Atlantic 10 roundup: one month until tournament time

With a month to go until the next Atlantic 10 tournament champion is crowned, much is left to be decided. The A-10 is as tough as ever and could potentially send as many as four teams to the NCAA tournament. Yet up and down the league standings, plenty is yet to be determined as teams fight to earn bids and salvage seasons. With a month left in the regular season, let’s look at...
Via The Student Section
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Rhode Island adjusts and adapts amid injury-plagued season

This season was Rhode Island’s for the taking. With its most talented roster in more than 15 years, the Rams looked primed to break it’s 16-year NCAA tournament drought. Then star guard, and preseason All Atlantic-10, EC Matthews went down with a knee injury less than 10 minutes into the season. His year was over. In Rhody’s last game on Tuesday star forward Hassan Martin,...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

URI’s E.C. Matthews out for the season

Rhode Island Rams junior E.C. Matthews suffered a knee injury in Friday’s win over American and will miss the rest of the season as a result. Raphielle Johnson of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk reported Matthews’ injury. Matthews, a former four-star recruit out of Michigan’s Romulus High School, near Detroit, offered a statement on his injury. “The injury I sustained...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rhode Island loses last year's leading scorer E.C. Matthews for rest of season

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Rhode Island guard E.C. Matthews will miss the rest of the season after injuring his right knee Friday night in the Rams' opening victory over American.The 6-foot-5 junior failed to score in 10 minutes in Rhode Island's 65-42 victory. He led the team in scoring last season with a 16.9 average.''I know that it is a temporary setback and I will be back stronger and...
Via Associated Press
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rhode Island skips by La Salle, 59-56

PHILADELPHIA (AP) E.C. Matthews scored 21 points to help lead Rhode Island to a 59-56 victory over La Salle on Saturday. Rhode Island (20-7, 12-4) started the day in a four-way tie with Dayton, VCU and Davidson for first place in the Atlantic 10 with one week remaining in the regular season. Additionally, its 12-4 conference record is its best start in school history. The Rams held...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Matthews scores 26 to lead Rhode Island past Richmond, 79-74

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) E.C. Matthews scored 26 points and Hassan Martin had 16 points and a career-high 16 rebounds Sunday, leading Rhode Island to a 79-74 victory against Richmond. The Rams (16-5, 8-2 Atlantic 10) never trailed in winning their fifth in a row. They outrebounded Richmond 44-29 and withstood several rallies by the Spiders in the closing minutes. Kendall Anthony scored...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rhode Island beats Brown 75-66

Xavier Munford scored 25 points Thursday, E.C. Matthews added 21 and Rhode Island beat Brown 75-66. Matthews hit a 3-pointer to put the Rams (8-6) up 21-20 in the first half and they never trailed again. Munford hit a trey at 2:56, sparking an 11-2 run, and ended the half with another trey, giving the Rams a 43-28 halftime lead. Gilvydas Biruta opened the second half with a layup...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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