ALBANY, N.Y. — Basketball: Truly a game of inches.
The Rider Broncs enter this weekend’s MAAC tournament as one of the league’s hottest teams. Head coach Kevin Baggett’s squad is averaging an astounding 98.3 points per game over its last three contests, all double-digit wins in which the Broncs shot over 54% from the field.
The MAAC announced all-league teams Monday afternoon with few surprises. Monmouth, which on Sunday became the first MAAC team to win 18 league games, placed two players on the First Team, including likely Player of the Year Justin Robinson. Saint Peter’s, Siena, Canisius, and Rider all saw multiple players receive all-league honors, with Iona and […]
Rider fell just shy of its third 100-point performance of the season, but the Broncs’ 99 tally Sunday afternoon was more than enough to dispatch Quinnipiac and skate into the MAAC tournament on a hot streak.
Amidst the wins and losses, the stories of the individual players that inhabit mid-major basketball often get lost in the shuffle. Amadou Sidibe was a good sophomore player on a bad Fairfield squad in 2014-15 (7-25). The next season was worse, believe it or not, because early in the season Sidibe developed knee problems that […]
Monmouth defeated Rider in a tight game on Monday night at Alumni Gymnasium in Lawrenceville, NJ. Justin Robinson scored 25 points and Chris Brady had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Norville Carey led the Broncs with 17. Here’s the video recap.
At the midpoint of the MAAC season, it’s worth examining where each team in the league stands and where they might end up over the next six weeks. Here is a team-by-team analysis based on the current standings, along with mid-season all-MAAC teams:
Rider was locked a road battle at Marist Friday night, which wasn’t totally unexpected, road games are always difficult in conference, and although the Red Foxes have been in rebuilding mode for a couple of years now, they had picked off a few teams in MAAC play and were already 2-0 in conference this season. […]
Seton Hall leads our New York City power rankings as we start conference play.
Rider needed overtime to defeat Monmouth in New Jersey, even after a big run in the first half. Stevie Jordan led the Broncs with 22 points, while Justin Robinson scored 28 for Monmouth. Here’s the video recap.
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