Rider takes on Quinnipiac in the conference showdown
Bobcats Quinnipiac (7-6, 2-3 MAAC) at Rider Broncs (5-8, 1-2 MAAC)
Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Matt Balanc and the Quinnipiac Bobcats take on Dimencio Vaughn and the Rider Broncs in the MAAC game.
The Broncs are 3-1 at home. Rider ranks fourth in the MAAC with 24.8 defensive rebounds per game led by Dwight Murray Jr. with an average of 5.2.
The Bobcats are 2-3 in the MAAC game. Quinnipiac is 1-0 in games decided by 3 points or less.
Friday’s game is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference.
TOP PERFORMERS: Vaughn is shooting 43.8% and averaging 13.1 points for the Broncs. Murray is averaging 10.1 points in the last 10 games for Rider.
Balanc is shooting 46.8 percent and averaging 15.5 points for the Bobcats. Jacob Rigoni is averaging 2.1 points scored at 3 points in the last 10 games for Quinnipiac.
LAST 10 GAMES: Broncs: 3-7, averaging 65.0 points, 34.8 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 7.9 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 37.4% from the field . Their opponents average 73.4 points per game.
Bobcats: 5-5, averaging 71.0 points, 31.9 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.9 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.1% from the field. Their opponents average 70.2 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.