NCAA Game Summary - Rhode Island at Charlotte
(Saturday, February 11th)
Final Score: Charlotte 73, Rhode Island 66
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Javarris Barnett scored 18 points to lead the Charlotte 49ers to a 73-66 win over the Rhode Island Rams in an Atlantic 10 Conference clash at Halton Arena.
Pierria Henry added 14 points in the win for Charlotte (12-11, 4-6 A-10), while Jamar Briscoe tallied 13 points. DeMario Mayfield finished with a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds for the 49ers, who have won back- to-back contests.
Billy Baron posted a game-high 24 points to pace Rhode Island (5-21, 2-9), which also got 14 points and eight rebounds from Orion Outerbridge.
The Rams were kept in check to the tune of a meager 26.7 percent shooting during the opening stanza, allowing Charlotte to take a commanding 40-25 lead into the break.
The 49ers hit just 37.5 percent of their attempts from the floor during the second frame, but a 15-of-30 effort at the foul line helped to stave a late Rhode Island rally and earn the squad a seven-point victory.
The Rams shot just 35.4 percent from the field during the contest, and were guilty of a game-high 20 giveaways.
02/11 17:01:12 ET