Postgame Notes: Duquesne 91, UMass 81
March 11, 2009
UMass finishes Derek Kellogg's first season with a 12-18 record.
The Minutemen have lost eight A-10 Tournament games in a row and in their first game of the event for the seventh year in a row.
In his final college game, Tony Gaffney had his 12th double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds. It was his 16th game with 10 or more points of the season and 20th in his career. It was his 20th game this year with 10 or more rebounds this year.
Gaffney finished averaging a double-double with 11.5 PPG and 10.2 rebounds. He closed out with 115 blocked shots, the third-most in a season in UMass history and 61 steals, the fifth-most in a season. For a career, Gaffney's 174 blocks is seventh-most in a career (in just two seasons).
In his final college game, Chris Lowe tied his career-high with 23 points, done twice before in 2007 and 2008. It was his third game this year and sixth in his career with 20 or more points. He scored 10 or more for the 20th time this year and 50th time in his 124 career games.
Lowe's 23 points, gives him 1,152 in his career, to stand 27th at UMass. He passed Will Herndon and Lari Ketner in his final game, both has 1,148.
Lowe had three assists in his final game to finish with a UMass record 678 assists, fifth-most ever in the A-10.
Anthony Gurley scored a season/UMass high with 22 points. He made a career-high 10 field goals and attempted a career-high 18 field goals.
Ricky Harris scored in double-figures for the 28th time in 30 games this season with 17. Harris led UMass with an 18.2 scoring average.
Harris enters his senior season with 1,347 points, 15th-most all-time at UMass.
Luke Bonner drew his 28th charge of the season in his final game as a collegian.
Tyrell Lynch grabbed a career-high 10, his first-career game with a double-figure board game.
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