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MHERST - On Feb. 13, 1994, Derek Kellogg was one of several University of Massachusetts basketball players who helped block John Chaney's path as the angry Temple coach tried to attack UMass coach John Calipari in the memorable postgame press conference that made national news.
That animosity is far in the past with both Calipari and Chaney gone. It's so far in the past that Kellogg, now the coach of the Minutemen, Friday called UMass and Temple "a friendly rivalry" as the schools get set to meet at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Mullins Center. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
"We know they have a great program and I think they respect what we're doing here," said Kellogg, who was a key player in the schools' memorable games during the 1990s. "They're a good team. They've played an unbelievable schedule and have beaten some quality opponents. I think it's going to be a good test and a good fight."
The Owls arrive in Amherst at 9-6 (1-0 Atlantic 10).
The game will feature the top two scorers Atlantic 10's as Dionte Christmas of Temple and Ricky Harris of the Minutemen square off. Christmas, who is trying to become the first player to lead the conference in scoring three straight seasons, leads the A-10 at 21.3 points per game, while Harris is second at 19.4.
"The whole team has to keep an eye on him," Kellogg said of Christmas. "He's an NBA player. He reminds me a lot of (former Temple star) Aaron McKie. Maybe not quite as big, but he's a little more athletic and shoots it with a little more range. He can take over a game, but he does it within the context of the team."
While UMass (6-9, 1-1 A-10) is likely to present Christmas with several different defensive looks, sophomore Anthony Gurley will likely get the first crack at guarding him.
"Obviously he's a good player," Gurley said. "I really never guarded opposing teams' best players until this year. But it's something I'm getting used to. I take pride in stopping the opposing team's best player."
Christmas has had more help of late. Sophomore Lavoy Allen has been an emerging presence inside, averaging 9.7 points and 7.1 blocks per game.
The Owls have won four straight games, a streak that coincides with moving sophomore Craig Williams into their starting lineup.
Williams, who had eight career points before becoming a starter, had 17 points in Temple's 78-53 win over Penn on Wednesday.
SEVENTIES NIGHT - Saturday marks the third of six games that will honor different eras of the program as part of the 100 Seasons of UMass Basketball celebration.
Among the former players, coaches and managers expected to attend is Mike Pyatt, who was the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,503 points when he graduated. He is currently No. 9 on the list.
Jim Burke, Bob Dempsey, David Dibble, Mark Donoghue, Fan Gaudette, Michael Littman, Tom McLaughlin, John Moynihan, Charles Olsen, Bob Powers, Sam Provo, Mike Pyatt, Peter Trow and Rick Vogeley also are expected, and the family of the late John Murphy will be recognized.
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MHERST, Mass. - On the night that UMass basketball celebrated its great teams and players of the 1970s, the Minutemen turned in an inspired performance, defeating Atlantic 10 rival Temple, 79-75, on Saturday night at the Mullins Center. UMass eliminated a four-point halftime deficit with a strong second half to end the Owls four-game winning streak. With the win, UMass improves to 7-9 on the season and 2-1 in A-10 play, while Temple, 36th in the RPI entering the game, drops to 9-7 and 1-1 in-conference.
Ricky Harris led UMass with 24 points, while Anthony Gurley and Tony Gaffney added 16 and 14 points, respectively. Chris Lowe registered his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 11 assists. Gurley was 4-for-6 on 3-point shots.
Temple's Dionte Christmas led all scorers with 26 points and nine rebounds. Ryan Brooks added 17 for the Owls.
The Minutemen shot 47.8 percent (11-23) from behind the arc, while shooting 48 percent overall. The Owls shot 36.4 percent (12-33) from long range and 42 percent overall.
After a Luke Bonner 3-pointer gave the Minutemen an early 5-4 lead, Temple's shooters, led by Christmas, heated up and went on an 11-0 run to take a 15-5 four and half minutes into the game. The Owls started the game by making four of their first five from 3-point range.
The Owls led by 11 when UMass' offense came alive for 17-5 run over a 7:56 span to give the Minutemen the lead, 30-29, with 4:01 left in the half. Five different Minutemen scored during the run that was started with a Gaffney dunk and capped off with a Lowe floater in the lane.
Temple would retake the lead by outscoring UMass, 8-3, in the closing four minutes of the half to go to the locker room leading, 37-33.
Harris led the Minutemen with nine first half points, while the team shot 37.5 percent, including 5-for-14 from behind the arc. Lowe dished out six assists in the first 20 minutes. Temple shot 40 percent for the half and was led by Brooks' 12 points.
The teams slugged it out early in the second half, trading the lead five times in the first six minutes. The Minutemen put together a 10-2 run, led by 3-pointers from Gary Correia and Harris, to take their biggest lead of the game to that point, 56-50, with 11:57 to go.
Gurley converted a 4-point play at the 9:31 and just over a minute later hit another three that he was fouled on, but an 8-0 spurt from the Owls followed. Christmas scored six of those points to give Temple the lead back, 66-63, with 7:34 on the clock.
The clubs traded the lead three more times with a Gaffney layup giving the Minutemen the lead for good, 71-70, with just over two and half left to play.
A Harris 3-pointer at the 1:49 mark upped the lead to four and the junior guard went 4-for-4 from the free throw line down the stretch to seal the win.
The Minutemen return to action on Wednesday when they travel to Charlotte to take on the 49ers in a 7:30 p.m. game.
Head Coach Derek Kellogg's general comments
That was a great basketball game. Win, lose, or draw, I was coming into the locker room saying that was a fantastic basketball game. Temple is a classy team with an unbelievable coach. They have size, length athleticism. They have a guy who is going to be an NBA player at some point. Our team did a fantastic job of competing for 40 minutes, playing hard, executing the game plan and offensively pushing the ball. The game had a great flow and tempo to it, both ways. We made some unbelievable plays down the stretch and really picked up our defensive intensity. They made some shots and then we made some. Someone had to come out victorious, and I'm glad it was us.
Coach Kellogg on UMass-Temple rivalry
It was great. This is what a UMass-Temple, an Atlantic 10 rivalry is all about. An unbelievable crowd that was here supporting the guys, national television, two teams playing their hearts out, coaches on both ends really into the game. That is what I expected. I am glad we were at home because I think the crowd gave us a real boost. We played well. I think that was one of our best performances of the year.
Coach Kellogg on down 22-11 at the start of the game
I didn't think we were playing that bad. We got some open looks that we didn't make and Christmas made some unbelievable shots. I thought he switched jerseys with Jodie Meeks from Kentucky. Our guys are getting to where we take one punch, and we don't go down. It maybe takes three or four, or maybe even five now, to where we get defeated. We need to get to the point where it takes ten or eleven. We're working on that. The kids are all playing well.
Coach Kellogg on shutting down Dionte Christmas at the end of the game
We keyed on him. We didn't want him to be the one to beat us. We switched on him. Tony picked him up some. I thought Ricky Harris did a great job on him. You don't want a kid that can score ten points at a time to beat you.
