Men's Basketball

 
UMass-URI Postgame Notes




Feb. 6, 2010

Recap |  Box Score

- Overall Notes

  • UMass' 85 points were its most in a loss this season.

    Record Book Notes

  • Ricky Harris moved to fourth in career scoring at UMass with a season-high 32 in the game and now has 1,728+TODAY. He passed by Lorenzo Sutton (1,731) and Rashaun Freeman (1,744). No. 3 on the list is Lou Roe (1,905). He passed Sutton with a 3-pointer with 14:54 left in the first half. He passed Freeman on a free throw with 2.7 seconds left in the first half.

  • Harris continues to stand fourth in career field goal attempts at UMass with 1,375, after he took 17 shots in the game. Next on the list at No. 3 is Lorenzo Sutton (1,518).

  • Harris also stayed at eighth seventh in career made field goals list with 10. He now has 578 in his career. Next on the list is Edwin Green (580)/Lou Roe (661).

  • Harris continues to be third in career made 3-pointers (251) with three in the game. Next on the list at No. 2 Anthony Anderson (275).

  • Harris had one steal to move into a tie for ninth place in career steals with Will Herndon with 137 in his career. Next on list is No. 8 is Carl Smith (139).

    Individual Player Notes

  • Ricky Harris scored in double-figures for the 22nd time this season in as many games with a season-high 32. Harris now has 33 games in a row in double-figures and 86 in his 120 career games. Dating to his sophomore year, Harris has 83 of his last 88 games with 10 or more points.

  • Harris scored 20 or more points for the ninth time this season and 37th in his career. It was his fifth time in six games with 20-plus.

  • Harris had a season-high 32 points, surpassing his mark of 26 vs. Cornell in the second game of the year. He was Harris' third game this year with 25-plus points and 11th of his career.
     

     

  • Harris scored more than 30 points for the third time in his career.

  • Harris is the A-10's second-leading active career scorer (1,760) behind only La Salle's Rodney Green (1,766).

  • Terrell Vinson had his 11th game this season in double-figures with 10 points.

  • Riley, in his second start in a row, had a career-high five rebounds.

  • Sean Carter had his third game this year and fifth-career game in double-figures with 11. It was his first with more than 10 since a career-high on Dec. 23, 2009 at Boston College.

  • Carter also had two dunks to give him a team-best 16 on the season.

  • Riley had his third dunk of the season.

  • Riley drew his second start of the season, and second game in a row.

    Series Notes

  • The UMass-Rhode Island series in the most-played in program history. This game was the 133rd meeting all-time with UMass holding a 76-57 advantage in the New England series.

  • UMass' 76 wins against URI are the most against any team in history.

  • UMass has won 32 of the last 45 games in the series.

  • The teams rematch at the Mullins Center in the regular-season finale on March 6, 2010.

  • In games played at the Ryan Center, the series is now tied at 4-4. The building opened with the 2002-03 season.

  • Derek Kellogg is now 1-2 as a coach against Rhode Island after being 9-1 as a player vs. URI with the Minutemen in the 1990s.

    Also Of Note

  • Gary Correia played in front of many friends and family as he is a native of nearby Providence.

  • Rhode Island Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn is a UMass alum and former football star. He worked more than a decade in the UMass Athletic Department in a variety of roles.
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