Jones leads Saint Joseph's past Rhode Island 80-69
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Carl Jones scored 28 points and Saint Joseph's shot 60.9 percent in the second half to rally for an 80-69 victory over Rhode Island in an Atlantic 10 Conference game on Wednesday night.
After trailing 38-36 at halftime, the Hawks (17-10, 7-5) made 14 of 23 shots in the second half, which they began with a 21-5 run. Jones scored nine points during the run, which put Saint Joseph's ahead 57-43 with 11:59 remaining.
The Rams (5-22, 2-10) shot just 34.3 percent (12 of 35) in the second half as they lost their fourth consecutive game.
Updated February 15, 2012