Postgame Notes: UMass 72, Rhode Island 71
March 7, 2009
Matt Glass had a career game with a near career-high 13 points. He had 13 in the first half alone including 5-of-5 from the floor and 3-of-3 from 3-point range. The made field goals were a new career-high. The attempts (6) also tied his career high.
Glass reached double-figures for the third time in his career and second time this season. He had 10 in the first 10:30 of the game alone.
Glass also had his first-career slam dunk.
Gary Correia also set his career-high with 12 points. It was his first-career game in double-figures. Correia also set career-highs in field goals made (4), made 3-pointers (4).
Correia equaled his career-high in the first half alone with nine points. It was the second time in four games he reached the mark as he set it against Duquesne (2/25/09).
Ricky Harris reached double-figures for the 27th time in 29 games this season and 67 in his career with 13 points.
Tony Gaffney had his 19th game this season with 10 or more rebounds with 10.
Gaffney had two steals to give him 59 this season, moving him to sixth on the all-time UMass single-season list.
Chris Lowe scored in double-figures for the 19th time this season and eighth game in a row with 16. It was his 49th career game with 10 or more.
Lowe also drew a 5-second call on Rhode Island with less than two minutes left in the game. It was his first of the season.
Luke Bonner drew his 27th charge of the season in just 22 games. He has 27 of UMass' 37.
UMass held the 3-point bombing Rams without a 3-point field goal in the first half (0-of-12) and for the first 25:13 minutes of the game (0-fo-13). That included an 0-of-6 start from Jimmy Baron, who became the A-10's all-time leader in made 3-pointers in the game with his second trifecta of the afternoon.
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