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The UMass men’s basketball team snapped a 3-game losing streak with a 77-66 win over the Dayton Flyers. Here are the highlights.
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Following two straight Atlantic 10 wins and three consecutive road victories, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to continue hitting its stride when it takes on conference foe Saint Louis on the road Wednesday.
The Spiders took advantage of poor UMass defense and connected on eight of their first nine shots in the second half, enabling them to pull away from the Minutemen Saturday.
The Minutemen suffered its second-straight loss after seven-straight victories Wednesday night, falling to Maine, 68-56. UMass shot just 22.9 percent from the field and 2-of-14 from beyond the arc in the second half. The Minutemen’s schedule doesn’t get easier, as Big East team Seton Hall heads into Amherst Saturday.
UMass has relied heavily on players like Anthony Gurley and Freddie Riley to score points. As a team against Maine Wednesday evening, the Minutemen went 18-of-61 from the field and 5-for-25 from 3-point range. UMass also missed a number of layups which ultimately resulted in their second-straight loss of 2010.
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It wasn’t pretty, and it surely wasn’t easy, but the Massachusetts men’s basketball team finished off Sacred Heart on Wednesday with Anthony Gurley earning a team-high 18 points. While the victory encompassed a few different scorers, the Minutemen had a tough time starting right out of the gate.
After a tough freshman year and getting accustomed to the way the college game works, sophomore Sampson Carter has returned to the Minutemen with improved skill as he scored a career-high 17 points to give UMass the victory.
Coach Derek Kellogg will get a feel for his team this Thursday when UMass scrimmages Division III Brandeis at the Mullins Center. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.
Led by Jasmine Watson’s career-high 21 points and another 16 points from Kristina Danella, the Minutewomen dominated down low against the Rams in their 60-50 victory.
Beyond a double-double from Terrell Vinson and 15 points from Ricky Harris, the Minutemen found little success shooting against the Bears on Saturday night. As a team, UMass shot 24.2 percent from the floor, its worst shooting night of the season.