Niagara edged in nail-biter at Rider, 85-83

Courtesy of LAWRENCEVILLE , N.J. – The Niagara Purple Eagles nearly erased a 10-point deficit with three minutes remaining before falling to the Rider Broncs, 85-83, on Thursday. For the seventh time in the last 11 meetings, the final margin between Niagara (4-10, 1-2 MAAC) and Rider (7-5, 3-0 MAAC) was less than four points. […]

Fairfield advances with win over Rider

Courtesy of SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – It’s an advantage when you have your best free throw shooter on the line with seconds remaining, trying to preserve a lead. It’s a bigger advantage when that student-athlete is a senior. That’s the double bonus Head Coach Sydney Johnson had when Derek Needham stepped to free throw line with under a minute […]

Rider upends Niagara, 68-59

The Broncs defeated first place Niagara for the second time this year in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game Thursday night. “We match up well with Niagara,” said Rider head coach Kevin Baggett. “They are a high-powered offense and are hard to defend with a number of weapons but we have a number of guys who can sit down and play defense…

Rider downs Charleston Southern, 61-54

Courtesy of LAWRENCEVILLE- The Grand Finale. In his final home game, senior Jonathon Thompson(Orlando, Fla./Jones) scored 15 points to lead Rider to victory over Charleston Southern in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBuster game Saturday evening. “Jon has been great for us for four years and tonight was no different,” Rider head coach Kevin Baggettsaid of his senior […]

Marist falls in road contest at Rider, 67-63

Courtesy of LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – In a hard-fought and close road contest, the Marist men’s basketball team fell victim to a pair of late Rider scoring runs to take a 67-63 setback. In the final 10 minutes of the game, the Broncs (15-13, 10-6 MAAC) would post a 9-1 run and a closely followed 7-0 […]

Rider takes care of St. Peter’s

Junior Anthony Myles (Dover, DE/Poly-Tech), wearing pink socks he borrowed from the Rider women’s basketball team, scored 17 points to lead Rider to a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference victory over Saint Peter’s Thursday night. “I wanted to wear them for Valentine’s Day,” Myles said…