December 11, 2006


Bailey Banks Honor Roll Accolades


PROVIDENCE, R.I.óRhode Island College sophomore guard Bobby Bailey (Fall River, Mass.) earned a spot on the Little East Conference Honor Roll this afternoon. He averaged 14.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks, and 2.0 steals as the Anchormen turned in a perfect 3-0 week, including a pair of victories over intra-state rivals.


            On Dec. 9, Bailey registered his first collegiate double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling in 10 rebounds, in a 91-89 double overtime victory at conference rival Plymouth State University. He also recorded a season-high five blocks, while dishing out four assists as the Anchormen earned their first League win. Two days earlier, Bailey netted a team-high 19 points, including three-of-six from long range, as the Rhode Island College defeated Salve Regina, 84-78.


            Among the Little East leaders, Bailey ranks third in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.47), while eighth in blocks (1.00 bpg) and ninth in assists (3.14 apg). He is second on the team in assists (22), total rebounds (36), and steals (13), while fourth in scoring (10.7 ppg).


            Under the leadership of Head Coach Bob Walsh, Rhode Island College has posted an overall record of 6-1, the programís best start since the 1996-97 team also opened the season with a 6-1 mark. The Anchormen travel to Coast Guard on Dec. 12. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.