Scores

Final

Dayton 76

(13-7, 1-4 A 10)

Rhode Island 88

(11-10, 2-4 A 10)

    Coverage: CBSSN

    4:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    DAY 31 4576
    URI 39 4988

    Top Performers

    Dayton: D. Oliver 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Rhode Island: X. Munford 27 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Munford paces Rhode Island past Dayton 88-76

    Associated Press

    KINGSTON, R.I. -- Xavier Munford scored 27 points on Saturday and Rhode Island shot 62.5 percent from the field to defeat Dayton 88-76.

    URI's overall shooting was better than its 57.5 percent free throw percentage (23 of 40) and tied for the fourth-best overall shooting performance in program history.

    Rhode Island (11-10, 2-4 Atlantic 10) had a 15-point first-half lead before Dayton scored seven straight to close the period within 39-31. The Flyers scored four more points to open the second within 39-35, but the Rams answered with a 16-2 run.

    Dayton made a late run to pull within 79-72 with 1:53 left, but Rhode Island scored four points on its next possession to seal the game.

    E.C. Matthews had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Gilvydas Biruta scored 15 and T.J. Buchanan added 11.

    Dyshawn Pierre led Dayton (13-7, 1-4) with 17 points, Devin Oliver had 16 and Matt Kavanaugh 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DAY
    URI
    Points 76 88
    FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 30-48 (.625)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 5-10 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-25 (.760) 23-40 (.575)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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