KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Bryce Hopkins scored 14 points as Providence beat Rhode Island 88-74 on Saturday night.
Hopkins added 15 rebounds for the Friars (6-3). Clifton Moore and Jared Bynum scored 14 points apiece.
The Rams (2-6) were led in scoring by Josaphat Bilau, who finished with 16 points. Rhode Island also got 14 points and three steals from Brayon Freeman. Abdou Samb also had 14 points.
Providence entered halftime up 43-27. Noah Locke paced the team in scoring in the first half with 11 points of his 13 points.