Scores

Final

Massachusetts 75

(19-10, 9-7 A 10)

Rhode Island 66

(8-21, 3-13 A 10)

2:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

Thomas M. Ryan Center, Kingston, Rhode Island

1 2 T
MASS 37 3875
URI 33 3366

Top Performers

Massachusetts: C. Williams 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 10 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Rhode Island: A. Malone 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

UMass 75, Rhode Island 66

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Chaz Williams had 20 points and 10 assists, and Freddie Riley scored 18 as Massachusetts pulled away to beat rival Rhode Island 75-66 Saturday in each team's final regular-season game.

Terrell Vinson chipped in 10 points for Massachusetts (19-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10 Conference).

Trailing 62-55 with 5:52 remaining, Nikola Malesevic hit a 3-pointer and Xavier Munford made two free throws to cut the Rams' deficit to 62-60 with 5:06 to go.

The Minutemen answered with a 13-6 run to close the game. Cady Lalanne's dunk and Vinson's 3-pointer started the stretch.

Lalanne scored eight points and grabbed a game-high 15 boards, helping Massachusetts outrebound Rhode Island 40-26.

Williams had 15 points and six assists in the second half, and the Minutemen made 11 of 20 3-pointers for the game.

Munford scored 21 points for the Rams (8-21, 3-13), who have now lost five straight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MASS
URI
Points 75 66
FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 23-52 (.442)
3P Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 9-21 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 16-24 (.667) 11-19 (.579)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 5

2012-13 Season

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