Broncs face Manhattan on ESPNU Friday at 9
GAME 17 – Friday, January 13, 2017
Rider Broncs (11-5, 4-1 MAAC) at Manhattan Jaspers (6-11, 1-5 MAAC)
Location: Riverdale, NY – Draddy Gymnasium
Tip: 9 p.m.
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What You Need To Know
- Rider and Manhattan are meeting for the 48th time in the two programs’ histories, with the Broncs owning a 25-22 lead in the all-time series. Rider has won three of the last four, including a 60-57 victory last Feb. 28 in Lawrenceville. The last four meetings have been decided by eight points or less, including a pair of overtime wins for Rider in 2014-15.
- Rider has won three straight with wins over Monmouth, Marist and Niagara.
- Rider’s seven road victories are tied for the most in NCAA Division I with UNC Wilmington (7-1), Canisius (7-4) and Texas Southern (7-9).
- Rider is 7-0 when holding the opposition to fewer than 70 points.
- Kahlil Thomas has posted a MAAC-leading seven double-doubles on the year, including 17 point and 13 rebounds at Monmouth and 19 points and 12 rebounds at Marist.
- 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 had dished out five or more assists in each of eight straight games prior to being “held” to four assists at Marist and against Niagara. His 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.
- 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 78-69 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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