Rhode Island vs Fordham Recap - Fordham Wins 85-79
|Rhode Island vs Fordham Recap - Fordham Wins 85-79|
Rhode Island was scorched by Branden Frazier for 27 points as Fordham defeated them 85-79 in NCAA action on Saturday.
Fordham was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Fordham got 18 points from Mandell Thomas and another 16 points from Jon Severe. Branden Frazier contributed 7 assists, while Ryan Rhoomes cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Rhode Island got 20 points from E.C. Matthews in a losing cause and another 16 points from Xavier Munford. T.J. Buchanan contributed 5 assists for them, while Hassan Martin had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Fordham were victorious, as the score was 37-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Fordham as they grabbed 38 boards, while Rhode Island only had 32.