Postgame Notes: UMass 80, Richmond 71
Feb. 4, 2009
Chris Lowe scored his 1,000th career point on a driving, spinning lay-up at 14:29. He became the 41st player in UMass history to break the barrier. He joins Ricky Harris for a 1,000-point backcourt. Lowe now has 1,012 points in his career after scoring 13 in the game. He is now 40th in career scoring, passing Stephane Lasme (1,011) on the all-time list. It was Lowe's 11th game this season with double-figures.
Lowe also had 10 assists for the seventh time this season and 13th time in his career, all in his last 33 games.
Ricky Harris (21) and Tony Gaffney (12) nearly combined to outscore 39-33 Richmond in the second half by themselves. Harris (3) and Gaffney combined (0) three first half points and went for 33 in the second half.
Ricky Harris has scored in double-figures in 18 of 20 games this season with 24. Harris moved to 24th in career scoring as he now has 1,182. He passed Rafer Giles (1,163).
Harris had his ninth game of the season with 20 or more points and 27th of his career with 24.
Harris moved to fifth in made 3-pointers with five in the game, giving him 182. He passed Lorenzo Sutton (178).
Harris had four steals, one off his career-high of five.
Tony Gaffney had his 10th game this season and 14th in his career with 10 or more points as he had 12.
Luke Bonner drew three charges, giving him 19 draws in just 13 games.
Matt Glass had just his third-ever 2-point field goal on a tip-in at 9:05 of the first half. Of his first 33 career field goals, 31 were 3-pointers.
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