La Salle 72, Rhode Island 65
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP)
Though the Explorers, who have won five of their last six games, shot 30.4 percent (7 of 23) in the first half and trailed at halftime 30-27, they improved to 55.2 percent (16 of 29) after intermission.
Trailing 37-30 at the 18:10 mark, La Salle took control of the game with a 30-12 run, capped by Wright's dunk to go up 60-49 with 7:42 remaining. The Explorers led the rest of the way.
Xavier Munford led the Rams (8-18, 3-10) with 18 points, and Nikola Malesevic and Mike Aaman added 15 points apiece.