Rhode Island vs Fordham

Fordham 66, Rhode Island 64

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NEW YORK (AP) - Alberto Estwick knocked down the winning 3-pointer with 28 seconds left and Fordham defeated Rhode Island 66-64 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

Estwick finished with 18 points, hitting 4 of 6 3-pointers, and Branden Frazier scored 19 for Fordham (8-9, 1-3 Atlantic 10 Conference).

Rhode Island (3-16, 0-4), which has lost four straight, led for all but 27 seconds of the first half, with its greatest lead 11 points.

Fordham pulled ahead 38-37 on Marvin Dominique's layup and led 40-38 at the break.

Both teams struggled offensively in the second half. Rhode Island pulled ahead 42-41 with 17:06 left, as Fordham failed to make a field goal until Lamount Samuell's layup with 12:05 remaining.

Fordham managed only three fleeting one-point leads, the last at 53-52 with 9:48 left, until Estwick's game-winner.

Billy Baron led Rhode Island with 22 points and Jonathan Holton had 18 rebounds.

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Rhode Island (3-16)382664
Fordham (8-9) «402666

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Rhode Island Rams
O. Outerbridge, F377-141-391015
J. Holton, F304-110-218048
B. Baron, G387-134-446122
M. Powell, G303-101-13617
A. Malhoit, G100-00-01220
T. Buchanan211-10-05122
A. Malone213-80-00118
D. McKoy101-20-00022
L. Shengelia30-10-01010
Totals 26-606-1041171464
 43.3%60% 
Fordham Rams
K. Bristol, F280-10-18230
C. Gaston, F131-20-02012
B. Frazier, G367-162-436219
B. Smith, G281-90-03212
D. McMillan, G224-73-411211
M. Dominique281-54-48146
A. Estwick237-90-001018
L. Samuell143-52-22228
R. Canty80-10-00020
Totals 24-5511-1529151766
 43.6%73.3% 
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Dayton15-324-830
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George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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