Xavier vs Massachusetts

UMass 80, Xavier 73

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Chaz Williams scored a career-high 29 points and dished out nine assists to lead Massachusetts past Xavier 80-73 Tuesday night, snapping a two-game skid overall and a six-game losing streak to the Musketeers.

Williams was 6 of 8 from the floor for the Minutemen (19-8, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference) and barely missed his third straight 10-assist game.

UMass shot 44 percent (27 of 61), hitting 10 of 27 from long range. The Minutemen were 16 of 18 from the free-throw line and made their final 13 to hold off Xavier, which cut a double-digit deficit to five late in the game.

Trailing 21-16 with 8:41 to go until halftime, the Minutemen made four 3-pointers in a 14-2 spurt.

UMass expanded the lead to 41-29 at the break and led by as many as 20, at 59-39.

Xavier (17-10, 8-5) was led by Dezmine Wells with 19 points and three steals.

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Scoreboard
Xavier (17-10)294473
Massachusetts (19-8) «413980

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Xavier Musketeers
D. Wells, F295-105-712419
A. Walker, F150-10-04010
T. Taylor, F120-12-25032
T. Holloway, G402-114-446310
M. Lyons, G346-180-065315
K. Frease305-72-282212
J. Robinson152-31-23135
B. Redford133-60-02018
J. Martin111-20-03202
D. Davis10-00-00000
Totals 24-5914-1740182073
 40.7%82.4% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F374-114-483312
R. Putney, F365-100-161213
S. Carter, C374-90-03238
C. Williams, G388-127-759229
J. Morgan, G201-62-21344
F. Riley224-93-411112
M. Esho71-40-02112
J. Farrell30-00-00020
Totals 27-6116-1830201880
 44.3%88.9% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova5-118-12
Xavier6-218-33
Providence5-214-636
Creighton5-315-535
Seton Hall4-315-518
Marquette4-313-647
Butler4-414-731
Georgetown3-513-6154
DePaul1-68-11187
St. Johns0-810-1081

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island7-015-39
Davidson5-110-7111
Duquesne5-214-6221
VCU4-312-8130
Saint Josephs4-39-9176
Richmond4-36-13206
Saint Louis3-410-10151
UMass3-410-10182
Dayton3-49-1099
George Mason3-49-11188
St. Bona.2-412-649
Geo. Wash.2-59-11180
La Salle2-58-12178
Fordham1-66-13275
 
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GTOWN 55 Final
SETON 73
Auburn 47 Final
Florida 63
K-State 78 Final
Missouri 68
Illinois 67 Final
Ohio St 83
NC 86 Final
NCST 74
Michigan 67 Final
Nwstern 55
Kentucky 73 Final
Miss St 64
Virginia 61 Final
VT 59
N Mexico 63 Final
Colo St 71