East Carolina vs Massachusetts

UMass 88, East Carolina 81

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Chaz Williams posted a season-high 26 points and matched a career-best with 11 assists as Massachusetts won its fourth straight game, defeating East Carolina 88-81 Saturday.

Terrell Vinson and Jesse Morgan had 15 points apiece and Freddie Riley added 14. Williams hit a career-high 15 free throws on 16 attempts for UMass (7-3), which went 26 of 31 from the line as a team.

UMass led by as many as 17 points, 75-58, with 5:41 left to play but East Carolina (7-3) outscored the Minutemen 19-5 over the next four minutes to cut the deficit to 80-77 with 1:06 remaining.

Williams made eight free throws in the final minute for UMass and East Carolina missed five of its last six shots from the field as the Minutemen pulled away.

Maurice Kemp had 21 for East Carolina, which held a slight 34-32 rebounding edge but committed a season-high 20 turnovers

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Scoreboard
East Carolina (7-3)364581
Massachusetts (7-3) «424688

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East Carolina Pirates
R. Sampson, F335-143-392514
M. Kemp, F319-163-364221
T. Armstrong, F193-52-26048
M. Paul, G232-52-20237
P. Roberts-Campbell, G191-50-01523
C. Gaines252-61-11625
A. Richmond163-52-231211
S. Bowden133-40-01028
M. Guilmette120-12-23132
M. Zangari91-10-22012
Totals 29-6215-1734212681
 46.8%88.2% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F274-87-822315
S. Carter, F231-40-03042
R. Putney, F142-41-13036
C. Williams, G405-1515-16311326
J. Morgan, G315-141-262315
F. Riley275-100-033014
M. Esho222-50-22124
C. Lalanne162-42-25016
Totals 26-6426-3132191988
 40.6%83.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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AMER 48 Final
GTOWN 65
MCNS 63 Final
UNC 97
TEMP 83 Final
SYR 79
TNTC 42 Final
OKST 78
EVAN 67 Final
BUTL 75
TEXAS 56 Final
MIST 67
SDAST 70 Final
NMEX 65
STBN 73 Final
NCST 92
WRST 58 Final
CINCY 68
KAN 74 Final
OHST 66
ILL 73 Final
MIZZ 82
SDSU 80 Final
SF 58
LAF 50 Final
MINN 75
FLA 61 Final
KSU 67
WKY 55 Final
LOU 78
CAN 74 Final
UNLV 89
ARIZ 73 Final
ETSU 53