Scores

Final

Rhode Island 57

(10-10, 1-4 A 10)

Saint Joseph's 61

(13-5, 3-1 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, January 22, 2014

    Hagan Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    URI 30 2757
    JOES 27 3461

    Top Performers

    Rhode Island: X. Munford 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Saint Joseph's: R. Roberts Jr. 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    St. Joseph's tops Rhode Island 61-57

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Ronald Roberts, Jr. had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to a 61-57 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night.

    Langston Galloway had 15 points and Halil Kanacevic scored 11 for Saint Joseph's (13-5, 3-1 Atlantic 10) which used a 20-4 run to go ahead 51-41 with 5:35 left.

    The Hawks led most of the first half but fell behind just before intermission and trailed in the second until Roberts made two free throws with 10:15 left to give the Hawks the lead for good.

    Rhode Island (10-10, 1-4) trailed by eight with 20 seconds left but Xavier Munford scored five quick points to pull Rhode Island within 60-57 and 9 seconds to play. Galloway made 1 of 2 free throws for Saint Joseph's to make it a two-possession lead with only 6 seconds to go.

    Munford led Rhode Island with 16 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    URI
    JOES
    Points 57 61
    FG Made-Attempted 22-57 (.386) 19-43 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 2-14 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 21-38 (.553)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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