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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - Dan Hurley
George Washington's 69-56 victory over Rhode Island was a lopsided win that could have been even more unbalanced.
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A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coach.
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera has a broken bone below his right eye after being struck by a bad-hop grounder, sidelining the star slugger for at least a week with Opening Day on deck.
"We tried to play two scholarship guys and like five walk-ons to prepare for the multitude of things they do, but you can't simulate it," URI coach Dan Hurley said. "I thought five-on-five in the half court, we guarded them well. The difference is the free points they get off turnovers and second-chance points."
Rhode Island stuck with a man defense for the entire game - and Hurley said he never once considered a switch.