Community College of Rhode Island defeated Northern Essex CC last night 124-85. The victory marked the 200th career win for CCRI head coach Rick Harris. In his 11th season at the helm of the green & white, Harris has a 200-135 record, including a 111-34 record in New England Region XXI play. His first win at CCRI was a 94-85 triumph against Dean College on November 5, 2006. Previously Coach Harris served as head coach at Cranston H.S. East where he led the Thunderbolt to 230 wins during his 16 seasons, including three state championships.
At CCRI over the past 10 seasons the Knights have won 6 New England Region Championships and have appeared in two NJCAA National Tournaments, finishing as National Finalists in 2012.