In the final game of the decade of the 2000s, UMass finished with a record of 160-150. It is the third-most wins in a decade in school history. The record was set in the 1990s with a mark of 239-97. The second-most wins came in the 1970s with a mark of 170-98. In the 2000s, UMass made three trips to the NIT (2000, 2007 and 2008), winning the 2007 Atlantic 10 Regular-Season Championship.
Record Book Notes
Ricky Harris moved to eighth in career scoring at UMass with 21 in the game. He now has 1,552. He passed Harper Williams (1,534). Next on the list is No. 7 Donald Russell (1,558).
Harris moved to eighth in career made free throws with three in the game. He now has 323, to move by Julius Erving (322). Harris came into the game tied with Monty Mack (320).
Harris continues to stand fourth in career made 3-pointers (235) and 3-pointers attempted (654). Next on the list in both is Carmelo Travieso, who had 245 makes on 666 attempts from 1993-97.
Individual Player Notes
Ricky Harris scored in double-figures for the 12th time this season in as many games with 21. Harris now has 23 games in a row in double-figures and 76 in his 110 career games. Dating to his sophomore year, Harris has 73 of his last 78 games with 10 or more points.
Harris came off the bench for the first time since March 5, 2008, when he did not start during his sophomore season. He had started 48 games in a row for games he played in.
Anthony Gurley scored in double-figures for the 12th time his 13 games this season with 17. It was also his 38th career game in double-figures in 74 career games.
Sean Carter had double-figure rebounds for the second time this season with 10 and 12th time in his career.
Freshman Javorn Farrell drew his first-career start for the Minutemen. UMass has now had three different freshmen start games this season (Terrell Vinson-13 and Sampson Carter-5).
Gary Correia drew his second-career start and second this season. He had played his first 74 game off the bench.
Sampson Carter drew a charge in the second half, his first of the season.
UMass is now 6-0 when shooting higher than 40 percent in a game this season and 0-7 in games when the Minutemen shoot below 40 percent.
UMass is also 6-0 when shooting a higher percentage than its opponents in games and 0-7 when shooting a worse percentage.
UMass/Davidson take a 4-3 lead in the all-time series. Davidson leads in its home games, 3-1.
Also Of Note
Sophomore Sean Carter, a native of Fayetteville, N.C., played before 20 friends and family.
Derek Kellogg's brother Bobby Kellogg and his family were also at the game, as they live in Wilmington, N.C. Bobby played hockey at Northeastern and professionally following graduation after growing up in Springfield.
The Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs had scouts in attendance at the game.