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t was once one of college basketball's most intense, entertaining and bitter rivalries, pitting the Atlantic 10's premier teams against each other twice a year in matchups that consistently carried significant postseason implications. Yet after nearly a half-decade worth of mediocrity on both ends, it has faded to little more than just another game on the conference schedule.
That will all change tomorrow, however, as the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia will play host to a crucial contest that has been long overdue; a game that will have a major impact on each team's chase for an Atlantic 10 championship and a postseason birth.
Massachusetts versus Temple, the Minutemen and the Owls, Maroon and White against Wild Cherry and Black: to the winner goes ultimate control over second place in the A-10 East. For UMass fans in the Pioneer Valley who have been longing for meaningful college hoop in February for some time now, it just wouldn't be right any other way.
"It's definitely big for us," UMass coach Steve Lappas said. "To be able to move up to second place and control where we go for the rest of the way is exactly what we want, and we need to seize hold of the opportunity and take advantage of it.
"We know that we're getting better, and playing better as a team, and we need to continue that over into [tomorrow] to put ourselves in the best position we can."
One aspect of the rivalry that will be missing tomorrow is Owls Hall-of-Fame coach John Chaney. Chaney was involved in an incident Tuesday night in a loss to Saint Joseph's in which he inserted little-used 250-pound forward Nehemiah Ingram, whom he called his "goon," into the game for the sole purpose of roughing up Hawks players who he claimed were setting illegal screens.
Because of the incident, Chaney issued an apology to St. Joe's and the A-10, and imposed a one-game suspension on himself, to be served Saturday. Assistant coach Dan Leibovitz, who in his ninth season at Chaney's side and is tied for the longest tenure among A-10 assistant coaches, will coach the team.
"It's definitely going to be strange to play against Temple and not see John Chaney over there," Lappas said. "I don't think they're going to change up what they do, though. They're still going to play Temple basketball and stick to what they've always done."
What they've done is consistently frustrated opponents nationwide with Chaney's patented matchup zone defense - one that packs the middle and forces teams to make shots from the perimeter. In a 61-49 loss to the Owls on Jan. 5, Lappas felt like his team got a number of good looks, but simply didn't make enough shots, something the Minutemen will need to do to be successful tomorrow.
"We got the shots we wanted in the last game, we just didn't knock them down," Lappas said. "We want to do a lot of what we did in that game, but we need to make the shots for it to work."
Lappas also knows that it will be difficult to get leading scorer Rashaun Freeman involved in the game against the zone. The sophomore forward scored just eight points in the previous meeting, and was frequently frustrated with his play.
"It's tough for Ray, because the zone makes it really hard for him to get going," Lappas said. "We want to keep him involved, but it's definitely going to come down to other guys making shots for us to score enough to win."
On the injury front, senior captain Anthony Anderson will play but not start after seeing six minutes of action against Rhode Island on Wednesday night. Junior forward Jeff Viggiano will also play despite an injured ankle, while freshman forward Lawrence Carrier will be a game-time decision after straining his hamstringing and not dressing against the Rams.
NOTE: If the Minutemen win tomorrow, they will pull themselves into a tie with Temple for second place in the A-10 East with two games to play in conference. If the teams finish in a tie, the official tiebreakers are as follows: 1. Head-to-head competition 2. Division win-loss record 3. Best record against highest-seeded remaining teams in division; 4. Best record against teams in opposite division (beginning with first seed and continuing, if necessary, to the sixth seed); 5. Coin flip.
HILADELPHIA - It was almost like old times the day before a University of Massachusetts and Temple men's basketball game Friday as several TV vans were parked outside the Liacouras Center.
But unlike in the mid-1990s, the buzz wasn't about Saturday's game, which is significant in the Atlantic 10 East. Instead, it was about the continuing fallout from Owls coach John Chaney's actions during Tuesday's game against Saint Joseph's.
On Wednesday, Chaney announced he had suspended himself for one game after admitting he sent 6-foot-8, 250-pound senior Nehemiah Ingram into the game to commit hard fouls. One of those infractions led to an injury for senior forward John Bryant of the Hawks. After they announced Thursday that Bryant had suffered a broken arm and was out for the remainder of season, the pressure increased on Temple and the Atlantic 10 to extend Chaney's suspension.
On Friday Temple President David Adamany took Chaney off the bench for the final three regular season games.
''In light of the severity of the injury to Saint Joseph's University basketball player John Bryant, suffered as a result of the actions of Temple's basketball program, I have decided to suspend Coach John Chaney for the remainder of the regular season,'' Adamany said in a prepared statement. ''I have advised coach Chaney of this decision and coach Chaney has again expressed his deepest regrets for his actions.''
Chaney said he called Bryant on Friday morning to apologize and also said he planned to talk to his parents. Chaney also offered to pay for any of Bryant's medical bills.
''I feel very contrite about John Bryant,'' said Chaney, who has a 721-294 career record.
Saint Joseph's officials declined to comment and a Temple spokesman said no disciplinary action was taken against Ingram. Temple did not say if Chaney would still be paid.
Chaney has a history of outrageous conduct and comments, once threatening then-UMass coach John Calipari during a postgame news conference. But that conduct was often explained away as ''John being John.''
Chaney said he hasn't decided how the suspension will affect his decision whether to return for another season.
''I've had a reputation for many years, I've done many things wrong and made a lot of mistakes,'' Chaney said. ''My name is a lightning rod. Right now, I'll just take inventory of myself.''
The circus surrounding Chaney has drawn attention away from Saturday's 2 p.m. showdown between the Minutemen and Owls. Assistant Dan Leibovitz will replace his boss on the sideline in a game that could decide who gets a first-round bye in next month's Atlantic 10 Tournament.
''It's an important game for us and one of the more important games we've had in February in a while,'' UMass coach Steve Lappas said. ''It's fun to be going into a situation like this.''
At 9-4 in the Atlantic 10 (13-11 overall), Temple is a game ahead of UMass (15-9, 8-5 A-10) in the East standings. If the Owls win Saturday's game, they would clinch second place in the East and with it the bye. But if the Minutemen win, they would pull even with two games left. If the teams finish with identical records, the tiebreaker would favor the Minutemen because of their win over George Washington.
UMass has games remaining at Dayton Tuesday and against Duquesne in the Mullins Center on March 5. Temple is at Rhode Island Wednesday and hosts La Salle on March 5.
