The Colonials are gearing up to face a deep Dayton offense that is coming off a 28-point win over Massachusetts.
Sophomore forward Neila Luma and sophomore guard Lexus Levy turned in career-best performances in the win over the Rams.
Redshirt junior guard DJ Williams put up a career-high 20 points in the match, but a 42-point second-half onslaught by the Flyers earned Dayton the win.
Even though Rhode Island is 1-in-5 in the team’s last six contests, the Rams have managed to shoot more than 44.0 percent in three of their five losses.
The Colonials will take on the best shooting team in the Atlantic 10 when they square off against Dayton Wednesday.
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The Colonials spent most of the first half battling a double-digit deficit, but the team dropped 45 points in the second half to pull ahead of the Hawks.
The Colonials shot more efficiently from the field than the Rams, but could not keep up with Fordham’s three-point shooting game.
The Colonials will be tested on defense as the Hawks house the Atlantic 10’s leading scorer in Charlie Brown Jr., who picks up 20.3 points per game.
The Colonials kick off Atlantic 10 play coming off a win against Memphis that snapped GW’s four-game losing streak.