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Luwane Pipkins lifts UMass over Providence 79-78

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Luwane Pipkins scored 26 points, including the go-ahead layup with 10 seconds remaining, and Massachusetts defeated Providence 79-78 on Friday night.

Curtis Cobb and Carl Pierre added 16 and 15 points, respectively, as the three starting guards for UMass (6-4) combined for 57 points.

Alpha Diallo led Providence with 21 points and backup center Nate Watson added 14 points.

Pipkins' final basket gave the Minutemen just their second lead of the second half after trailing by 18 points at halftime.

Diallo's layup gave Providence (7-3) a 78-77 lead with 2:03 remaining but the Friars went scoreless the rest of the game while missing their last four shots.

Providence led 63-49 with 10:58 remaining in the game before the Minutemen stormed back over the next five minutes, cutting their deficit to one point, 71-70. The Friars extended their lead to 76-70 before UMass rallied again.

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Key Players
L. Pipkins
A. Diallo
35.6 Min. Per Game 35.6
16.8 Pts. Per Game 16.8
3.7 Ast. Per Game 3.7
8.8 Reb. Per Game 8.8
46.8 Field Goal % 43.3
40.0 Three Point % 41.5
84.0 Free Throw % 70.3
  Defensive rebound by Rashaan Holloway 0.0
  Alpha Diallo missed layup 2.0
+ 2 Luwane Pipkins made layup 11.0
  Defensive rebound by Luwane Pipkins 31.0
  Nate Watson missed hook shot 33.0
  Offensive rebound by Maliek White 57.0
  Nate Watson missed layup 59.0
  Defensive rebound by Alpha Diallo 1:25
  Samba Diallo missed 2nd of 2 free throws 1:25
  Samba Diallo missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:25
  Shooting foul on Maliek White 1:24
Team Stats
Points 79 78
Field Goals 31-61 (50.8%) 26-55 (47.3%)
3-Pointers 8-19 (42.1%) 10-17 (58.8%)
Free Throws 9-17 (52.9%) 16-25 (64.0%)
Total Rebounds 31 34
Offensive 9 8
Defensive 20 22
Team 2 4
Assists 11 14
Steals 6 5
Blocks 1 4
Turnovers 10 12
Fouls 16 15
Technicals 0 0
26 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST
21 PTS, 7 REB, 5 AST
12T
away team logo Massachusetts 6-4 324779
home team logo Providence 7-3 502878
Team Stats
away team logo Massachusetts 6-4 70.6 PPG 37.2 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo Providence 7-3 71.5 PPG 39.9 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
2
L. Pipkins G 16.6 PPG 5.0 RPG 5.2 APG 34.6 FG%
11
A. Diallo G 16.4 PPG 8.1 RPG 3.1 APG 41.0 FG%
Top Scorers
L. Pipkins G 26 PTS 5 REB 5 AST
A. Diallo G 21 PTS 7 REB 5 AST
50.8 FG% 47.3
42.1 3PT FG% 58.8
52.9 FT% 64.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Pipkins 26 5 5 10/21 1/7 5/7 2 36 1 0 5 1 4
C. Cobb 16 3 3 7/14 1/4 1/2 1 32 0 0 0 1 2
C. Pierre 15 1 0 5/9 5/6 0/0 2 34 1 0 1 1 0
R. Holloway 8 7 0 4/5 0/0 0/2 1 28 2 0 2 2 5
S. Diallo 7 10 0 3/6 1/2 0/2 1 27 1 0 0 3 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Pipkins 26 5 5 10/21 1/7 5/7 2 36 1 0 5 1 4
C. Cobb 16 3 3 7/14 1/4 1/2 1 32 0 0 0 1 2
C. Pierre 15 1 0 5/9 5/6 0/0 2 34 1 0 1 1 0
R. Holloway 8 7 0 4/5 0/0 0/2 1 28 2 0 2 2 5
S. Diallo 7 10 0 3/6 1/2 0/2 1 27 1 0 0 3 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Chatman 5 0 0 2/2 0/0 1/2 3 10 0 0 0 0 0
K. Clergeot 2 1 2 0/2 0/0 2/2 2 14 0 0 0 1 0
U. McLean 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1
K. Turner-Morris 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1
T. Wood 0 0 1 0/2 0/0 0/0 1 7 1 0 2 0 0
R. West - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Laurent - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Hayward - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Franklin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Byrne - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 79 29 11 31/61 8/19 9/17 16 200 6 1 10 9 20
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Diallo 21 7 5 7/14 3/5 4/6 3 38 2 0 6 2 5
A. Reeves 8 2 0 3/8 1/4 1/1 0 30 1 1 1 0 2
D. Duke 8 2 2 2/7 1/1 3/4 2 29 1 2 3 1 1
J. Nichols Jr. 7 3 2 3/3 1/1 0/0 0 17 0 0 1 1 2
K. Young 4 3 0 2/6 0/0 0/0 4 18 0 0 0 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Diallo 21 7 5 7/14 3/5 4/6 3 38 2 0 6 2 5
A. Reeves 8 2 0 3/8 1/4 1/1 0 30 1 1 1 0 2
D. Duke 8 2 2 2/7 1/1 3/4 2 29 1 2 3 1 1
J. Nichols Jr. 7 3 2 3/3 1/1 0/0 0 17 0 0 1 1 2
K. Young 4 3 0 2/6 0/0 0/0 4 18 0 0 0 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Watson 14 5 1 3/8 0/0 8/14 1 22 0 0 1 2 3
I. Jackson 8 6 0 3/4 2/2 0/0 1 27 1 0 0 0 6
M. White 8 2 4 3/5 2/4 0/0 4 19 0 1 0 1 1
E. Holt - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Edwards - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Ashton-Langford - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Fonts - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Monroe - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 30 14 26/55 10/17 16/25 15 200 5 4 12 8 22