Broncs celebrate Senior Night Wednesday vs. Manhattan
GAME 30 – Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Rider Broncs (15-14, 8-10 MAAC) vs. Manhattan Jaspers (10-19, 5-13 MAAC)
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ – Alumni Gymnasium
Tip: 7 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 Manhattan are meeting for the 49th time in the two programs’ histories, with the Broncs owning a 25-23 lead in the all-time series. Rider had won three of four, prior to a 76-73 setback on Jan. 13 in Riverdale. Each of the last five meetings have been decided by eight points or less, including a pair of overtime wins for Rider in 2014-15.
- Wednesday is Senior Night. RU will honor its four-member senior class - Norville Carey, Xavier Lundy, Jimmie Taylor and Kahlil Thomas prior to the game.
- Rider can finish as high as the No. 5 seed or as low as No. 8 in the Mar. 2-6 MAAC Championships at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY.
- The Broncs shot 59.7 percent (40-67) in a 103-85 win at Iona on Feb. 19, the highest percentage by a Rider team since the 2010-11 season. The 40 made field goals are the most since the 2004-05 season, when the Broncs made 43 buckets in an overtime win over Niagara.
- Rider also 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.
- With his next 15 points, Jimmie Taylor (1,465 points) would jump three spots into 10th on the Rider all-time scoring list.
- Six of the 10 different Broncs to suit up have posted a double-double this year.
- Kahlil Thomas has a MAAC-leading 11 double-doubles and became Rider’s 36th 1,000-point scorer on Feb. 3. His 708 rebounds rank 13th all-time at Rider.
- Norville Carey has posted six double-doubles, good for fifth in the MAAC.
- Thomas and Carey have combined for 17 double-doubles. No other MAAC tandem has more than 14 on the year.
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