COVERING RIC ATHLETICS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21, 2011

WHITE OUT THE MURRAY CENTER FOR BASKETBALL!
Free T-Shirts for RIC Students


Let's WHITE OUT The Murray Center for the Little East Conference Tournament women's and men's basketball games this week. Come cheer on the Anchormen and Anchorwomen as they look to win the championship and head to the NCAA Tournament.

Free T-shirts will be given to Rhode Island College students (with I.D.) up until game time on both nights.

Tuesday, February 22 at The Murray Center:
Women's Basketball vs. UMass Dartmouth at 6 p.m.
Little East Conference Tournament Quarterfinal Game

Friday, February 25 at The Murray Center:
Men's Basketball
vs. UMass Dartmouth or Keene State at 6 p.m.
Little East Conference Tournament Semifinal Game

 

DUNKIN DONUTS A.D.'s TEAM OF THE WEEK


The men's basketball team receives this week's honor for clinching a share of the Little East Conference Regular Season Championship for the fifth time in the last seven years. Head Coach Bob Walsh's Anchormen are the top seed in the upcoming 2011 Little East Conference Tournament and will host the semifinals and finals on Feb. 25-26.

The Anchormen will face the winner of UMass Dartmouth vs. Keene State (Feb. 22) on Friday night at 6 p.m. (see above for special promotion). Second-seeded Western Connecticut will then face the winner of Plymouth State vs. Eastern Connecticut (Feb. 22) at 8 p.m.

On Feb. 15, RIC blew out UMass Dartmouth, 75-54, behind a 24-point effort from senior forward Carl Lee, then followed it up with a 97-67 drubbing of Plymouth State, paced by a 22-point effort from senior guard Nick Manson, on Feb. 19.

The men's basketball team is hosting the league's Final Four for the third straight year. The winner receives an automatic berth into the 2011 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament.
 

GET YOUR ANCHOR STRONG BRACELET &
SUPPORT CANCER RESEARCH

The Rhode Island College Athletic Department will be selling Anchor Strong bracelets throughout the 2010-11 season and will donate all proceeds to support prostate and breast cancer research. Stop by the athletic department in The Murray Center or you can buy them during home RIC athletic events.
 

GREAT DEALS FOR THE RIC COMMUNITY
AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS


FOR ALL RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF
Mention Rhode Island College or show your RIC ID at the following local restaurants and get a special discount.

THIS GUY'S PIZZA
80 Greenville Ave. in Johnston
(401) 228-8188
* This Guy's Pizza is giving a 15% discount on any order by a RIC student, faculty or staff member. This includes delivery or take-out. Just show your RIC ID or mention you are from RIC to get the discount.

WINE & CHEESE RESTAURANT
1861 Smith Street in North Providence
(401) 349-3446
* Wine & Cheese Restaurant
is giving a 20% discount on any order by a RIC student, faculty or staff member. This includes delivery or dine-in (no take-out).
Just show your RIC ID or mention you are from RIC to get the discount.


QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS, EMAIL US AT ATHLETICSMARKETING@RIC.EDU
 

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