FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 10, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

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Final

Plymouth State (7-1, 1-1)
36
39
 
75

Rhode Island College (6-3, 1-1)

36

44

 

80

 

DURGIN & WILLIAMS K.O. PANTHERS, 80-75
Junior Guard Tandem Hands Plymouth State Its First Loss

            Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior guards Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) and Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) scored 21 and 20 points, respectively, in the Anchormenís 80-75, win over Little East Conference rival Plymouth State. The Anchormen improve to 6-3 overall and 1-1 in league play. The Panthers suffer their first loss of the season, falling to 7-1 overall and 1-1 in the Little East.

 

Rhode Island College has won its last four meetings with Plymouth State in The Murray Center. RIC freshman forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) posted his third career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Durgin was white hot from downtown, connecting on five of ten three-point attempts. Senior guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) had 11 points, including two free throws to seal the win, to go along with three boards, two assists and two steals. Sophomore guard Davon Yarbrough (New Haven, CT) had ten points and four assists.

 

Plymouth State junior forward Andreas Pope (Brooklyn, CT) was one assist shy of a triple double, with 25 points, 13 boards and nine assists. Junior forward Mike Walcek (Dover, NH) had 22 points and eight assists.

 

RIC and Plymouth State are off for finals and the holidays. Both teams will resume the season after Jan. 1.

 

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