Postgame Notes: Boston College 85, UMass 81 (OT)
Dec. 6, 2008
Tony Gaffney nearly had the seventh triple-double in UMass history with 15 points, 18 rebounds and 9 blocked shots. The last triple-double came from Chris Lowe vs. La Salle (3/5/08) with 14 points, 10 rebounds, 14 assists. Stephane Lasme had an NCAA record-tying four triple-doubles in 2006-07. The first-ever UMass triple-double was achieved by current Boston College coach Al Skinner back on Dec. 28, 1973 against St. Peter's with 28 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists.
Ricky Harris scored a career-high 35 points. His previous high was 30 at Saint Joseph's (1/23/08). This was his second 30-point game.
Ricky Harris reached 20 points for the 22nd time in his career and fourth time this year with 35.
Harris broke double-figures for the sixth time in seven games this year and 44th time in his career.
Anthony Gurley had his fifth game in double-figures this season and 15th time in his career with a UMass-best 17.
Chris Lowe had 10 or more assists for the second time this season and eighth time in his career. He finished with 11.
Gaffney had two first-half dunks, giving him 12 for the season, he is the only UMass player to have a dunk this season.
Matt Glass drew his first charge of the season in the first half.
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