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”
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Iona 67, Rider 58: Gaels Adopting A New Identity
When Iona jumped out to a 7-0 lead over Rider in the first two minutes of their Thursday night matchup, it looked like business as usual for the Gaels, who had won 24 consecutive home contests entering this meeting with the Broncs. Continue reading “Iona 67, Rider 58: Gaels Adopting A New Identity”
Rider Broncs Motivated To Continue Their Winning Ways
Rider head coach Kevin Baggett knows his team will not sneak up on anybody this season. Continue reading “Rider Broncs Motivated To Continue Their Winning Ways”
Three Thoughts: Rider 68, Saint Peter’s 55
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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MAAC Stock Watch: Nov. 24
The MAAC picked up wins over the Atlantic 10 and Atlantic Coast Conference during the week, but the Niagara Purple Eagles will sit in first place in the conference standings until Dec. 3 thanks to their victory at Saint Peter’s. Here’s an assessment of who’s up, who’s down and what we are looking forward to this week. Continue reading “MAAC Stock Watch: Nov. 24”
Three Thoughts: Princeton 64, Rider 58
It wasn’t perfect, but Princeton navigated a difficult start to the second half and pulled out a 64-58 victory over Rider on Friday night at Jadwin Gymnasium. Here are three thoughts from the game: Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Princeton 64, Rider 58”
Rider Built for Kevin Baggett’s Style in Season Three
Entering his third season, and after two up and down seasons, Rider head coach Kevin Baggett finally feels like he has the group that fits his style. Continue reading “Rider Built for Kevin Baggett’s Style in Season Three”
Rider Broncs Not Taking Last Season’s Experience Lightly
After finishing in second place during Kevin Baggett’s first season as head coach, the Rider Broncs appeared to have figured out how to be a perennial contender.
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Rider’s Zedric Sadler Fit And Ready To Lead
Junior Zedric Sadler is happy to have his sophomore season behind him. Continue reading “Rider’s Zedric Sadler Fit And Ready To Lead”
Rider Underachieves in Kevin Baggett’s Second Season
After a second place finish during his first season, Kevin Baggett’s Rider Broncs appeared ready to capture that momentum and contend for a top-five seed in MAAC play in 2014. Continue reading “Rider Underachieves in Kevin Baggett’s Second Season”