UMass Postgame Notes v. Elon
Dec. 15, 2012
UMass is now 44-24 all-time at the Mass Mutual Center (formerly the Springfield Civic Center) and 19-4 since 1990, including winning its last five.
All five of the Minutemen victories this season have come by six points or less.
This marks the first game of the season to go into overtime. The Minutemen were 1-2 in overtime games last season and are now 57-60 all-time in overtime contests.
This is the first time all season UMass has led with four minutes left in regulation.
The Minutemen went into halftime tied for the first time this season.
UMass set season highs in both free throws made (31) and attempted (47).
The Minutemen pulled down 48 rebounds setting a season high.
Sampson Carter finished the game with 13 points and a career high 11 rebounds marking the first double-double of his career.
With 20 points, Chaz Williams has now scored in double figures in 26-consecutive games. It is his second 20-point game of the season and 18th of his career.
Terrell Vinson set a career high with 22 points. It is his first 20-point game of the season and fifth of his career. He also converted on 13-of-14 from the charity stripe. His 13 made free throws tie him for 12th on the school's single-game list.
Jack Isenbarger led Elon with 22 points, 16 of which came in the first half.