Dayton vs Massachusetts

Massachusetts 55, Dayton 50

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Anthony Gurley scored 10 of his 15 points from the foul line as Massachusetts rallied on the free-throw line in a 55-50 win over Dayton on Sunday.

The Minutemen (9-5, 1-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) were 29 of 36 from the line (80.6 percent), overcoming bad shooting performances by both teams.

UMass shot 27.3 percent from the field (12 of 44), while the Flyers (13-4, 1-1) made just 16 of 56 shots (28.6 percent). The Minutemen's 55 points were their fewest in a win since a 53-50 victory over Saint Louis on Feb. 24, 2007. They also held Dayton to the lowest shooting percentage of an opponent this season.

The Flyers pulled within two, 44-42, with 3:24 left, but Gurley hit a 3 and Javorn Farrell made a three-point play to help the Minutemen pull away with 47 seconds left.

Paul Williams had 12 points for Dayton, which saw its six-game winning streak snapped.

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Scoreboard
Dayton (13-4)183250
Massachusetts (9-5) «262955

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Dayton Flyers
C. Johnson, F323-122-261310
C. Wright, F202-72-47246
D. Searcy, C101-20-00052
P. Williams, G333-104-420312
J. Staten, G325-110-037210
L. Fabrizius181-50-03033
J. Benson160-22-21052
M. Kavanaugh161-21-30013
B. Spearman120-12-41102
J. Parker110-40-01000
Totals 16-5613-1931112650
 28.6%68.4% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
A. Gurley, F302-1010-1041315
S. Carter, F261-55-77017
T. Vinson, F213-81-26047
S. Carter, C241-43-58025
J. Farrell, G312-45-54129
G. Correia270-45-61345
F. Riley212-60-03005
H. Bailey140-10-12120
R. Putney51-20-01202
M. Hill10-00-00010
Totals 12-4429-364181955
 27.3%80.6% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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