St. Joseph’s Tops Rhode Island 61-57

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Roberts, Jr. had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 61-57 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night.

Langston Galloway had 15 points and Halil Kanacevic scored 11 for Saint Joseph’s (13-5, 3-1 Atlantic 10) which used a 20-4 run to go ahead 51-41 with 5:35 left.

The Hawks led most of the first half but fell behind just before intermission and trailed in the second until Roberts made two free throws with 10:15 left to give the Hawks the lead for good.

Rhode Island (10-10, 1-4) trailed by eight with 20 seconds left but Xavier Munford scored five quick points to pull Rhode Island within 60-57 and 9 seconds to play. Galloway made 1 of 2 free throws for Saint Joseph’s to make it a two-possession lead with only 6 seconds to go.

Munford led Rhode Island with 16 points.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

One Comment

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Philly

2016 Guide To Holiday Mall Hours
What's New On The Nearby Slopes

Listen Live