Rhode Island vs. Fordham: Recap and Stats

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Rhode Island vs. Fordham: Recap and Stats
Rhode Island 63
(6-12, 2-5 away)
Fordham 66
(6-14, 5-3 home)
Venue: Rose Hill Gym
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Rhode Island 32 31 63
Fordham 31 35 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Rhode Island X Munford 17 N Malesevic 4 M Powell 3
Fordham B Frazier 16 C Gaston 8 B Frazier 5

Rhode Island faced off with Fordham on Saturday, January 26th and was edged by Fordham 66-63 in conference play. Nikola Malesevic put up 10 points and six rebounds in the Rams loss. Andre Malone had 12 points and added three rebounds. For Fordham, Mandell Thomas got a season-high 17 points and seven rebounds. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 30th when Rhode Island (6-12, 1-4 A-10) hosts 19th-ranked Virginia Commonwealth (16-5, 4-2 A-10).

Rhode Island Game Notes

  • The Rams have been unlucky 6 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Rhode Island has lost 31 close games.
  • The Rams have lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after having a three-point percentage of 25.0% or worse.
  • Rhode Island has lost 90% of the time this season (1-9) after recording 6 or fewer three-pointers.
  • When the opposition records 45 or more rebounds this season, Rhode Island has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition commits 10 or fewer turnovers this season, Rhode Island has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more free throws made this season, Rhode Island has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • This is the 5th loss of the season where the Rams opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Mike Powell and Andre Malone) accounted for 41.2% of the points.
  • Mike Powell has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 18 games this season.
  • Ryan Brooks has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 18 games this season.
  • Andre Malone has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Xavier Munford has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Nikola Malesevic has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 6th foul out of the season for Nikola Malesevic.

Fordham Game Notes

  • The Rams won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Fordham has lost 18 close games.
  • Branden Frazier recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11 and free throws attempted with 13.
  • Branden Frazier accounted for 30.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ryan Rhoomes and Travion Leonard) accounted for 42.2% of the rebounds.
  • Branden Frazier has led the team in scoring 10 times in 20 games this season.
  • Ryan Rhoomes has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Branden Frazier's career.
  • Branden Frazier set a career high with 11 free throws made.
  • Ryan Rhoomes recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Bryan Smith.
URI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BN. Malesevic241064014
BAndre Malone301232011
BMike Powell401433004
B-T.J. Buchanan291011000
B-Ryan Brooks24371011
CXavier Munford271040001
CAlwayne Bigby10220101
C-Jordan Hare10220001
-Mike Aaman6010000
FORD PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mandell Thomas401775211
ATravion Leonard331381010
ABranden Frazier392034104
B+Ryan Canty19780001
BRyan Rhoomes222110001
BJeffrey Short15240110
CBryan Smith14301100
-Luka Zivkovic5020101
D-Jermaine Myers13200002

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