Congratulations, Jason Thompson…the 12th pick of the 2008 NBA Draft!

Sacramento Kings 2008 Draft Pick - Jason Thompson Jason Thompson, a senior out of Rider University, was selected by the Sacramento Kings last night with the 12th overall pick of the 2008 NBA Draft. Projected to go later in the first round, Thompson's stock rose to the point where he was taken as a lottery … Continue reading Congratulations, Jason Thompson…the 12th pick of the 2008 NBA Draft!

Rider, Jason Thompson continue playing in CBI tournament

Well, it's not the NCAA Tournament, or even the NIT...but the Rider men's basketball team (23-10, RPI #110) will get a chance to play at least one more game when the Broncs visit Old Dominion on Tuesday night in the first round of the inaugural College Basketball Invitational tournament. I'm not sure if this CBI … Continue reading Rider, Jason Thompson continue playing in CBI tournament

Jason Thompson carries Rider into MAAC final

Jason Thompson scored 32 points -- reaching the 2,000-point mark for his career in the process -- and grabbed 18 rebounds in leading No. 2 seed Rider to a thrilling 76-71 come-from-behind victory over sixth-seeded Marist in Sunday's semifinal round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament in Albany, N.Y. The Broncs (23-9) advanced to … Continue reading Jason Thompson carries Rider into MAAC final