Notes: UMass Basketball 78, St. Bonaventure 69
Jan. 26, 2011
UMass is now 12-7 and has equaled its win total from each of the last two seasons. Last year UMass went 12-20, preceded by a 12-18 season in 2008-09.
UMass has won back-to-back road conference games for the first time under coach Derek Kellogg. The last time the Minutemen won consecutive road A-10 games was in 2007-08.
UMass beat St. Bonaventure for the first time under head coach Derek Kellogg, after dropping two games in a row, one each of the last two seasons.
UMass has won seven of the last nine meetings between the teams, breaking a two-game skid.
Anthony Gurley scored in double-figures for the 19th time in as many games this season with 28. He hit the mark with 10 in the first half alone.
Gurley scored more than 20 points for the 10th time this season and 20th in his career with 28.
Gurley now has 67 career games with 10 or more points.
Gurley has led UMass in scoring in 17 of 19 games this season.
Gurley scored 28 points to move to 26th on the all-time scoring list. Gurley now has 1,158 in his career and 1,357 in his career with 199 coming at Wake Forest. Gurley passed Will Hernon (1,148), Lari Ketner (1,148), Rodger Twitchell (1,151), former teammate Chris Lowe (1,152). Next on the list at No. 25 is Rafer Giles (1,163).
Javorn Farrell scored in double-figures for the third game in a row and eighth time this season with 16. It was his 10th career game with 10 or more.
All nine UMass players to see action in the first half scored. Within the game's first 10:14 minutes, eight different Minutemen had scored.
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