Russell carries Rhode Island over LIU 76-65
- No. 5 Texas without Smart for No. 24 OU
- Gamecocks' Frink to miss rest of season
- Michigan St. plans to return Thursday
- No. 11 WVU edges No. 10 Texas Tech late
- 2 Colgate-Army games postponed for virus
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Fatts Russell had 18 points to lead five Rhode Island players in double figures as the Rams topped Long Island University 76-65 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Ashtyn Bradley scored a career-high 21 points and had six rebounds for the Sharks. Ty Flowers added 15 points and 12 rebounds and Jashaun Agosto had seven points and tied his career high with 10 assists.
Rhode Island matches up against Maryland on the road on Saturday. Long Island-Brooklyn plays UMass Lowell at home on Friday.
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Updated November 5, 2019