Men's Basketball

Postgame Notes: UMass 94, Arkansas-Fort Smith 68

Nov. 21, 2009

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- UMass picked up its first win of the season with a 94-68 victory over Arkansas-Fort Smith.

UMass is now 5-0 all-time against teams from the Natural State: 2-0 vs. Arkansas, 1-0 vs. Arkansas Little Rock, 1-0 vs. Arkansas Monticello and 1-0 vs. Arkansas Fort Smith.

Ricky Harris moved to 11th in career scoring with 18 points. He now has 1,406 as he moved past Edwin Green (1,393).

Harris also moved to fourth in career 3-point goals attempts with eight. He now has 597 to surpass Rafer Giles (592).

Harris scored in double-figures for the 67th time in 101 career games. He has scored 10 or more in 64 of his last 69 games.

UMass had five players score in double-figures for the first time in two seasons and in the Derek Kellogg era. The last time came vs. La Salle (3/5/08).

Anthony Gurley scored in double-figures for the third time in as many games this season and 29th time in his career with 21.

It was Gurley's fourth career-game with 20-plus points and third at UMass.

Gurley also posted a career-high in assists with five.

David Gibbs had a career-high six assists. His previous best was three, set several times last season.

Freddie Riley scored in double-figures for the second time this season with 17. He had 12 in the opener at UCF.

Sean Carter played most of the game in jersey No. 42 after his normal No. 23 had blood on it. He also scored in double-figures for the first time in his UMass career with 13. It was his third-career game with more than 10, two coming at Oregon State.

Terrell Vinson scored in double-figures for the second game in a row with 14, also his second-career game with 10 or more.



Lex Mongo made his seventh-career appearance in a game, playing the final two minutes.


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