Lappas said he doesn't expect Chaney's absence to alter the Owls
''They're not going to change at all,'' Lappas said. ''Don't get me wrong, John Chaney is a great coach, but they're not going to be much different at all.''
While Temple will be without Chaney, UMass could be without two players. Sophomore Lawrence Carrier and junior Jeff Viggiano, who can both play either forward position, could both miss the game. Carrier is battling a hamstring strain, while Viggiano re-aggravated his injured ankle.
''Lawrence didn't practice. I'd say he's questionable and I'd put Vig in the questionable category too,'' Lappas said. ''It's tough, because those two guys are very important in a game with Temple. Against their zone, you always want to have that four-man like Vig and Lawrence Carrier that can play inside and outside.''
Senior Anthony Anderson returned to practice and is expected to play.
Redshirt sophomore Alassane Kouyate practiced again Friday and remains available in an emergency.
''I am not putting him in the game unless it's an absolute necessity because he's only practiced with us like two or three times all year,'' Lappas said. ''It's good to know he's there and willing to do anything we need him to do.''
NOTES: Temple won the first meeting 61-49 Jan. 5 after UMass squandered a 42-32 lead midway through the second half. In that game the Minutemen didn't have a single player score in double figures. Since then the Owls have gone 8-6.
The Minutemen are trying to win four straight games for the first time since Lappas' first four games in Amherst. A win would give UMass its most wins in a season since going 17-16 in 1999-2000.
Material from the Associated Press was used in this story. Matt Vautour can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HILADELPHIA -- John Chaney missed Temple's 61-48 win over Massachusetts on Saturday, serving the first of a three-game suspension for ordering rough play by one of his players, who subsequently broke an opponent's arm.
Chaney wasn't there to rant and rave at the officials on the sideline. His Temple players didn't hear his raspy-voiced instructions. The absence of the suspended Hall of Fame coach made for a different atmosphere at the half-empty Liacouras Center. It's one the Owls and their fans will have to get used to - at least for a little while.
"My left ear doesn't hurt, I know that," joked Dan Leibovitz, Chaney's top assistant who took over the coaching duties. "It was a lot quieter."
Leibovitz, 42 years younger than the 73-year-old Chaney, seemed uptight in the opening minutes, standing with his arms behind his back and offering occasional encouragement. He loosened up as the game went on, giving a fist pump and high-fiving his players when the Owls went up 10 early in the second half.
It could be an audition. While Chaney was noncommittal Friday about returning for another season, saying he would "take inventory of myself," he has been harshly criticized for his actions and there have been grumblings by some that he should resign.
"I haven't talked to John about anything other than the three games he won't be coaching," Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw said at the game.
The suspension resulted from Chaney's actions during Tuesday's game against Saint Joseph's. Angered by what he thought were illegal screens, Chaney put in seldom-used 6-foot-8, 250 pound Nehemiah Ingram against the Hawks on Tuesday to "send a message."
Ingram, whom Chaney later referred to as a "goon," fouled Hawks forward John Bryant hard, breaking his arm. Bryant will likely miss the rest of the season.
Ingram, his black socks pulled up to his knees, had two fouls and three points in 6 minutes Saturday. In the first half, he was not introduced when he came in during a timeout. When he subbed in again in the second half, the crowd cheered, with only a few boos.
Ingram said he would like to apologize to Bryant in person. Chaney apologized to Bryant on Friday.
"The toughest part was hearing John Bryant would not be able to play for the rest of the season," Ingram said. "I just want people to know I'm a good guy at heart. I was raised in a church all my life. I'm not what everybody thinks I am. I'm a real nice guy."
Leibovitz had Ingram sit near him on the bench and wanted to play him early to show he's more than a goon.
"The kid can play basketball," Leibovitz said. "He's not someone you have to throw in the game to necessarily rough somebody up."
Leibovitz, part of Chaney's staff for the last nine seasons, set a different tone than his boss. He made it a point not to raise his voice, didn't gripe with the refs, and gave nothing but positive instructions to his team.
"I couldn't be someone who motivated from the negative," Leibovitz said.
In a statement issued Saturday, Saint Joseph's said it was encouraged by Temple's decision to suspend Chaney and by the coach's show of remorse.
On Saturday, there were no chants for the suspended coach from the crowd, and no banners of support or protest.
A banner wishing Chaney and the team luck that normally hangs over their entrance tunnel was replaced with one promoting next month's NCAA women's regional.
Bradshaw said most of the calls and e-mails he'd received from students and fans were full of outrage over Chaney's actions. Bradshaw said all decisions involving Chaney "were made in the best interest of Temple and Saint Joseph's."
The first four rows of the student section behind one of the baskets were empty and roped off after some students spit at Saint Joseph's players and cheerleaders on Tuesday night. There weren't many students in attendance on Saturday anyway.
Those that were there, however, seemed to want Chaney to return for his 24th season with the Owls.
"He's an old-time coach. That's how it was back in the day," junior Kevin Daniels said.
The only coach in trouble Saturday was UMass' Steve Lappas, whistled for a technical foul near the end of the first half.
Mardy Collins led the Owls (14-11, 10-4 Atlantic 10) with 25 points and Mark Tyndale had 10. Rashaun Freeman had 15 points for Massachusetts (15-10, 8-6).
Chaney's only other suspension came in 1994, when Temple suspended him for one game after he threatened then-Massachusetts coach John Calipari during a postgame news conference.
Chaney is 721-294 in a 33-year career that earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame.
emple's Mardy Collins led the way for the Owls with 25 points, as Temple took hold of second place in the A-10 East with a 61-48 win at the Liacouras Center. Temple is now 14-11 overall and 10-4 in the league. UMass is 15-10 overall and 8-6 in the A-10.
• Rashaun Freeman reached double-figures for the 43rd time in 54 career games and 19h time in 25 games this season with 15.
• Temple started the game 1-for-9 from the floor as they trailed 14-3 with 13:51 left in the first half. In the game at UMass back on Jan. 5, Temple started the game 1-for-23 from the floor.
• Temple set a record for most offensive rebounds by a UMass opponent with 29. Overall, Temple outrebounded UMass, 45-27.
