Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls To Globetrotters In Exhibition

Anthony Anderson led the scoring for the Minutemen, racking up 16 points.

Anthony Anderson led the scoring for the Minutemen, racking up 16 points.

Nov. 9, 2003

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts men's basketball team played its first exhibition game this afternoon at the Springfield Civic Center, as they took on the Harlem Globetrotters. Massachusetts kept it close for most of the game, but eventually fell 77-68.

Senior guard Anthony Anderson (Lynn, Mass.) led the way for UMass, scoring 16 points on 5-6 shooting, including four buckets from three-point range. Sophomore forward Rashaun Freeman (Schenectady, N.Y.) poured in 14 points and added five assists in his Minuteman debut. Freshman guard Art Bowers (Wilmington, Del.) was also in double-digits, scoring 12 points, going 5-11 from the field. Junior center Gabe Lee (Camilla, Ga.) chipped in eight points, while his seven rebounds tied a game-high.

Darrick Martin was the leading scorer for the Globetrotters, tallying 19 points on 7-14 shooting, and led the team in assists as well, dishing out five helpers. Cedric Ceballos was the other doube-digit scorer for Harlem, posting an 11-point effort.

UMass will play its second exhibition game on Thursday, Nov. 13, as they take on the Playaz at the Mullins Center. Tip-off is slated for 7:00 p.m.




    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Feb 28
    vs Fordham 4:00 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Mar 4
    vs Richmond 7:30 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Mar 7
    at George Washington 3:30 PM gametracker
    Wednesday, Mar 11
    vs A-10 First Round TBA
    Thursday, Mar 12
    vs A-10 Second Round TBA
    Friday, Mar 13
    vs A-10 Quarterfinals TBA
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