Scores

Final

Ohio 76

(7-4, 0-3 away)

Massachusetts 85

(6-3, 3-1 home)

    7:50 PM ET, December 19, 2012

    William D. Mullins Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    OHIO 40 3676
    MASS 48 3785

    Top Performers

    Ohio: D. Cooper 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 10 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Massachusetts: J. Morgan 35 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    UMass 85, Ohio 76

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Jesse Morgan hit seven 3-pointers en route to a career-high 35 points and Massachusetts won its third straight game, beating Ohio 85-76 Wednesday.

    Morgan, who had a previous career-high of 19, made 12 of 18 from the field, including 7 of 10 from beyond the arc. His scoring total fell just shy of the UMass (6-3) record (41) set by Billy Tindall in 1968.

    Ohio (7-4) hit four 3-pointers over the first 5 minutes to jump out to an 18-6 advantage, but UMass used a 23-1 run to retake the lead, 29-19. Morgan, who sparked the run with a layup and capped it with a 3-pointer, scored 16 points during the spurt.

    D.J. Cooper had 23 to lead Ohio, which rallied to a 55-all tie in the second half but watched UMass use another run, this time 11-0, to pull away. Morgan, again, sparked and capped the run with 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OHIO
    MASS
    Points 76 85
    FG Made-Attempted 29-64 (.453) 26-54 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-30 (.400) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 24-35 (.686)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 11

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