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. Continue reading “Rider 99, Quinnipiac 82: Broncs Riding High Heading To Albany”
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: Continue reading “MAAC Midpoint”
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.
This season may very well be a big one for the MAAC. Many of the league’s most talented players return, including the reigning Player of the Year, Monmouth’s Justin Robinson. Continue reading “MAAC 2016-17 Season Preview: Team Rankings”
After the win on Friday night, Monmouth head coach King Rice made a point to thank Rider head coach Kevin Baggett. Continue reading “Plenty of Respect Between Monmouth’s King Rice and Rider’s Kevin Baggett”
ALBANY, N.Y. — It was not exactly the most crisp game for either side but Monmouth asserted themselves on the Times Union Center court in their first appearance as top seed. Continue reading “Monmouth 59, Rider 48: Hawks Advance In Ugly Fashion”
Albany, N.Y. – Rider survived a near implosion in the opening round of the MAAC tournament to sneak by Quinnipiac 60-57 at the Times Union Center. Continue reading “Rider 60, Quinnipiac 57: Broncs Hold On Late”
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – There were several reasons Monmouth University men’s basketball coach King Rice was all smiles as he took his seat facing reporters and a battery of tape recorders and microphones late Friday night inside the Multi Purpose Activity Center. Continue reading “Monmouth 79, Rider 58: Hawks Clinch MAAC Title”
BRONX, N.Y. – It may have been far from beautiful, but eye of the beholder and such because all the reasons why the Monmouth, Iona, and Siena coaching staffs will be losing plenty of sleep worrying about Manhattan next month were apparent in the Jaspers’ 65-57 win over previously streaking Rider at Draddy Gym Tuesday night.
Manhattan, in particular senior Shane Richards, hit big shots down the stretch, made things difficult on the defensive end for the Broncs, and gutted out another victory to move to 6-5 in the MAAC (9-11 overall).
Teddy Okereafor has already graduated from Rider and in his two seasons as a Bronc, it’s hard not to see him with the ball in his hands in the game’s most important spot. Continue reading “Rider’s Teddy Okereafor Eager To Prove He Belongs”