URI drops A-10 opener on the road against Davidson

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(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.

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