UMass 91, Fordham 68 Notes
Feb. 11, 2009
UMass had a season-high for points in the half with 57 in the first half. The previous high was 48 in the first half against Hofstra.
UMass scored 50 points in a half for the first time this season and first since netting 51 in the second half against Florida in the NIT Semifinals last April. It was the most points since UMass had 61 in the second half against La Salle last season.
A season-best nine UMass players score in double-figures in the first half alone. It was only the second time this season the Minutemen had at least eight first-half scorers, the other was at Xavier in the near upset.
Ricky Harris reached double-figures for the 20th time in 22 games this season with 19. He reached the mark in the first half alone with 14.
Harris moved to 20th on the all-time UMass scoring list with his 19. He now has 1,219 to move past Jim Town (1,211) and Anthony Anderson (1,211).
Chris Lowe also reached double-figures in the first half alone with 10. His 12th game this season and 42nd career game with 10 or more points.
Lowe moved to 38th on the all-time UMass scoring list. He now has 1,029 to move past Tim Edwards (1,022).
Tony Gaffney had his eighth double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds. He nearly had a double-double in the first half alone with 12 points and nine rebounds.
Gaffney had his first-career game with multiple 3-pointers with two.
Luke Bonner had his career-high for made 3-pointers with four.
Bonner had his fourth game this season in double-figures with 12 and his seventh career 10-plus game.
Matt Glass had a career-high in rebounds with nine. He previously had seven at Richmond (3/1/08).
Tyrell Lynch had his first college dunk on a fastbreak in the second half. He was just the fourth UMass player to slam it home this year.
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