Rider Men's Basketball Announces Five Fall NLI Signees


LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Men's Basketball Head Coach Kevin Baggett has announced the signings of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Corey McKeithan (Windsor, CT/Windsor), Nehemiah Benson (Streetsboro, OH/Lutheran East), Jordan Smalls (Jonesboro, GA/Eagle's Landing Christian Academy), Jaelen McGlone (Cheltenham, PA/Cheltenham) and Lawrence Foreman (Kingston, Jamaica/Woodstock Academy) will join the Broncs next season.

"We've very excited to be bringing in some talented players," said Baggett. "They're freshmen and there's a lot to be learned. But we think they'll all have great careers at Rider."

Corey McKeithan 6'1" Guard Windsor, CT/Windsor High School - Four-time All-Conference - Three-time All-State - 1,965 career points - Averaged 25 points per game - Led AAU-Under Armour in steals this past year

Nehemiah Benson 6'6" Forward Streetsboro, OH/Lutheran East High School - Averaged 21.5 points and 10.0 rebounds in his senior year - First Team All-State and First Team All-District as a senior - Scored 60 points and had 10 rebounds in three quarters of a game this season

Jordan Smalls 6'6" Forward Jonesboro, GA/Eagle's Landing Christian Academy - Averaged 14.2 points and 5.2 rebounds as a senior - Shot 41 percent from long range - Had five games of 20 or more points - First Team All-Region - Played for 2019-20 State Runner-Up and two-time Region Champs

Jaelen McGlone 6'4" Guard Cheltenham, PA/Cheltenham High School - First Team All-State and First Team All Area as a senior - Led Cheltenham to a Suburban One Championship - MVP of the Jameer Nelson Classic and Tip-Off Tournament - Second Team All-Area as a junior Lawrence Foreman 6'9" Forward Kingston, Jamaica/Woodstock Academy - Averaged 7.0 points and 4.0 rebounds in a prep year at Woodstock Academy - Played his senior year at Windsor (CT) High School, averaging 10.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game.

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