Tony Gaffney on the defense
In the first we actually had a couple lapses on the defensive end. Coach's emphasis at halftime was that we need to focus and communicate on the defensive end on every single possession. I think we did that. We grabbed and fought and we helped one another.
Ricky Harris on Chris Lowe's play
We were down one, we had a three rim out, and Luke came up with a huge rebound. We felt confident and had that second chance and made it happen. I knew it was good the way it left my hand. Chris Lowe is one of the point guards. He makes it so easy for me. He gets to the rim and kicks it to me and I give him all the credit. I have to reward him by making the shots.
Chris Lowe on his best game of the season
Yeah, based on my stats, 13 points, 11 assists, six rebounds, two turnovers. This is my best game of the season. In A-10 play, I just get tougher. I'm just trying to help my team win. I'm just going to keep going from here.
Tony Gaffney on the atmosphere
We owe this to the fans. We owe this to them after the Vanderbilt loss. Luckily they came out and supported us. They helped us win this game.
Head Coach Fran Dunphy's general thoughts
I thought that UMass played a very, very good game. They shot extremely well, especially in the second half. We gave up two potential four point plays and I can't remember that ever happening to us. We haven't given up one all year and we gave up two in that stretch in the second half, I think that propelled them a little. I was pleased with some things we did, hanging in. We got down eight and got ourselves back within one again. We went up one, which I was pleased with, but we just couldn't check-out. Bonner got a huge rebound, he had a couple of really big rebounds on us and they made us pay when they got that offensive rebound off the missed shot.
Coach Dunphy on Chris Lowe
We gave him a lot of push, which we really can't do. He had 11 assists, he really played well. Two of those were in the first half, they were lobs to Gaffney. We tried to make an adjustment at halftime to prevent that, though I'm not sure how much they looked to go to that in the second half. There were a couple other really good plays that he made; he made a really tough run in the lane as well. He's a good player, we knew that going in, we knew we had to try and control him as best we could. Obviously we didn't do a good job of that.
Coach Dunphy on turnovers
We aren't a big force turnovers type of defense, that's not necessarily how we play. We like to try and keep it in front of us as best we can, but we didn't do a great job of that. This just wasn't the type of game, we had six turnovers, they had eight, it wasn't a turnover filled game. Everyone was getting shots at the basket and they were just making more than we were, especially in the second half. From three they were 6-9 and we were 6-15, and event he ones that they missed they got second chances on. That really was the biggest difference.
UMass rallied from its largest deficit of the season (down 11, 24-13) to come away with a win. The previous largest deficit was down eight (29-21) in the win over Holy Cross on Dec. 10. This was UMass' largest rally since the epic 22-point second-half comeback at Syracuse in the NIT Quarterfinals last March.
Ricky Harris had 20 points for the 26th time in his career with 24. It was his eighth game this season with 20 or more.
Harris scored in double-figures for the 15th time in 16 games this season. Overall in his career, Harris has 55 games with 10 or more points.
Chris Lowe had his 12th career game with 10 or more assists, all coming in the last 29 games as he had 11 helpers. Lowe had just two turnovers and has just three total in his last two games along with 15 assists.
Lowe also had his eighth game this season with double-figure points with 13. It was Lowe, had his 38th career game with 10 or more points.
Tony Gaffney had 14 points, his eighth game this season in double-figures. It was his 12th career game with 10 or more points.
Gaffney, who is second in the NCAA in blocked shots had three in the game. He had just five rebounds.
Anthony Gurley had 16, giving him double-figures for the 10th time this season.
Gurley also hit the second 4-point play of the season for UMass. Matt Glass had the other at Kansas (12/13/08).
UMass shot 63 percent from the floor in the second half including 67 from the 3-point range (6-of-9).
The game had 15 lead changes following the Saint Louis game that had 17 lead changes, meaning UMass has had 32 lead changes in the last two games.
MHERST - Last night's Mullins Center showdown against Temple in essence celebrated the two golden eras of University of Massachusetts basketball.
It will billed as "1970s Night," honoring a decade that saw Julius Erving, Al Skinner, and Rick Pitino play for the then-Redmen. Though none of those luminaries was in attendance (Pitino's Louisville Cardinals were in the process of knocking off top-ranked Pittsburgh), many stars from That '70s Show were on hand.
The game also recalled the fierce UMass-Temple rivalry of the 1990s when coaches John Calipari and John Chaney fought tooth and nail on the court with their ranked teams and nearly came to blows off the court. Last night, there was an atmosphere seldom seen at Mullins Center in recent years: 7,182 fans and a national TV audience.
After UMass's hard-fought 79-75 victory, perhaps all that glitters is not old.
"This is what an Atlantic 10 rivalry game is all about," said UMass coach Derek Kellogg, who has battle scars from playing against the Owls in the '90s. "That's what I expect out of a UMass-Temple game."
The game had an appealing flow from start to finish. Possessions mattered. Every shot was contested. Rebounds were pulled from scrums.
UMass (7-9, 2-1) prevailed on the strength of a crunch-time cool that was missing at the beginning of the season, as well as several fine individual performances. Chris Lowe controlled the game from the point with 13 points, 11 assists, and 6 key defensive rebounds. He turned the ball over only twice.
Ricky Harris led the Minutemen with 24 points. Anthony Gurley poured in 16, shooting 4 of 6 from 3-point land (3 for 3 in the second half, including a 4-point play). Tony Gaffney scored 14, including the hoop that put UMass ahead to stay with 2:34 remaining.
"We scrapped and we fought, and we helped one another," said Gaffney.
UMass's effort provided grinch-like opposition to Dionte Christmas, who poured in a game-high 26 points. Christmas is trying to become the first player to lead the A-10 in scoring three straight seasons. He came into the game on top with a 21.3-point clip for the Owls, who fell to 9-7, 1-1.
UMass appeared to be in major trouble early on as Temple hit a series of long-range shots and built a 22-11 lead. The Minutemen got off the mat, though, briefly taking the lead before intermission, and going to the locker room down, 37-33.
Kellogg was pleased to see his team show some fighting spirit.
"We're starting to get to where we take one punch and we don't go down," he said. "Now it's three or four. We have to get to the stage where it's 10 or 11."The lead swung back and forth throughout much of the second half. Temple took its final lead (70-69) on a Lavoy Allen hoop with 3:17 remaining.
On the ensuing possession, the Minutemen worked the clock down and Lowe's 3-pointer rimmed out. Luke Bonner clawed for the offensive board. Moments later, Gaffney got the ball from Harris and scored on a reverse layup.
Christmas then front-rimmed a 3-pointer from straight away. Lowe grabbed the board, thundered down court, drawing the defense into the lane, then fired a pass out to Harris on the right wing. Harris buried the 3-pointer, and UMass had some breathing room.
Harris nailed four consecutive free throws to extend the lead to 78-70, and UMass was home free."Lowe is one of the best point guards," said Harris, who entered the game second in the league in scoring (19.4). "He makes the game so much easier for me. I just have to reward him by making the shot."
MHERST — Ricky Harris entered last night’s game averaging 19.4 points, the second-most in the Atlantic 10 Conference.
