March 2, 2011
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UMass played its first overtime game of the season and first since winning at Duquesne (2/11/10), 84-80. Last year, UMass was 1-1 in OT.
This was UMass' first overtime game at the Mullins Center since an 85-81 loss to Boston College (12/6/08). UMass is now (7-5) all-time at the Mullins in overtime. The last win came vs. Alabama (3/13/07) in the 2007 NIT First Round.
On his senior night, Anthony Gurley moved to 16th on the career scoring list at UMass with his 25 points. Gurley now has 1,291 to move past Billy Tindall (1,277). Next on the list at No. 15 is Clarence Hill (1,369).
Gurley led UMass in scoring for the 22nd time in 28 games with 25.
Gurley scored in double-figures for the 25th time in 28 game with 25. It was also his 74th career game in double-figures.
Gurley scored 20 or more points for the 13th time this season and 23rd time in his career.
Javorn Farrell scored in double-figures for the ninth time this season with 13. It was his first time with 10 or more since Jan. 26, eight games ago.
Matt Hill drew his first-career start in his 57th career game. Hill was honored on senior night as a fourth-year player who is graduating this year. He does have the eligibility to return for the 2011-12 season.
Hashim Bailey started for the eighth time this season and ninth time in his career. He started seven of the first nine games this season.
Matt Hill hit his second 3-pointer of the season for his first points of the game. Hill.
Terrell Vinson didn't start for the first time in his career sending his streak of 59 straight starts.
Sean Carter had two dunks to give him a team-best 22 on the season
Sampson Carter had his second slam dunk of the season. The first was the final basket of the win over Saint Joseph's (2/23).
Sampson Carter had his team-best seventh drawn charge, coming in OT.
Terrell Vinson drew his third charge of the season, first since the TCU game (11/22/10).
Raphiael Putney had hit a 3-pointer for the sixth time in seven games.