Leggett leads Rhode Island against UMass after 21-point game

UMass Minutemen (13-13, 4-10 A-10) at Rhode Island Rams (8-17, 4-9 A-10)

Kingston, Rhode Island; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Rhode Island takes on the UMass Minutemen after Ishmael Leggett scored 21 points in Rhode Island’s 55-54 loss to the VCU Rams.

The Rams are 7-6 in home games. Rhode Island has a 6-15 record against teams over .500.

The Minutemen are 4-10 in A-10 play. UMass is sixth in the A-10 scoring 71.2 points per game and is shooting 42.1%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brayon Freeman is averaging 14.3 points for the Rams. Leggett is averaging 15.1 points over the last 10 games for Rhode Island.

T.J. Weeks is shooting 35.0% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Minutemen, while averaging 9.2 points. Matt Cross is averaging 12.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals over the past 10 games for UMass.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rams: 3-7, averaging 65.1 points, 31.3 rebounds, 9.5 assists, 6.9 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 40.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.5 points per game.

Minutemen: 3-7, averaging 70.8 points, 32.5 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 41.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.7 points.


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