UMass fans knew who to focus their jeers on: Temple star Dionte Christmas.
“It was a team effort,” Harris said, keeping the spotlight on his teammates. “They helped me out on the defensive end against (Christmas) because he’s like a professional. I didn’t want to make it a one-on-one battle.”
Harris’ timely shooting in the final minutes put the game out of reach for UMass (7-9, 2-1). The teams traded small leads throughout the half, and the Minutemen were on top, 71-70, with less than two minutes left.
Then Harris took a feed from Chris Lowe and nailed a 3-pointer to make it a two-possession game. Seconds later, a foul by Christmas put Harris at the line, and his two free throws gave UMass a 76-70 advantage with 1:08 left, all but putting the game away.
It looked like Temple (9-7, 1-1) would make quick work of the Minutemen early in the first half when the Owls almost immediately gave themselves a double-digit lead, going up, 15-5, after less than five minutes. They led later, 22-11.
Temple held the big advantage until five minutes remained until halftime, when Harris nailed a 3-pointer to cut the Owls’ lead to one, 29-28. A layup by Lowe (13 points, 11 assists, 6 rebounds) gave the Minutemen the lead.
It didn’t last long, however. A mini-run by the Owls, led by two jumpers by Ryan Brooks (17 points, 6 rebounds), put Temple on top, 37-33, at the half.
“In the first half, we had a few mental lapses in the defensive end,” said UMass forward Tony Gaffney, who contributed 14 points, 5 rebounds and 3 blocks.
The Minutemen returned from the locker room with some extra pop, tying the game, 39-39. The teams traded the lead 11 times in the half.
UMass began to pull away midway through the half. A 3-pointer by Brooks made the lead 56-55. Then forward Anthony Gurley (16 points) manufactured two four-point play opportunities on two straight possessions.
On the first, after nailing the 3-pointer in front of the Minutemen bench, Gurley hit the free throw to put them up by five. After Temple’s Semaj Inge hit a 3-pointer of his own, Gurley repeated the exact shot he made a minute earlier. A missed free throw kept UMass on top, 63-58.
“Anthony’s a scorer for us. When he’s making plays, it makes us a better team,” UMass coach Derek Kellogg said.
MHERST, Mass. - The road show is finally over for the Temple men's basketball team. And it isn't coming home very happy.
Last night, for the first time this season, the Owls played a game that wasn't truly decided until the last two minutes. After grabbing a 70-69 lead with 3 minutes, 17 seconds to go, Temple watched Massachusetts score nine consecutive points, and the Owls ended up with a 79-75 loss at the Mullins Center.
Pushing the ball at every opportunity, UMass point guard Chris Lowe made the biggest of his 11 assists with the last one, dishing the ball to Ricky Harris, his backcourt mate.
Harris hit a three-pointer that made it 74-70. Seconds earlier, Temple's top gun, Dionte Christmas, had missed a long but open three-point attempt.
"Sometimes it just comes down to making shots and missing shots," said Christmas, who finished with a game-high 28 points. "But we've still got to do a better job on the defensive end. They shot 15 for 24 in the second half. That's uncalled for. You can't allow a team to shoot that well."
Lowe was the reason the Minutemen (7-9, 2-1 Atlantic 10) shot so well. He exposed the holes in Temple's transition defense and was equally effective in a half-court set. Four players scored in double figures for the home team, led by Harris, who had 24.
"It was one of our best performances of the year," said UMass coach Derek Kellogg, whose Jekyll-and-Hyde team has beaten Kansas and Dayton, and lost to Jacksonville State and Toledo. And there was a 30-point home-court loss to Vanderbilt.
"I've been a part of teams like that, up-and-down teams," Christmas said. "My sophomore year, we were up and down. This year we're up-and-down sometimes. But they came out with a lot of focus tonight. This is conference play, and they were ready for us."
The Owls (9-7, 1-1) have played 16 games - only three at the Liacouras Center. They will play back-to-back home games for the first time on Thursday and Saturday against St. Louis and Charlotte, respectively.
MHERST - This is the way it’s supposed to work in the sportswriting game: You interact and interview athletes with a certain detachment, the idea being that you’re a professional, not a fan, so please know your place.
But you don’t get into this business if you weren’t a fan in the first place, which means that, back in the day, there were athletes you admired and rooted for.
I’ll stop short of saying Mike Pyatt was a hero of mine. But he was somebody I greatly admired. And so at halftime of the Minutemen’s 79-75 victory over Temple last night at the Mullins Center, during a ceremony in which the 1970s UMass basketball era was honored, there he was, Mike Pyatt, walking out to the court with the likes of Peter Trow, Tom McLaughlin, Jim Burke and the pride of Hadley, Tommy Witkos.
And how cool is this: Turns out Mike Pyatt is as much a UMass basketball success story as Dr. J., Rick Pitino, Al Skinner, Lou Roe and Marcus Camby. He played seven seasons in Europe, returned to his native Harlem and earned a master’s degree in social work from Columbia and happened to be working at the psych ward at Bellevue Hospital when he met his future wife, a young psychiatrist named Wendy Oliver.
“If years ago you’d have told me I’d go from playing basketball at UMass to working with women with eating disorders, I’d have laughed at you,” he said.
But that’s precisely what he does.
He and his wife, who live in Reno, Nev., have opened Oliver-Pyatt Centers, which exists, according to its Web site, “to genuinely connect with each individual, to address the core issues driving the eating disorder, and to provide the tools needed to live a meaningful life, free from food and weight preoccupation.”
They opened their first center in Miami. They plan to open another in New York.
Talk about making your mark in life.
“This kind of thing was the furthest thing from my mind growing up in Harlem,” he said. “My father was a butcher. We had big, huge Sunday dinners. Food was not something to be afraid of. It’s amazing where life will take you.”
This was Mike Pyatt’s first trip back to UMass in 12 years. Much has changed since his day, of course. The Minutemen no longer play at lovable, cramped Curry Hicks Cage. Pyatt loves the state-of-the-art Mullins Center, but says, with a tinge of nostalgia, “I was recruited at Holy Cross, Syracuse and Boston College. But there was an instant connection when I walked into The Cage for the first time. I felt like I was at home.”
Pyatt played on UMass teams that included two other New York high school phenoms, Alex Eldridge and Derick Claiborne. Eldridge was only 24 when he died. Several years later, Pyatt and Claiborne were playing in a 30-and-over league in New York when his pal complained of chest pains. Pyatt followed the ambulance to the hospital. Claiborne didn’t make it.
They were fun to watch, all of them.
Last night, some of those guys from the ’70s stepped out from behind a curtain from another time and took another bow, received another round of applause.
Sitting at the press table, decorum being the rule, I did not applaud when Mike Pyatt was introduced.
I do so now.
Welcome home, Mike. Thanks for the time last night. Thanks for introducing me to your wife, and to your kids, Mikaela and Jada. Thanks, too, for getting involved in a business that helps make a difference.
But mostly, thanks for the great basketball.
MHERST - Tony Gaffney grew up watching the rivalry between the University of Massachusetts and Temple men's basketball teams when it was at its height n the 1990s.
