Dec. 22, 2010
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UMass hosted a non-conference ranked team for the first time since upsetting No. 7 UConn on Dec. 9, 2004. That was UMass' last home win against a ranked team as well.
UMass last hosted a ranked team on Jan. 27, 2008, when No. 23 Xavier came to the Mullins Center and beat the Minutemen, 77-65.
Anthony Gurley reached double-figures for the 11th time in as many games this season with 17. It was his 60th game with 10 or more in 104 contests.
Gurley led UMass in scoring for the 10th time in 11 games.
Raphiael Putney played a career-high 17 minutes and scored a career-high 8 points and grabbed a career-high 5 rebounds in his 10th college game.
Daryl Traynham drew his sixth charge of the season along with a five-second call on UCF.
Hashim Bailey drew a charge for the first time this season.
Daryl Traynham drew his first-career start, at point guard for the Minutemen.
Gary Correia did not play in a game for the second time in his career.
The crowd of 4,432 was a home season high at the Mullins Center.