Men's Basketball

 
Postgame Note: UMass Falls 72-51




Feb. 27, 2011

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  • UMass did not have a player in double-figures for the first time since Jan. 5, 2005, as Raphiael Putney led UMass with nine points. The last time, came in a 61-49 loss to Temple as Rashaun Freeman, Art Bowers and Maurice Maxwell all scored eight.

  • La Salle has won five of the last six games in the series with UMass, but the Minutemen lead all-time 14-12.

  • Anthony Gurley continues to stand 17th in career scoring with 1,266 after a season-low four points.

  • Raphiael Putney led UMass in scoring for the first time in his career.

  • UMass had its second-lowest scoring game of the season with 51. They had just 50 at Xavier (1/12/11).

  • UMass attempted a season-high 3-pointers with 27. The previous high was 26 vs. Rhode Island (1/30).

  • La Salle had the most rebounds by a UMass opponent this season with 57. The previous high was 54 by Quinnipiac (12/1). That was also the last time a foe had 50-plus rebounds.

  • The Explorers +24 rebounding margin was the first of 20 or more since St. Bonaventure (2/14/09).

  • The last time an opponent had three players with 10 or more rebounds was Saint Joseph's (1/23/08). With La Salle, Jerrell Williams had 13 while Steve Weingarten and Earl Pettis each had 10 boards. That SJU trio was Rob Ferguson (12), Ahmad Nivins (12) and Pat Calathes (10).

  • The last time an opponent had two players with double-doubles was Florida (4/1/08) in the NIT Semifinals with Mareesee Speights (16 pts, 10 reb) and Dan Werner (11 pts, 10 reb.). With La Salle, Jerrell Williams had 14 points and 13 rebounds and Pettis had 11 points and 10 rebounds.
     

     

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