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

RIP: David Rebovich, professor of political science at Rider University

My alma mater, Rider University, and the New Jersey political scene lost a true giant today when David Rebovich, professor of political science and managing director of Rider's Institute for New Jersey Politics, died after suffering a heart attack while teaching a class. He was 58. Rebovich, called "The Answer Man" by the New York … Continue reading RIP: David Rebovich, professor of political science at Rider University

Congrats, Cinnaminson (N.J.) boys basketball…and Mike Fries

Junior T.J. DiLeo scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Cinnaminson High School boys basketball team to a 69-63 home win over A.P. Schalick in a South Jersey Group 2 quarterfinal playoff game.Head coach Mike Fries* had his team focus on taking care of the basketball in preparation for the contest. "We practiced the … Continue reading Congrats, Cinnaminson (N.J.) boys basketball…and Mike Fries