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.
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.