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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Rider accepts CIT bid

Rider has accepted an invitation to play in the postseason tournament.

The Broncs finished the season 18-14 and 12-6 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, grabbing the No. 2 seed, but crashed out of the conference tournament in disappointing fashion, scoring 42 points — a program low in the MAAC tournament — in a quarterfinal loss to Fairfield.

Rider's CIT opponent is yet to be determined and the game will be played on the road either Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.

Official pairings will be released Sunday.

This is the Broncs' fourth postseason appearance in the last six year. Their last trip — the 2011 CIT — ended in the first round with a loss to Northern Iowa.

The CIT consists of 32 teams and the schools are bracketed geographically. 

Rider has not made the NCAA tournament since 1994 when it was still part of the Northeast Conference.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

why not a home game?

March 12, 2013 at 4:23 PM 

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