Richmond defeated Rhode Island, 60-50, for its fourth-straight win Wednesday night at the Ryan Center. The Spiders (16-13, 6-7) won its 13th-straight over Rhode Island and improved to 14-2 all-time against the Rams. Rhode Island (6-21, 1-12) lost its third-straight and 15th of its last 17 games.
In addition to scoring a season-high 67 points and posting its largest victory margin this year, Saint Louis tied the school season record for holding opponents to fewer than 50 points. Rhode Island is the 10th Billiken opponent overall and fifth A-10 foe to fall short of the 50-point mark this season.
The Xavier University women’s basketball team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, leading wire-to-wire in a 59-40 win over Rhode Island, Sunday in Atlantic 10 action on senior day at Cintas Center.
With a 12-1 run down the stretch of the second half, Temple women’s basketball was able to put the game out of reach for Rhode Island and come away with a 56-45 win on Wednesday afternoon. Sally Kabengano scored 14 points to lead the Owls (12-12, 5-4), while Victoria Macaulay notched her 10th double-double of the season with 13 points and a game-high 10 boards.
Shooting 55.4 percent from the field, the Saint Joseph’s women’s basketball team downed Rhode Island, 78-51, Saturday afternoon at the Ryan Center. Led by redshirt senior forward Chatilla van Grinsven’s (Helmond, Netherlands/Dr. Kippenberg College) 18 points and nine rebounds, the Hawks won their seventh straight, improving to 15-5 overall and 6-0 in the Atlantic 10 for the first time since 2003-04.
Sophomore Chakecia Miller finished just shy of the third triple-double in GW history, posting nine points, a career-high eight rebounds and 10 steals, which equaled her career-high and matched the second-highest single-game total ever by a Colonial; Laurie Cann had 12 in 1978. Miller becomes the 10th player in Division I to post double-digit steals this season and the first in the Atlantic 10.
Senior Sam MacKay led the Flyers with 16 points, five assists and five steals. The UD point guard, who leads the A-10 in assist-to-turnover ratio, had just one turnover. Sophomores Andrea Hoover and Ally Malott also reached double figure scoring with 11 points each. Freshman Kelley Austria tied her career-high with a game-high six assists. Freshman Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova had three blocked shots.
No. 19/22 St. Bonaventure (27-2, 14-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) became just the seventh team in A-10 history to complete a perfect conference regular season with a 58-32 win over host Rhode Island (1-28, 0-14 A-10) Saturday afternoon at the Ryan Center.
AMHERST, Mass. – With 23 assists on 24 field goals and four players in double figures, the UMass women’s basketball team rolled to a 68-57 victory over Rhode Island on Senior Day at the Mullins Center on Wednesday evening. The Minutewomen led for all but 48 seconds of the contest to move to 8-20 on […]
Shey Peddy tied the Temple women’s basketball single-game record with 10 steals, also scoring a game-high 22 points as the Owls earned an 84-41 road win at Rhode Island. Temple (18-8, 11-1) won its 11th straight game, forcing 30 turnovers while committing only five of them- a season low…