Rhode Island vs Massachusetts

UMass 89, Rhode Island 83

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Jesse Morgan and Chaz Williams scored 16 points in the second half to lead Massachusetts' second-half rally in an 89-83 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

The Minutemen (20-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) led 44-43 at halftime and fell behind 72-71 with 6:48 remaining. They then scored 12 straight, seven by Williams including a 3-pointer to put the Minutemen ahead 83-72 with 4:01 to play.

Morgan made all six of his field goals and Sean Carter scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half. Morgan finished with 25 points and Carter had 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Rhode Island (7-24, 4-12) outshot the Minutemen 43.7 percent (31 of 71) to 42.6 percent (15 of 34) but turned it over 15 times, leading to 23 points.

Orion Outerbridge scored 24 points and Jonathan Holton had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Rams.

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Rhode Island Rams
O. Outerbridge, F378-165-661324
J. Holton, F298-150-2111518
N. Malesevic, F222-72-23457
B. Baron, G284-73-474011
M. Powell, G180-50-02100
T. Buchanan255-82-254413
A. Malhoit213-70-18027
D. McKoy171-51-23213
L. Shengelia30-10-00000
Totals 31-7113-1947172083
 43.7%68.4% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
R. Putney, F312-90-05236
M. Hill, F20-10-00010
S. Carter, C367-118-11100322
C. Williams, G385-177-1069119
J. Morgan, G319-91-272225
J. Farrell262-71-27446
T. Vinson202-90-00245
F. Riley122-40-00006
M. Esho40-10-00000
Totals 29-6817-2537191889
 42.6%68% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Davidson14-424-835
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Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272
 
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