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Boston College 67, Massachusetts 48

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Craig Smith scored 20 points and unbeaten
Boston College closed the game with a 13-2 run, beating
Massachusetts 67-48 on Sunday in the 10th annual Commonwealth
Classic.

The victory was the sixth straight for the Eagles (11-0) over
UMass (6-4).

Jermaine Watson had 13 points and Sean Marshall added 12 for BC,
which led 30-22 at halftime.

Rashaun Freeman, who was held to 5-for-13 shooting from the
field, had 13 points for the Minutemen, while Anthony Anderson,
returning from a three-game suspension, scored 12.

After two free throws, a basket by Freeman and a 3-pointer by
Anderson, UMass came within 42-37, but Watson made two straight
baskets and the Eagles gradually pulled away, closing the game with
the 13-2 run over the final 4 minutes.