BRONX, N.Y.– Third-seeded Fordham placed three scorers in double-figures to defeat No. 14 Rhode Island, 75-53, in the First Round of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship at Rose Hill Gym.
Fordham (22-8) will advance to face No. 6 Saint Joseph’s in the quarterfinals Friday at 7:00 pm in Richmond, Va. at the Richmond Coliseum. That game along with the three other quarterfinal matchups will be streamed live on the A-10 Network. The quarterfinals, semifinals
Fordham was led by G’mrice Davis, who added 23 points on 8-of-12 (.667) shooting to go with 16 rebounds in the win. Lauren Holden had 16 points and six assists and Bre Cavanaugh contributed 13 points.
Powered by a 25-5 run in the second quarter, Fordham went into halftime with a 41-14 lead.
Elemy Colome had 15 points to lead Rhode Island. URI falls to 3-27 with the loss.