Anthony Gurley (left) helps Tony Gaffney celebrate one of Gaffney's late-game blocks.
Photo credit: Kevin Gutting, Daily Hampshire Gazette
On Saturday night he and the current Minutemen put their own stamp on the rivalry as the 7,182 fans in the biggest Mullins Center crowd of the season witnessed the best home game of the year as UMass prevailed 79-75 in a game televised on ESPN2.
"I remember when Calipari and Chaney went at it. Temple-UMass has always meant something to me," said Gaffney, who had 14 points, five rebounds and three blocked shots. "This was a special night."
UMass coach Derek Kellogg, who was a player in those games of the 1990s, said he thought this one lived up to the rivalry.
"This is what UMass-Temple is about," Kellogg said. "It was an unbelievable, crowd supporting our guys, national television, two teams playing their hearts out. That's what I expect from a UMass-Temple game ... We played well. That was one of our best games of the year."
With three minutes, 19 seconds remaining, Lavoy Allen scored inside to give the Owls a 70-69. Chris Lowe tried to answer with a 3-pointer, but the ball hit the back rim.
However, Luke Bonner corralled the rebound and gave the ball off to Ricky Harris, who drove to the basket. When the Temple defense converged, Harris fed Gaffney on the baseline and the senior big man laid it in to make the score 71-70 with 2:34 left.
"Bonner got a huge rebound," said Owls coach Fran Dunphy. "They made us pay when they got that huge rebound off the missed shot."
"Those are the plays that win ball games," Kellogg said. "At this level it's all the little things that are going to win or lose ball games."
Ricky Harris jumps for joy after hitting a key 3-pointer late in the game.
Photo credit: Kevin Gutting, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Lowe, the smallest player in the court who is listed generously at 6 feet, leaped in traffic to snare the rebound of a missed shot by Juan Fernandez with 1:24 left.
Christmas fouled Harris and the junior guard made both free throws with 1:08 remaining to all but clinch the win.
Allen hit a 3-pointer with 22 seconds left, but Gaffney, Bonner and Harris each had key blocks in the final minute to seal the victory.
"That was a great basketball game. Win, lose or draw I'd have gone into the locker room saying that was a great basketball game," Kellogg said. "The game had great flow and tempo to it. We made some unbelievable plays down the stretch."
UMass (7-9, 2-1 Atlantic 10) travels to Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Christmas won the points battle between the top two scorers in the conference as he outscored Harris 26-24. That kept the Temple senior ahead in his quest to win his third straight A-10 scoring title.
"I didn't want to get into all that Christmas-Harris stuff," Harris said. "I didn't want to make it a one-on-one battle. If I did that, I would have made myself look crazy-stupid."
The Owls (9-7, 1-1 A-10) looked like they were ready to run away with the game early by opening a 22-11 lead, but UMass rallied to pull within 37-33 at halftime.
Kellogg called Lowe's performance in the Jan. 10 win over Dayton the senior point guard's best game of the season, but said his effort Saturday may have topped it. Lowe had 13 points, 11 assists, six rebounds and just two turnovers against the Owls.
"C-Lowe is the key right now," Kellogg said. "He has a much better grasp of what I expect on the offensive and defensive end of the floor. He's really competing and driving this team."
s Freddie Riley he watched the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team edge Temple Saturday night, the future Minuteman guard enjoyed what he saw.
"I like the style a lot. This is the style I'm used to," said the 6-foot-5 Riley of Ocala, Fla., who is at Hargrave Military Academy this year. "I can definitely see myself playing out there next year."
He'd like to see more of the Minutemen on television, but at viewing time is scarce at the military school in Virginia which has produced many Division I basketball players, including several of Riley's teammates.
Riley was in western Massachusetts for the annual Spalding HoopHall Classic played at Blake Arena at Springfield College. Hargrave defeated Champlain St. Lambert of Montreal 91-57 on Sunday.
Riley had 12 points and watched much of the second half as Hargrave's lead hovered around 30.
Riley said he planned to continue to focus on improving his defense.
"At Hargrave we have to play defense or you're coming out," he said. "I've been making sure I get my defense a lot better. My defensive intensity is a lot better."
Also at the Hoophall Classic was Riley's future teammate, Sampson Carter, a 6-foot-8 forward at the Winchendon School.
Carter had 19 points to help lead the Green Wave to an 81-70 upset of the Patterson School from North Carolina also on Sunday.
Despite his size, Carter spent a lot of time playing on the wing, showing an ability to handle the ball and drive to the basket. He made two 3-pointers and hit three of five free-throw attempts.
He wasn't at Saturday's game but Carter, whose brother Shyrone Chatman is director of player personnel at UMass, has seen the Minutemen play several times this year. Carter said he is excited to join UMass.
"I feel like it'll be a great opportunity to have my brother coaching me," Carter said.
Winchendon coach Michael Byrnes, a former UMass player, said, "We take a lot of pride with Sampson going up to UMass. He's learning what he does well. He needs to buy into it and be comfortable with it. He doesn't like to be known as a face-up four. He wants to be a long athletic three.
"I want him to be the next Dana Dingle," Byrnes added. "I want him to compete, defend and play with passion. In the last few weeks he's really bought into it. He's a joy to work with and a phenomenal human being."
Byrnes said to play effectively inside, Carter who is averaging 13 points and five rebounds, needs to continue to gain weight and strength.
"He's already gained 18 pounds since he got on our campus. He loves the weight room," Byrnes said.
"I've never had to force him to get in there. He knows that's going to be the difference between him being an average player and the possibility of him being all-league or whatever in the Atlantic 10."
UMass hopes to have a third player who played at the Hoophall Classic. The Minutemen are recruiting Lawrence Central Catholic big man Carson Desrosiers.
The 6-foot-9 junior has drawn interest from several Big East and Atlantic Coast Conference schools.
4-POINT PLAY - Sophomore Anthony Gurley delivered a rare 4-point play with 9 minutes, 31 seconds left in the 79-75 win over Temple by making a 3-pointer from the corner while being fouled by Dionte Christmas.
After making the free throw, Gurley then had a chance to duplicate the feat as his 3 fell through when Ryan Brooks hit him. But Gurley missed that free throw.
NEXT UP - The Minutemen head south to play at Charlotte at 7:30 p,m. Wednesday. The 49ers are 5-11 (0-3 Atlantic 10) after losing 78-69 at Saint Joseph's Sunday.
CROWD NOISE - Chris Lowe said he wouldn't have been surprised if just 50 fans had shown up Saturday at the Mullins Center considering last time UMass was in the building it lost 78-48 to Vanderbilt. Instead a season-high 7,182 fans were in attendance and the players fed off their energy.
"I wish they could come out like this every time we play in here," Lowe said.
"Not just when we're on ESPN," Ricky Harris interjected.
"We owed this to fans after Vanderbilt," Tony Gaffney said. "They helped us win this game."
MISCELLANEOUS - Lowe's 11 assists marked the 12th time in his career that he's been in double figures.
