Scores

Final

Vermont 66

(4-2, 3-2 away)

Rhode Island 76

(2-6, 1-3 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

1 2 T
UVM 25 4166
URI 39 3776

Top Performers

Vermont: C. Rugg 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Rhode Island: X. Munford 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Rhode Island 76, Vermont 66

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Xavier Munford scored 25 points and Rhode Island used a big run to close out the first half and pull away from Vermont in a 76-66 win Saturday.

The Rams (2-6) posted their first victory at the Ryan Center under first-year coach Dan Hurley.

Trailing 20-18 with 6:09 left in the first half, Rhode Island launched a 21-4 run, with Munford scoring the first six points and Mike Aaman pouring in nine. The Catamounts (4-2) scored only one point in the final 4:31 before intermission.

The Rams expanded the lead to 22, at 56-34 with 11:57 remaining, but the Catamounts closed the gap to 68-61 with 57 seconds left on Sandro Carissimo's layup. Rhode Island made 6 of 10 free throws down the stretch.

Aaman scored a career-high 15 points off the bench and Andre Malone added 14.

Clancy Rugg led Vermont with 16 points and Carissimo added 15.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UVM
URI
Points 66 76
FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 23-52 (.442)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 7-16 (.438)
FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 23-35 (.657)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 22

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