Men's Basketball

UMass Post Game Notes vs. Providence

Dec. 28, 2013

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  • In Massachusetts' first overtime game of the season the Minutemen beat Providence 69-67. The last time UMass found itself in overtime was against Elon on December 12, 2012, a game UMass won 78-73.

  • Tonight's attendance of 9,493 fans marked the 60th sellout in the history of the Mullins Center and the first since December 2, 2006.

  • This is the team's second home sell-out of the season. On December 7, Massachusetts defeated BYU 105-96 in front of a sold out MassMutual Center with the crowd totaling 7,331. This is the first time UMass has had multiple sell-outs in a season since 1998-99 season.

  • Three Umass players recorded double-doubles in the game, marking the first time that has happened since Feb. 22, 1999 against Xavier.

  • Trey Davis finished with 12 points, his third game scoring in double-figures this season and sixth of his career.

  • Chaz Williams totaled 10 assists on the night, pulling him within one game of tying Carl Smith's UMass record of 15 games with double-digit assists. The point guard also grabbed his fourth double-double of the season and the 15th of his career with 10 points.

  • Cady Lalanne has now scored double-digits for the 10th time in 12 contests this season. The center finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds for his seventh double-double of the season, tied for the most in the Atlantic 10.

  • Sampson Carter grabbed his second career double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

  • This game was the second win for an A-10 team over a Big East opponent. A-10 teams were previously 1-8 against Big East teams this season.

  • UMass is 14-1 in regular season non-conference games at the Mullins Center over the past three years.



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