KINGSTON, R.I. -- E.C. Matthews scored 19 points as Rhode Island dominated Richmond 66-43 on Saturday.
Despite making just 2 of 13 3-point attempts, Rhode Island (13-17, 4-11 Atlantic-10) built up to a 28-point lead over Richmond (18-11, 8-6), which was just 21 percent from the floor -- and 2 of 19 beyond the arc.
Richmond was up one early but went completely cold as Rhode Island closed the first half on a 21-6 run to lead 31-15 at the break. Richmond made just 5 of 21 shots in the first half.
The second half offered no respite for Richmond, as Rhode Island opened with a 17-9 run as the Rams cruised to the victory.
Terry Allen led Richmond with 15 points.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
NCAA champion Villanova will play Notre Dame and Pittsburgh will play Penn State in the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic at Prudential Center on Dec. 10.