Vaughn and Rider Broncs host the Iona Gaels
Iona Gaels (23-5, 15-2 MAAC) at Rider Broncs (11-16, 7-10 MAAC)
Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Dimencio Vaughn and the Rider Broncs welcome Tyson Jolly and the Iona Gaels to the MAAC game.
The Broncs are 6-5 at home. Rider is ninth in MAAC with 30.8 percent shooting from deep, led by Jaelen McGlone with 37.5 percent shooting from 3-point range.
The Gaels went 15-2 against opponents MAAC. Iona is 3-1 in games decided by 3 points or less.
The teams are meeting for the second time in conference this season. The Gaels won 80-54 in the final game on December 4. Nelly Junior Joseph led the Gaels with 17 points and McGlone led the Broncs with 11 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Vaughn is averaging 12.7 points, eight rebounds and 1.9 steals for the Broncs. Allen Powell is averaging 1.7 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Rider.
Jolly is averaging 1.6 3-pointers per game for the Gaels, scoring 14.7 points while shooting 38.9% from beyond the arc. Elijah Joiner is averaging 13.3 points and 4.2 assists over the last 10 games for Iona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Broncs: 6-4, averaged 69.4 points, 34.9 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 5.9 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.4 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 66.9 points per game.
Gaels: 8-2, averaging 72.8 points, 32.7 rebounds, 16.1 assists, 7.0 steals and 7.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.6% from the field. Their opponents average 65.3 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.