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UMass holds off La Salle 69-67 in A10 Tournament first round

WASHINGTON (AP) C.J. Anderson scored 21 points and Massachusetts held off La Salle 69-67 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.

No. 13 seed UMass (13-19) will face fifth-seeded George Mason (15-16) in a Thursday quarterfinal.

Pookie Powell's 3-point play gave La Salle its last lead, 62-61, before UMass pushed ahead to 68-67 with 44 seconds to play. La Salle's B.J. Johnson blocked Unique McLean's jumper with 14 seconds remaining, but Powell missed a jumper and a 3-pointer in the final eight seconds.

Luwane Pipkins added 15 points, Malik Hines had 14 and Carl Pierre 11 for the Minutemen. Anderson and Pipkens both shot 4 of 7 from long range.

Tony Washington scored 20 points to lead No. 12 seed La Salle (13-19). Johnson and Powell chipped in 18 points apiece.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Pookie Powell missed 3-pt. jump shot 1.0
+ 1 Luwane Pipkins made 2nd of 2 free throws 4.0
  Luwane Pipkins missed 1st of 2 free throws 4.0
  Personal foul on Amar Stukes 4.0
  Defensive rebound by Unique McLean 6.0
  Pookie Powell missed jump shot 8.0
  Shot clock violation turnover on Massachusetts 12.0
  Offensive rebound by Massachusetts 12.0
  Unique McLean missed jump shot, blocked by B.J. Johnson 12.0
  Full timeout called 14.0
  C.J. Anderson missed 3-pt. jump shot 16.0
Team Stats
Points 69 67
Field Goals 21-51 (41.2%) 21-57 (36.8%)
3-Pointers 10-23 (43.5%) 1-16 (6.3%)
Free Throws 17-24 (70.8%) 24-29 (82.8%)
Total Rebounds 37 29
Offensive 7 7
Defensive 28 21
Team 2 1
Assists 9 6
Steals 1 9
Blocks 3 3
Turnovers 14 5
Fouls 22 17
Technicals 0 0
21 PTS, 7 REB, 4 AST
20 PTS, 12 REB
12T
away team logo Massachusetts 13-19 303969
home team logo La Salle 13-19 283967
Team Stats
away team logo Massachusetts 13-19 71.9 PPG 35.7 RPG 15.3 APG
home team logo La Salle 13-19 72.9 PPG 38.2 RPG 12.8 APG
Key Players
23
C. Anderson G 10.6 PPG 5.0 RPG 5.2 APG 41.4 FG%
5
T. Washington C 7.7 PPG 6.3 RPG 0.6 APG 63.0 FG%
Top Scorers
C. Anderson G 21 PTS 7 REB 4 AST
T. Washington C 20 PTS 12 REB 0 AST
41.2 FG% 36.8
43.5 3PT FG% 6.3
70.8 FT% 82.8
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
C. Anderson 35 21 7 4 0 0 1 4 6/10 4/7 5/6 2 5
L. Pipkins 26 15 3 1 0 0 3 4 5/12 4/7 1/2 1 2
M. Hines 29 14 5 0 0 1 4 5 4/8 0/0 6/8 2 3
C. Pierre 35 11 6 0 0 1 2 3 4/8 1/3 2/2 1 5
U. McLean 36 0 9 2 1 1 2 1 0/5 0/3 0/2 1 8
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
C. Anderson 35 21 7 4 0 0 1 4 6/10 4/7 5/6 2 5
L. Pipkins 26 15 3 1 0 0 3 4 5/12 4/7 1/2 1 2
M. Hines 29 14 5 0 0 1 4 5 4/8 0/0 6/8 2 3
C. Pierre 35 11 6 0 0 1 2 3 4/8 1/3 2/2 1 5
U. McLean 36 0 9 2 1 1 2 1 0/5 0/3 0/2 1 8
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
R. Miller 25 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 1/5 1/3 2/2 0 2
K. Turner-Morris 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1/2 0/0 1/2 0 2
R. West 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 1
R. Holloway - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Franklin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Gillespie - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 69 35 9 1 3 14 22 21/51 10/23 17/24 7 28
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
T. Washington 37 20 12 0 1 1 0 2 8/12 0/0 4/6 5 7
B. Johnson 32 18 4 0 1 1 3 4 6/14 1/4 5/5 0 4
P. Powell 40 18 4 5 1 0 2 2 5/15 0/5 8/9 0 4
A. Stukes 39 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 2/7 0/2 0/0 1 0
S. Phiri 31 4 2 0 2 1 0 4 0/6 0/4 4/5 0 2
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
T. Washington 37 20 12 0 1 1 0 2 8/12 0/0 4/6 5 7
B. Johnson 32 18 4 0 1 1 3 4 6/14 1/4 5/5 0 4
P. Powell 40 18 4 5 1 0 2 2 5/15 0/5 8/9 0 4
A. Stukes 39 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 2/7 0/2 0/0 1 0
S. Phiri 31 4 2 0 2 1 0 4 0/6 0/4 4/5 0 2
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. Brookins 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 2/2 1 2
J. Shuler 18 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0/3 0/1 1/2 0 2
T. Carter - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Sullivan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Deas - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Joseph - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Moultrie - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Cooney - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Kuhar - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 67 28 6 9 3 5 17 21/57 1/16 24/29 7 21