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December 8, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Update #3

(1-4 Overall, 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Michael Kellyís team is 1-4 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen were defeated by Roger Williams University, 80-73, on Dec. 4. RICís match-up with Plymouth State University, which was schedule for Saturday, Dec. 6, was postponed due to inclement weather. A make-up day has not been determined as of yet.

 

Freshman guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) has played in five games, starting four of them. He is averaging a team-high 14.4 points along with 2.2 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 3.0 assists per game. Williams scored a team-high 18 points in the loss to Roger Williams. For his efforts versus RWU, Williams was named Little East Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.

 

Senior guard Lester Carter (Boston, MA) has played in five games, starting one of them. He is averaging 7.4 points and 4.0 rebounds per game with a team-high ten steals.

 

Senior guard Kamran Alemdar (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in five games, starting four of them. He is averaging 11.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. Alemdar scored 14 points and grabbed five boards in the loss at Roger Williams.

 

Freshman center Kevin Zalucki (Enfield, CT) has played in five games, starting all of them. He is averaging 9.0 points and a team-high 4.8 rebounds per game. Zalucki leads the team with six blocks.

 

Sophomore forward Brian Stanko (Swansea, MA) has played in five games, starting all of them. He is averaging 6.8 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore guard K.C. Grandfield (Dartmouth, MA) has played in five games, starting all of them. He is averaging 4.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.

 

Sophomore guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) has played in five games, starting one of them. He is averaging 5.0 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) has played in five games. He is averaging 3.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.

 

Sophomore guard Jared Starnino (Providence, RI) has played in four games. He is averaging 2.5 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman forward John Weir (Danbury, CT) has played in five games. He is averaging 1.8 points and 2.2 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore forward Brendan Mullen (Fairhaven, MA) has played in five games. He is averaging 0.6 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman center Anthony Pierlioni (Plainville, CT) has played three games. He is averaging 6.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Amde Tegbaru (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in three games. He is averaging 5.3 points per game.

 

In upcoming action, RIC travels to face Johnson and Wales University on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. and to Newbury College on Thursday, Dec. 11 for a 5 p.m. tilt, before heading home for the first time this season to face LEC foe Eastern Connecticut on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m.

 

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