Rhode Island Defeats UNC Asheville 73-56 - Recap
|Rhode Island Defeats UNC Asheville 73-56 - Recap|
Rhode Island got 14 points from Xavier Munford en route to a 73-56 victory over UNC Asheville on Monday at Thomas M. Ryan Center.
Rhode Island was a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Biggie Minnis had 14 points for Rhode Island and Gilvydas Biruta chipped in with 13 points. Mike Powell had 2 assists for them, while Xavier Munford was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
UNC Asheville got a 17-point performance from Jaron Lane, who was supported by 17 points from Andrew Rowsey. David Robertson had 2 assists in a losing cause for UNC Asheville, while Jaron Lane grabbed 6 rebounds.
Rhode Island won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-21.