URI upsets No. 21 Nebraska and receives votes in the national polls.
PC beats Florida State and Notre Dame in the same tournament and earns a No. 25 ranking in the USA Today national coaches’ poll.
What in the name of James Naismith is going on here?
URI’s long-suffering basketball fans were ecstatic after their Rams edged the Cornhuskers, 66-62, in overtime Saturday before a packed house at the Ryan Center. Sophomore E.C. Matthews led the way with a 26-point, 10-rebound effort that garnered him the Atlantic 10 Conference player of the week honor for the first time.