Massachusetts vs Fordham

UMass 77, Fordham 73

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NEW YORK (AP) - Chaz Williams scored 22 points as Massachusetts held off Fordham 77-73 Sunday in Atlantic 10 Conference action.

The Minutemen (11-4, 1-1), whose 70-62 loss Thursday at Saint Louis snapped their seven-game winning streak, took a double-digit lead with 7:21 left in the first half and led by 14 in the second.

But the Rams chipped away, getting within two points with 2 minutes left and again with 1:04 remaining. Freddie Riley hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 34 seconds to go and Massachusetts hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 26 seconds to hold on.

Terrell Vinson added 19 points for the Minutemen, Trey Davis a career-high 12 and Riley 11. Cady Lalanne had 11 rebounds.

Branden Frazier had 21 points for Fordham (5-12, 1-1) and Chris Gaston added 20 points and 13 rebounds. Ryan Canty grabbed 13 boards as the Rams dominated the glass 55 -42.

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Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F327-163-521519
S. Carter, F151-30-23022
R. Putney, F130-34-45144
C. Williams, G388-163-467422
F. Riley, G364-121-112211
C. Lalanne232-40-011024
T. Davis214-84-614112
M. Esho180-71-27121
T. Bergantino41-10-01012
Totals 27-7016-2442162377
 38.6%66.7% 
Fordham Rams
C. Gaston, F348-194-6131320
R. Canty, C203-70-413056
B. Frazier, G395-188-1273421
M. Thomas, G394-102-441110
B. Smith, G291-60-04043
T. Leonard143-52-24028
R. Rhoomes120-22-25002
J. Myers71-20-00113
J. Short60-20-01000
Totals 25-7118-305562073
 35.2%60% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-425-822
St. Bona.14-422-930
VCU14-425-1137
Saint Joes13-528-821
Geo. Wash.11-728-1068
Davidson10-820-1364
Rhode Island9-917-15120
Fordham8-1017-14176
Richmond7-1116-16121
Duquesne6-1217-17162
UMass6-1214-18170
George Mason5-1311-21202
Saint Louis5-1311-21206
La Salle4-149-22233
 
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