UMass v. Davidson Postgame Notes
Dec. 22, 2011
UMass improves to 10-3 on the season and has now won four consecutive games. UMass also stays unbeaten at home with a 6-0 record (5-0 Mullins, 1-0 Cage).
Jesse Morgan finished the game with 14 points - his fifth game with double-figures and first since scoring 10 points at Miami (12/3/11).
Maxie Esho finished the game with a career-high 12 points on four-of-four shooting from the floor and three-of-three from the free throw line. He also added four rebounds. Esho's four-point play (made three-pointer followed by a made foul shot) in the second half was the first for UMass since Anthony Gurley on Jan. 24, 2009 against La Salle.
Raphiael Putney finished the game with 10 points - his sixth game with double figures eight of which came within the first five minutes of the game.
Terrell Vinson finished the game with eight rebounds his eighth game with five-or-more rebounds in a game this season.
Sean Carter tied his career-high for blocked shots with 4 and had a season-high 10 rebounds. Carter previously had four blocks against Charlotte (1/30/10) and Grambling State (12/11/09).
Davidson held a 39-33 advantage over UMass on the boards marking just the fifth time this season that UMass was out-rebounded in a game (4-1).
UMass finished the game with 11 steals - the 8th time this season with 10-or-more steals in a game.
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