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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Rider ready for home opener against Fairfield

Rider senior forward Kahlil Thomas. (John Blaine Photo)

Spend a full month on the road and you can find out something about your team.

Rider head coach Kevin Baggett uses the word resilient to describe his group five games into the season, all of which have been played away from home.

“We’ve been in every game,” Baggett said. “Even when we got blown out (in) the first half at Fordham, we found a way to come back in the second half. I think we’re going to continue to get better and learn from all of the things we’re going through now to be a good team when it’s all said and done.”

Considering the circumstances, the Broncs are in pretty good shape, sitting at 3-2 after their November road show. They finally get to play in front of what should be a boisterous Alumni Gymnasium crowd when they open both the home and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference slate on Thursday night against the Fairfield (7 p.m., 107.7 FM The Bronc).

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