Siena hosts James and Rider

Rider Broncs (1-5) at Siena Saints (1-5)

Albany, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Rider visits the Siena Saints after Mervin James scored 28 points in Rider’s 103-76 loss to the Maryland Terrapins.

The Saints are 1-1 in home games. Siena is 0-4 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Broncs are 0-5 on the road. Rider averages 13.2 turnovers per game and is 1-1 when turning the ball over less than opponents.

Siena is shooting 41.7% from the field this season, 1.4 percentage points lower than the 43.1% Rider allows to opponents. Rider’s 40.3% shooting percentage from the field this season is 9.7 percentage points lower than Siena has allowed to its opponents (50.0%).

The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Giovanni Emejuru is scoring 10.7 points per game with 4.7 rebounds and 0.5 assists for the Saints. Bralyn Smith is averaging 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 33.3% for Siena.

James is averaging 17.5 points and 7.3 rebounds for the Broncs. Corey McKeithan is averaging 10.7 points for Rider.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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