• Anthony Anderson, back in action on a normal playing basis after a back injury, had six points to move to a tie for 19th on the all-time scoring list with 1,211. He tied Jim Town (1,211). Anderson also added to his career marks for three-point field goals (275).
• Lawrence Carrier dressed after not dressing the last game vs. Rhode Island. He has a left hamstring strain. He entered with 4:13 left in the first half.
• Other Notes: Temple won the tap ...Mardy Collins had the game's first points on a shirt jumper at 18:05 ... Stephane Lasme answered with a three-point play with 17:51 left in the first ... UMass jumped out to a 14-3 lead with 13:51 scoring 14 of 15 points after Temple's opening basket ... in that run, Art Bowers had five points ... UMass had its biggest lead of the half at 22-11 (+11) on a three-point basket by Anthony Anderson with 8:05 left in the first ... Temple went on a 19-4 run to end the half to lead 29-25 at halftime.
HILADELPHIA -- Wearing a black suit and standing in an unaccustomed place at the end of the Temple Owls' bench yesterday afternoon, assistant coach Dan Leibovitz looked a little like an usher saving a place for an AWOL groom.
Maurice Maxwell breaks free and converts the layup.
The box score had a strange, eye-popping beauty for stat geeks. Most impressive was the fact that Temple had one more offensive rebound (28) than UMass had total rebounds. The Owls hit only 22 of 66 field goals, making opportunities for redemption numerous.
Temple converted 21 second-chance points to the Minutemen's 4 and overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to improve 14-11 overall, 10-4 in the conference. UMass dropped to 15-10, 8-6.
"I've never, in 40 years of watching basketball, seen a team get 28 offensive rebounds in a college game," UMass coach Steve Lappas said. "Eventually, if you keep letting people get rebounds, they end up being layups."
UMass sophomore guard Art Bowers shook his head as he reviewed the frustrating events.
"It was unbelievable how it went down," he said. "They'd make multiple shots and then we'd only get one on the other end. It's hard to win like that."
It's usually hard for a team to win while being outshot, 48 percent to 33 percent, and playing under emotional duress, but Temple managed.
"All I did was start the engine and the car ran," Leibovitz said.
But there was a noticeably different atmosphere than at most Temple games, starting with the lower decibel level on the Owls' bench.
After Chaney told reporters he might insert a "goon" if the officiating didn't go his way Tuesday against conference rival Saint Joseph's, the coach substituted seldom-used senior forward Nehemiah Ingram with instructions to wreak havoc.
Ingram complied, committing five hard fouls in four minutes. One left Hawks senior forward John Bryant with a broken arm that probably will end his season.
Students spit on Bryant as he lay on the floor, prompting Temple president Dr. David Adamany to order the first four rows of the courtside student section closed for yesterday's game.
Chaney suspended himself for one game, a punishment later extended by university officials to three games -- the remainder of the regular season.
Temple junior guard Mardy Collins scored a game-high 25 points and added nine rebounds yesterday -- seven at the offensive end -- and five steals. He said the team's preparation was unchanged in the absence of its venerable coach, who has logged more than 700 career wins.
"Coach Dan did a great job," Collins said. "He kept encouraging us to keep taking our shots, keep crashing the boards."
The Owls missed their first 14 3-point shots and trailed, 22-11, with 8:14 left in the first half, but cobbled together an 18-3 run to take a 29-25 halftime lead. UMass pulled to within a point early in the second half, but never threatened again. Center Rashaun Freeman led the Minutemen with 15 points and seven rebounds.
Lappas, who was hit with his first technical foul of the season in the first half, complained that the officials let the game get too physical. As for Chaney, Lappas said, "He's a Hall of Fame coach. What happened was unfortunate, it's been taken care of, and that's the end of it."
illing in for suspended Temple coach John Chaney, 31-year-old Dan Leibovitz never could have imagined that in his first game as head coach he would feel obligated to serve as a therapist as well as a strategist.
So, in a way, Leibovitz, who was never a head coach at either the high school or college level, became the anti-Chaney. Rather than leap from his seat and blister officials with complaints during Temple's 61-48 win over Massachusetts yesterday in an Atlantic Ten game at the Liacouras Center, Leibovitz spent the game in an apparent state of serenity.
Rather than angrily berate the Owls for their miscues, Leibovitz was a source of encouragement. It was a no-fuss approach that turned out to work just fine for the Owls (14-11, 10-4), who clinched a tie for second place behind St. Joseph's in the East Division. The top two teams in each division draw first-round byes in the conference tourney.
"Coach Dan did a great job," said Mardy Collins, who filled up the box score with 25 points, nine rebounds and five steals. "When guys missed shots early, he just kept encouraging us. It was really weird not hearing the yelling. We got a chance to just play the game relaxed."
It was a stressful week for Temple because of Chaney's doings during the second half of Tuesday's loss to St. Joe's, when he made good on a threat and sent in a deep sub, Nehemiah Ingram, to rough up the Hawks for what Chaney claimed was their use of illegal screens.
Following instructions, Ingram almost incited a brawl. Worst of all, his hard foul on John Bryant resulted in a fractured right arm that may have ended the senior's season, and career.
"I would like to give my most heartfelt sympathy to John Bryant," Leibovitz said. "I know from playing against him for four years he's a player with a great work ethic who is completely devoted to his team, and a player of great character. I would like nothing more than to see him back playing."
Chaney suspended himself for one game, but Temple added two more to the penalty Thursday after the extent of Bryant's injury became known.
"It was a little difficult for us to focus all week with all the news cameras around every day," Collins said.
Sensing the Owls needed a calming presence, Leibovitz filled the role. "Before we left the locker room, I told the players I wanted this to be nothing but a positive experience," he said.
Anthony Anderson tries to steal it from Antywane Robinson.
His team down by 11 early, the 6-foot-6 Collins made the game's defining play, soaring high above the rim to dunk a missed shot by teammate DaShone Kirkendoll. It was one of an incredible 28 offensive rebounds for Temple, one more than UMass' total rebounds.
During one possession, Temple had seven offensive rebounds, but missed all nine shots it took.
"Obviously, the offensive rebounding was ridiculous," UMass coach Steve Lappas said. "I never, in 40 years of coaching and watching basketball, saw a team get 28 offensive rebounds."
