Men's Basketball

St. Joe's 73, UMass 54

Jan. 22, 2005

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Saint Joseph's 73, UMass 54 * Mullins Center * Jan. 22, 2005

• Senior Anthony Anderson played his 100th career game at UMass against Saint Joseph's. He hit a three-point field goal in a game for the 91st time in those 100 games and also had multiple assists for the 86th time in his career with a season-high seven. He also led UMass in rebounding with six.

• Anderson is now 23rd in career scoring with 1,160. He passed Rodger Twitchell (1,151), Will Herndon (1,148), Lari Ketner (1,148).

• Anderson scored in double-figures for the ninth time in 13 games this season and for the 59th time in his 100 career games.

• Anderson moved to seventh in career assists with 354, passing Charlton Clarke (350). He moved to a tie for seventh in career steals with 139, tying Carl Smith (139) on the list. Anderson added to his career totals in three-pointers (265), which is second all-time to Monty Mack, who made 331. Anderson is also now along in second in all-time three-pointers attempted with 672, breaking the tie with Carmelo Travieso (666). He is also eighth in career assists with 347.

• Philadelphia native Maurice Maxwell hit for double-figures for the fourth time in five games with 14. He is averaging 11.5 over the last five games along with 5.0 assists and 5.0 rebounds.

• UMass junior Jeff Viggiano made his return to action for the first time in nearly a month as he entered with 11:09 left in the second half. Viggiano had missed seven games in a row since suffered a severely sprained right ankle against Rider on Dec. 23. He played five minutes and missed his only shot.

• UMass has lost eight games in a row to Saint Joseph's dating to a 75-70 win on March 9, 2001 at the Spectrum.



Other Notes: UMass won the tap ... Maurice Maxwell had a steal and lay-up for the first points of the game 54 seconds into the action ... Maxwell had UMass' first five points of the game ... Saint Joseph's coach Phil Martelli was assessed a technical foul with 5:02 left in the first half ... UMass came as close as one point at 23-22 when Anderson made the second of the two technical free throws at 5:02 ... Saint Joseph's went on a 13-to-3 run to end the first half to lead 36-25 at intermission.
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