Central Connecticut State vs Massachusetts

UMass 97, CCSU 65

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Raphiael Putney and Chaz Williams had 18 points apiece, leading five double-figure scorers for Massachusetts in a 97-65 rout of Central Connecticut State on Friday night.

Freddie Riley added 14 points, Cady Lalanne 12 and Terrell Vinson 10 for the Minutemen (11-3). UMass has now won a season-high five straight games since an 83-75 loss to Miami on Dec. 3.

The Minutemen cruised the entire way, putting together a 16-4 run out of the starting gate and taking a 47-32 lead at the break. UMass outscored the Blue Devils 50-33 in the second to ease to victory.

UMass shot 54.3 percent from the floor (38 of 70), including a 41.4 mark from 3-point range (12 of 29). The Blue Devils managed just 34.9 percent overall (22 of 63), with a dismal 6.7 mark from long range (1 of 15).

Robby Ptacek had a game-high 21 points to lead CCSU (5-7).

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Scoreboard
Central Connecticut State (5-7)323365
Massachusetts (11-3) «475097

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Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
K. Horton, F335-116-6124416
J. Efese, F161-20-01032
R. Ptacek, G367-157-703021
K. Vinales, G332-122-21106
M. McMillan, G312-60-03224
A. Burbage201-40-02143
S. Mickell163-95-521011
D. Simmons101-30-01022
T. Allen40-10-21010
M. LaPorte10-00-00010
Totals 22-6320-2225121765
 34.9%90.9% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
R. Putney, F227-111-182218
T. Vinson, F153-43-330410
S. Carter, C224-50-17228
C. Williams, G297-102-424118
J. Morgan, G263-100-01736
J. Farrell261-50-04442
F. Riley255-100-133014
M. Esho151-31-36043
C. Lalanne145-100-081112
A. McCarthy62-22-22016
Totals 38-709-1548232297
 54.3%60% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner6-213-6141
Robert Morris6-212-9143
St. Fran.-Pa.5-311-8146
St. Fran.-NY5-38-12286
CCSU4-411-10241
Mt St Marys4-410-11260
LIU-Brooklyn4-49-12278
F. Dickinson3-56-13283
Sacred Heart2-67-14333
Bryant1-72-19326

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island7-015-310
Davidson5-110-7111
Duquesne5-214-6223
VCU4-312-8133
Saint Josephs4-39-9174
Richmond4-36-13206
Saint Louis3-410-10153
UMass3-410-10180
Dayton3-49-10101
George Mason3-49-11192
St. Bona.2-412-650
Geo. Wash.2-59-11186
La Salle2-58-12176
Fordham1-66-13273
 
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W Mich 70 Final
DUKE 110
Missouri 75 Final
Old Dom 68
Towson 50 Final
Virginia 57
MRST 73 Final
E Illinois 40
RED 43 Final
SDSU 94