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Interview with Rhode Island’s Xavier Munford – VIDEO

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...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rhode Island puts away St. Bonaventure 87-78

Xavier Munford poured in 32 points and E.C. Matthews added 24 as Rhode Island put away St. Bonaventure 87-78 on Saturday. The Rams (12-16, 3-10 Atlantic 10) shot 50 percent from the floor, with Munford shooting 10 of 19 and Matthews finishing 8 of 16. Gilvydas Biruta contributed 11 points. St. Bonaventure (16-11, 6-7) went 4 of 16 from the perimeter and had a 40-26 disadvantage...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Massachusetts outlasts Rhode Island 73-68

Chaz Williams had 21 points with seven assists and Derrick Gordon added 11 points and nine rebounds as Massachusetts defeated Rhode Island 73-68 Sunday. The Minutemen (19-4, 6-3 Atlantic 10) shot 53.1 percent from the field and outrebounded Rhode Island 36-27. Raphiael Putney chipped in 11 points. Rhode Island (11-13, 2-7) was led by E.C. Matthews with 24 points and Xavier Munford...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Frazier leads Fordham past Rhode Island 85-79

Branden Frazier finished with 25 points leading Fordham over Rhode Island 85-79 on Saturday night. Fordham (9-12, 2-6 Atlantic 10) led 72-62 with 6:19 left, but Rhode Island nearly erased the deficit with eight straight points. Bryan Smith made two free throws to put Fordham up 74-70 before Xavier Munford scored on three consecutive URI possessions. Fordham answered each Munford...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Munford paces Rhode Island past Dayton 88-76

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  |  Discuss

Rhode Island downs Dayton 88-76

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) -- 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...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Joseph's tops Rhode Island 61-57

Ronald Roberts, Jr. had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph's to a 61-57 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night. Langston Galloway had 15 points and Halil Kanacevic scored 11 for Saint Joseph's (13-5, 3-1 Atlantic 10) which used a 20-4 run to go ahead 51-41 with 5:35 left. The Hawks led most of the first half but fell behind just before intermission and trailed...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rhode Island tops George Mason 71-69 OT

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Louis battles past Rhode Island 59-58

Jordair Jett poured in a career-high 31 points, but St. Louis had to sweat out a pair of his missed free throws with 1 second remaining to edge past Rhode Island in a conference opener Tuesday night. The Billikens (14-2, 1-0 Atlantic 10) are riding an eight-game winning streak and beat Rhode Island (9-7, 0-1) for the first time in five tries. Jett hadn't scored more than 17...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

SLU seniors get one last chance to take down Rhode Island

ST. LOUIS -- Opening conference play at Rhode Island figured to be challenging enough for the Saint Louis Billikens. After all, the five seniors who make the Billikens go still are looking for their first victory against the Rams. SLU's task is looking even tougher since Saturday, when Rhode Island (9-6) pulled out an impressive 74-70 victory at LSU. Leading by six at the half, the...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rhode Island beats LSU 74-70

Rhode Island's first two trips to power conference teams resulted in lopsided losses against SMU and Arizona. However, the Rams came away with a huge victory in their third game of the season against one of the major conference teams. E.C. Matthews scored 21 points as Rhode Island held off a late rally and defeated LSU 74-70 on Saturday. Rhode Island lost by 31 points to SMU of...
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January 04, 2014  |  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 AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss defeats Rhode Island 77-64

Neil Watson and Michael Craig scored 14 points each as Southern Miss defeated Rhode Island 77-64 on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (12-2) broke open a tight game in the second half and closed on a 13-2 run with Aaron Brown adding 13 points and Jerrold Brooks 11. Craig's 14 points are a season high, and he added 11 rebounds. Rhode Island (7-6) was led by Xavier Munford and E.C...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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