BRONX, N.Y. -- Ryan Rhoomes scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Fordham over Howard 79-60 Saturday.
It was Rhoomes' second double-double of the season, and his 19 points was also a season best. Fordham (6-3) is off to its best start since 2000.
Rhoomes scored 11 points in the second half as the Rams stretched a seven-point halftime lead to 19 points, 63-44 with 8:40 remaining. Back-to-back 3-pointers by James Miller and Solomon Mangham pulled Howard (2-11) within 15 points, 65-50. The Bison would not get any closer, finishing 3 of 10 from the floor.
Miller scored a team-high 14 points. James Daniel added 11 to lead the Bison.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|