Clark, Holloway help UMass surge past Rider late, 78-67
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Donte Clark and Rashaan Holloway combined to score 43 points and Massachusetts used a late surge to beat Rider, 78-67 in its final game of the Gotham Classic Thursday night.
Clark dropped a trey with six seconds left in the first half to get the Minutemen within two at intermission, 41-39. Norville Carey's layup three minutes into the second half gave Rider a six-point lead, 47-41. Clark gave UMass the lead for good with a layup with 5:22 left and the Minutemen limited the Broncs to just three points the rest of the way.
Clark finished with 27 points for his third 20-plus-point game of the season. Holloway finished with 16 and UMass (9-3) shot 27 of 61 from the field (44.3 percent), including 5 of 21 from distance, to win at home for the eighth time in nine games.
Stevie Jordan paced Rider (8-4) with 15 points.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|