(WPRI) — The URI men’s basketball team fell to Davidson on the road in their A-10 opener 72-68.
With 1:13 to play, Makhel Mitchell would hit both his free throws to go ahead by one point but Michael Jones would make a layup with 45 seconds to play to retake the lead. With 24 seconds left to play Ish Leggett would try for a layup but was unsuccessful. Makhi Mitchell then got a technical foul so Davidson would go to the line and free throws would help them to a 72-68 win.
Makhel Mitchell ended with 19 points followed by Jeremy Sheppard with 17 points.