Massachusetts vs Miami (Ohio)

UMass 70, Miami (Ohio) 69

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OXFORD, Ohio (AP) - Raphiael Putney scored 20 points and Chaz Williams made a late, go-ahead jumper to lift Massachusetts over Miami (Ohio) 70-69 Wednesday night in nonconference action.

Jesse Morgan had 12 and Williams finished with 10 for UMass (9-3), which has won six straight games. The Minutemen also secured their seventh straight road victory, the program's longest road streak since the 1997-98 season.

UMass led 37-29 at intermission but watched Miami (5-7) open the second half on a 9-2 run, cutting the deficit to 39-38. From there, the teams battled through eight lead changes and five ties until Williams' jumper gave UMass the lead for good, 70-69, with 1:12 left.

Miami had a chance to tie but Quinten Rollins missed a free throw and Will Sullivan could not convert a layup as time expired. The Redhawks shot 2 for 9 over the final 6 minutes.

Allen Roberts led Miami with 21 points.

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Scoreboard
Massachusetts (9-3) «373370
Miami (Ohio) (5-7)294069

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Massachusetts Minutemen
S. Carter, F281-51-17223
R. Putney, F288-190-092120
T. Vinson, F213-60-15046
C. Williams, G344-90-069310
J. Morgan, G325-180-045212
F. Riley212-50-01106
M. Esho192-31-29005
C. Lalanne90-11-24011
T. Davis82-32-21017
Totals 27-695-848191470
 39.1%62.5% 
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks
W. Felder, F294-72-240110
Q. Rollins, G381-53-54405
A. Roberts, G307-152-242221
W. Sullivan, G303-71-27138
R. Johnson, G283-70-13036
J. Harris171-60-01203
G. McKnight162-82-22136
D. McGhee125-60-042110
Totals 26-6110-1432121369
 42.6%71.4% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island6-014-311
Davidson4-19-7133
Duquesne4-213-6229
VCU3-311-8134
UMass3-310-9158
Dayton3-39-997
George Mason3-39-10197
Saint Josephs3-38-9177
Richmond3-35-13219
St. Bona.2-312-541
Geo. Wash.2-49-10194
Saint Louis2-49-10180
La Salle2-48-11162
Fordham1-56-12273

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Buffalo5-013-529
Bowling Green3-212-6188
Kent St.3-29-9217
Miami (Ohio)2-39-9125
Akron1-48-9251
Ohio1-48-9226
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Toledo4-112-676
Ball St.3-212-691
W. Michigan3-211-7171
E. Michigan2-311-7189
N. Illinois2-39-9225
C. Michigan1-412-6153
 
Other games
PROV 62 Final
LOU 80
NEB 44 Final
OHST 70
PENN 57 Final
BUTL 70
DUKE 67 Final
DAVID 50
RUT 53 Final
SYR 78
CREI 79 Final
ILLST 72
ILL 61 Final
PUR 68
CSBAK 57 Final
SDSU 72