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Duke scores 17 to lift Providence past St. Peter's 68-47

Nov. 16, 2019 4:40 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — David Duke had 17 points and six assists as Providence romped past St. Peter's 68-47 on Saturday. Alpha Diallo had 15 points and nine rebounds for Providence (3-1). Luwane Pipkins added seven assists. Matthew Lee had 10 points for the Peacocks (0-2). Fousseyni Drame added seven...

Bryant holds off Duquesne 20-16 on late Onyemem interception

Nov. 16, 2019 4:27 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — David Onyemem intercepted a pass just outside the red zone in the closing seconds and Bryant held on to upset Duquesne 20-16 on Saturday. Duquesne, the defending Northeast Conference champion, blocked a field goal with 2:10 left and marched to the Bryant 25. A 14-yard completion put...

Maine rallies late to down Rhode Island 34-30

Nov. 16, 2019 3:53 PM EST

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Joe Fagnano’s 11-yard touchdown pass to Earnest Edward’s with 34 seconds left capped Maine’s fourth-quarter comeback and the Black Bears beat Rhode Island 34-30 on Saturday. Fagnano led Maine (6-5, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association) on a five-play, 81-yard drive in...

Russell, Dowtin lead Rhode Island past Alabama 93-79

Nov. 15, 2019 11:19 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fats Russell scored 22 points, Jeff Dowtin added 21 and Rhode Island turned a hot first half into a 93-79 win over Alabama on Friday night. Cyril Langevine added 12 points and a career-high six assists for the Rams (2-1), who beat the first Southeastern Conference team to play in the...

Grant carries Bryant over Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67

Nov. 15, 2019 11:06 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Adam Grant had 21 points as Bryant romped past Northern Vermont-Lyndon 116-67 on Friday night. Hall Elisias had 13 points and nine rebounds for Bryant (3-2). Benson Lin added 13 points. Charles Pride had 13 points. It was the first time this season Bryant scored at least 100 points....

Historical society preserves 210-year-old theater curtain

Nov. 13, 2019 12:38 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Historical Society has preserved a rare, 210-year-old theater curtain depicting a sweeping view of Providence. The organization was celebrating the completion of the conservation work on Wednesday for their 198th annual meeting. The society said it knows of no other...

Grant scores 24 to lead Bryant over Cornell 82-81

Nov. 10, 2019 4:19 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Adam Grant scored 24 points and Benson Lin added 16 as Bryant narrowly beat Cornell 82-81 on Sunday. The Bulldogs led 79-75 heading into the final minute. Grant made one of two free throws for a five-point lead with 40 seconds remaining. He made two free throws with 20 seconds left...

Smith, Cowan spark No. 7 Maryland's rally past Rhode Island

Nov. 10, 2019 12:41 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland switched its defense and steadied its offense in the second half Saturday to overcome a scare against Rhode Island. Jalen Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Cowan Jr. scored all 14 of his points in the second half and turnover-prone No. 7 Maryland overcame a...

Duke scores 21 to carry Providence past NJIT 76-47

Nov. 9, 2019 7:04 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — David Duke had a career-high 21 points as Providence romped past NJIT 76-47 on Saturday. Alpha Diallo had 15 points for Providence (2-0). Maliek White added 11 points. Zach Cooks had 22 points for the Highlanders (0-2). Providence takes on Northwestern on the road on Wednesday. NJIT...

William & Mary sets record in 55-19 romp past Rhode Island

Nov. 9, 2019 5:54 PM EST

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Hollis Mathis passed for a touchdown and rushed for two more as William & Mary set a school rushing record while clobbering Rhode Island 55-19 Saturday. William & Mary (4-6, 2-4 Colonial Athletic Association) scored seven rushing touchdowns by six different players in a...