After Collins' putback, the game changed dramatically. The Owls went on to outscore the Minutemen (15-10, 8-6) the rest of the half by 18-3. Temple pulled away with a 12-2 run in the second half that opened a two-point lead to 49-37.
Temple outscored the Minutemen in second-chance points, 21-4, and won despite shooting 22 for 66 (33.3 percent). The Owls had 27 more shots than UMass.
Leibovitz said he found the three days following Tuesday's controversial game to be more nerve-racking than his coaching debut. He said he inserted Ingram into yesterday's game because "I thought it was important for him to play basketball again and show he's not just somebody you put in a game to rub somebody out.
"Nehemiah feels very sorry about what happened," Leibovitz added. "He's one of the nicest kids on our team. He's going to graduate on time. He comes from a nice family. He didn't wish to hurt somebody."
Asked about Bryant, Collins said, "We feel really bad about the whole situation. I mean, these were the last few games of the guy's career, and not to be able to be playing, we feel really bad about it. We just want to reach out and apologize to him."
HILADELPHIA - Even without their legendary head coach, John Chaney, on the sidelines, the Temple Owls (14-11 10-4 Atlantic 10) were able to shut down the Massachusetts men's basketball team with the very zone that their missing mentor created.
Rashaun Freeman strips Wayne Marshall.
The Maroon and White return to action tomorrow at 7 p.m. as it travels west to Dayton, Ohio to take on the Dayton Flyers.
The Minutemen were unable to contain the constant offensive attack from Temple's Mardy Collins, who had a game-high 25 points against UMass. Collins also had nine rebounds, three assists, and five steals on the evening.
Seven of Collins' nine rebounds were on offense, a facet of the game that the Owls dominated throughout the contest. Temple out rebounded the Minutemen 45-27, including a lopsided 28-7 effort on the offensive glass.
"Pretty easy game to decipher what happened, you don't even have to look at the stat sheet." UMass coach Steve Lappas said. "Obviously the offensive rebounding was ridiculous and that's what happens."
The discrepancy in the rebounding column led to a lopsided 21-4 differential in second-chance points. The Minutemen were also outscored 18-5 on turnovers.
The Owls led 29-25 at the break, but UMass' star power forward, Rashaun Freeman came cruising out of the gates. He scored the first points of the half on a lay-up, then his two free throws after Temple's Antywane Marshall hit a three-pointer between possessions.
Freeman led all Minutemen scorers with 15 points. Freeman also grabbed seven boards in the contest, but it was not enough to spark an second-half offense against Temple's zone.
After Freeman's second free throw of the half, the wheels seemed to fall off for UMass. The Owls came down the court, set up its offense but could not find the basket. It was this possession, however, that exhibited just how proficient Temple's offensive rebound was.
Temple had eight offensive rebounds as it would go on to miss every one of its shot, including four three-pointers. The Minutemen eventually recovered the ball off Maurice Maxwell rebound, but it was clear that the Owls were in command.
"Eventually you are either going to let people keep getting rebounds or let them get lay-ups after awhile. I thought the game was a very physical game and I don't know why it was allowed to be that way."
The Minutemen would get as close as five points away before the Owls blew the doors open. Temple's Mark Tyndale received a full-court pass from Collins and dunked the ball home. In the ensuing possession Maurice Maxwell missed a three which was reeled in by Robinson.
Temple's freshman sharpshooter, DaShone Kirkendoll received the ball off of Temple's next offensive set and drilled a three, putting the score at 45-35.
"We want to see kids that are bouncing back from a tough situation in a positive way; hustling and scrapping and I thought they did." Temple's interim coach Dan Leibovitz said.
The first half saw the Minutemen jump out to a 22-11 lead on a three-pointer by senior captain Anthony Anderson with 8:14 left in the half. Anderson had six points on the night on two threes.
The six points were the first Anderson has scored since he scored four in UMass' 63-56 loss to Fordham on Feb. 12. Lappas was pleased with the way Anderson played, but realizes that he is still recovering.
"He did ok, considering that he hasn't played in two weeks." Lappas said. "I think he's a little rusty and probably a little tired, but it was all right."
After the shot, the Maroon and White were outscored 15-3 as Temple gained its second and final lead of the game.
NOTES: Chaney was suspended for the rest of the regular season for his actions against Saint Joseph's on Feb. 22. Chaney's only other suspension came in 1994 after he threatened then-UMass coach John Calipari in a press conference. He was suspended for one game... Saturday's game was the first time all season that the entire UMass team dressed.
HILADELPHIA - University of Massachusetts men's basketball coach Steve Lappas recognized the unusual circumstances that caused his frustration after the Minutemen lost 61-48 at Temple Saturday.
The Owls outrebounded the Minutemen 45-27 and had more offensive rebounds (28) than UMass had total boards. ''I don't think in 40 years of watching basketball I've never seen a team get 28 offensive rebounds. Their offensive rebounding was ridiculous,'' Lappas said. ''We did a good job in the zone, but we did a bad job boxing out of it. I thought they were allowed to play physically.''
At one point early in the second half after Rashaun Freeman made two free throws, Temple embarked on a possession that lasted almost two minutes. The Owls missed shot after shot, but seven times they got their own rebound. Temple didn't score as Maurice Maxwell grabbed the carom off an Antywane Robinson shot, but the tone had been set.
''I thought it was a very physical game. I don't know why it was allowed to be that way, but it was,'' Lappas said.
''It was unbelievable,'' said sophomore guard Artie Bowers. ''It was kind of frustrating. They would take multiple shots and we would only get one shot at the other end. It's hard to win like that.''
The Owls rallied around the absence of coach John Chaney, who served the first of his three-game suspension for ordering a series of hard fouls Tuesday that led to a season-ending injury for Saint Joseph's forward John Bryant.
Assistant coach Dan Leibovitz coached in the Hall of Famer's place as the Owls completed the sweep of the season series. With the victory, Temple (14-11, 10-4 A-10) clinched second place in the Atlantic 10 East Division.
UMass (15-10, 8-6 A-10) is now tied with Fordham for third place in the division. If they remain tied, the Rams hold the tie-breaker edge with six division wins compared to the Minutemen's five.
Fordham hosts Duquesne Wednesday and plays at Saint Joseph's Saturday. If the Rams win one of those games, UMass would need to win both its remaining games to finish third.
