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January 31, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Update #8

(12-6 Overall, 6-3 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jack Perriís team is 12-6 overall and 6-3 in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen split two LEC games last week. RIC lost on the road on Tuesday, Jan. 25, by a score of, 91-82, against LEC foe Western Connecticut. The Anchormen got back on the winning track, recording a, 87-77, victory over Eastern Connecticut, on Saturday, Jan. 29.

 

Sophomore guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging a team-high 15.2 points, 4.2 assists along with 1.8 steals and 3.8 rebounds per game.

 

Senior guard Andre Daley (Boston, MA) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 14.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and a team-high 1.8 steals per game. Daley scored a team-high 26 points in RICís loss to Western Connecticut. He has been named to the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Weekly Honor Roll once this season.

 

Sophomore guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 13.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game. He added a team-high 19 points in the Anchormenís win over Eastern Connecticut.

 

Senior forward Jason Harris (Bedford, MA) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 9.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game. Harris has been named to the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Honor Roll once this season.

 

Sophomore forward John Weir (Danbury, CT) has played in 18 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 6.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, and a team-high 1.4 blocks per game. Weir recorded his second double-double of the season, dropping in a career-high 18 points while grabbing ten rebounds in RICís win over Plymouth State on Jan. 22.

 

Freshman guard Davon Yarbrough (New Haven, CT) has played in 18 games. He is averaging 7.6 points and 2.7 rebounds per game. He has been named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week twice this season. He has been named to the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Honor Roll once this season.

 

Junior guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) has played in 18 games. He is averaging 5.6 points and 2.1 rebounds per game. He added 12 points in RICís win over Eastern Connecticut.

 

Junior guard Jared Starnino (Providence, RI) has played in 16 games. He is averaging 3.0 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore guard Amde Tegbaru (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in ten games. He is averaging 1.1points and 0.5 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore forward Anthony Pierlioni (Plainville, CT) has played in 17 games. He is averaging 2.6 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Benjy Nichols (New Haven, CT) has played in 17 games. He is averaging 2.9 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.

 

Junior forward Brendan Mullen (Fairhaven, MA) has played in nine games. He is averaging 0.6 points and 1.1 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Justin Lopez (New Haven, CT) has played in two games.

 

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

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Mitchell College on Monday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. The Anchormen will then travel to UMass-Boston on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. 

 

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