UMass suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, a 60-55 defeat to Florida State in the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic. The Minutemen had season lows for points (55), field goal percentage (.333), 3-pointers made (1), 3-point field goal percentage (.067) and assists (8). Florida State wasn't much better statistically as it also produced season lows in points (60), field goal percentage (.369), 3-pointers made (1), 3-point field goal percentage (.143), free throws made (11) and free throw percentage (.611).
In a quick check of the various RPI numbers this morning, shows UMass is still No. 2 in ESPN and CBS, 18 in Sagarin and 22 in KenPom. The RPIForecast (live-rpi.com) site also has the Minutemen No. 2 as well.
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