URI Gets Beat in Every Aspect of Game in Loss to Dayton
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Dayton won 77-48 and the game simply was not that close. It was the worst loss of the season and the Rams have lost four of their last five.
The greatest intensity demonstrated on the URI side was by Coach David Cox who looked like his head might explode at any point during the loss on national television.
Rhode Island (12-11, 5-6 A-10) got off to a slow start, missing its first eight attempts from the field while allowing Dayton to build a 12-0 lead. The Flyers pushed it to 25-6 with 11:12 left in the half, forcing head coach David Cox to call his second time out less than 10 minutes into the game.
Dayton (16-8, 8-3 A-10) stretched its lead in the first half (21 points) when Dwayne Cohill beat Cyril Langevine to the rim to make it a 37-16 game. Rhode Island closed the period on an 11-4 run, however, closing the gap to 14 before the break.
The Rams shot 30 percent from the field and just 16 percent from behind the 3-point line.
There is more offensive flow at a pickup game on Boon Street in Narragansett in the summer than URI showed.
URI got beat down the court after they scored and they got beat down the court when they missed.
The Rams got beat in the hustle game. The Rams got outrebounded 37-25.
The only bright spot was Langevine who led all players with 23 points and 10 rebounds, posting his 18th career double-double and 12th of the season.
Langevine was the only URI player to score in double figures and the only player in the game to grab 10 or more rebounds.
The Rams remain at home and will be back in action next Saturday, when they host Fordham at 2 p.m. The game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports.