Minutemen Crush Marshall 81-58
Dec 28, 2002
The Minutemen (4-6) led 47-28 at halftime and pulled ahead by 25 in the second half, the first time on a pair of free throws by Michael Lasme with 4:50 to play that made it 70-45. Lasme and Jeff Viggiano both finished with 13.
Marshall (5-3) was led by David Anderson with 10 points.
Rogers, who was 7-of-10 from the field, scored six points as the Minutemen opened the game with an 18-3 run. They extended the lead as high as 30-11, before Marshall, led by Marvin Black and Ardo Armpalu, pulled within 34-23 with just over four minutes to play in the half.
But Gabe Lee had five points as Massachusetts went on a 13-0 run over the next three minutes to make it 47-23.
Massachusetts shot 57 percent from the field while limiting the Thundering
Herd to 37 percent.