LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Siena closes out a three-game road trip at Rider on Saturday, December 30 at 2 p.m. Both Siena and Rider fell in their opening MAAC matchups.
Chris Watson and Steve Amedio have the call beginning with pregame coverage at 1:30 p.m. locally on WVCR 88.3 FM "The Saint" and through SienaAllAccess.com. Click on corresponding links at the top of the page to follow the action online. Follow @SienaWomenshoop on twitter for courtside updates and join in the conversation using #SienaSaints and #MAACHoops.
While the Saints lead the series 32-12, Rider has won seven of the last 10 meetings between the conference foes. In the last three meetings, the average score difference has been two. At Lawrenceville last year, the Broncs took the victory 72-70, while at the Alumni Recreation Center Rider won 62-61.
Siena hopes to come out of a three-game road trip that includes their opening games of the league season with a victory. The Saints fell to MAAC frontrunner Quinnipiac 68-54 on Thursday evening to open conference play. Siena played the Bobcats tight in the first quarter with Quinnipiac just ahead 17-15, but the Bobcats exploded from three-point range hitting 10 treys for just the third time this season. Senior guard Kollyns Scarbrough led all scorers with 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Rider fell 80-69 in their MAAC opening game to Marist on Thursday evening. The Broncs had three players score in double figures and was led by sophomore guard Stella Johnson with 26 points. Rider enters the contest on a two-game losing streak. While the contest marks the Saints third straight road game, it is the third straight home tilt for the Broncs.