Preseason NIT - Metro State Falls 66-63 Against Rhode Island - Game Recap

Preseason NIT - Metro State Falls 66-63 Against Rhode Island - Game Recap

Rhode Island got 16 points from Xavier Munford en route to a 66-63 victory over Metro State on Monday at McKale Center.

Rhode Island got 16 points from E.C. Matthews and another 9 points from Jarelle Reischel. Xavier Munford contributed 5 assists, while Xavier Munford cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Metro State got 19 points from Mitch McCarron in a losing cause and another 16 points from Harrison Goodrick. Brandon Jefferson contributed 5 assists for them, while Mitch McCarron had 12 rebounds.

Rhode Island hit the break trailing 40-30 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Rhode Island as they grabbed 42 boards, while Metro State only had 27.