Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 56

(1-5, 1-5 away)

Rhode Island 73

(5-2, 5-0 home)

7:30 PM ET, November 25, 2013

Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

1 2 T
UNCA 33 2356
URI 33 4073

Top Performers

UNC Asheville: J. Lane 17 Pts, 6 Reb

Rhode Island: G. Biruta 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Rhode Island defeats UNC Asheville 73-56

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Xavier Munford had 14 points and seven rebounds as Rhode Island defeated UNC Asheville 73-56 Monday night in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.

Minnis Biggie scored 14 off the bench for the Rams (5-2) and Biruta Gilvydas added 13.

Jaron Lane and Andrew Rowsey scored 17 apiece for UNC Asheville (1-5).

The teams were tied 33 at the half as UNC Asheville shot 50 percent from the field including 4-of-9 from 3. The Rams used a 20-11 run in the first 10 minutes of the second half to take a 53-42 lead. The Rams led by double-digits the rest of the game, building a 21-point lead at one point.

The Rams held UNC Asheville to 39 percent shooting in the second half and outrebounded the Bulldogs 37-21 for the game. Rhode Island's reserves also helped, outscoring the Bulldogs bench 29-10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNCA
URI
Points 56 73
FG Made-Attempted 19-43 (.442) 26-53 (.491)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 5-18 (.278)
FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 16-23 (.696)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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