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Final

Boston U 54

(5-9, 0-6 away)

Massachusetts 71

(8-4, 5-3 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 31, 2010

    William D. Mullins Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    BU 25 2954
    MASS 25 4671

    Top Performers

    Boston University: J. Holland 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Massachusetts: A. Gurley 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

    BU loses to UMass for 11th consecutive time

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Anthony Gurley scored 21 points Friday, helping Massachusetts break a four-game losing streak in a 71-54 victory over Boston University.

    Gurley, a senior guard, surpassed the 1,000-point milestone for his career with the Minutemen. He also played briefly at Wake Forest, where he scored 199 points. He has a total of 1,217.

    John Holland added 17 points, and Darryl Partin and D.J. Irving each contributed 12 points for the Minutemen (8-4), who beat Boston University for the 11th consecutive time.

    The Terriers (5-9) missed their first 10 shots while Massachusetts took a 15-2 lead. But they passed the Minutemen, at 23-21 and 25-23, before settling on a 25-25 tie at halftime.

    Massachusetts broke the game open with a 13-0 run that turned a 49-47 lead into a 62-47 advantage with 5:27 left. The Terriers went 5:38 without a point, eventually falling behind by 19 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BU
    MASS
    Points 54 71
    FG Made-Attempted 18-57 (.316) 22-61 (.361)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 7-25 (.280)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-22 (.591) 20-25 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 19

    2010-11 Season

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