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Broncs look to get back to winning ways at Siena Tuesday

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: January 16, 2017
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Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
GAME 19 – Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Rider Broncs (11-7, 4-3 MAAC) vs. Siena Saints (7-11, 4-3 MAAC) 
Location: Albany, NY – Times Union Center
Tip: 7 p.m. 
TV – Time Warner Cable SportsChannel (in New York)
Live VideoESPN3 (outside New York); Siena All-Access (in NY)
Live StatsSienaSaints.com
Live Audio107.7 FM The Bronc

What You Need To Know
- Rider and Siena are meeting for the 47th time, with the Saints owning a 30-16 lead in the all-time series. Siena swept the season series last year and had won three straight prior to the Broncs’ 71-69 win on Dec. 5 in Lawrenceville.  

- Rider is looking to snap a two-game losing skid, having fallen to Manhattan and Saint Peter’s on Friday and Sunday, respectively. 

- Jimmie Taylor posted his first-career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds against Saint Peter’s on Jan. 15. 

- Rider is 7-0 when holding the opposition to fewer than 70 points.

- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading eight double-doubles on the year, including career-highs in both points (24) and rebounds (14) at Manhattan. He grabbed his 600th career rebound at Manhattan and stands 72 points shy of 1,000.

- 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 four or more assists in each of the last 12 games and 15 of 18 contests this season, for a MAAC-leading 5.4 dimes per game. His 12 assists against Kennesaw State tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.

- Rider had won five-straight games decided by three points or less prior to a 76-73 setback at Manhattan on Jan. 13.  

- 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 78-71 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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