Scores

Final

Charlotte 72

(16-5, 6-1 A 10)

Massachusetts 58

(8-13, 2-5 A 10)

    6:00 PM ET, January 30, 2010

    William D. Mullins Memorial Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    CHAR 34 3872
    UMASS 26 3258

    Top Performers

    Charlotte: D. Green 34 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Massachusetts: R. Harris 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    UMass can't overcome Green's career-high 34 in loss to Charlotte

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Derrio Green scored a career-high 34 points to lead Charlotte to a 72-58 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday night.

    The 49ers (16-5, 5-1 Atlantic 10 Conference), who led 37-36 with 16:10 remaining, went on a 21-5 run over the next 9:40 to take command against the Minutemen (8-11, 2-5).

    Charlotte remained tied for the conference lead with Temple, a half-game ahead of Xavier, which hosts Fordham on Sunday.

    Green, whose previous high was 31 points in a 76-67 loss to Georgia Tech on Jan. 2, was 8-for-16 from 3-point range. He scored 21 of his points in the first half, when Charlotte had a 15-0 run and came away leading 34-26.

    Ricky Harris scored 25 points to lead Massachusetts, which outscored Charlotte 38-12 in the paint but shot only 14.3 percent (4-for-28) on 3-pointers to 42.9 percent (9-for-21) for the 49ers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHAR
    UMASS
    Points 72 58
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 24-70 (.343)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 4-28 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-30 (.700) 6-12 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 3

    2009-10 Season

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