The Minutemen are at Dayton at 7 p.m. Tuesday and host Duquesne on senior day at 2 p.m. Saturday.
''Every game we have now is a big game. We need to finish the season off strong and go play in the Atlantic 10 Tournament,'' Bowers said. ''Now we have to play four games in four days in order to win (the tournament). But everything is still open for us. We're looking forward to playing.''
Freeman led UMass with 15 points and seven rebounds, but was limited to 29 minutes by foul trouble. Mardy Collins had 25 points, nine rebounds, three assists and five steals for Temple. Mark Tyndale added 10 points, seven rebounds and five assists.
UMass looked sharp early, exploiting the holes in Temple's matchup zone for inside baskets. Anthony Anderson knocked down 3-pointers on the first two shots he attempted as the Minutemen opened a 22-11 lead with eight minutes, 14 seconds left in the first half.
But UMass' tendency to give up long runs was on prominent display. The Owls finished the half on an 18-3 run as the Minutemen didn't score for the final 4:12.
UMass had another four-minute drought early in the second half, setting up a 12-0 Temple run that put the game away.
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HILADELPHIA - Five days after becoming a nationally recognized name for his part in Tuesday's ugly chain of events between Temple and Saint Joseph's, Nehemiah Ingram gave the Owls a lift on Saturday. University of Massachusetts coach Steve Lappas wasn't happy about it. Ingram was at the heart of last week's controversy. Frustrated by the officiating, Temple coach John Chaney sent the seldom-used big man into Tuesday's game against Saint Joseph's with instructions to commit hard fouls. One of those infractions led to a broken right arm for Hawks' forward John Bryant.
Chaney received a three-game suspension and national vilification for the tactic, but despite some protests in the Philadelphia media, Ingram went unpunished.
He played three minutes in the first half against UMass and three more in the second. With the victory clinched and just under a minute left, Assistant coach Dan Leibovitz, who filled in for Chaney, put Ingram back in the game.
''That was ridiculous,'' Lappas said. ''I'm very upset about that. I was told that he probably wouldn't play. That's not what happened. I was a little bit frustrated by that.''
Ingram had only scored five points in the whole season before Saturday, but his three-point play with 13 minutes, 17 seconds remaining in the second half started the 10-0 Owl run that put the game away.
Leibovitz decided before the game to play Ingram, who had appeared in 14 previous games.
''Coach Dan talked to me a lot about it. He said he was going to put me out there to show that I am a basketball player, not what everybody perceives me to be,'' Ingram said. ''That meant a whole lot to me.''
That perception is that of a goon, the word Chaney used to describe the tactic.
''I don't think he meant it the way everybody else is taking it. Coach has been like a father to me,'' Ingram said. ''My father has called me worse things than that.''
Facing a considerable collection of reporters, Ingram used the opportunity to apologize to Bryant.
''I'm sorry it happened like that,'' Ingram said. ''I didn't mean for him to get hurt. I want to get a chance to talk to him and tell him how sorry I am.''
BLACK SHOES - The Temple players all wore black shoes and black socks as a show of support for Chaney.
FIRST FULL LINEUP - For the first time this season, the Minutemen had their entire roster dressed for the game. The team is hoping to get a medical redshirt for freshman big man Olivier Lamoureux, but he has been dressing for games.
Lawrence Carrier (hamstring) and Jeff Viggiano (ankle), who were questionable before the game both played. Carrier had one rebound in two minutes, while Viggiano had six points and three rebounds in 16 minutes.
UMass senior captain Anthony Anderson returned to regular action for the Minutemen after missing most of the past three games with a back injury. He made the first two shots he attempted, both 3-pointers, and finished with six points in 21 minutes.
''He was all right. He was a little rusty,'' Lappas said.
LAPPAS GETS A T - Lappas picked up his first technical foul of the season with 36 seconds left in the first half. He looked stunned when veteran league official Murph Shapiro slapped him with the T. Mardy Collins made the two free throws that put the Owls ahead 28-25.
''I was surprised,'' Lappas said. ''I can usually tell when they're coming. I had no idea.''
NEXT UP - The Minutemen (15-10, 8-6 Atlantic 10) will travel to Dayton for their last regular-season road game at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Flyers are 16-9 and 9-5 in the A-10 after losing to George Washington 62-59 Saturday at home.
MISCELLANEOUS - The first four rows of seats in the Owls' student section were roped off and held empty because of Temple President David Adamany's frustration at students' behavior during Tuesday's game against Saint Joseph's, which included allegations of spitting.
Anderson moved into a tie for 19th place on the UMass all-time career scoring list. His six points tied him with Jim Town at 1,211. Next up is Ray Ellerbrook of Northampton at 1,224.
