SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Dawan Robinson scored all of his 18
points in the second half for Rhode Island in a 77-69 win over
Providence on Saturday.
Providence (3-2) led 67-65 when Robinson scored 11 consecutive
points, nine coming at the foul line, to put Rhode Island (4-1)
ahead 76-69.Robinson added five assists, five rebounds and four steals in 30
minutes of action. He made nine of 10 foul shots in the final 2:22.Providence took a 67-63 lead on a dunk by Randall Hanke with
5:08 to play, but the Friars didn't score another field goal in the
game. Hanke scored 13 of his team-high 14 points in the second
half.Geoff McDermott added 12 for Providence. Donnie McGrath scored
11 points for Providence, but was held scoreless in the second
half.Will Daniels added 18 points and eight rebounds for Rhode
Island. Jamaal Wise scored 17 points, with 11 coming in the first
half as Robinson and Daniels were limited with foul trouble.