Scores

Final

Manhattan 69

(0-4, 0-3 away)

Rhode Island 78

(5-1, 4-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 6, 2005

    Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    MAN 36 3369
    URI 38 4078

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: C. Anderson 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast

    Rhode Island: W. Daniels 25 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast

    Rhode Island 78, Manhattan 69

    SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I (AP) -- Will Daniels scored 25 points to lead Rhode Island (5-1) to a 78-69 win over Manhattan (0-4) Tuesday night.

    Daniels also had 10 rebounds for Rhode Island, which won its fourth straight game.

    Jeff Xavier led Manhattan with 25 points. Trailing 59-49, Manhattan got 12 straight from Xavier to pull within 59-58 with 5:21 to play. Xavier hit a 3-pointer with 3:49 left to make it a 63-63 game. Rhode Island answered with five straight points, including three from Jamaal Wise to take a 68-63 lead. Wise scored 15 for Rhode Island.

    Xavier buried a 3-pointer with 20 seconds to play to make it a 73-69 game, but Manhattan couldn't get any closer. C.J. Anderson added 22 points for Manhattan.

    Daniels scored 14 points in the first half and made the first five shots he took. Daniels hit a pair of 3-pointers early and set up a Dawan Robinson basket to help Rhode Island to a 12-3 lead four minutes into the game. Manhattan only held one lead, 18-17, after a Rhode Island goaltending call gave Anderson a bucket with 10:24 to play in the first half. A 3-point play by Daniels with 13:49 left put Rhode Island ahead, 49-45.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    URI
    Points 69 78
    FG Made-Attempted 20-52 (.385) 26-52 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 19-25 (.760)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 9

    2005-06 Season

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