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Official Basketball Box Score Massachusetts vs Temple 02/26/05 2:05 pm at Liacouras Center..Phila.PA *Atlantic 10 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VISITORS: Massachusetts 15-10 (8-6 A10) TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 03 Maxwell, Maurice.... f 2-10 0-6 1-2 0 7 7 2 5 3 1 1 1 33 05 Lasme, Stephane..... f 2-2 0-0 1-1 3 1 4 2 5 2 3 4 0 33 01 Freeman, Rashaun.... c 5-6 0-0 5-7 1 6 7 4 15 1 3 0 0 29 02 Chadwick, Chris..... g 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 22 34 Bowers, Art......... g 4-10 1-4 0-1 1 1 2 1 9 4 1 0 0 35 12 Anderson, Anthony... 2-5 2-4 0-0 0 2 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 21 22 Viggiano, Jeff...... 1-2 0-1 4-4 0 3 3 2 6 0 2 0 0 16 23 Carrier, Lawrence... 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 24 Salovski, Jeff...... 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 TEAM................ 1 1 1 Totals.............. 17-39 3-15 11-15 7 20 27 15 48 12 13 5 1 200 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 10-21 47.6% 2nd Half: 7-18 38.9% Game: 43.6% DEADB 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd Half: 0-6 0.0% Game: 20.0% REBS F Throw % 1st Half: 2-3 66.7% 2nd Half: 9-12 75.0% Game: 73.3% 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOME TEAM: Temple 14-11 (10-4 A10) TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 24 ROBINSON, Antywane.. f 1-7 1-7 1-2 2 7 9 1 4 2 1 0 0 36 44 BUTLER, Keith....... c 0-6 0-0 0-0 4 0 4 3 0 0 3 1 3 21 03 SALISBERY, Dustin... g 3-8 2-6 1-2 2 2 4 3 9 1 0 0 1 27 13 TYNDALE, Mark....... g 4-14 0-4 2-4 3 4 7 1 10 5 1 0 0 36 25 COLLINS, Mardy...... g 9-19 1-8 6-8 7 2 9 1 25 3 1 0 5 39 04 DACONS, Dion........ 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 6 11 CLARK, Chris........ 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 32 KIRKENDOLL, DaShone. 3-7 2-6 0-1 1 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 17 33 INGRAM, Nehemiah.... 1-1 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 6 50 MARSHALL, Wayne..... 0-2 0-0 0-0 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 TEAM................ 5 5 Totals.............. 22-66 6-31 11-18 28 17 45 13 61 11 6 2 9 200 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-33 33.3% 2nd Half: 11-33 33.3% Game: 33.3% DEADB 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 3-19 15.8% 2nd Half: 3-12 25.0% Game: 19.4% REBS F Throw % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7% 2nd Half: 7-12 58.3% Game: 61.1% 3 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Officials: DJ Cartensen, LaMar Simpson, Murph Shapiro Technical fouls: Massachusetts-TEAM. Temple-None. Attendance: 4551 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Massachusetts................. 25 23 - 48 Temple........................ 29 32 - 61
Play-By-Play Massachusetts vs Temple 02/26/05 2:05 pm at Liacouras Center..Phila.PA *Atlantic 10 1st PERIOD Play-by-Play (Page 1) HOME TEAM: Temple TIME SCORE MAR VISITORS: Massachusetts ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ MISSED 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 19:55 19:55 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 19:26 MISSED LAYUP by Chadwick, Chris BLOCK by BUTLER, Keith 19:26 REBOUND (DEF) by SALISBERY, Dustin 19:24 MISSED 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 19:10 REBOUND (OFF) by BUTLER, Keith 19:10 MISSED JUMPER by BUTLER, Keith 19:05 19:05 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 18:42 MISSED JUMPER by Maxwell, Maurice 18:42 REBOUND (OFF) by Freeman, Rashaun 18:29 TURNOVR by Lasme, Stephane STEAL by COLLINS, Mardy 18:28 MISSED 3 PTR by TYNDALE, Mark 18:22 18:22 BLOCK by Maxwell, Maurice REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 18:20 GOOD! JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 18:08 2-0 H 2 17:50 2-2 T 1 GOOD! LAYUP by Lasme, Stephane [PNT] 17:50 ASSIST by Maxwell, Maurice FOUL by BUTLER, Keith 17:50 17:50 2-3 V 1 GOOD! FT SHOT by Lasme, Stephane MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 17:20 REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 17:20 TURNOVR by BUTLER, Keith 17:00 16:50 MISSED JUMPER by Freeman, Rashaun 16:50 REBOUND (OFF) by Bowers, Art 16:41 2-5 V 3 GOOD! LAYUP by Freeman, Rashaun [PNT] 16:41 ASSIST by Bowers, Art MISSED 3 PTR by TYNDALE, Mark 16:11 REBOUND (OFF) by BUTLER, Keith 16:11 16:02 FOUL by Bowers, Art MISSED FT SHOT by TYNDALE, Mark 16:02 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 16:02 GOOD! FT SHOT by TYNDALE, Mark 16:02 3-5 V 2 15:35 3-8 V 5 GOOD! 3 PTR by Bowers, Art 15:35 ASSIST by Chadwick, Chris TURNOVR by ROBINSON, Antywane 15:17 15:17 STEAL by Maxwell, Maurice 15:13 3-10 V 7 GOOD! LAYUP by Chadwick, Chris [FB/PNT] 15:13 ASSIST by Freeman, Rashaun MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 14:58 14:58 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 14:39 3-12 V 9 GOOD! DUNK by Lasme, Stephane [PNT] 14:39 ASSIST by Bowers, Art MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 14:21 14:21 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 13:57 3-14 V 11 GOOD! JUMPER by Bowers, Art GOOD! JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 13:42 5-14 V 9 13:15 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice REBOUND (DEF) by COLLINS, Mardy 13:15 GOOD! DUNK by SALISBERY, Dustin [PNT] 13:00 7-14 V 7 ASSIST by TYNDALE, Mark 13:00 12:39 7-16 V 9 GOOD! LAYUP by Freeman, Rashaun [PNT] 12:39 ASSIST by Lasme, Stephane 12:15 FOUL by Freeman, Rashaun TIMEOUT media 12:15 MISSED 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 12:03 REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 12:03 GOOD! LAYUP by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 12:00 9-16 V 7 11:29 9-19 V 10 GOOD! 3 PTR by Anderson, Anthony 11:29 ASSIST by Salovski, Jeff MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 11:01 11:01 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 10:56 TURNOVR by Maxwell, Maurice STEAL by BUTLER, Keith 10:55 MISSED JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy 