Terrell, URI beat Holy Cross 65-54

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jared Terrell scored 18 points and Kuran Iverson had 11 points and nine rebounds to help Rhode Island beat Holy Cross 65-54 on Sunday.

Terrell hit a 3-pointer with 5:52 left to give Rhode Island a 54-46 lead and he made three free throws on their next possession for an 11-point lead.

Senior Hassan Martin, who leads the team with 16.1 points, missed his third straight game for Rhode Island (7-4), which had lost three of its last four games. The Rams made 50 percent of their field goals but were just 3 of 17 from distance.

The Rams outscored the Crusaders 21-3 over 10 minutes of the first half to take a 24-11 lead with 5:19 left.

Malachi Alexander scored 15 points for Holy Cross (4-7), which was outrebounded 36-19. Karl Charles added 12 points and senior Robert Champion, averaging a team-high 14 points, was held to five points on 2-of-5 shooting.

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