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NCAA Game Summary - Rhode Island at Saint Joseph's



(Wednesday, January 22nd)

Final Score: Saint Joseph's 61, Rhode Island 57

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Paced by a 20-point, nine-rebound effort from Ronald Roberts, the Saint Joseph's Hawks took down the Rhode Island Rams, 61-57, in an Atlantic 10 Conference clash at Hagan Arena.

Roberts shot 7-of-9 from the field for Saint Joseph's (13-5, 3-1 A-10), which has won four straight and nine of 10. Langston Galloway put up 15 points for the hosts, while Halil Kanacevic netted 11 points.

For URI (10-10, 1-4), losers of four of five, Xavier Munford tallied 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals, while Gilvydas Biruta scored 11.

URI shot 41.4 percent from the field in the first half, just barely better than Saint Joseph's (.407). Munford drilled a 3-pointer in the waning seconds of the frame to give the Rams a 30-27 lead heading into intermission.

The Hawks took control of the contest midway through the second half after an 18-2 spurt gave them a 10-point lead with less than seven minutes to play. The Rams brought their deficit to three with under 10 seconds left, but Galloway drained 1-of-2 at the foul line on the other end to make it a two-possession game for Saint Joseph's, effectively sealing the win.

The Hawks outscored the Rams at the foul line on the evening, 21-10.

01/22 22:15:05 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
9th
PIT 2
CIN 5
 
9th
CLE 5
KAN 3
 
9th
WAS 1
ANA 4
 
9th
TOR 8
BAL 10
 
Final
DET 4
CWS 6
 
8th
TAM 4
MIN 4
 
8th
BOS 4
NYY 1
 
9th
NYM 3
STL 1
 
7th
MIL 5
SDP 2
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
4th
SAN 75
DAL 90
 
1st
HOU 23
POR 20
 
Final
CLB 4
PIT 3
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 2
ANA 2
 
1st
CHI 0
STL 0
 
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1