10:21 REBOUND (OFF) by SALISBERY, Dustin 10:21 TIMEOUT MEDIA 10:20 10:20 FOUL by Anderson, Anthony MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 09:54 REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 09:54 GOOD! LAYUP by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 09:50 11-19 V 8 09:32 MISSED LAYUP by Salovski, Jeff BLOCK by MARSHALL, Wayne 09:32 REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 09:30 MISSED JUMPER by TYNDALE, Mark 09:01 09:01 BLOCK by Lasme, Stephane REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 08:59 MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 08:57 REBOUND (OFF) by TYNDALE, Mark 08:57 MISSED LAYUP by TYNDALE, Mark 08:54 08:54 BLOCK by Lasme, Stephane REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 08:54 MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 08:42 08:42 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 08:14 11-22 V 11 GOOD! 3 PTR by Anderson, Anthony 08:14 ASSIST by Lasme, Stephane MISSED 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 07:46 REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 07:46 GOOD! DUNK by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 07:42 13-22 V 9 07:22 TIMEOUT MEDIA FOUL by SALISBERY, Dustin 07:22 06:52 MISSED JUMPER by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by MARSHALL, Wayne 06:52 MISSED 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 06:33 06:33 REBOUND (DEF) by Lasme, Stephane 06:18 MISSED 3 PTR by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by TYNDALE, Mark 06:18 GOOD! JUMPER by TYNDALE, Mark 05:50 15-22 V 7 05:28 15-24 V 9 GOOD! JUMPER by Freeman, Rashaun [PNT] GOOD! 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 05:16 18-24 V 6 04:55 TURNOVR by Lasme, Stephane STEAL by COLLINS, Mardy 04:54 MISSED JUMPER by MARSHALL, Wayne 04:31 04:31 REBOUND (DEF) by Viggiano, Jeff FOUL by SALISBERY, Dustin 04:12 04:12 MISSED FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun 04:12 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 04:12 18-25 V 7 GOOD! FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 03:44 REBOUND (OFF) by TYNDALE, Mark 03:44 GOOD! DUNK by TYNDALE, Mark [PNT] 03:41 20-25 V 5 FOUL by BUTLER, Keith 03:18 03:18 TIMEOUT MEDIA 03:15 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice 03:15 REBOUND (OFF) by Carrier, Lawrence 02:55 TURNOVR by Freeman, Rashaun GOOD! 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 02:26 23-25 V 2 ASSIST by TYNDALE, Mark 02:26 02:19 TIMEOUT 30sec 01:52 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice REBOUND (DEF) by TYNDALE, Mark 01:52 GOOD! 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 01:42 26-25 H 1 ASSIST by TYNDALE, Mark 01:42 01:06 MISSED 3 PTR by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 01:06 MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 00:57 REBOUND (OFF) by DACONS, Dion 00:57 MISSED LAYUP by DACONS, Dion 00:53 00:53 BLOCK by Lasme, Stephane 00:51 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 00:42 TURNOVR by Freeman, Rashaun STEAL by COLLINS, Mardy 00:40 00:36 FOUL by Lasme, Stephane 00:36 FOUL TECHNCL by the bench GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 00:36 27-25 H 2 GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 00:36 28-25 H 3 TIMEOUT 30sec 00:36 00:36 FOUL by (TEAM) MISSED FT SHOT by ROBINSON, Antywane 00:36 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 00:36 GOOD! FT SHOT by ROBINSON, Antywane 00:36 29-25 H 4 00:02 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 00:02 Temple 29, Massachusetts 25 2nd PERIOD Play-by-Play (Page 1) HOME TEAM: Temple TIME SCORE MAR VISITORS: Massachusetts ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 19:41 29-27 H 2 GOOD! LAYUP by Freeman, Rashaun [PNT] 19:41 ASSIST by Maxwell, Maurice GOOD! 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 19:04 32-27 H 5 ASSIST by ROBINSON, Antywane 19:04 FOUL by ROBINSON, Antywane 18:47 18:47 32-28 H 4 GOOD! FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun 18:47 32-29 H 3 GOOD! FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun MISSED LAYUP by TYNDALE, Mark 18:31 REBOUND (OFF) by MARSHALL, Wayne 18:31 MISSED LAYUP by MARSHALL, Wayne 18:25 REBOUND (OFF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 18:25 MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 18:11 REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 18:11 MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 18:05 REBOUND (OFF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 18:05 MISSED 3 PTR by SALISBERY, Dustin 17:39 REBOUND (OFF) by MARSHALL, Wayne 17:39 MISSED 3 PTR by COLLINS, Mardy 17:32 REBOUND (OFF) by SALISBERY, Dustin 17:32 MISSED JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy 17:26 REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 17:26 MISSED LAYUP by TYNDALE, Mark 17:15 17:15 BLOCK by Lasme, Stephane REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 17:14 17:14 TIMEOUT 30sec MISSED 3 PTR by ROBINSON, Antywane 16:54 16:54 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 16:40 MISSED 3 PTR by Bowers, Art 16:40 REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 16:20 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice 16:20 REBOUND (OFF) by Lasme, Stephane FOUL by SALISBERY, Dustin 16:14 16:14 32-30 H 2 GOOD! FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun 16:14 32-31 H 1 GOOD! FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun MISSED 3 PTR by TYNDALE, Mark 15:44 REBOUND (OFF) by MARSHALL, Wayne 15:44 15:42 FOUL by Freeman, Rashaun TIMEOUT media 15:42 GOOD! 