Men's Basketball

Postgame Notes: UMass 61, Kansas 60

Dec. 13, 2008

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UMass is now 5-1 all-time against defending national champions with wins over the last two Florida (2007) and Kansas (2008).

UMass beat a non-conference ranked team for the first time since topping UConn, 61-59, on Dec. 9, 2004.

UMass won a non-conference game against a ranked team, away from Massachusetts for the first time since it beat Georgetown in the 1996 NCAA Elite Eight on March 23, 1996. Since then, UMass had lost 17 games outside the state of Massachusetts against ranked teams.

Ricky Harris reached double-figures for the seventh time in nine games this season with 18. He had 14 at halftime.

Chris Lowe was in double-figures for the fifth game this season and 35th of his career with 12.

Tyrell Lynch scored in double-figures for the first time in his history with 10.

Matt Glass hit on a 4-point play with a 3-pointer and free throw. The last 4-point play came by Gary Forbes on Nov. 28, 2007 at Syracuse.

Matt Glass drew his second offensive foul of the season.




    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Nov 14
    vs Howard 12:00 PM gametracker
    Tuesday, Nov 17
    at Harvard 7:00 PM
    Thursday, Nov 19
    vs Central Arkansas 7:00 PM gametracker
    Monday, Nov 23
    vs Clemson TBA
    Wednesday, Nov 25
    vs Creighton or Rutgers TBA
    Wednesday, Dec 2
    vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
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