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01/14/2012 5:21 PM EST
Duquesne defeats Rhode Island 78-71
DUQUESNE 78, RHODE ISLAND 71
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) -- Sean Johnson and T.J. McConnell led five
Duquesne scorers in double figures with 16 points each and the
Dukes defeated Rhode Island 78-71 on Saturday.
Mike Talley added 13, B.J. Monteiro 12 and Eric Evans 10 for
Duquesne (11-7, 2-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which defeated
Rhode Island for the first time in eight regular season
The Dukes shot 49.1 percent (27 of 55), outscoring the Rams 22-2
on the fast break and 40-28 in the paint.
The Rams (3-15, 0-3) pulled within two, 52-50, on Andre Malone's
3 with 11:12 left but Mike Talley scored the next five points as
Duquesne took a 57-50 lead on a 3-pointer with 9:36 left. The
Dukes would lead by no less than five and by as many as 11 the
rest of the way.
Jonathan Holton had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Rhode Island.
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