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 15:16 35-31 H 4 ASSIST by COLLINS, Mardy 15:16 14:46 35-33 H 2 GOOD! JUMPER by Maxwell, Maurice 14:46 ASSIST by Bowers, Art MISSED JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy 14:15 REBOUND (OFF) by COLLINS, Mardy 14:15 GOOD! JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy [PNT] 14:12 37-33 H 4 FOUL by MARSHALL, Wayne 13:56 13:43 37-35 H 2 GOOD! LAYUP by Freeman, Rashaun [PNT] 13:43 ASSIST by Maxwell, Maurice FOUL by INGRAM, Nehemiah 13:43 13:43 MISSED FT SHOT by Freeman, Rashaun REBOUND (DEF) by TYNDALE, Mark 13:43 GOOD! LAYUP by INGRAM, Nehemiah [PNT] 13:17 39-35 H 4 ASSIST by TYNDALE, Mark 13:17 13:17 FOUL by Freeman, Rashaun GOOD! FT SHOT by INGRAM, Nehemiah 13:17 40-35 H 5 13:08 TURNOVR by Viggiano, Jeff MISSED 3 PTR by TYNDALE, Mark 12:42 12:42 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 12:35 MISSED JUMPER by Maxwell, Maurice 12:35 REBOUND (OFF) by Lasme, Stephane 12:27 MISSED 3 PTR by Viggiano, Jeff 12:27 REBOUND (OFF) by Lasme, Stephane 12:13 TURNOVR by Viggiano, Jeff STEAL by COLLINS, Mardy 12:12 GOOD! DUNK by TYNDALE, Mark [FB/PNT] 12:09 42-35 H 7 ASSIST by COLLINS, Mardy 12:09 11:46 MISSED 3 PTR by Maxwell, Maurice REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 11:46 GOOD! 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 11:29 45-35 H 10 ASSIST by COLLINS, Mardy 11:29 11:29 TIMEOUT 30sec 11:08 TURNOVR by Lasme, Stephane STEAL by BUTLER, Keith 11:08 11:08 FOUL by Lasme, Stephane TIMEOUT MEDIA 11:08 MISSED JUMPER by BUTLER, Keith 10:44 REBOUND (OFF) by TYNDALE, Mark 10:44 TIMEOUT 30sec 10:42 MISSED DUNK by TYNDALE, Mark 10:15 REBOUND (OFF) by BUTLER, Keith 10:15 09:59 FOUL by Maxwell, Maurice GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 09:59 46-35 H 11 GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 09:59 47-35 H 12 09:40 47-37 H 10 GOOD! LAYUP by Bowers, Art [PNT] MISSED LAYUP by BUTLER, Keith 09:11 09:11 REBOUND (DEF) by Anderson, Anthony FOUL by BUTLER, Keith 09:03 08:57 MISSED JUMPER by Anderson, Anthony REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 08:57 MISSED 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 08:38 REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 08:38 08:37 FOUL by Freeman, Rashaun MISSED JUMPER by BUTLER, Keith 08:08 08:08 REBOUND (DEF) by Anderson, Anthony 07:52 TURNOVR by Bowers, Art STEAL by COLLINS, Mardy 07:51 MISSED 3 PTR by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 07:32 REBOUND (OFF) by BUTLER, Keith 07:32 07:09 FOUL by Chadwick, Chris TIMEOUT MEDIA 07:09 GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 07:09 48-37 H 11 MISSED FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 07:09 07:09 REBOUND (DEF) by Viggiano, Jeff 06:57 MISSED 3 PTR by Anderson, Anthony REBOUND (DEF) by TYNDALE, Mark 06:57 TURNOVR by TYNDALE, Mark 06:52 06:51 TURNOVR by Chadwick, Chris STEAL by BUTLER, Keith 06:48 TIMEOUT 30sec 06:23 06:17 FOUL by Maxwell, Maurice GOOD! FT SHOT by SALISBERY, Dustin 06:17 49-37 H 12 MISSED FT SHOT by SALISBERY, Dustin 06:17 06:17 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 06:01 MISSED JUMPER by Chadwick, Chris REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 06:01 MISSED JUMPER by BUTLER, Keith 05:43 05:43 REBOUND (DEF) by Maxwell, Maurice 05:36 MISSED LAYUP by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by COLLINS, Mardy 05:36 MISSED JUMPER by SALISBERY, Dustin 05:17 05:17 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 05:06 49-39 H 10 GOOD! LAYUP by Viggiano, Jeff [PNT] TURNOVR by BUTLER, Keith 04:42 04:27 TURNOVR by Freeman, Rashaun 04:22 FOUL by Viggiano, Jeff MISSED FT SHOT by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 04:22 04:22 REBOUND (DEF) by Freeman, Rashaun 04:18 TURNOVR by Chadwick, Chris STEAL by SALISBERY, Dustin 04:16 MISSED LAYUP by BUTLER, Keith 04:01 REBOUND (OFF) by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone 04:01 GOOD! LAYUP by KIRKENDOLL, DaShone [PNT] 03:58 51-39 H 12 03:57 TIMEOUT MEDIA 03:54 TURNOVR by Chadwick, Chris TURNOVR by BUTLER, Keith 03:40 03:17 MISSED 3 PTR by Anderson, Anthony REBOUND (DEF) by SALISBERY, Dustin 03:17 MISSED JUMPER by TYNDALE, Mark 02:43 02:43 REBOUND (DEF) by Bowers, Art 02:38 51-41 H 10 GOOD! DUNK by Maxwell, Maurice [FB/PNT] 02:38 ASSIST by Bowers, Art 02:38 TIMEOUT 30sec GOOD! LAYUP by TYNDALE, Mark [PNT] 02:31 53-41 H 12 ASSIST by ROBINSON, Antywane 02:31 02:23 53-43 H 10 GOOD! JUMPER by Bowers, Art 02:23 TIMEOUT TEAM GOOD! JUMPER by COLLINS, Mardy 01:49 55-43 H 12 FOUL by DACONS, Dion 01:36 01:36 55-44 H 11 GOOD! FT SHOT by Viggiano, Jeff TURNOVR by COLLINS, Mardy 01:36 01:36 55-45 H 10 GOOD! FT SHOT by Viggiano, Jeff 01:26 FOUL by Anderson, Anthony GOOD! FT SHOT by TYNDALE, Mark 01:25 56-45 H 11 MISSED FT SHOT by TYNDALE, Mark 01:25 01:25 REBOUND (DEF) by Viggiano, Jeff FOUL by TYNDALE, Mark 01:19 01:19 MISSED FT SHOT by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by ROBINSON, Antywane 01:19 GOOD! DUNK by DACONS, Dion [FB/PNT] 01:10 58-45 H 13 ASSIST by SALISBERY, Dustin 01:10 01:01 MISSED LAYUP by Bowers, Art REBOUND (DEF) by DACONS, Dion 01:01 00:55 FOUL by Viggiano, Jeff MISSED FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 00:55 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 00:55 GOOD! FT SHOT by COLLINS, Mardy 00:55 59-45 H 14 FOUL by INGRAM, Nehemiah 00:46 00:46 MISSED FT SHOT by Maxwell, Maurice 00:46 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 00:46 59-46 H 13 GOOD! FT SHOT by Maxwell, Maurice GOOD! DUNK by COLLINS, Mardy [FB/PNT] 00:39 61-46 H 15 ASSIST by TYNDALE, Mark 00:39 FOUL by COLLINS, Mardy 00:27 00:28 61-47 H 14 GOOD! FT SHOT by Viggiano, Jeff 00:28 61-48 H 13 GOOD! FT SHOT by Viggiano, Jeff Temple 61, Massachusetts 48 POINTS OFF TURNOVERS 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 4 1 - 5 Temple.................. 10 8 - 18 POINTS IN PAINT 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 12 10 - 22 Temple.................. 14 14 - 28 2ND CHANCE POINTS 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 2 2 - 4 Temple.................. 11 10 - 21 FAST BREAK POINTS 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 2 2 - 4 Temple.................. 0 6 - 6 BENCH POINTS 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 6 6 - 12 Temple.................. 0 13 - 13 SCORE TIED BY 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 1 0 - 1 Temple.................. 0 0 - 0 LEAD GAINED BY 1 2 - Tot Massachusetts........... 1 0 - 1 Temple.................. 1 0 - 1