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Broncs challenge Stags Monday night

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information
         
Release: February 12, 2017
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Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University)
GAME 27 – Monday, February 13, 2017
Rider Broncs (14-12, 7-8 MAAC) vs. Fairfield Stags (12-11, 7-7 MAAC) 
Location: Fairfield, CT – George Bisacca Court at Alumni Hall
Tip: 7 p.m. 
Live VideoESPN3
Live StatsFairfieldStags.com
Live Audio107.7 FM The Bronc
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Fairfield are meeting for the 62nd time, with the Stags owning a 33-28 lead in the all-time series. Fairfield swept the season series last year and earned a 76-67 win on Dec. 1 for three-straight. Rider had won the prior four.

- Rider scored 112 points against Quinnipiac, tied for 2nd-most in a regulation game in program history. The 1954-55 team set the mark with 121 points. 

- Rider shot 58.6% (34-58) from the floor and 68.4 percent (13-19) from long range vs. Quinnipiac, its highest marks since 2012-13 and 2007-08, respectively. 

- With a career-high 37 points vs. Quinnipiac, Jimmie Taylor (1,398 points) moved into 15th on the Rider all-time scoring list. 

- Six of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year. 

- Kealen Washington-Ives has posted double-doubles in each of the last two games. After going the first 56 games of his career with a high of five assists, Washington-Ives has gone for 10 and 12 dimes in his last two games and posted his first two double-doubles. He scored a career-high 19 points vs. Quinnipiac.

- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading nine double-doubles and became Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer on Feb. 3. His 678 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.

- The Broncs are led by fifth-year Head Coach Kevin Baggett, whose teams have posted an 81-76 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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