Holloway lifts UMass past Richmond 87-79
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Rashaan Holloway had 28 points plus 12 rebounds as UMass got past Richmond 87-79 on Wednesday night. Jonathan Laurent added 20 points for the Minutemen.
Richmond looks to extend streak vs UMass
Richmond (12-17, 6-10) vs. UMass (10-19, 3-13)
William D. Mullins Center, Amherst, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Richmond looks for its sixth straight win in the...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin had a career-high 30 points as Duquesne defeated UMass 80-73 on Saturday.
Dunn-Martin hit 9 of 12 shots, including 7 of 9 from deep. He added six...
Williams Jr., Duquesne host UMass
UMass (10-18, 3-12) vs. Duquesne (18-10, 9-6)
A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two sophomore guards will be on display as Carl Pierre and UMass will...
Toppin scores 19 to lead Dayton past UMass 72-48
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Obi Toppin had 19 points and eight rebounds as Dayton rolled past UMass 72-48 on Tuesday night.
Pierre’s late heroics lead UMass past Saint Joseph’s 80-79
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 21 points and his jump shot with 2.7 seconds left completed a 17-point, second-half comeback as UMass beat Saint Joseph's 80-79 on Saturday.
UMass downs Rhode Island 77-70 for 1st A-10 win this season
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 22 points for Massachusetts to help the Minutemen get their first win in Atlantic 10 play this season beating Rhode Island 77-70 on Sunday.
George Mason pulls away late to beat UMass 68-63
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Justin Kier scored 22 points, Javon Greene added a career-high 19 points and George Mason beat Massachusetts 68-63 on Wednesday night.
The Patriots (10-8, 4-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) improved to 3-0 on the road in conference play. UMass (7-10, 0-4) has lost six of its last seven games.
Kier was 8 of 12 from the floor and Greene 6-of-11 shooting, and the duo each had eight of George Mason's 35 rebounds. Otis Livingston II chipped in with 12 points and four assists.
Phiri, Powell lead LaSalle over UMass 69-60 in A-10 opener
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Saul Phiri scored 20 points, Pookie Powell added 17 points and LaSalle defeated Massachusetts 69-60 in an Atlantic 10 Conference opener on Saturday.
Claxton leads in scoring and rebounding, Georgia tops UMass
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Getting off to a fast start has not been the problem for Georgia's basketball team. Sustaining the effort? That has been something altogether different.
Paced by 20 points and 11 rebounds from Nicolas Claxton, the Bulldogs started fast and stayed with it in a 91-72 win over Massachusetts Sunday.
Pipkins, Laurent help UMass rally, beat Fairleigh Dickinson
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jonathan Laurent and Luwane Pipkins scored 20 points apiece to help Massachusetts rally from a 14-point deficit and beat Fairleigh Dickinson 85-84 on Friday.
Rashaan Holloway had 16 of his 18 points —including five dunks — in the second half, