Halil Kanacevic scored 12 points, none bigger than his layup with 34 seconds remaining in the game, as Saint Joseph's edged Rhode Island 57-54 on Thursday.
Ronald Roberts, Jr. led St. Joseph's (18-7, 8-3 Atlantic 10) with 18 points and nine boards and DeAndre Bembry added 12.
Rhode Island (11-16, 2-10) led 33-25 at the break and the Rams' lead reached as much as 10...
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February 19, 2014
Everything about the University of Rhode Island’s final possession in Saturday’s game was “perfect,” said Hurley.
Well, almost perfect.
Fouled after catching a cross-court pass from Rams guard T.J. Buchanan, Gilvydas Biruta went to the foul line to shoot two with 0.7 seconds left in overtime.
The junior forward proceeded to make both free throws, but there was only one...
Xavier Munford scored a season-high 28 points and Gilvydas Biruta made two free throws with 0.7 seconds remaining in overtime as Rhode Island rallied to defeat George Mason 71-69 and claim its first conference win Saturday.
The Rams (10-9, 1-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) were ahead 69-66 in overtime before Bryon Allen drew a foul on a desperation 3-point shot with 2 seconds left and...
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January 18, 2014
Gilvydas Biruta scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Rhode Island rolled to an easy 62-45 victory Sunday over New Hampshire.
Rhode Island (7-5) snapped a three-game losing skid. Biruta scored in double figures for the sixth consecutive game. It was his second double-double of the season, and the second game scoring a season-high 17 points.
Biruta made a layup to give the...
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December 22, 2013
Rising junior forward Gilvydas Biruta will transfer out of the Rutgers program, sources said. Biruta started every game for Rutgers this season and was the most consistent post player in Mike Rice’s second year.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers took a major step back in its development with the stunning, 69-64, home loss last night to DePaul. Forwards Gilvydas Biruta and Derrick Randall, each troubled by the loss, broke down the game and what needs to change before Saturday in the locker room.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- In a classic preseason slugfest, Rutgers and LSU matched ugly possession for ugly possession all night in a game that came down to the final minute. After Gilvydas Biruta fouled out for the Scarlet Knights, LSU took over on a 12-2 run to win 55-50 at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.
Rutgers sophomore forward Gilvydas Biruta has been named to the 2011 Cancun Challenge Riviera Division All-Tournament Team. In the two contests played at the Moon Palace Resort, Biruta averaged 12.5 points and 5.5 rebounds.
Behind solid free throw shooting and a double-double from sophomore Gilvydas Biruta, Rutgers University mens basketball (3-1) led from start to finish to defeat Hampton University (1-2), 66-52, on Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center.
Gilvydas Biruta had 17 points, a career-high 12 rebounds and four steals to lead Rutgers to a 66-52 victory over Hampton on Sunday.
Jerome Seagears came off the bench for 10 points and three assists and Myles Mack had nine points, three assists and four steals for the Scarlet Knights (3-1). Rutgers won its second straight game in the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge.