March 7, 2013
Box Score |
AMHERST, Mass. -
The attendance of 9,341 is the largest non-sellout in Mullins Center history. There have been 59 sellouts (9,493) in the 20-year history of the facility. The 3KforDK initiative was reached, as the total student attendance was 3,526.
UMass forced Butler into four turnovers as a result of its press, giving the Minutemen 60 on the season.
UMass shot 18-for-21 from the free throw line. The 85.7 percentage is tied for the second-highest of the season.
The Minutemen shot just 4-for-14 from outside (22.2 pct.). The four makes were one shy of the season low of three (Elon & Richmond).
UMass trailed by eight at the half, its third-largest deficit this season. The Minutemen are now 2-7 when trailing at the half.
Senior Terrell Vinson finished with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting. He now has 17 double-figure scoring game this season and 56 in his career.
Junior Chaz Williams had eight points, four rebounds, eight assists and a season-high-tying four steals.
Junior Sampson Carter totaled 12 points, his first in double figures since a season-high 16 against Saint Joseph's on Feb. 9. He now has five double-figure games this year and 18 in his career.
UMass' 20 rebounds against the Bulldogs was their lowest amount of the season and the Minutemen's -17 rebounding margin also was a season low.