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February 3, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Update #9

(10-7 Overall, 4-5 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Michael Kellyís team is 11-7 overall and 4-5 in the Little East Conference. RIC fell to LEC rival UMass-Dartmouth, 93-80, on Jan. 28 before rebounding to defeat UMass-Boston, 74-62, on Feb. 1. The win over the Beacons snapped a three-game losing streak for the Anchormen.

Junior forward Johnafer White (Boston, MA) has played in 18 games, starting 15 of them. He is averaging 13.1 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. He scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the loss to UMass-Dartmouth.

Junior guard Kamran Alemdar (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in 18 games, starting 17 of them. He is averaging 13.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game. He scored 17 points in the win over UMass-Boston. Alemdar currently has 998 career points. He scored 755 during his two-career at Roger Williams and has 243 points in his first season as an Anchorman. Alemdar will likely reach the 1,000-point milestone in RICís game at Salve Regina on Feb. 4.

Junior guard Andre Daley (Boston, MA) has played in 18 games, starting 16 of them. He is averaging 12.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.7 steals per game.

Sophomore forward Jason Harris (Bedford, MA) has played in 18 games, starting 17 of them. He is averaging 9.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Junior guard Lester Carter (Boston, MA) has played in 18 games, starting six of them. He is averaging 9.6 points, 3.6 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists.

Freshman guard K.C. Grandfield (Dartmouth, MA) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 5.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals, and 4.9 assists per game. He averaged seven points, 6.5 assists and 6.5 rebounds in the two games last week. He recorded a double-double with ten points and ten rebounds vs. UMass-Dartmouth.

Freshman forward Brian Stanko (Swansea, MA) has played in 13 games. He is averaging 6.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.

Senior forward Mike Costigan (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 18 games. He is averaging 1.4 points and 0.8 rebounds per game.

Freshman guard Gandhi Arias (Hartford, CT) has played in 14 games. He is averaging 1.4 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.

Freshman forward Brendan Mullen (Fairhaven, MA) has played in 12 games. He is averaging 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

Sophomore forward Brendan Baker (South Yarmouth, MA) has played in 12 games. He is averaging 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game.

Sophomore forward Mike Bartunek (Durham, CT) has played in five games. He is averaging 3.0 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.

Sophomore forward Raleigh Brennan (Middletown, RI) has played in four games this season. He is averaging 2.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

Junior guard Matt Records (East Greenwich, RI) has played in three games. He is averaging 0.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game.

Junior forward Dan Bower (Sackets Harbor, NY) has played in two games, he is averaging 1.0 rebound per game.

Sophomore forward Harry Grigsby (Providence, RI) has played in three games, he is averaging 0.7 rebound per game.

Sophomore guard Dante Phillips (South Yarmouth, MA) saw his first action vs. UMass-Boston. He is averaging 3.0 points per game.

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will play at Salve Regina on Feb. 4 before hosting Roger Williams on Feb. 6 and Keene State on Feb. 8.

 

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