Russell lifts Rhode Island over UMass 94-75
Rhode Island dominated the first half and led 54-25 at the break. The Rams’ 54 first-half points marked a season best for the team.
Carl Pierre had 21 points for the Minutemen (11-20, 4-14). Keon Clergeot added 16 points. Luwane Pipkins had 10 points.
The Rams evened the season series against the Minutemen with the win. UMass defeated Rhode Island 77-70 on Jan. 27.