Men's Basketball

 
Postgame Notes: Saint Joseph's 81, UMass 77




Jan. 23, 2008

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UMass scored 61 points in the second half, the most by UMass since the Minutemen netted 65 against Harvard in the second half on Dec. 27, 1991.

Saint Joseph's 39 made free throws were the most ever made by a UMass opponent breaking the record of 37 by Maine in Orono on Feb. 4, 1961.

Saint Joseph's 54 free throws attempted were the most by a UMass opponent all-time. The former record was 51 by George Washington on Feb. 15, 1990.

Ricky Harris scored a career-high 30 points to become UMass' first player with 30 points since Gary Forbes had 31 at Temple last season on Feb. 11, 2007.

Harris had 16 points in the game's final 2:33 as UMass had 24 points in the final 2:33.

Harris also continued to score in double-figures in every game this season with 30. It was Harris' 11th game this season with 20 or more points and fifth game with more than 25 points.

Gary Forbes reached double-figures for the 18th time this season in as many games and 22nd game in a row dating to last season with 24.

Dante Milligan reached double-figures for the third game in a row with 14. He now has seven games this season with 10 or more points.

Milligan had his first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. It was his third career game with 10 or more rebounds.

UMass had its fewest first half points (16) since trailing 34-9 at Temple on Feb. 1, 2006. UMass lost that game 76-47.

UMass scored at its latest point into a game this season, 15:50 into the action on a Chris Lowe lay-up. The previously latest time of UMass' first score came against Toledo on Dec. 15 on a Chris Lowe free throw 16:52 into the action.

It was the latest point in a game it took UMass to reach 10 points since the loss at Northern Iowa, when UMass trailed 27-10 with 5:50 left in the first half.

 

 

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