Harris reached 20 or more points for the 26th time in his career. He's had double figures in 15 of 16 games this season.
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Official Basketball Box Score Temple vs Massachusetts 01/17/09 7:00 p.m. at Amherst, Mass. (Mullins Center) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- VISITORS: Temple 9-7, 1-1 A-10 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 24 ALLEN, Lavoy........ f 5-8 1-2 0-1 3 3 6 2 11 5 0 1 1 37 30 WILLIAMS, Craig..... c 2-8 1-6 2-2 3 5 8 2 7 3 0 0 0 28 02 BROOKS, Ryan........ g 6-11 3-6 2-2 3 3 6 3 17 1 1 2 0 39 15 INGE, Semaj......... g 2-11 2-6 0-0 1 1 2 4 6 2 0 2 0 25 22 CHRISTMAS, Dionte... g 10-20 4-12 2-3 3 6 9 3 26 3 1 0 1 39 04 FERNANDEZ, Juan..... 1-3 1-1 0-2 0 2 2 4 3 1 1 0 0 16 10 GUZMAN, Luis........ 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 41 OLMOS, Sergio....... 0-3 0-0 1-2 0 4 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 8 50 ERIC, Michael....... 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 7 TEAM................ 1 1 2 Totals.............. 28-66 12-33 7-12 14 25 39 18 75 15 6 6 2 200 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 14-35 40.0% 2nd Half: 14-31 45.2% Game: 42.4% DEADB 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 6-18 33.3% 2nd Half: 6-15 40.0% Game: 36.4% REBS F Throw % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0% 2nd Half: 4-7 57.1% Game: 58.3% 1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOME TEAM: Massachusetts 7-9, 2-1 A-10 TOT-FG 3-PT REBOUNDS ## Player Name FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF TP A TO BLK S MIN 12 Gurley, Anthony..... f 5-9 4-6 2-4 1 3 4 2 16 0 3 0 0 27 24 Gaffney, Tony....... f 7-8 0-0 0-1 1 4 5 0 14 1 1 3 1 38 31 Bonner, Luke........ c 2-7 1-4 0-0 2 4 6 1 5 1 0 2 0 23 05 Harris, Ricky....... g 6-14 4-8 8-9 1 3 4 1 24 3 1 1 0 36 14 Lowe, Chris......... g 4-11 1-3 4-7 0 6 6 2 13 11 2 0 1 34 02 Gibbs, David........ 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 14 11 Correia, Gary....... 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 6 25 Lynch, Tyrell....... 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 3 4 1 1 1 0 19 33 Glass, Matt......... 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 TEAM................ 3 2 5 Totals.............. 27-56 11-23 14-21 9 27 36 11 79 22 8 7 3 200 TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 12-32 37.5% 2nd Half: 15-24 62.5% Game: 48.2% DEADB 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: 5-14 35.7% 2nd Half: 6-9 66.7% Game: 47.8% REBS F Throw % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7% 2nd Half: 10-15 66.7% Game: 66.7% 2,1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Officials: Kevin Ferguson, Joe Demayo, Dave Draucker Technical fouls: Temple-None. Massachusetts-None. Attendance: 7182 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Temple........................ 37 38 - 75 Massachusetts................. 33 46 - 79 ID-714316 Points in the paint-TEMPLE 14,UMASS 30. Points off turnovers-TEMPLE 5,UMASS 13. 2nd chance points-TEMPLE 22,UMASS 13. Fast break points-TEMPLE 0,UMASS 10. Bench points-TEMPLE 8,UMASS 7. Score tied-4 times. Lead changed-15 times. Last FG-TEMPLE 2nd-00:00, UMASS 2nd-01:50. Largest lead-TEMPLE by 11 1st-13:25, UMASS by 8 2nd-00:33.
Play-by-Play Temple vs Massachusetts 01/17/09 7:00 p.m. at Amherst, Mass. (Mullins Center) 1st PERIOD Play-by-Play (Page 1) HOME TEAM: Massachusetts TIME SCORE MAR VISITORS: Temple ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 19:44 0-2 V 2 GOOD! JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 19:27 BLOCK by BROOKS, Ryan REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 19:26 MISSED LAYUP by Lowe, Chris 19:15 BLOCK by INGE, Semaj 19:15 REBOUND (DEF) by (TEAM) 19:07 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 19:07 REBOUND (OFF) by WILLIAMS, Craig 19:04 0-4 V 4 GOOD! LAYUP by WILLIAMS, Craig [PNT] GOOD! DUNK by Gaffney, Tony [PNT] 18:53 2-4 V 2 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 18:53 18:27 TURNOVR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte GOOD! 3 PTR by Bonner, Luke 17:57 5-4 H 1 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 17:57 17:40 5-7 V 2 GOOD! 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig 17:40 ASSIST by INGE, Semaj TURNOVR by Gurley, Anthony 17:20 REBOUND (DEF) by Gaffney, Tony 17:09 MISSED JUMPER by ALLEN, Lavoy MISSED JUMPER by Bonner, Luke 16:56 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 16:40 5-9 V 4 GOOD! JUMPER by BROOKS, Ryan 16:40 ASSIST by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED LAYUP by Gaffney, Tony 16:23 REBOUND (DEF) by WILLIAMS, Craig 16:15 5-12 V 7 GOOD! 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED 3 PTR by Lowe, Chris 15:49 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 15:33 5-15 V 10 GOOD! 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 15:33 ASSIST by WILLIAMS, Craig TIMEOUT 30sec 15:31 SUB IN : Lynch, Tyrell 15:31 SUB IN : Gibbs, David 15:31 SUB OUT: Gurley, Anthony 15:31 SUB OUT: Bonner, Luke 15:31 GOOD! 3 PTR by Lowe, Chris 15:10 8-15 V 7 ASSIST by Lynch, Tyrell 15:10 14:53 MISSED 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig 14:53 REBOUND (OFF) by ALLEN, Lavoy 14:48 8-18 V 10 GOOD! 