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Vermont vs Rhode Island

Rhode Island 76, Vermont 66

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Xavier Munford scored 25 points and Rhode Island used a big run to close out the first half and pull away from Vermont in a 76-66 win Saturday.

The Rams (2-6) posted their first victory at the Ryan Center under first-year coach Dan Hurley.

Trailing 20-18 with 6:09 left in the first half, Rhode Island launched a 21-4 run, with Munford scoring the first six points and Mike Aaman pouring in nine. The Catamounts (4-2) scored only one point in the final 4:31 before intermission.

The Rams expanded the lead to 22, at 56-34 with 11:57 remaining, but the Catamounts closed the gap to 68-61 with 57 seconds left on Sandro Carissimo's layup. Rhode Island made 6 of 10 free throws down the stretch.

Aaman scored a career-high 15 points off the bench and Andre Malone added 14.

Clancy Rugg led Vermont with 16 points and Carissimo added 15.

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Vermont Catamounts
L. Apfeld, F252-64-59148
B. Voelkel, F161-31-25133
B. Crenca, C40-21-21021
S. Carissimo, G325-114-443315
C. Rusin, G203-60-01139
C. Rugg275-86-771316
B. Kilpatrick242-50-00245
E. O'Day231-52-28034
J. Elbaum151-23-72115
T. Blue140-20-02020
Totals 20-5021-2941102866
 40%72.4% 
Rhode Island Rams
R. Brooks, F171-20-15032
J. Hare, F111-40-02142
X. Munford, G357-118-1115325
M. Powell, G322-63-64428
A. Malone, G294-84-620414
N. Malesevic273-111-23328
M. Aaman245-85-580315
T. Buchanan200-22-42022
A. Bigby50-00-00030
S. Plunkett00-00-00000
E. Youncofski00-00-00000
Totals 23-5223-3530132676
 44.2%65.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Vermont15-122-11
Stony Brook13-323-11
Hartford10-617-16
Albany9-719-15
UMass Lowell8-810-18
UMBC5-119-21
Binghamton4-127-23
Maine4-126-23
New Hamp.4-126-24

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Saint Joes11-524-10
UMass10-624-9
Dayton10-626-11
Richmond8-819-14
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
Duquesne5-1113-17
George Mason4-1211-20
Fordham2-1410-21
 
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