Atlantic 10 Title Prediction: Will Davidson Upset Rhode Island? 3/11/18

URI got sweet revenge against St. Joseph's on Saturday, less than two weeks after losing to them by 30 on Senior Night.

BC-BKC-T25-A10-Saint Joseph's-Rhode Island, 348 No. 25 Rhode Island rallies vs. Saint Joseph's in A10 semisAP Photo VZN108, VZN104, VZN112, VZN106, VZN110, VZN109Eds: APNewsNow.

"Let's go! Let's go!" shouted one player after the Rams came back from a seven-point deficit to beat No. 4 seed Saint Joseph's 90-87 in the Atlantic 10 Conference championship tournament.

Shavar Newkirk had 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the fourth-seeded Hawks (16-16), who drubbed Rhode Island 78-48 last week.

"We talked about what it felt like on Sunday previous year, landing at T.F. Green (Airport in Providence) and having hundreds of fans", coach Dan Hurley said. Saint Joseph's appeared poised to deliver another upset while trying to extend its season, building an 11-point lead early in the second half.

The Rams never trailed in the final 5:42, jumping ahead for good when Russell knocked down a 3-pointer from the left corner to make it 76-73.

More news: Top NFL Draft Prospect Reveals Teams Asked Him If He Was Gay

Top-seeded Rhode Island (25-7), though, will be in the bracket despite coming up short in its try for a second conference tourney title in a row.

URI was led by E.C. Matthews, who poured in 20 points on 7 of 16 shooting from the field. Dowtin added an insurance 3 with 19.3 seconds left to put the Rams up 87-81.

The Davidson Wildcats will take on the Rhode Island Rams in the A-10 Tournament Final on Sunday, start time at 12:00 PM ET, at Capital One Arena, Washington DC. "Being able to hit open shots, that's what we did".

Among them: A baseline jumper by Stanford Robinson missed, but Grady stepped out with 10.8 seconds remaining while grabbing the rebound. Rhode Island managed a season split with both teams.

Ten years ago, a babyfaced marksman from Charlotte captured the hearts of college basketball fans as tiny Davidson College made its way to the Elite Eight in the 2008 NCAA Tournament.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)
 
Recommended

"Committed to winning back the trust of the people", tweets Rahul Gandhi
Modi, who had extensively campaigned in the three states, attributed the win to the development work by his party and its allies. The Congress has not only lost Meghalaya, one of the few states it still ruled, it drew a blank in both Tripura and Nagaland.

Power restored for most as winds calm, snow coming our way Tuesday
Today will be sunny with a high of 44, but it will also be a breezy day with wind gusts up to 21 miles per hour . Also, expect some morning fog in Johnson and Natrona counties as well as gusty winds across the south.

What channel is Oscars 2018 on?
We close out our Oscar predictions with the only of the six major categories that wouldn't be considered a lock: Best Picture . Then, there's " Get Out ", the horror film that has earned plenty of recognition this award season and could shock the world.

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Hamill had some fun with TV host Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday on " Jimmy Kimmel: Live ", where he cleared a little room from his place on the Walk of Fame.

Jose Mourinho delights in Manchester United comeback win despite 'so many mistakes'
I don't like my teams to lose their organisation like we did, but it was an fantastic match and a very important win for us.

On Medicaid? Amazon offers recipients a Prime discount
Amazon Prime customers typically spend more and buy more frequently on Amazon than non-members do. The new Prime discount is clearly intended as a way for Amazon to expand its shopper base.

Michael Porter Jr. practices Wednesday, expected to play Thurdsay
Louis where the tournament will be held, Porter showed of some serious consistency from beyond the 3-point line. Mizzou fans wanting to see Michael Porter Jr . back on the court will get their wish.

Paul Ryan Tax Cut Showcase Upstaged by Trump Tariff Announcement
Trump has said the USA will be "very fair" but "very flexible" and "protect the American worker". The people spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of the president's signing of the orders.

Bomb planted on London tube created to cause 'carnage'
Stephen Nash noticed a "blinding light and the feeling that he was in a furnace engulfed in flames", the court was told. Eighteen-year-old Ahmed Hassan is on trial for attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life.

Toyota stops selling diesel cars in Europe
Mr van Zyl added: 'Toyota has been pioneering hybrid electric vehicle technology for more than 20 years. Like the C-HR, the new generation Auris will be offered only with petrol and HEV powertrains.

New direct flights offered from Richmond to Nashville
Allegiant Airlines is offering a one-day deal on super-cheap flights from Louisville to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Punta Gorda/Fort Myers via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) - begins June 7, 2018 with fares as low as $48.

West Ham boss Moyes confirms Hart recall
The Football Association has "strongly condemned" the crowd disturbances during West Ham's match against Burnley this afternoon. I wouldn't use that as an excuse for me after it, but I certainly don't think it helped.

Bias Against Transgender Workers Is Sex Bias Under Federal Law (1)
McCabe said his organization is "consulting with our client to consider their options for appeal". Harris Funeral Homes in Detroit fired her after she disclosed her intention to transition.

Teen Who Escaped Horror House Reportedly Posted Videos on YouTube
They were arrested in January when Police raided their home in Perris, finding their 13 children living in abhorrent conditions. The case drew worldwide attention and shocked neighbors who said they rarely saw the couple's children in the neighborhood.

Arsene Wenger makes a massive decision about his future
We have to be realistic, we need two teams to collapse to qualify for the Champions League, and I don't see that happening. Brighton held on to secure a third Premier League home victory in a row to go 10th in the table on 34 points.


More News

News
More News