Rider Senior Matt Lopez Out For The Season With Torn ACL

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Rider’s chances to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference took a serious blow when they officially ruled senior Matt Lopez out for the season, after he suffered a torn ACL in his right knee against Quinnipiac. Continue reading “Rider Senior Matt Lopez Out For The Season With Torn ACL”

Another Day, Another OT In The MAAC As Rider Edges Manhattan

In perhaps the meta moment of the wacky 2014-15 MAAC season thus far, Manhattan coach Steve Masiello perhaps explained perfectly why he shouldn’t be too angry after a tough 82-79 overtime loss to Rider Sunday at Draddy Gym … while being extremely angry about a home loss that would have seen his Jaspers (8-9, 5-3) be tied atop the conference standings as we near the halfway point. Continue reading “Another Day, Another OT In The MAAC As Rider Edges Manhattan”

Three Thoughts: Rider 68, Saint Peter’s 55

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Saint Peter’s coach John Dunne had tried yelling, stomping his feet, making nearly wholesale substitutions, calling time outs, giving people the silent treatment, and who knows what else I couldn’t see from the other end of the court in Saturday afternoon’s MAAC clash with Rider.

With seven minutes remaining, Rider’s Teddy Okereafor drove the lane, lost the ball, then it caromed off two different sets of legs and bounded toward teammate Jimmy Taylor in the left corner. Taylor decided to pick it up and drill a three-pointer. Why not? Everything else was going the Broncs’ way.

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