FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 11, 2007

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Basketball Score Report

Framingham, MA

 

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Final

Rhode Island College (12-1)
48
37
 
85

Framingham State (6-7)

17

43

 

60

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE STEAMROLLS
FRAMINGHAM STATE
Anchormen Jump Out to 31-Point Halftime Lead & Never Look Back

     Framingham, MA—Rhode Island College won its ninth consecutive game in an 85-60 win over Framingham State in non-conference action on Thursday evening. The Anchormen improve to 12-1 overall, while the loss drops the Rams to 6-7.

 

RIC shot a blistering 56.3 percent (18-for-32) from the field and 52.4 percent (11-for-21) from behind the three-point arc in the first half, as the Anchormen headed into the intermission with a commanding 48-17 advantage. RIC finished the contest shooting 47.7 percent (31-for-65), while limiting the Rams to just 32.8 percent (21-for-64).

 

The backcourt combination of senior guard Kinsey Durgin (Greenwood, ME) and sophomore guard Bobby Bailey (Fall River, MA) each scored a team-high 11 points, while senior center Anthony Pierlioni (Plainville, CT) hauled in six rebounds as the Anchormen continued to excel on the road, raising their mark to 7-0 on the season.

 

Durgin was 4-for-9 from the field, and 3-for-6 from downtown, to go along with a workman-like four rebound, two-assist, two steal effort. Bailey also had two assists and two steals. Sophomore forward Kaseem Johnson (New Haven, CT) had nine points, five boards, two assists and a steal in 13 minutes. Junior guard Amde Tegbaru (Stockholm, Sweden) scored a season-high 10 points, including two treys, with four boards.

 

Framingham State was led by Derek Wigman and Bill Carey who each scored 12 points.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host Little East rival UMass Boston on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 3 p.m.

 

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