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Pipkins leads UMass past S. Illinois in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Luwane Pipkins scored 15 points and UMass raced to a 16-2 lead in an 84-62 victory over Southern Illinois on Thursday to reach the Las Vegas Invitational title game.

UMass (4-2) will play No. 6 Nevada on Friday night.

Carl Pierre added 14 points, and Curtis Cobb had 11. The Minutemen made a season-high 15 three pointers, one shy of the school record.

Eric McGill led Southern Illinois (2-3) with 18 points, and Kavion Pippen added 12.

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Key Players
M. Bartley
L. Pipkins
38.0 Min. Per Game 38.0
36.0 Pts. Per Game 36.0
5.0 Ast. Per Game 5.0
4.0 Reb. Per Game 4.0
35.7 Field Goal % 48.6
33.3 Three Point % 47.1
0.0 Free Throw % 87.5
+ 1 Armon Fletcher made free throw 9.0
  Shooting foul on Aidan Byrne 9.0
+ 2 Armon Fletcher made layup 9.0
  Offensive rebound by Armon Fletcher 13.0
  Marcus Bartley missed free throw 13.0
  Shooting foul on Khalea Turner-Morris 13.0
+ 2 Marcus Bartley made layup 13.0
+ 1 Unique McLean made 2nd of 2 free throws 24.0
  Unique McLean missed 1st of 2 free throws 24.0
  Personal foul on Armon Fletcher 24.0
  Offensive rebound by Unique McLean 24.0
Team Stats
Points 62 84
Field Goals 23-55 (41.8%) 31-66 (47.0%)
3-Pointers 4-17 (23.5%) 15-36 (41.7%)
Free Throws 12-20 (60.0%) 7-9 (77.8%)
Total Rebounds 30 40
Offensive 9 15
Defensive 17 23
Team 4 2
Assists 12 19
Steals 5 5
Blocks 2 5
Turnovers 17 15
Fouls 18 18
Technicals 0 0
18 PTS, 5 REB, 1 AST
16 PTS, 5 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo S. Illinois 2-3 204262
home team logo Massachusetts 4-2 473784
Team Stats
away team logo S. Illinois 2-3 68.6 PPG 36.7 RPG 13.7 APG
home team logo Massachusetts 4-2 70.7 PPG 37.6 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
4
E. McGill G 9.5 PPG 5.7 RPG 2.4 APG 47.1 FG%
45
R. Holloway C 9.6 PPG 6.0 RPG 0.5 APG 68.1 FG%
Top Scorers
E. McGill G 18 PTS 5 REB 1 AST
R. Holloway C 16 PTS 5 REB 2 AST
41.8 FG% 47.0
23.5 3PT FG% 41.7
60.0 FT% 77.8
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Pippen 12 6 0 5/10 0/0 2/2 2 14 0 1 2 1 5
A. Cook 6 0 4 2/10 0/4 2/4 0 23 0 0 1 0 0
M. Bartley 5 2 3 2/5 1/3 0/1 3 33 2 0 4 0 2
S. Lloyd Jr. 2 2 1 1/6 0/2 0/0 3 22 0 0 3 1 1
T. Bol 0 2 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 3 9 0 1 2 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Pippen 12 6 0 5/10 0/0 2/2 2 14 0 1 2 1 5
A. Cook 6 0 4 2/10 0/4 2/4 0 23 0 0 1 0 0
M. Bartley 5 2 3 2/5 1/3 0/1 3 33 2 0 4 0 2
S. Lloyd Jr. 2 2 1 1/6 0/2 0/0 3 22 0 0 3 1 1
T. Bol 0 2 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 3 9 0 1 2 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
E. McGill 18 5 1 5/8 2/2 6/8 0 18 1 0 1 3 2
R. Stradnieks 10 1 0 4/5 1/2 1/2 5 21 0 0 3 1 0
A. Fletcher 7 6 0 3/6 0/2 1/3 2 28 1 0 0 3 3
D. Beane 2 2 3 1/4 0/2 0/0 0 23 1 0 1 0 2
B. Gooch 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
J. Gardner - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Fall - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Swedura - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Shafer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Dembele - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 62 26 12 23/55 4/17 12/20 18 200 5 2 17 9 17
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Holloway 16 5 2 7/7 0/0 2/2 2 17 0 1 0 3 2
L. Pipkins 15 5 6 5/14 4/9 1/2 1 30 1 0 1 1 4
C. Pierre 14 3 0 4/10 4/8 2/2 1 24 0 0 0 1 2
C. Cobb 11 3 3 4/12 3/9 0/0 1 29 1 0 1 1 2
J. Laurent 9 8 2 4/6 1/2 0/0 3 23 2 2 5 3 5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Holloway 16 5 2 7/7 0/0 2/2 2 17 0 1 0 3 2
L. Pipkins 15 5 6 5/14 4/9 1/2 1 30 1 0 1 1 4
C. Pierre 14 3 0 4/10 4/8 2/2 1 24 0 0 0 1 2
C. Cobb 11 3 3 4/12 3/9 0/0 1 29 1 0 1 1 2
J. Laurent 9 8 2 4/6 1/2 0/0 3 23 2 2 5 3 5
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Chatman 7 4 2 3/3 1/1 0/0 3 19 1 2 0 3 1
K. Clergeot 6 3 2 2/6 2/4 0/0 1 19 0 0 2 0 3
U. McLean 3 1 0 1/1 0/0 1/2 0 3 0 0 1 1 0
K. Turner-Morris 3 3 1 1/1 0/0 1/1 2 4 0 0 2 2 1
K. Hayward 0 0 1 0/3 0/2 0/0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0
T. Wood 0 1 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 1
S. Diallo 0 2 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 16 0 0 1 0 2
A. Byrne - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. West - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Franklin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 84 38 19 31/66 15/36 7/9 18 200 5 5 15 15 23