Scores

Final

Massachusetts 84

(4-4, 1-1 away)

Holy Cross 63

(2-7, 1-3 home)

    3:30 PM ET, December 5, 2009

    DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    MASS 49 3584
    HC 34 2963

    Top Performers

    Massachusetts: R. Harris 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast

    Holy Cross: R. Evans 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Massachusetts 84, Holy Cross 63

    Associated Press

    WORCESTER, Mass. -- Ricky Harris scored 19 points and Anthony Gurley added 18 to lead Massachusetts to an 84-63 victory over Holy Cross on Saturday.

    Freddie Riley added 12 points for the Minutemen (4-4), who were 12-for-26 from 3-point range (46.2 percent). Harris knocked down four from long range and Gurley, Riley and Gary Correia hit two each.

    Holy Cross was 3-for-8 from beyond the arc in the game (37.5 percent).

    The Minutemen held a 10-7 lead after the first 5 minutes of the opening half, before an 11-0 run put them ahead 21-7. The Crusaders answered by scoring nine straight points to make the score 23-18, but that was as close as Holy Cross would get. UMass eventually increased its lead to 74-54 with 5 minutes left in the second half, and would lead by at least 20 points the rest of the way.

    The Crusaders (2-7) were led by R.J. Evans with 18 pointsEvans

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    ESPNBoston.com 

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MASS
    HC
    Points 84 63
    FG Made-Attempted 31-62 (.500) 21-59 (.356)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-26 (.462) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-12 (.833) 18-29 (.621)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 0

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 5, 2009 MASS 84, @HC 63Recap