderAthletics
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Marist are meeting for the 55th time in the two programs’ histories, with the Broncs owning a 30-24 lead in the all-time series. Rider has won six of eight meetings with the Red Foxes under Head Coach Kevin Baggett. Marist won the last game, 71-58, on Feb. 23, 2016, in Poughkeepsie.
- The Broncs earned a 93-90 overtime victory at defending MAAC Regular Season Champion and 2016-17 league favorite Monmouth on Dec. 31.
- Rider’s six road victories are tied for the most in NCAA Division I. Texas Arlington, Samford, Canisius and Jacksonville State also have six road wins.
- Rider is 6-0 when holding the opposition to fewer than 70 points.
- Stevie Jordan scored a team-high 22 points and dished out six assists in the win at Monmouth. Jordan was named MAAC Rookie of the Week for the third time.
- Jordan has dished out five or more assists in each of his last eight games for a 7.3 assists per game average in that span. Included were 12 dimes against Kennesaw State, tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.
- Rider is 5-0 this season in games decided by three or fewer points.
- Kahlil Thomas has posted a MAAC-leading six double-doubles on the year, including a 17-point, 13-rebound effort at Monmouth.
- Norville Carey has compiled three double-doubles this season, including a 10-point, 10-rebound effort on Dec. 28 at North Carolina State.
- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted a 76-69 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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