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February 7, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Update #9

(13-7 Overall, 6-4 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Jack Perriís team is 13-7 overall and 6-4 in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen split two games last week. RIC defeated Mitchell College, 89-47, at home on Tuesday, Jan. 31, before recording an, 88-80, LEC road loss against UMass Boston on Saturday, Feb. 5.

 

Sophomore guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) has played in 20 games, starting all of them. He is averaging a team-high 14.8 points and 4.3 assists along with 1.7 steals and 3.8 rebounds per game.

 

Senior guard Andre Daley (Boston, MA) has played in 20 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 14.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.8 steals per game. He has been named to the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Weekly Honor Roll twice this season.

 

Sophomore guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) has played in 20 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 12.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

 

Senior forward Jason Harris (Bedford, MA) has played in 20 games, starting 19 of them. He is averaging 9.4 points, 7.9 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 20 games, starting all of them. He is averaging 7.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, and a team-high 1.3 blocks per game.

 

Freshman guard Davon Yarbrough (New Haven, CT) has played in 20 games. He is averaging 8.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game. Yarbrough scored a team-high 19 points in RICís loss to UMass Boston. 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 20 games. He is averaging 6.1 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. Payette grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in RICís win over Mitchell.

 

Junior guard Jared Starnino (Providence, RI) has played in 18 games, starting one of them. He is averaging 2.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore guard Amde Tegbaru (Stockholm, Sweden) has played in 12 games. He is averaging 1.2 points and 0.6 rebounds per game.

 

Sophomore forward Anthony Pierlioni (Plainville, CT) has played in 18 games. He is averaging 2.7 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Benjy Nichols (New Haven, CT) has played in 19 games. He is averaging 2.7 points and 1.6 rebounds per game.

 

Junior forward Brendan Mullen (Fairhaven, MA) has played in ten games. He is averaging 0.9 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Justin Lopez (New Haven, CT) has played in three games. He is averaging 1.3 points and 0.3 rebounds per game.

 

Freshman guard Ondinis Almanzar (New York, NY) has played in four games. He is averaging 3.8 points and 1.0 rebound per game. He recorded a career-high 12 points off the bench in the victory over Mitchell.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will travel to both UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. and Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. 

 

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