Broncs travel to Manhattan Thursday at 5 p.m. on ESPN3
GAME 14 – Thursday, January 5, 2017
Rider Broncs (9-4, 3-1 MAAC) at Manhattan Jaspers (5-8, 1-3 MAAC)
Location: Riverdale, NY – Draddy Gym
Tip: 5:00 p.m.
Live Video – ESPN3
Live Stats – GoJaspers.com
Live Audio – 107.7 FM The Bronc
Twitter – Twitter.com/RiderAthletics
What You Need To Know
- Rider and Manhattan are meeting for the 43rd time, with the Manhattan owning a 29-13 lead. The two teams have split the season series in each of the last three years. The Broncs earned a 56-49 win in Riverdale last Feb. 28.
- The Broncs used a program-record 24-0 run spanning nearly 10 minutes to turn a three-point game vs. Iona into a no doubter. The previous program record was a 20-0 run against Army on Dec. 7, 2012.
- Rider shot a season-high 58.2 percent and scored 85 points on Jan. 2 against Iona, which entered the game leading the MAAC in scoring defense (58.8).
- The Broncs pushed league-leading Quinnipiac, trailing by just one after three quarters, but fell, 91-79, on Dec. 30. Robin Perkins scored a career-high 33 points, including the 1,000th of her collegiate career.
- Rider is 5-2 on the road this season.
- Stella Johnson was named USBWA Freshman of the Week, MAAC Rookie of the Week and College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week for her 24-point, 9-rebound, 5-steal, 4-assists performance in a win over St. Francis Brooklyn.
- Rider’s 8-3 start was just the fourth of eight wins or more in RU’s first 11 games of a season, joining the 2011-12 (8-3), 1993-94 (9-2) and 1982-83 (8-3) teams.
- Rider is 9-0 when it’s led at halftime.
- Rider ranks first in the MAAC in field-goal percentage (.443) and scoring offense (70.9) and second in scoring margin (+4.3), free-throw percentage (.739), three-point field-goal percentage (.343), three-point field-goal percentage defense (.289), rebounding defense (35.8), steals per game (10.0) and turnover margin (+0.3).
WBB: HL vs. Quinnipiac (MAAC Championship) 3/6/17
WBB: HL vs. Fairfield 3/5/17
WBB: HL vs. Canisius 2/12/17
WBB: HL vs. Siena 2/4/17
HL: WBB vs. Saint Peter's 1/28/17
WBB: HL vs. Manhattan 1/26/17
WBB: HL vs. St. Peter's 1/19/17
WBB: HL vs. Fairfield 1/14/17
WBB: HL vs. Iona 01/02/17
WBB: HL vs. St. Francis Brk 12/21/16
WBB: HL vs. La Salle 11/17/16
WBB: HL vs. Lafayette 11/14/16
WBB: HL vs. TCNJ 11/6/16
WBB: Senior Day 2/21/16
WBB: HL vs. Quinnipiac 2/21/16
WBB: HL vs. Saint Peter's 2/18/16
WBB: Video Winning Shot vs. SPU 2/9/16
WBB: HL vs. Iona 2/7/16