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Martin, Toppin lift Rhode Island over Fordham 76-75

Feb. 26, 2020 9:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyrese Martin had career highs of 24 points and 16 rebounds and Jacob Toppin made two free throws with 6 seconds remaining to lift Rhode Island to a 76-75 victory over Fordham on Wednesday night. Martin sank 10 of 18 shots from the floor, including 3 of 7 from 3-point range, for Rhode...

Davidson knocks off Rhode Island in overtime, 77-75

Feb. 22, 2020 8:54 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 23 points, Bates Jones made the go-ahead free throws and Davidson upset Rhode Island 77-75 in overtime on Saturday. Gudmundsson went to the line with 57 seconds left on Fatts Russell's fifth foul and tied the game at 73 before missing the second free throw....

Mitchell leads UMass past Fordham 57-49

Feb. 22, 2020 6:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tre Mitchell recorded 15 points and 19 rebounds to lead UMass to a 57-49 win over Fordham on Saturday, ending the Minutemen's eight-game road losing streak. Samba Diallo had 14 points and eight rebounds for UMass (12-15, 6-8 Atlantic 10 Conference). Carl Pierre added 13 points. Joel Soriano...

Martin leads Rhode Island over Saint Joseph's 73-55

Feb. 15, 2020 3:17 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Tyrese Martin had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lift Rhode Island to a 73-55 win over Saint Joseph's on Saturday. Fatts Russell had 18 points and six rebounds for Rhode Island (19-6, 11-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory and bounced back from a loss...

Rhode Island's Jermaine Harris, left, defends as Dayton's Obi Toppin drives to the basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Toppin's 22 points lead No. 6 Dayton over Rhode Island 81-67

Feb. 11, 2020 10:31 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin saw his younger brother, Jacob, going up for a shot. Dayton's fabulous forward stretch out his long arm and swatted it away. “I wasn't going to let little brother score on me,” Toppin said. “I can't let that happen.” He and the Flyers had things...

Russell carries Rhode Island past George Washington 82-51

Feb. 8, 2020 2:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 24 points and Rhode Island stretched its winning streak to 10 games, easily beating George Washington 82-51 on Saturday. Jeff Dowtin scored 14 points for the Rams (18-5, 10-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tyrese Martin and Cyril Langevine added 11 points apiece with...

Russell leads Rhode Island to 9th straight victory

Feb. 4, 2020 11:05 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell had 21 points and four steals, and Rhode Island beat UMass 73-67 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight victory. Russell, who scored 30 points on Friday against VCU, leads the league in scoring (20.1) and is ranked third nationally in steals (3.0). Jeff Dowtin had 16...

Russell scores 30 as Rhode Island extends win streak to 8

Jan. 31, 2020 9:28 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell had 30 points as Rhode Island extended its winning streak to eight games, beating VCU 87-75 on Friday night. Russell hit 16 of 18 foul shots in the victory that left the Rams a half-game back of Dayton (8-0) in the Atlantic 10. Tyrese Martin had 18 points for Rhode...

Dowtin lifts Rhode Island past George Mason 78-64

Jan. 28, 2020 10:35 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin scored 20 points, Tyrese Martin added 18 with 10 rebounds and Rhode Island won its seventh straight Atlantic 10 Conference contest, 78-64 over George Mason on Tuseday night. Fatts Russell scored 15 points with six rebounds and five assists and Antwan Walker had 13 points for...

Fatts scores 29 and Rhode Island pushes win streak to 6

Jan. 25, 2020 6:06 PM EST

SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin and Jacob Toppin wrapped back-to-back dunks around a steal and Rhode Island held off Saint Bonaventure 81-75 on Saturday, pushing its win streak to six. Fatts Russell led Rhode Island with 29 points, making five 3-pointers and breaking 20 points in four of his...