Broncs play host to Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon
GAME 26 – Saturday, February 11, 2017
Rider Broncs (13-12, 6-8 MAAC) vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats (10-15, 7-8 MAAC)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gymnasium
Tip: 2 p.m.
Live Video – BroncVision
Live Stats – GoBroncs.com
Live Audio – 107.7 FM The Bronc
Twitter – Twitter.com/RiderAthletics
Tickets – GoBroncsTix.com
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Quinnipiac are meeting for the 10th time in the two programs’ histories, with the Broncs owning a 7-2 lead in the all-time series. Rider owns a 5-2 edge since the Bobcats joined the MAAC in 2013-14, including 2-of-3 last season. The second win, by a 60-57 margin, came last March 3 in the MAAC First Round.
- Five Broncs average in double figures, led by Kahlil Thomas (13.6 ppg.). Jimmie Taylor (13.5 ppg), Stevie Jordan (11.5 ppg.), Xavier Lundy (10.8 ppg.) and Norville Carey (10.3 ppg.) have also scored in double figures.
- Six of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year. - Kealen Washington-Ives posted his first-career double-double with 11 points and 10 assists, both season highs, Feb. 6 vs. Monmouth. The 10 assists are also a career high, doubling his prior best of five.
- Rider had started the same starting five in each of its first 23 games. The Broncs have utilized a different starting five in each of the last three.
- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading nine double-doubles on the year and became Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer on Feb. 3 against Iona. His 670 rebounds rank 14th all-time at Rider.
- Norville Carey has posted six double-doubles, good for fourth in the MAAC. He’s reached double figures scoring in the last seven, with three double-doubles.
- Thomas and Carey have combined for 15 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than 12 on the year.
- Stevie Jordan leads the MAAC at 5.3 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 an 80-76 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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