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Russell helps Rhode Island hold off UMass for 64-63 win

Mar. 7, 2020 10:44 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored four of his 11 points in the final 19 seconds as Rhode Island held off UMass 64-63 on Saturday night. Cyril Langevine had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Rhode Island (21-9, 13-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Tyrese Martin added 11 points and seven rebounds. Tre...

Rhode Island's Rhode Island's Jeff Dowtin (11) makes a move to the basket as Dayton's Ibi Watson (2) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Kingston, R.I. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

Toppin scores 20, leads No. 3 Dayton to 84-57 win over Rhody

Mar. 5, 2020 12:40 AM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Obi Toppin's whole family was there to celebrate his birthday with him: mom and dad, grandfather and grandmother, a pair of aunts and some godparents — all wearing shirts that were a mashup of the Dayton and Rhode Island logos. And then there was his little brother, Jacob,...

Saint Louis downs Rhode Island for third straight win

Mar. 1, 2020 6:02 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jordan Goodwin and Javonte Perkins scored 17 points apiece and Saint Louis defeated Rhode Island 72-62 on Sunday. Jimmy Bell Jr. and Hasahn French each added 12 points - French had 14 rebounds - and Terrence Hargrove Jr. scored 11. Saint Louis (21-8, 10-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) has...

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...