Rhode Island vs Saint Joseph's

Saint Joseph's 81, Rhode Island 44


PHILADELPHIA (AP) - C.J. Aiken led four Saint Joseph's players in double figures with 15 points as they beat Rhode Island 81-44 Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference action.

Ronald Roberts scored 13 points, Chris Wilson added 11 and Carl Jones chipped in 10 to help Saint Joseph's (17-11, 8-7) win its sixth straight home game and clinch a berth in next week's Atlantic 10 championship.

On top 14-10 with 10:52 left in the half, the Hawks closed out the period on a 25-10 run to take a 39-20 lead into halftime.

Saint Joseph's led by double figures the entire the second half and was up by as many as 37 points.

The Hawks shot 52.9 percent (27 of 51) compared to Rhode Island's 29 percent (18 of 62) for the game.

Nikola Malesevic and Andre Malone scored 10 points apiece for the Rams (8-20, 3-12), who has now lost four straight.

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Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F314-132-253510
M. Aaman, F233-72-29158
X. Munford, G331-60-01003
A. Malone, G264-112-320210
M. Powell, G260-50-01400
T. Buchanan263-80-04106
J. Hare122-40-03044
A. Bigby100-30-02130
R. Brooks41-10-01012
J. Nazarko40-10-00010
E. Youncofski30-21-20001
S. Plunkett20-10-00000
Totals 18-627-932102144
Saint Joseph's Hawks
R. Roberts, Jr., F284-65-8111013
H. Kanacevic, F191-20-03222
L. Galloway, G333-110-02018
C. Jones, G313-74-413010
D. Quarles, G162-51-34226
C. Wilson273-44-436011
C. Aiken185-82-240215
P. Ndao92-30-03115
I. Miles51-20-00013
E. Maschmeyer40-00-02110
T. Trevisan42-20-11005
C. Coyne20-00-00000
C. Kelly20-00-00000
E. Kindler21-11-20003
Totals 27-5117-2436161081
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-07-276
Rhode Island0-05-323
Geo. Wash.0-05-5160
Saint Louis0-05-5181
George Mason0-05-6223
La Salle0-05-677
Saint Josephs0-04-5217
Other games
DEP 57 Final
SYR 78
MICH 80 Final
PUR 75
OKST 76 Final
GTOWN 57 Final
VANDY 40 Final
FLA 66
RICH 82 Final
VCU 93
STL 66 Final
XAV 77
GT 71 Final
UCLA 61 Final
WSU 73
NMEX 75 Final
NEV 62