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Minutemen Drop A-10 Game To Rhode Island

Anthony Anderson looks to pass the ball while being guarded during the first half.

Anthony Anderson looks to pass the ball while being guarded during the first half.

Box Score

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Dawan Robinson scored 16 points and Rhode Island scored the last six points of the game on Wednesday night for a 60-53 win over Massachusetts.

Massachusetts (6-9, 0-3 in the Atlantic 10) led 49-48 on a breakaway basket by Anthony Anderson with 5:52 to play.

But Brian Woodward hit his second 3-pointer to put Rhode Island (10-4, 2-1) on top for good. Woodward finished with 14 points.

Jackie Rogers led the Minutemen with 15 points, while Jeff Viggiano and Raheim Lamb had 10 apiece.

The first half was a game of spurts, with UMass getting nine straight points to build an early 15-4 lead.

After trailing 20-6, Rhode Island countered with a 14-0 run to tie the game at 20-20. Robinson scored eight in the run.

Mike Lasme followed with a 3-pointer for UMass and the Minutemen led for the rest of the half and took a 30-27 halftime lead.

 

 

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