Saint Joseph's 80, Rhode Island 69
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP)
After trailing 38-36 at halftime, the Hawks (17-10, 7-5) made 14 of 23 shots in the second half, which they began with a 21-5 run. Jones scored nine points during the run, which put Saint Joseph's ahead 57-43 with 11:59 remaining.
The Rams (5-22, 2-10) shot just 34.3 percent (12 of 35) in the second half as they lost their fourth consecutive game.
Orion Outerbridge scored 19 points for Rhode Island, and Jonathan Holton had 11 points and nine rebounds.