Men's Basketball

Postgame Notes: UMass defeats GSU

Gary Correia addded 11 points to help defeat GSU.

Gary Correia addded 11 points to help defeat GSU.

Dec. 11, 2009

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UMass is now 5-0 vs. teams from Louisiana, 3-0 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 1-0 vs. New Orleans and 1-0 vs. Grambling State.

Gary Correia drew his first-career start at point guard. It comes in his 75th career game.

Correia scored in double-figures for the second time in his career with 11. His high of 12 came at Rhode Island last season.

Correia tied his career-high in assists with six. He did it in his second-career game vs. Northern Illinois back in 2007.

Freshman Terrell Vinson had a career-high 20 points, his fifth-career game in double-figures.

It's the most points by a UMass freshman since Jeff Salovski had 21 vs. Xavier on Jan. 8, 2005.

Vinson also had a career-high in rebounds with 11.

It's the most rebounds by a UMass freshman since Rashaun Freeman had 18 vs. St. Bonaventure on Feb. 28, 2004.

  • Vinson had the first double-double for a freshman since Freeman had 31 points and 18 rebounds in that game vs. St. Bonaventure in 2004.

    Freshman Javorn Farrell had a career-high 10 rebounds, his first-career game with a double-figure rebounds. His 10 rebounds came in 11 minutes.

    Hashim Bailey had a career-high nine points. His previous high was 6 while he was at Memphis, vs. Tulane.

    Anthony Gurley did not score in double-figures for the first time this season, as he netted 9.

    David Gibbs tied his career-high with six assists and his career-high in steals with three.

    Sean Carter had a career-high with four blocks.

    UMass had its most rebounds (55) since posting 55 vs. La Salle in 2008.

    UMass had two players (Vinson with 11 and Farrell with 10) with 10 or more rebounds since last season's finale when Tony Gaffney and Tyrell Lynch each 10 rebounds).

    Ricky Harris (ankle) missed the first game of his 107 game career.

  • Freddie Riley also missed the game after minor knee surgery earlier this week.



      Event Calendar

      Wednesday, Dec 2
      vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
      Saturday, Dec 5
      vs Ole Miss 4:00 PM gametracker
      Tuesday, Dec 8
      at UCF 7:00 PM gametracker
      Sunday, Dec 13
      at Florida Gulf Coast 1:30 PM
      Wednesday, Dec 16
      vs New Orleans 7:00 PM gametracker listen
      Monday, Dec 21
      vs Providence 7:00 PM gametracker listen
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