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan 14:48 ASSIST by ALLEN, Lavoy MISSED LAYUP by Harris, Ricky 14:33 BLOCK by BROOKS, Ryan REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 14:33 TIMEOUT MEDIA 14:33 GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 14:19 9-18 V 9 FOUL by CHRISTMAS, Dionte (P1T1) GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 14:19 10-18 V 8 GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 14:19 11-18 V 7 SUB IN : Glass, Matt 14:19 SUB OUT: Lowe, Chris 14:19 14:04 11-20 V 9 GOOD! DUNK by ALLEN, Lavoy [PNT] 14:04 ASSIST by INGE, Semaj MISSED LAYUP by Lynch, Tyrell 13:41 REBOUND (OFF) by Harris, Ricky 13:41 MISSED LAYUP by Harris, Ricky 13:37 REBOUND (OFF) by Gibbs, David 13:37 MISSED 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 13:31 REBOUND (DEF) by BROOKS, Ryan 13:25 MISSED LAYUP by INGE, Semaj 13:25 REBOUND (OFF) by WILLIAMS, Craig FOUL by Lynch, Tyrell (P1T1) 13:25 11-21 V 10 GOOD! FT SHOT by WILLIAMS, Craig 13:25 11-22 V 11 GOOD! FT SHOT by WILLIAMS, Craig SUB IN : Lowe, Chris 13:25 SUB OUT: Gibbs, David 13:25 GOOD! LAYUP by Lynch, Tyrell [PNT] 13:10 13-22 V 9 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 13:10 12:38 13-24 V 11 GOOD! JUMPER by BROOKS, Ryan GOOD! DUNK by Gaffney, Tony [PNT] 12:27 15-24 V 9 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 12:27 BLOCK by Lynch, Tyrell 12:09 MISSED LAYUP by INGE, Semaj REBOUND (DEF) by Lynch, Tyrell 12:06 GOOD! LAYUP by Lowe, Chris [PNT] 11:57 17-24 V 7 11:57 FOUL by INGE, Semaj (P1T2) TIMEOUT MEDIA 11:57 GOOD! FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 11:57 18-24 V 6 SUB IN : Gurley, Anthony 11:57 SUB IN : FERNANDEZ, Juan SUB OUT: Harris, Ricky 11:57 SUB IN : OLMOS, Sergio 11:57 SUB OUT: INGE, Semaj 11:57 SUB OUT: WILLIAMS, Craig REBOUND (DEF) by Lynch, Tyrell 11:44 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony 11:21 REBOUND (DEF) by OLMOS, Sergio 10:53 18-26 V 8 GOOD! LAYUP by ALLEN, Lavoy [PNT] 10:53 ASSIST by CHRISTMAS, Dionte FOUL by Gurley, Anthony (P1T2) 10:53 MISSED FT SHOT by ALLEN, Lavoy REBOUND (DEF) by Bonner, Luke 10:53 SUB IN : Bonner, Luke 10:53 SUB IN : Harris, Ricky 10:53 SUB OUT: Lynch, Tyrell 10:53 SUB OUT: Glass, Matt 10:53 MISSED LAYUP by Lowe, Chris 10:45 BLOCK by ALLEN, Lavoy 10:42 REBOUND (DEF) by FERNANDEZ, Juan REBOUND (DEF) by (TEAM) 10:21 MISSED JUMPER by OLMOS, Sergio 10:18 SUB IN : INGE, Semaj 10:18 SUB OUT: CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED LAYUP by Gurley, Anthony 09:52 REBOUND (DEF) by OLMOS, Sergio 09:43 TURNOVR by OLMOS, Sergio MISSED 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 09:20 REBOUND (OFF) by Bonner, Luke 09:20 GOOD! TIP-IN by Bonner, Luke [PNT] 09:13 20-26 V 6 FOUL by Bonner, Luke (P1T3) 08:58 20-27 V 7 GOOD! FT SHOT by OLMOS, Sergio REBOUND (DEF) by Bonner, Luke 08:58 MISSED FT SHOT by OLMOS, Sergio 08:53 FOUL by FERNANDEZ, Juan (P1T3) 08:53 SUB IN : WILLIAMS, Craig 08:53 SUB IN : CHRISTMAS, Dionte 08:53 SUB OUT: BROOKS, Ryan 08:53 SUB OUT: ALLEN, Lavoy GOOD! JUMPER by Gaffney, Tony 08:46 22-27 V 5 REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 08:33 MISSED JUMPER by WILLIAMS, Craig MISSED 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 08:26 REBOUND (DEF) by WILLIAMS, Craig REBOUND (DEF) by Bonner, Luke 08:17 MISSED JUMPER by INGE, Semaj GOOD! 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony [FB] 08:08 25-27 V 2 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 08:08 SUB IN : Correia, Gary 08:05 SUB IN : Lynch, Tyrell 08:05 SUB IN : Gibbs, David 08:05 SUB OUT: Lowe, Chris 08:05 SUB OUT: Gaffney, Tony 08:05 SUB OUT: Harris, Ricky 08:05 STEAL by Gibbs, David 07:54 TURNOVR by FERNANDEZ, Juan TIMEOUT media 07:54 07:33 FOUL by FERNANDEZ, Juan (P2T4) 07:33 SUB IN : BROOKS, Ryan 07:33 SUB OUT: FERNANDEZ, Juan MISSED 3 PTR by Bonner, Luke 07:00 BLOCK by INGE, Semaj 06:57 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte REBOUND (DEF) by Correia, Gary 06:54 MISSED 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan MISSED 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony 06:47 REBOUND (DEF) by BROOKS, Ryan 06:30 25-29 V 4 GOOD! JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte TURNOVR by Gurley, Anthony 06:04 SUB IN : Gaffney, Tony 06:04 SUB IN : ALLEN, Lavoy SUB IN : Lowe, Chris 06:04 SUB OUT: OLMOS, Sergio SUB IN : Harris, Ricky 06:04 SUB OUT: Correia, Gary 06:04 SUB OUT: Bonner, Luke 06:04 SUB OUT: Gibbs, David 06:04 REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 05:52 MISSED 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig SUB IN : Gibbs, David 05:52 SUB OUT: Gurley, Anthony 05:52 MISSED JUMPER by Gibbs, David 05:27 REBOUND (DEF) by WILLIAMS, Craig REBOUND (DEF) by Harris, Ricky 05:13 MISSED 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan 05:08 FOUL by WILLIAMS, Craig (P1T5) GOOD! 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 04:49 28-29 V 1 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 04:49 REBOUND (DEF) by (DEADBALL) 04:35 MISSED 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj 04:34 FOUL by ALLEN, Lavoy (P1T6) GOOD! LAYUP by Lowe, Chris [PNT] 04:00 30-29 H 1 ASSIST by Gibbs, David 04:00 03:42 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 03:42 REBOUND (OFF) by BROOKS, Ryan 03:34 MISSED 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig 03:34 REBOUND (OFF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte BLOCK by Gaffney, Tony 03:26 MISSED JUMPER by BROOKS, Ryan 03:26 REBOUND (OFF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 03:21 30-32 V 2 GOOD! 