HOW IT HAPPENED
RIC sophomore guard Chris Farrington (Fall River, MA) led
the team in scoring with 15 points and four rebounds.
Junior center Grant Gillis
(North Kingstown, RI) chipped in with eight points and six
rebounds in the loss for the Anchormen.
Sophomore guard Isaiah Scurry
(Albany, NY) paced Sage with 18 points, while junior forward
Chris Kidd (Manhattan, NY) added 17 points, four assists and two
rebounds in the win for the Gators.
RIC took its first lead of the
contest when a layup from Campbell put the Anchormen up by a pair,
14-12, with 13:21 left in the first half. The Anchormen held a 20-14
advantage after a pair of free throws from Farrington with 12:27
remaining on the clock.
Sage then used a 21-5 run to take
its first double-digit lead of the game, 35-25, on a three-pointer
from Kidd with just under five minutes left in the stanza. The
Gators took a 46-31 lead heading into the locker room at halftime.
Sage pulled away throughout the
second half and cruised to the 96-65 victory.