Scores

Final

Rhode Island 67

(8-16, 3-8 A 10)

Duquesne 62

(8-17, 1-10 A 10)

7:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
URI 33 3467
DUQ 28 3462

Top Performers

Rhode Island: N. Malesevic 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

Duquesne: D. Colter 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

Rhode Island 67, Duquesne 62

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Nikola Malesevic scored 19 points and Rhode Island won its second straight since snapping a six-game skid, beating Duquesne 67-62 Saturday night.

The Rams (8-16, 3-8 Atlantic 10 Conference) avenged a 78-71 loss to the Dukes on Jan. 14. Malasevic was 8-of-13 shooting and 3 of 5 from 3-point range, and also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds. Xavier Munford added 14 points and six assists.

Duquesne (8-17, 1-10), which had just snapped an 11-game losing streak Thursday against Temple, got 20 points and seven assists from Derrick Colter.

The Dukes jumped to an 11-4 lead, but a 13-4 Rhode Island run put the Rams up 26-23, and they led 33-28 at halftime.

Duquesne took back the lead 44-43 on Andre Marhold's layup with 11:37 left. The lead changed hands three more times, the last on Mike Powell's free throw make for the Rams with 1:22 left for a 59-58 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
DUQ
Points 67 62
FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 23-57 (.404)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 10-27 (.370)
FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 6-14 (.429)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 7

2012-13 Season

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