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj 03:21 ASSIST by BROOKS, Ryan MISSED LAYUP by Lynch, Tyrell 02:51 REBOUND (DEF) by INGE, Semaj 02:41 MISSED 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj 02:41 REBOUND (OFF) by BROOKS, Ryan 02:34 MISSED 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig 02:34 REBOUND (OFF) by BROOKS, Ryan 02:29 30-34 V 4 GOOD! JUMPER by BROOKS, Ryan TURNOVR by Lowe, Chris 02:01 02:01 TIMEOUT MEDIA SUB IN : Gurley, Anthony 02:01 SUB IN : OLMOS, Sergio SUB IN : Bonner, Luke 02:01 SUB OUT: WILLIAMS, Craig SUB OUT: Gibbs, David 02:01 SUB OUT: Lynch, Tyrell 02:01 REBOUND (DEF) by Bonner, Luke 01:43 MISSED JUMPER by OLMOS, Sergio TURNOVR by Harris, Ricky 01:37 BLOCK by Bonner, Luke 01:24 MISSED LAYUP by OLMOS, Sergio REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 01:21 MISSED FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 01:19 FOUL by INGE, Semaj (P2T7) REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 01:19 MISSED FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 01:19 REBOUND (DEF) by OLMOS, Sergio 01:19 SUB IN : GUZMAN, Luis 01:19 SUB OUT: INGE, Semaj REBOUND (DEF) by Gaffney, Tony 01:04 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED TIP-IN by Bonner, Luke 00:51 REBOUND (DEF) by OLMOS, Sergio 00:45 TURNOVR by OLMOS, Sergio STEAL by Gaffney, Tony 00:44 GOOD! 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 00:40 33-34 V 1 ASSIST by Gaffney, Tony 00:40 00:39 TIMEOUT 30sec FOUL by Lowe, Chris (P1T4) 00:23 00:11 33-37 V 4 GOOD! 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan 00:11 ASSIST by ALLEN, Lavoy MISSED 3 PTR by Lowe, Chris 00:00 REBOUND (DEF) by BROOKS, Ryan Temple 37, Massachusetts 33 1st period-only InPaint Pts-T/O 2nd-Chc FastBrk BnchPts Ties Leads Temple 6 0 12 0 1 0 2 Massachusetts 12 8 5 3 2 0 2 2nd PERIOD Play-by-Play (Page 1) HOME TEAM: Massachusetts TIME SCORE MAR VISITORS: Temple ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ GOOD! LAYUP by Harris, Ricky [PNT] 19:48 35-37 V 2 19:33 35-39 V 4 GOOD! JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte GOOD! LAYUP by Gurley, Anthony [PNT] 19:20 37-39 V 2 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 19:20 REBOUND (DEF) by Gurley, Anthony 19:03 MISSED JUMPER by ALLEN, Lavoy MISSED 3 PTR by Bonner, Luke 18:40 REBOUND (OFF) by Gaffney, Tony 18:40 GOOD! LAYUP by Lowe, Chris [PNT] 18:19 39-39 T 1 REBOUND (DEF) by Gurley, Anthony 17:58 MISSED JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte GOOD! FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 17:51 40-39 H 1 FOUL by INGE, Semaj (P3T1) GOOD! FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 17:51 41-39 H 2 SUB IN : Gibbs, David 17:51 SUB IN : FERNANDEZ, Juan SUB OUT: Lowe, Chris 17:51 SUB OUT: INGE, Semaj 17:29 41-42 V 1 GOOD! 3 PTR by FERNANDEZ, Juan 17:29 ASSIST by ALLEN, Lavoy GOOD! LAYUP by Gaffney, Tony [PNT] 17:01 43-42 H 1 ASSIST by Gibbs, David 17:01 16:47 MISSED 3 PTR by WILLIAMS, Craig 16:47 REBOUND (OFF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 16:43 43-44 V 1 GOOD! LAYUP by CHRISTMAS, Dionte [PNT] GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 16:25 44-44 T 2 FOUL by BROOKS, Ryan (P1T2) MISSED FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 16:25 REBOUND (DEF) by FERNANDEZ, Juan SUB IN : Lynch, Tyrell 16:25 SUB IN : Lowe, Chris 16:25 SUB OUT: Gurley, Anthony 16:25 SUB OUT: Bonner, Luke 16:25 15:58 TURNOVR by BROOKS, Ryan TIMEOUT MEDIA 15:58 GOOD! LAYUP by Lynch, Tyrell [PNT] 15:30 46-44 H 2 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 15:30 FOUL by Gibbs, David (P1T1) 15:19 REBOUND (DEF) by Harris, Ricky 15:14 MISSED JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED 3 PTR by Gibbs, David 14:44 REBOUND (DEF) by WILLIAMS, Craig REBOUND (DEF) by Lynch, Tyrell 14:34 MISSED JUMPER by FERNANDEZ, Juan MISSED JUMPER by Lowe, Chris 14:22 REBOUND (DEF) by ALLEN, Lavoy FOUL by Lynch, Tyrell (P2T2) 14:10 46-45 H 1 GOOD! FT SHOT by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 14:10 MISSED FT SHOT by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 14:10 REBOUND (OFF) by WILLIAMS, Craig SUB IN : Correia, Gary 14:10 SUB OUT: Gibbs, David 14:10 14:01 46-48 V 2 GOOD! 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 14:01 ASSIST by WILLIAMS, Craig GOOD! LAYUP by Gaffney, Tony [PNT] 13:32 48-48 T 3 ASSIST by Harris, Ricky 13:32 FOUL by Correia, Gary (P1T3) 13:19 REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 13:01 MISSED 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan SUB IN : Bonner, Luke 12:45 SUB OUT: Lynch, Tyrell 12:45 GOOD! 3 PTR by Correia, Gary 12:42 51-48 H 3 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 12:42 FOUL by Lowe, Chris (P2T4) 12:24 MISSED FT SHOT by FERNANDEZ, Juan 12:24 REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) REBOUND (DEF) by Correia, Gary 12:24 MISSED FT SHOT by FERNANDEZ, Juan 12:24 SUB IN : ERIC, Michael 12:24 SUB OUT: WILLIAMS, Craig GOOD! LAYUP by Harris, Ricky [FB/PNT] 12:18 53-48 H 5 ASSIST by Correia, Gary 12:18 12:06 53-50 H 3 GOOD! JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 12:05 TIMEOUT 30sec GOOD! 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 11:58 56-50 H 6 ASSIST by Correia, Gary 11:58 11:40 56-52 H 4 GOOD! JUMPER by ERIC, Michael 11:40 ASSIST by CHRISTMAS, Dionte MISSED JUMPER by Harris, Ricky 11:05 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 10:55 56-55 H 1 GOOD! 3 PTR by BROOKS, Ryan 10:55 ASSIST by FERNANDEZ, Juan MISSED LAYUP by Lowe, Chris 10:32 BLOCK by ERIC, Michael REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) 10:29 TIMEOUT media 10:29 SUB IN : Gurley, Anthony 10:29 SUB OUT: Correia, Gary 10:29 10:15 FOUL by FERNANDEZ, Juan (P3T3) 10:15 SUB IN : INGE, Semaj 10:15 SUB OUT: FERNANDEZ, Juan MISSED 3 PTR by Bonner, Luke 10:00 REBOUND (OFF) by Gurley, Anthony 10:00 GOOD! 