Rhode Island routs Fordham 90-58
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Delroy James scored 29 points and
all 12 Rhode Island players scored in a 90-58 rout of Fordham on
Delroy was 12 of 17 from the field and 5 of 5 from the
free-throw line and Nikola Malsevic added 13 points for Rhode
Island (18-10, 9-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), which won its fourth in
Rhode Island shot 52.2 percent from the field (35 of 67), while
holding Fordham to 32.3 percent (21 of 65).
Rhode Island outscored Fordham 46-33 in the paint and won the
battle of the boards 47-34. The two teams had 15 turnovers each,
but Rhode Island scored 29 points off the miscues compared to 13 by
Brenton Butler led Fordham (6-20, 0-14) with 12 points. Branden
Frazier, Lamount Samuell and Chris Gatson added 10 each for
Fordham, which lost its 16th in a row and 40th straight in A-10
play. Fordham's last conference win was at St. Bonaventure in 2009.
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