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12-13, 9th in A 10

Gudmundsson has 20 & 12, Davidson tops Rhode Island 68-53

John Axel Gudmundsson scored 20 points with a career-high 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals and Davidson found its shooting range in the second half to pull away from Rhode Island for a 68-53 win on Wednesday night.


Hughes, Duquesne rally from 19 down, top Rhode Island 75-72

Frankie Hughes scored all 20 points of his points in the second half and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer, blocked a shot and grabbed a late rebound all in the final minute Wednesday night and Duquesne rallied from a 19-point halftime deficit to defeat...

Hawai'i's Purchase nails buzzer-beating 3 (0:33)
URI's Langevine flushes dunk (0:19)
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URI promotes assistant Cox to head coach

Rhode Island has promoted assistant David Cox to head coach. He takes over for Dan Hurley, who left to take the UConn job.

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Hurley named coach at UConn, replacing Ollie

Dan Hurley, who guided Rhode Island to the NCAA tournament in each of the past two years, is the new men's basketball coach at UConn. He received a six-year deal.


Campus Conversation Basketball: Rece Davis on Wild Weekend

Jeff Goodman & Rece Davis look back on a crazy first weekend of the Tournament (1:08), look ahead to the regional semis (23:16), examine some coaching moves (31:52) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" shares analytical perspectives on what to expect moving forward (26:35).

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Source: URI's Hurley taking time on next move

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley has emerged as the top target by both UConn and Pittsburgh, but he is "not close" to deciding whether he'll leave the Rams, sources tell ESPN.

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URI's Hurley not talking job future after defeat

Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley, who sources say is the front-runner for the UConn job, had no interest in addressing speculation about potential openings after his team's loss to Duke, saying, "I could give a crap about who's got an opening anywhere."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke completely overwhelmed Rhode Island, using its size and talent to its advantage to make it to the Sweet Sixteen. The Rams had no answers for Marvin Bagley III, who had his way in the paint all day and finished with a team-high 22 points.

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Hurley rooting for his brother, Dan, over Duke

Former Duke star Bobby Hurley says he'll be rooting for his brother when Dan Hurley's Rhode Island team takes on the Blue Devils on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

BPI currently gives Rhode Island a 15% chance to reach the Sweet 16.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Rhode Island takes down Oklahoma in overtime thanks to clutch shooting from Fatts Russell and E.C. Matthews. Was this the final time we saw Trae Young in an Oklahoma uniform?

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Quite a way to start the tournament.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

You can fault Oklahoma for not giving it to Trae Young in two of those late possessions in regulation. But the Sooners played excellent defense against Rhode Island in the final minute. A lot of ball screen action that worked early failed for the Rams down the stretch. A couple of late misses at the rim for Rhode Island. But Oklahoma's pressure was a factor.

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.7
Rebounds Per Game37.4
Assists Per Game11.8
Points Allowed67.477th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record7-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances9