Risland 33 34 67
Duquesne 28 34 62
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: Duquesne vs. Rhode Island

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Nikola Malesevic scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lift the Rhode Island Rams to a 67-62 victory over the Duquesne Dukes in Atlantic 10 Conference action at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Xavier Munford added 14 points and six assists for URI (8-16, 3-8 A-10) as it notched its second win in a row to mark its first streak of wins since entering conference play.

Derrick Colter submitted a solid all-around effort for the Dukes (8-17, 1-10) with 20 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals. Jerry Jones chimed in with 11 points and Andre Marhold scored 10 points and rejected five shots. The loss came just one game after Duquesne upset Temple for its first win in league play of the 2012-13 campaign.

Munford went 5-of-5 at the free-throw line and dealt out three assists in the first half to help the Rams take a 33-28 lead into halftime. The Dukes went into the break trailing by five points after they missed all four of their shots at the charity stripe in the opening stanza.

Duquesne battled back and held a 57-53 lead with 4:06 left in regulation, but URI scored five consecutive points to go back in front. After Colter tied it up by splitting a pair at the free-throw line, Malesevic drained a 3-pointer to put the visitors in front for good. The Rams managed to hang on for the victory despite committing 10 turnovers in the final 20 minutes of play.

URI outscored the hosts, 28-16, in the paint and also, 14-6, at the charity stripe to pick up the road win.

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