Broncs face Canisius Monday night on ESPN3
GAME 23 – Monday, January 30, 2017
Rider Broncs (12-10, 5-6 MAAC) vs. Canisius Golden Griffins (13-9, 6-5 MAAC)
Location: Buffalo, NY – Koessler Athletic Center
Tip: 7 p.m.
Live Video – ESPN3
Live Stats – GoGriffs.com
Live Audio – 107.7 FM The Bronc
Twitter – Twitter.com/RiderAthletics
What You Need To Know
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Canisius are meeting for the 45th time, with RU owning a 33-11 lead in the all-time series. The Griffs’ win last Feb. 7 in Buffalo snapped a three-game Rider winning streak. After Rider won 23 of the first 27 meetings, the series has been much closer, with the Broncs taking a 10-7 advantage in the last eight years.
- All five Broncs in the starting line-up average at least 9.9 points per game, led by Kahlil Thomas at 13.5 ppg. and Jimmie Taylor at 13.2 ppg.
- Rider has led at the half in each of the last four games, but posted just a 1-3 record in those games.
- Five of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year.
- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading nine double-doubles on the year. He stands 22 points shy of becoming Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer and his 648 rebounds rank 15th all-time at Rider.
- Norville Carey has also posted five double-doubles, good for fourth in the MAAC. Included in the mark are double-doubles in each of the last two games.
- Thomas and Carey have combined for 14 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than nine on the year.
- Stevie Jordan compiled his first-career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Siena on Jan. 17.
- Jordan leads the MAAC at 5.5 dimes per game. His 12 assists against Kennesaw State tied for the most by a Bronc in at least 21 seasons.
- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted a 79-74 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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