Massachusetts vs Xavier

UMass 77, Xavier 72

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Terrell Vinson and Freddie Riley combined to hit 10 3-pointers in Massachusetts' 77-72 victory over Xavier on Saturday.

Vinson scored 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting, including four from deep, while Riley tallied 18 points, all from 3-point range. Trey Davis came off the bench to score 12 for UMass (18-9, 8-6 Atlantic 10 Conference), which shot a season-high 52 percent (13 of 25) from beyond the arc.

UMass took a 69-62 lead on Vinson's trey with 6:23 remaining.

Xavier's Travis Taylor followed an Isaiah Philmore 3-pointer with a free throw to cut the deficit to 69-66, but the Musketeers (16-12, 8-6) made just 2 of 7 shots and committed two turnovers over the final 5 minutes as UMass slowly pulled away.

The Minutemen converted 49 percent (27 of 55) from the field to overcome a 41-30 rebounding deficit.

Semaj Christon led Xavier with 17 points and Philmore added 14.

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Scoreboard
Massachusetts (18-9) «344377
Xavier (16-12)353772

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Massachusetts Minutemen
T. Vinson, F356-124-833320
S. Carter, F152-40-11144
C. Lalanne, C254-91-18149
F. Riley, G376-100-021118
C. Williams, G222-51-51446
R. Putney232-40-02044
M. Esho192-40-06014
T. Davis183-64-526112
T. Bergantino60-10-02000
Totals 27-5510-2030162277
 49.1%50% 
Xavier Musketeers
I. Philmore, F375-73-870114
T. Taylor, F264-72-481410
J. Robinson, F213-80-06046
J. Martin, F202-64-43019
S. Christon, G395-127-826217
B. Redford294-72-230113
D. Davis181-60-12232
E. Stenger80-11-25111
J. Farr20-10-01000
Totals 24-5519-2941101772
 43.6%65.5% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island5-013-314
Duquesne4-113-5218
Davidson4-19-7133
VCU3-211-7111
UMass3-210-8170
Dayton3-29-870
George Mason3-29-9196
St. Bona.2-312-542
Saint Josephs2-37-9190
Richmond2-34-13246
Geo. Wash.1-48-10211
Saint Louis1-48-10197
La Salle1-47-11166
Fordham1-46-11264

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova4-116-14
Seton Hall4-115-312
Xavier4-216-38
Creighton4-214-431
Providence4-213-645
Marquette4-313-636
Butler3-413-727
Georgetown2-412-5161
DePaul1-58-10185
St. Johns0-610-871
 
Other games
BAMA 52 Final
FLA 64
LOU 58 Final
SYR 53
BUTL 52 Final
VCU 84
MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
WVU 65 Final
KAN 91
ND 64 Final
MU 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
OKST 78
WYO 42 Final
NMEX 53
PORT 52 Final
GONZ 81
MIAMI 76 Final
DUKE 79
KSU 64 Final
BAYL 61
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LT 88
RUT 51 Final
GTOWN 64
ARIZ 69 Final
UCLA 74