Trey Davis finished with a game-high 36 points Saturday, but the Billikens’ 22-2 second half run carried them past the Minutemen.
The Minutemen fell to Saint Louis 86-75 Saturday afternoon, marking their fifth straight double digit loss.
Rashida Timbilla finished with a team-high 13 points and 14 rebounds in the Minutewomen’s loss Wednesday night.
Space, a graduate student, and Davis, a senior, became friends in Dallas back in sixth grade and have reunited for one final season together.
The Minutemen face an uphill battle as they try to eliminate second half struggles over the final 13 games.
Six of the Minutemen’s eight losses have come by at least 10 points.
The addition of Flowers, who verbally committed Monday night, gives the Minutemen five highly-touted incoming freshmen next season.
The Bonnies shot 28-of-47 from the field and 10-of-18 from 3-point range as the Minutemen struggled to find offensive consistency all afternoon.
The Minutewomen dropped their finale of a five-game homestand Wednesday and are still looking for their first win in A-10 play.
The Minutemen suffered their largest loss of the season at UD Arena against a very deep and talented Flyers team.
Seth Berger finished with a career-high 15 points and added seven rebounds in his second start of the season.
UMass ended its non-conference schedule with a 7-5 record.
Coleman (knee) and Anderson (undisclosed) were both limited with injuries at Monday’s practice as their statuses for Tuesday’s home game remain up in the air.
Space made his debut and scored 11 points in 31 minutes. Following the game, both Space and UMass coach Derek Kellogg said he needed to return to game shape and continue to acclimate himself to the lineup.
Providence’s Ben Bentil scored a career-high 32 while Kris Dunn added 14 points and 11 assists as the Minutemen trailed for the entirety of Monday’s game.
The transfer senior practiced with the Minutemen Saturday after missing the first 10 games to ‘attend to a private matter.’
The Minutemen beat the Privateers on former head coach John Calipari’s banner raising night with members of the 1996 Final Four team in attendance.
The senior guard led the Minutemen in their losing streak-breaking victory Wednesday over the Privateers.
Current UMass players haven’t talked much about the Calipari and Final Four year and deferred most of their focus to New Orleans and bouncing back from three straight losses.
The Minutemen finished their Florida roadtrip 0-2 this week after Rayjon Tucker lifted the Eagles on a late 3-point play.