Postgame Notes: Rhode Island 71, UMass 59
Feb. 18, 2009
Chris Lowe tied for the career assists lead in UMass history with five in the game, giving him 633 in his career. He tied Carl Smith (633), who accomplished the feat from 1984-87.
Lowe also scored in double-figures for the 14th time this season and third game in a row with 15. Lowe moved to 33rd in career scoring with 1,057 passing Alex Eldridge (1,053) and Dana Dingle (1,043).
Tony Gaffney had his two dunks in the game to give him 45 on the season. The entire UMass team has 49 dunks.
Gaffney had six blocks to give him 100 on the season and four steals to move his season total to 50. Gaffney has become the first player in the NCAA with 100 blocks and 50 steals in a season since Duke's Shelden Williams in 2005-06.
Gaffney scored in double-figures for the 13th time this season and third game in a row with 11. He has 17 career games with 10 or more points.
Gaffney also hit his eighth 3-pointer of the season.
Ricky Harris had his 22nd game in double-figures this season with 15. He now has 62 games with 10 or more points in his career.
Ricky Harris had his first dunk of the season. He is the fifth Minutemen with a slam. In addition to Gaffney's 45th, Harris joins Tyrell Lynch, Anthony Gurley and David Gibbs with one each. Overall, UMass has 49 dunks.
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