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony 09:34 59-55 H 4 ASSIST by Bonner, Luke 09:34 GOOD! FT SHOT by Gurley, Anthony 09:34 60-55 H 5 FOUL by CHRISTMAS, Dionte (P2T4) SUB IN : Gibbs, David 09:34 SUB IN : Lynch, Tyrell 09:34 SUB OUT: Lowe, Chris 09:34 SUB OUT: Bonner, Luke 09:34 09:16 60-58 H 2 GOOD! 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj 09:16 ASSIST by ALLEN, Lavoy MISSED LAYUP by Harris, Ricky 09:01 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte FOUL by Lynch, Tyrell (P3T5) 08:57 SUB IN : Lowe, Chris 08:57 SUB OUT: Harris, Ricky 08:57 08:24 TURNOVR by ERIC, Michael STEAL by Lowe, Chris 08:21 08:18 FOUL by BROOKS, Ryan (P2T5) GOOD! 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony 08:18 63-58 H 5 ASSIST by Gibbs, David 08:18 MISSED FT SHOT by Gurley, Anthony 08:18 REBOUND (DEF) by CHRISTMAS, Dionte SUB IN : Correia, Gary 08:18 SUB IN : WILLIAMS, Craig SUB OUT: Lowe, Chris 08:18 SUB OUT: ERIC, Michael 08:12 63-61 H 2 GOOD! 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte TURNOVR by Gaffney, Tony 07:48 SUB IN : Harris, Ricky 07:48 SUB IN : Lowe, Chris 07:48 SUB OUT: Gibbs, David 07:48 SUB OUT: Correia, Gary 07:48 07:36 63-63 T 4 GOOD! JUMPER by CHRISTMAS, Dionte FOUL by Harris, Ricky (P1T6) 07:36 63-64 V 1 GOOD! FT SHOT by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 07:18 SUB IN : ERIC, Michael 07:18 SUB OUT: WILLIAMS, Craig MISSED JUMPER by Gurley, Anthony 07:17 REBOUND (DEF) by ALLEN, Lavoy 07:01 63-66 V 3 GOOD! LAYUP by ERIC, Michael [PNT] 07:01 ASSIST by ALLEN, Lavoy TURNOVR by Lynch, Tyrell 06:39 06:35 STEAL by CHRISTMAS, Dionte REBOUND (DEF) by Harris, Ricky 06:22 MISSED 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj GOOD! LAYUP by Gaffney, Tony [FB/PNT] 06:16 65-66 V 1 ASSIST by Harris, Ricky 06:16 REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 05:58 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte GOOD! 3 PTR by Gurley, Anthony [FB] 05:51 68-66 H 2 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 05:51 REBOUND (DEF) by Gaffney, Tony 05:23 MISSED 3 PTR by ALLEN, Lavoy 05:15 FOUL by INGE, Semaj (P4T6) SUB IN : Bonner, Luke 05:15 SUB IN : FERNANDEZ, Juan SUB OUT: Lynch, Tyrell 05:15 SUB OUT: INGE, Semaj GOOD! FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 04:44 69-66 H 3 FOUL by FERNANDEZ, Juan (P4T7) MISSED FT SHOT by Lowe, Chris 04:44 REBOUND (DEF) by ALLEN, Lavoy 04:44 SUB IN : WILLIAMS, Craig 04:44 SUB OUT: ERIC, Michael FOUL by Gurley, Anthony (P2T7) 04:16 69-67 H 2 GOOD! FT SHOT by BROOKS, Ryan 04:16 69-68 H 1 GOOD! FT SHOT by BROOKS, Ryan 04:16 SUB IN : ERIC, Michael 04:16 SUB OUT: WILLIAMS, Craig TURNOVR by Gurley, Anthony 03:47 03:47 TIMEOUT media 03:47 SUB IN : WILLIAMS, Craig 03:47 SUB OUT: ERIC, Michael 03:17 69-70 V 1 GOOD! LAYUP by ALLEN, Lavoy [PNT] 03:17 ASSIST by WILLIAMS, Craig MISSED JUMPER by Lowe, Chris 02:40 REBOUND (OFF) by Bonner, Luke 02:40 GOOD! LAYUP by Gaffney, Tony [PNT] 02:34 71-70 H 1 ASSIST by Harris, Ricky 02:34 MISSED FT SHOT by Gaffney, Tony 02:34 FOUL by ALLEN, Lavoy (P2T8) 02:34 REBOUND (DEF) by WILLIAMS, Craig REBOUND (DEF) by Gurley, Anthony 02:22 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte GOOD! 3 PTR by Harris, Ricky 01:50 74-70 H 4 ASSIST by Lowe, Chris 01:50 REBOUND (DEF) by Lowe, Chris 01:25 MISSED JUMPER by FERNANDEZ, Juan 01:08 FOUL by CHRISTMAS, Dionte (P3T9) 01:08 TIMEOUT 30sec GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 01:08 75-70 H 5 GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 01:08 76-70 H 6 01:08 SUB IN : INGE, Semaj 01:08 SUB OUT: FERNANDEZ, Juan 00:47 TIMEOUT 30sec TIMEOUT 30sec 00:47 BLOCK by Gaffney, Tony 00:40 MISSED LAYUP by BROOKS, Ryan REBOUND (DEF) by (TEAM) 00:38 GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 00:33 77-70 H 7 FOUL by WILLIAMS, Craig (P2T10) GOOD! FT SHOT by Harris, Ricky 00:33 78-70 H 8 TIMEOUT 30sec 00:33 BLOCK by Gaffney, Tony 00:28 MISSED JUMPER by INGE, Semaj 00:28 REBOUND (OFF) by (TEAM) BLOCK by Harris, Ricky 00:25 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 00:22 REBOUND (OFF) by ALLEN, Lavoy 00:22 78-73 H 5 GOOD! 3 PTR by ALLEN, Lavoy 00:22 TIMEOUT TEAM TURNOVR by Lowe, Chris 00:15 00:14 STEAL by ALLEN, Lavoy REBOUND (DEF) by Gaffney, Tony 00:12 MISSED 3 PTR by INGE, Semaj MISSED FT SHOT by Gurley, Anthony 00:10 FOUL by BROOKS, Ryan (P3T11) REBOUND (OFF) by (DEADBALL) 00:10 GOOD! FT SHOT by Gurley, Anthony 00:10 79-73 H 6 00:04 MISSED 3 PTR by CHRISTMAS, Dionte 00:04 REBOUND (OFF) by INGE, Semaj BLOCK by Bonner, Luke 00:00 MISSED LAYUP by INGE, Semaj 00:00 REBOUND (OFF) by ALLEN, Lavoy 00:00 79-75 H 4 GOOD! DUNK by ALLEN, Lavoy [PNT] Massachusetts 79, Temple 75 2nd period-only InPaint Pts-T/O 2nd-Chc FastBrk BnchPts Ties Leads Temple 8 5 10 0 7 1 5 Massachusetts 18 5 8 7 5 3 6 POINTS OFF TURNOVERS 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 0 5 - 5 Massachusetts........... 8 5 - 13 POINTS IN PAINT 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 6 8 - 14 Massachusetts........... 12 18 - 30 2ND CHANCE POINTS 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 12 10 - 22 Massachusetts........... 5 8 - 13 FAST BREAK POINTS 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 0 0 - 0 Massachusetts........... 3 7 - 10 BENCH POINTS 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 1 7 - 8 Massachusetts........... 2 5 - 7 SCORE TIED BY 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 0 1 - 1 Massachusetts........... 0 3 - 3 LEAD GAINED BY 1 2 - Tot Temple.................. 2 5 - 7 Massachusetts........... 2 6 - 8