URI Rams, PC Friars make it into NCAA tournament


The University of Rhode Island Rams are going to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999 after capturing the Atlantic 10 championship Sunday.

Jared Terrell led the way for the Rams with a team high 20 points as they topped VCU, 70-63.

With the win URI, clinched an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and will play Friday against Creighton.

Providence College has also earned their way to the NCAA tournament.

The Friars will tip off in a First Four game against USC Wednesday night. The winner faces SMU.

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