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November 22, 2004

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Update #1

(0-2 Overall, 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jack Perriís team is 0-2 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen started the regular season at the Trinity Classic on Nov. 20-21. RIC was defeated by Ursinus College, 124-117, in triple overtime on Nov. 20. The Anchormen were then defeated by nationally ranked Trinity College, 103-82, on Nov. 21.

 

Sophomore guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) has played in two games, starting both of them. He is averaging 21.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.0 block, along with a team-high 2.5 steals and 8.0 assists per game. Williams dished out a game-high 14 assists in RICís triple-overtime loss to Ursinus.

 

Senior guard Andre Daley (Boston, MA) has played in two games, starting both of them. He is averaging a team-high 27.5 points per game. Daley dropped a team-high 34 points in RICís triple overtime loss to Ursinus, and a team-high 21 points in the Anchormenís loss to Trinity. For his efforts last week, he was named to the LEC Honor Roll.

 

Sophomore guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) has played in two games, starting both of them. He is averaging 12.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. Durgin scored 16 points and grabbed six boards in RICís triple overtime loss to Ursinus.

 

Senior forward Jason Harris (Bedford, MA) has played in two games, starting both of them. He is averaging 8.5 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Harris scored ten points and grabbed seven rebounds in RICís triple overtime loss to Ursinus.

 

Sophomore forward John Weir (Danbury, CT) has played in two games, starting both of them. He is averaging 8.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. Weir hit a free throw with less than two second remaining in the second overtime period to force a third extra session.

 

Junior guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) has played in two games. He is averaging 2.0 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.5 assists per game.

 

Junior guard Jared Starnino (Providence, RI) has played in one game.

 

Junior forward Brendan Mullen (Fairhaven, MA) has played in one game. He is averaging 0.5 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore guard Amde Tegbaru (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in two games. He is averaging 2.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per game.

 

Sophomore forward Anthony Pierlioni (Plainville, CT) has played in two games. He is averaging 6.5 points and a team-high 7.5 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Davon Yarbrough (New Haven, CT) has played in two games. He is averaging 3.0 points, 1.0 steal and 1.0 rebound per game.

 

Freshman guard Kofoworola Edmonds (Providence, RI) has played in two games. He is averaging 2.0 points and 1.0 assist per game.

 

Freshman guard Ondinis Almanzar (New York, NY) has played in one game. He is averaging 1.0 rebound per game.

 

Freshman guard Benjy Nichols (New Haven, CT) has played in two games. He is averaging 6.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will face Eastern Nazarene College in its home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

 

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