Rhode Island vs Massachusetts

UMass 81, Rhode Island 53

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Chaz Williams scored a season-high 27 points and dished eight assists as Massachusetts downed Rhode Island 81-53 in Atlantic 10 Conference action Wednesday night.

Williams hit 9 of 14 from the field, 3 of 5 from 3-point range and 6 of 6 at the foul line for the Minutemen (15-6, 5-3), who extended a 41-31 halftime lead into the 28-point victory.

Xavier Munford paced the Rams (6-15, 1-7) with 22 points on 7-of-17 shooting. The rest of the team made just 11 of 37 shots.

UMass knocked down 51.9 percent (28 of 54) from the floor, including 9 of 19 form 3-point range, with Terrell Vinson accounting for three treys in four attempts en route to 13 points.

Rhode Island has dropped five straight and seven of its past eight.

The Minutemen held a 38-27 rebound advantage and dished 19 assists to the Rams' 10.

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Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F192-60-03124
R. Brooks, F100-10-02010
X. Munford, G377-175-620222
M. Powell, G363-80-00448
A. Malone, G284-130-071310
M. Aaman270-21-23031
T. Buchanan262-50-02324
A. Bigby160-24-45144
J. Nazarko10-00-00000
Totals 18-5410-1227102153
 33.3%83.3% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F345-90-353113
R. Putney, F272-70-07214
S. Carter, F160-50-02030
C. Williams, G329-146-628327
F. Riley, G293-50-01238
C. Lalanne254-53-360211
M. Esho203-63-461210
T. Davis142-34-53318
T. Bergantino30-00-01000
Totals 28-5416-2138191681
 51.9%76.2% 
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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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