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
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
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