HOW IT HAPPENED
RIC freshman Adham Floyd
(Worcester, MA) tallied six points and four rebounds.
Junior center Grant Gillis
(Jamestown, R.I.) scored six points and pulled down five
rebounds in the loss for the Anchormen
Amherst was led by freshman guard
Grant Robinson (McLean, VA) with 12 points, three rebounds,
three assists and two steals.
Sophomore guard Tommy Mobley
(West Newton, MA) was also in double figures with 12 points and
four boards in the win for the Mammoths.
Amherst raced out to an early,
10-0, advantage and held a 27-6 lead after a three-pointer from
Mobley with 8:11 remaining in the first half.
The host Mammoths took a 41-16 lead
heading into the locker room at halftime.
Amherst pushed the lead throughout
the second half and took its largest advantage, 75-33, on a pair of
free throws from freshman center DJ Dibate (Durham, N.C) with
just over two minutes remaining before cruising to the win.