FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 7, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Menís Basketball Score Report

Providence, RI

 

1

2

 

Final

Western Connecticut (12-10, 4-7)
32
26
 
58

Rhode Island College (14-7, 7-4)

46

39

 

85

 

ANCHORMEN STEAMROLL COLONIALS, 85-58
RIC Wins Sixth Straight Behind Durginís 23 Points

            Providence, RIóRhode Island College opened the second half with a 16-0 run and led by as many as 33 points en route to a 85-58 win over Western Connecticut in a battle of Little East Conference menís basketball rivals. The Anchormen have won six straight games, five of which have been conference games. RIC is now 14-7 overall and 7-4 in the LEC. The Colonials fall to 12-10 overall and 4-7 in conference play.

 

RIC held the Colonials to 26 percent shooting and shut down the conferenceís leading scorer, senior guard Greg Cole (Terrytown, NY). Cole, who was averaging 21.6 points per game, was held to six points on 2-for-11 shooting. The Anchormen shot 52 percent from the field and had ten players score at least one point.

 

Junior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) shot 9-for-13 from the field in a 23-point, ten-rebound, four-assist and four-steal performance. Freshman forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) had 15 points and eight boards, while junior guard Kamari Williams (Springfield, MA) had 12 points, two boards and two assists.  Williams needs ten points to become the 26th member of the RIC Menís Basketball 1,000 Point Club.

 

Junior guard Jamaal Robinson (Meriden, CT) led WCSU with 15 points and five boards.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. The Colonials will play at Keene State on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m.

 

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