Send to KindleOn Wednesday evening, Rhode Island (14-17, 5-11) closed out its regular season with a 77-65 victory over Fordham. After the game, Andrew Greene caught up with Rhode Island senior guard Xavier Munford. The two discussed how he along with the team was able to find success in the second half, his career at Rhode Island, his relationship with Coach Hurley, and preparing...
A little more than a year ago, the University of Rhode Island handled Virginia Commonwealth’s trademark pressure defense at home well enough to battle one of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s best teams down to the wire.
In a battle of the Rams, URI lost that game by six points. But it was a much different story Thursday night.
Without a true point guard to lead them, URI turned...
Xavier Munford scored 27 points on Saturday and Rhode Island shot 62.5 percent from the field to defeat Dayton 88-76.
URI's overall shooting was better than its 57.5 percent free throw percentage (23 of 40) and tied for the fourth-best overall shooting performance in program history.
Rhode Island (11-10, 2-4 Atlantic 10) had a 15-point first-half lead before Dayton scored seven...
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January 25, 2014
Xavier Munford scored 26 points and made a game-high six 3-pointers Tuesday night to lead Rhode Island to a 76-71 victory over McNeese State.
Munford had 13 points in the first half and has scored in double figures in seven of eight games.
Rhode Island (6-2) led by 21 points after a 3-point shot by Jarelle Reischel with 12:45 remaining. McNeese State erased the lead to close within...
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November 27, 2013
Xavier Munford scored 16 points and hit three free throws in the final 23 seconds to help Rhode Island hold off Metro State in the opening round of the NIT Preseason Tip-Off on Monday night.
E.C. Matthews added 16 points and seven rebounds for Rhode Island (3-1), which will move on to face the winner between No. 5 Arizona and Fairleigh Dickinson Tuesday night at the McKale Center...
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November 18, 2013
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The press release went live on the Atlantic 10 homepage last March, and an email facsimile of it hit inboxes of national and local media at about the same time. The Atlantic 10 had announced its all-conference teams.
Three teams and 15 names representing the best of the Atlantic 10.
Xavier Munford’s name was nowhere to be found...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Xavier Munford scored 24 points to lead Rhode Island over Saint Louis 82-80 in overtime Saturday night, winning their first Atlantic 10 game of the season.
Kwamain Mitchell led Saint Louis with 29 points and had seven 3-pointers.
Munford was 8 of 14 from the field and had four 3-pointers for Rhode Island (6-10, 1-2 Atlantic 10).
Nikola Malesevic and Andre Malone...
Rhode Island took to the court for the first time in 2013 on Friday evening, playing host to their neighbors from Providence, Brown University. The first 20 minutes of the contest saw both teams struggle offensively.
Following the intermission, Xavier Munford was able to help Rhode Island find its offense. The New Jersey native had 14 of his team high 18 points as Rhode Island...
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Xavier Munford scorched the nets for 33 points against Auburn, including an 8-15 effort from deep. (Credit: URI Athletics/Mike Scott)
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Rhode Island guard Xavier Munford scored 33 points to lead the Rams to a 79-72, double-overtime victory on the road at Auburn Sunday afternoon.
Munford's desperation 3 at the buzzer at the end of the first overtime kept the Rams alive and forced another overtime period. The Rams outscored the Tigers 13-6 in the game's second overtime to earn the victory.
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November 25, 2012