KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Ishmael Leggett’s 25 points helped Rhode Island defeat Dayton 75-70 on Wednesday night.
Leggett also contributed six rebounds for the Rams (7-13, 3-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Brayon Freeman scored 21 points and added six rebounds and four steals. Jalen Carey was 4 of 5 shooting and 4 of 5 from the free throw line to finish with 12 points, while adding eight rebounds.
Daron Holmes led the way for the Flyers (13-8, 5-3) with 19 points and two blocks. Dayton also got 14 points from Kobe Elvis. Koby Brea also had 11 points.
Rhode Island went into the half ahead of Dayton 32-27. Leggett scored 11 points in the half. Leggett led Rhode Island with 14 points in the second half.