PITTSBURGH (AP) Hassan Martin had 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots, E.C. Matthews scored 20 points and Rhode Island pulled away in the second half for a 74-63 win over St. Bonaventure on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
Fourth-seeded Rhode Island (22-9), which has won six in a row, will play No. 9 seed Davidson in the semifinals on Saturday.
Matthews hit a 3-pointer that gave the Rams the lead for good with 16:49 to play. Kuran Iverson converted a 3-point play and then Martin made a layup to make it 54-43 about six minutes later and the Bonnies trailed by double figures the rest of the way. Iverson finished with nine rebounds and two blocks.