Scores

Final OT

Elon 73

(6-4, 1-1 Southern)

Massachusetts 78

(5-3, 2-1 home)

    12:00 PM ET, December 15, 2012

    MassMutual Center, Springfield, Massachusetts

    1 2 OT T
    ELON 33 33 773
    MASS 33 33 1278

    Top Performers

    Elon: J. Isenbarger 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Massachusetts: C. Williams 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 9 Ast, 1 Stl

    UMass 78, Elon 73

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Terrell Vinson scored a career-high 22 points and Chaz Williams added 20 with nine assists as Massachusetts pulled away in the final 1:39 of overtime to defeat Elon 78-73 Saturday.

    Jesse Morgan's layup -- his first points of the game after he'd missed his first eight shots -- broke a 70-70 tie and started an 8-1 run for the Minutemen (5-3).

    Massachusetts led 62-55 with 3:07 remaining in the second half after a 3-pointer by Vinson, but the Phoenix (6-4) closed the gap and produced the game's 10th tie on Tanner Samson's 3-pointer with 8 seconds left, which sent it to overtime tied 66-66.

    Sampson Carter had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Massachusetts, and Vinson made 13 consecutive free throws before missing his final try with 5 seconds left in overtime.

    Jack Isenbarger paced Elon with 22 points in the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ELON
    MASS
    Points 73 78
    FG Made-Attempted 23-77 (.299) 22-55 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-35 (.229) 3-19 (.158)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-29 (.655) 31-47 (.660)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 9

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