KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Ishmael Leggett scored 20 points to help Rhode Island hold off La Salle 72-70 on Saturday.
Leggett added six rebounds for the Rams (8-13, 4-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jalen Carey added 18 points and six rebounds. Brayon Freeman contributed 12 points and six boards.
Josh Nickelberry led the Explorers (8-13, 2-6) with 16 points. Khalil Brantley added 15 points, six assists and three steals.