FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 6, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

1

2

 

Final

Johnson & Wales (2-3)
26
32
 
58

Rhode Island College (5-2)

37

30

 

67

 

RIC BATTLES BY JOHNSON & WALES, 67-58
Weirís Career-High 14 Rebounds Helps Anchormen to Win

            Providence, RIóRhode Island College downed Johnson & Wales University, 67-58, in collegiate menís basketball action. RIC never trailed in the game, en route to its fourth win in the clubís last five games. The Anchormen are 5-2, while the Wildcats suffer their third straight loss and fall to 2-3 on the season.

 

RIC junior center John Weir (Danbury, CT) grabbed a game and career-high 14 boards to go along with a season-high 16 points in the win. Senior guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) had 14 points and seven rebounds. Junior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) had nine points, eight rebounds, four assists, a steal and a block.

 

JWU senior guard Brian Fernandes (Fall River, MA) led all scorers with 17 points. Senior guard Brian Bannister (Boston, MA) had 12 points and senior forward Conor Moran (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) had ten points in a losing effort.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Salve Regina on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

 

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