Scores

Final

Rhode Island 83

(7-24, 4-12 A 10)

Massachusetts 89

(20-10, 9-7 A 10)

    4:00 PM ET, March 3, 2012

    William D. Mullins Memorial Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    URI 43 4083
    UMASS 44 4589

    Top Performers

    Rhode Island: O. Outerbridge 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Massachusetts: J. Morgan 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    UMass 89, Rhode Island 83

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Jesse Morgan and Chaz Williams scored 16 points in the second half to lead Massachusetts' second-half rally in an 89-83 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

    The Minutemen (20-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) led 44-43 at halftime and fell behind 72-71 with 6:48 remaining. They then scored 12 straight, seven by Williams including a 3-pointer to put the Minutemen ahead 83-72 with 4:01 to play.

    Morgan made all six of his field goals and Sean Carter scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half. Morgan finished with 25 points and Carter had 22 points and 10 rebounds.

    Rhode Island (7-24, 4-12) outshot the Minutemen 43.7 percent (31 of 71) to 42.6 percent (15 of 34) but turned it over 15 times, leading to 23 points.

    Orion Outerbridge scored 24 points and Jonathan Holton had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Rams.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    URI
    UMASS
    Points 83 89
    FG Made-Attempted 31-71 (.437) 29-68 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 14-30 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 13

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Feb 1, 2012 @URI 81, UMASS 78Recap
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