Rhode Island vs Massachusetts

UMass 81, Rhode Island 53

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Chaz Williams scored a season-high 27 points and dished eight assists as Massachusetts downed Rhode Island 81-53 in Atlantic 10 Conference action Wednesday night.

Williams hit 9 of 14 from the field, 3 of 5 from 3-point range and 6 of 6 at the foul line for the Minutemen (15-6, 5-3), who extended a 41-31 halftime lead into the 28-point victory.

Xavier Munford paced the Rams (6-15, 1-7) with 22 points on 7-of-17 shooting. The rest of the team made just 11 of 37 shots.

UMass knocked down 51.9 percent (28 of 54) from the floor, including 9 of 19 form 3-point range, with Terrell Vinson accounting for three treys in four attempts en route to 13 points.

Rhode Island has dropped five straight and seven of its past eight.

The Minutemen held a 38-27 rebound advantage and dished 19 assists to the Rams' 10.

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Scoreboard
Rhode Island (6-15)312253
Massachusetts (15-6) «414081

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Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F192-60-03124
R. Brooks, F100-10-02010
X. Munford, G377-175-620222
M. Powell, G363-80-00448
A. Malone, G284-130-071310
M. Aaman270-21-23031
T. Buchanan262-50-02324
A. Bigby160-24-45144
J. Nazarko10-00-00000
Totals 18-5410-1227102153
 33.3%83.3% 
Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F345-90-353113
R. Putney, F272-70-07214
S. Carter, F160-50-02030
C. Williams, G329-146-628327
F. Riley, G293-50-01238
C. Lalanne254-53-360211
M. Esho203-63-461210
T. Davis142-34-53318
T. Bergantino30-00-01000
Totals 28-5416-2138191681
 51.9%76.2% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island6-014-311
Davidson4-19-7132
Duquesne4-213-6227
VCU3-311-8136
UMass3-310-9159
Dayton3-39-999
George Mason3-39-10198
Saint Josephs3-38-9175
Richmond3-35-13219
St. Bona.2-312-543
Geo. Wash.2-49-10196
Saint Louis2-49-10183
La Salle2-48-11161
Fordham1-56-12279
 
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