Scores

Final

Boston College 65

(10-3, 1-0 ACC)

Rhode Island 67

(9-4, 6-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2010

    Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    BC 30 3565
    URI 39 2867

    Top Performers

    Boston College: J. Trapani 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Rhode Island: N. Malesevic 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nikola Malesevic scores 16 as Rhode Island edges BC

    Associated Press

    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Nikola Malesevic scored 16 points and Rhode Island held off Boston College 67-65 on Wednesday night.

    Akeem Richmond added 15 points, Orion Outerbridge 12 and Marquis Jones 11 for the Rams (9-4).

    Rhode Island led by as many as 12, 26-14, in the first half and held a 39-30 advantage at halftime.

    The Eagles (10-3), who had a seven-game winning streak snapped, took a 41-39 lead with 16:27 left and held the Rams scoreless for nearly the first 4 minutes of the second half.

    Rhode Island took back the lead on its next offensive possession on a 3 by Richmond for a 42-41 lead. Neither team would lead by more than five for the next 8 minutes until the Rams led 61-54 with 5:50 to go.

    The Eagles cut it to three, 65-62, on Corey Raji's free throws with 2:06 left but wouldn't get any closer.

    Joe Trapani led Boston College with 18 points and Raji finished with 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BC
    URI
    Points 65 67
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 24-51 (.471)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-25 (.480) 10-26 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 9-10 (.900)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 15

    2010-11 Season

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