Rhode Island Falls 61-57 Against Saint Joseph's - Game Recap

Saint Joseph's got 20 points from Ronald Roberts, Jr. as they ran past Rhode Island 61-57 on Wednesday at Hagan Arena.

Saint Joseph's did not, however, defeat Rhode Island against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks.

Saint Joseph's got 15 points from Langston Galloway and another 11 points from Halil Kanacevic. Chris Wilson contributed 6 assists, while Ronald Roberts, Jr. cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Rhode Island got 16 points from Xavier Munford in a losing cause and another 11 points from Gilvydas Biruta. T.J. Buchanan contributed 4 assists for them, while Xavier Munford had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Rhode Island were victorious, as the score was 30-27 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Rhode Island as they grabbed 40 boards, while Saint Joseph's only had 30.