E.C. MATTHEWS RUMORS

Robinson, Matthews held Rhode Island hold off George Mason

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) Stanford Robinson hit 4 of 4 free throws in the final 45 seconds and finished with a career-high 21 points, E.C. Matthews scored 18 and Rhode Island beat George Mason 77-74 on Saturday to snap a two-game skid. Robinson scored 13 points in the final eight minutes and Kuran Iverson had nine second-half points and grabbed eight rebounds for Rhode Island (17-9, 9...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthews, defense lead Rhode Island past Old Dominion 51-39

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) E.C. Matthews scored 15 points and Rhode Island stifled Old Dominion 51-39 on Tuesday night. The Rams (6-3) held the Monarchs (5-3) to a season-low for points for a game and a half as Rhode Island led 31-17 at the break. Cyril Langevine had four blocks and Stanford Robinson a career-high five steals for Rhode Island. Old Dominion made 7 of 24 shots in each...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

America, it’s time to get to know Rhode Island’s E.C. Matthews

E.C. Matthews is back and hes reminding us why many thought he was one of the best mid-major players around.When the AP Preseason Top 25 was released, the Rhode Island Rams squeezed in at No. 23. Some may wonder how a team from the Atlantic 10 that went 17-15 last season could garner so much early respect.Its simple: E.C. Matthews.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
November 18, 2016

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,...
Via The Student Section
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 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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