When Atlantic 10 Tournament play opens, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team will be on the same floor on which it delivered one of its best performances of the season, against an opponent that was the victim of its last good stretch of basketball.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — Mike Poole and Alex Sammataro scored 10 points each as Westerly Middle defeated Wickford, 53-20, in a boys basketball game Tuesday.
The stretch run is here and the Providence College men's basketball team is out to make sure there’s a meaningful aura in the time remaining before the start of the Big East Tournament.
How should we size up the Providence College men's basketball team that enters the home stretch of the regular season with a .500 overall record (11-11) and a 7-9 mark in Big East play?
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Fatts Russell and the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team have a little something left in the tank after all.
Since UConn rejoined the Big East, Ed Cooley on several occasions has touched upon what is commonly referred to as the lifeblood of any program — recruiting — and the impact that comes with welcoming back the Huskies.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Max Marshall scored 20 points and the Chariho Middle boys basketball team held on to defeat Westerly, 49-46, on Tuesday.
WESTERLY — Westerly controlled the second and third quarters en route to a 46-20 victory over Chariho in a middle school girls basketball game Tuesday.
Going into the college basketball season, the assumption was that the Providence Friars would feature two of the top players in the Big East in David Duke and Nate Watson.
STONINGTON — Last summer, the coronavirus pretty much forced the Pawcatuck and North Stonington Little League operations to pool their resources to provide a baseball program for youth in their towns.
The COVID-19 saga isn’t showing signs of slowing down, thus it’s important to choose one’s words carefully when talking about someone’s health.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — VCU left happy from the Ryan Center for the first time since 2013 and left the home team lamenting one that got away.
A three-pointer’s worth of PC Friar basketball thoughts with an eye toward preventing the current season from further sliding off the rails:
Needing to make two free throws to push Saturday’s game at Georgetown to overtime, Providence’s David Duke made the first but missed the second attempt.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Off a brutal loss and without Fatts Russell, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team was in survival mode on Sunday.
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team made good memories in Pittsburgh a few years ago, winning the Atlantic 10 Tournament there in 2017 and earning an NCAA Tournament victory in the same building in 2018.
A 3-pointer’s worth of Friar hoop thoughts as Providence College swings back into action Wednesday night at Creighton …
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Through the first six minutes of Saturday’s game, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team took only three shots from the field.
The “close but no cigar” Providence College men's basketball team was nowhere to be found Tuesday night at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.
Off a surprising loss to St. Bonaventure last weekend, preseason Atlantic-10 favorite Richmond didn’t let the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team spring the same kind of upset Wednesday night.
Playing without their starting point guard and trailing by 13 points with seven remaining at Alumni Hall, Providence College appeared to be in deep trouble.
Antwan Walker pulled down an offensive rebound and went back up with it. His putback was off the mark, but teammate Malik Martin grabbed the miss. When his own follow got blocked, Martin scratched for another rebound. Walker then went to the floor to trigger a jump ball after a missed 3-poin…
If Sunday's game was the last stop in a challenging non-conference slate, it was a fitting conclusion, as the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team ended up in another grind.
One team showed up Saturday to Alumni Hall a bit shorthanded yet with a major chip on its shoulder. The other team barely registered a pulse for the longest time.
The University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team broke even during its stay at Mohegan Sun and is feeling the beginnings of a heater after a second consecutive strong performance.
Defense has long been the foundation for all of the University of Rhode Island's recent basketball success, and it set the course for this season's first taste of success on Saturday.
Rhode Island welcomed the opportunity of its late entry into the 2K Empire Classic, but the resulting challenge left the Rams with their first 0-2 start to the season since 2012.
For all the unknowns surrounding college basketball in the midst of a pandemic, the University of Rhode Island men's basketball team is set to play a fairly typical Atlantic-10 slate.
CUMBERLAND — The Shoreline Surfers 11U AAU baseball team swept a doubleheader against the Stone Crabs on Sunday by scores of 13-9 and 15-4.
WESTERLY — Colton Urso scored the game's only run as Westerly National II defeated Westerly National I, 1-0, in the title game for the District 3 fall ball Juniors baseball championship Saturday at Trombino Field.
WATERFORD — North Stonington's Kendall Metcalf placed fifth in the 25-lap trucks race at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl Saturday night.
WESTERLY — Vetrano's/Grey Sail/EZ Waste wrapped up the B Division championship in the Westerly Men's Softball League with a win against Angie's Pizza, 24-13, on Thursday at Craig Field.
WARWICK — Stephen Maynard struck out seven and did not allow a run in three innings as Westerly National defeated Warwick Continental/American, 8-4, in the 10-11 District 3 fall ball tournament Wednesday.
WESTERLY — Angie's Pizza advanced to the B Division finals with a pair of wins in the Westerly Men's Softball League on Tuesday at Craig Field.