Bryant 76, New Hampshire 64
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP)
Dyami Starks finished with 17 points and Frankie Dobbs added 12 for the Bulldogs (1-2), who never trailed in the contest. Bryant scored the game's first 12 points, highlighted by Starks' 3-pointer and three-point play.
The Bulldogs had their lead trimmed to two points when New Hampshire forward Ferg Myrick made a 3-pointer with 5:50 left in the first half. But the Wildcats (2-1) pulled no closer as Bryant pushed its lead to 43-34 by halftime.
The Bulldogs maintained a double-digit lead for much of the second half, pulling ahead by as much as 16 points.