St. Joseph's vs Massachusetts

UMass 71, Saint Joseph's 62

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Chaz Williams scored 22 points and dished out seven assists and Massachusetts overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Saint Joseph's 71-62 on Saturday.

Raphiael Putney, who made four 3-pointers, finished with 17 points and three steals for the Minutemen (14-4, 3-1 Atlantic 10 Conference), who have won 10 straight games at home. Terrell Vinson added 11 points, and Sean Carter had a team-high 10 rebounds.

Saint Joseph's, which led 20-3 early in the first half, fell behind by nine points when Jesse Morgan made a 3-pointer with 7:29 left in the second half.

The Hawks (12-6, 2-2) cut the score to 61-59 on a layup by Halil Kanacevic with 2:27 left. But the Minutemen answered with an 8-0 run, sparked Carter's dunk. Williams made six of his 10 free throws during the spurt.

Ronald Roberts made all seven of his shot attempts to lead Saint Joseph's with 16 points.

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Scoreboard
Saint Joseph's (12-6)323062
Massachusetts (14-4) «333871

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St. Joseph's Hawks
H. Kanacevic, F345-130-064411
D. Quarles, F202-70-01005
C. Aiken, C284-90-0101210
C. Jones, G372-120-02504
L. Galloway, G283-81-17258
R. Roberts Jr.277-72-450116
C. Wilson140-02-21202
P. Ndao122-31-11126
E. Maschmeyer00-00-00000
Totals 25-596-835151462
 42.4%75% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
R. Putney, F346-91-272217
T. Vinson, F184-101-260311
S. Carter, C313-52-210128
C. Williams, G345-1410-1067222
J. Morgan, G292-70-03116
F. Riley242-90-00205
J. Farrell160-40-01310
M. Esho141-30-05032
A. McCarthy00-00-00000
Totals 23-6114-1639161471
 37.7%87.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-08-277
Duquesne0-06-3315
Rhode Island0-06-324
UMass0-06-5185
VCU0-06-5134
Dayton0-05-588
Davidson0-04-4188
Geo. Wash.0-05-6169
George Mason0-05-6226
La Salle0-05-674
Saint Louis0-05-6152
Saint Josephs0-04-5209
Fordham0-04-6276
Richmond0-02-8262
 
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