FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 21, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

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Final

Keene State (11-5, 5-2)
28
39
 
67

Rhode Island College (9-7, 3-4)

38

37

 

75

 

ANCHORMEN SNAP THREE-GAME
LEC LOSING STREAK
Payette’s Double-Double and Durgin’s 19 Sink Owls

            Providence, RI—Rhode Island College played its most consistent game of the season on both ends of the floor in a 75-67 win over Little East Conference rival Keene State on Saturday afternoon. RIC had lost its previous three conference tilts prior to today’s win. The Anchormen are now 9-7 overall and 3-4 in the LEC, while Keene State falls to 11-5 overall and 5-2 in conference play.

 

RIC, which led by as many as 19 points during the game, held the lead the entire contest. Senior guard Kevin Payette (Woonsocket, RI) posted his second double-double of the season with 16 points and ten rebounds, to go along with two assists and two steals. Junior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) led all scorers with 19 points, to go along with six boards and four assists. Junior guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) had 14 points, including four three-pointers, and freshman forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds.

 

Senior forward Sean Sullivan (Athol, MA) had 15 points and five rebounds to lead KSC. Sophomore guard David Sontag (Mount Vernon, NH) chipped in with 14 points.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host UMass Dartmouth on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Keene State will host Plymouth State on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

 

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