Scores

Final

Charlotte 58

(19-10, 9-6 A 10)

Rhode Island 80

(21-7, 9-6 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, March 3, 2010

    Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    CHAR 26 3258
    URI 28 5280

    Top Performers

    Charlotte: P. Jones 8 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Rhode Island: D. James 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    Rhode Island 80, Charlotte 58

    Associated Press

    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Keith Cothran scored 18 points and Rhode Island used a second-half surge to pull away from Charlotte 80-58 on Wednesday night.

    The Rams (21-7, 9-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) held the 49ers scoreless for more than 7 minutes in the first half to take a 24-20 lead and went into halftime with a 28-26 advantage.

    The 49ers pulled ahead 37-36 on an An'Juan Wilderness layup with 15:34 left, then the Rams went on a 17-2 run to lead 53-39 with 9:03 to go.

    Charlotte (19-10, 9-6) got within 66-54 with 5:15 to go, but Rhode Island closed out the game on a 14-4 run.

    Rhode Island scored 23 points off 18 49ers turnovers.

    Delroy James added 13 points, Lamonte Ulmer had 12 and Akeem Richmond 11 for the Rams, who shot 49.3 percent from the field (33-for-67).

    Shamari Spears scored 13 points and Chris Braswell added 12 for Charlotte, which outrebounded Rhode Island 36-33.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHAR
    URI
    Points 58 80
    FG Made-Attempted 24-59 (.407) 33-67 (.493)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 7-24 (.292)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-7 (.857) 7-12 (.583)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 24

    2009-10 Season

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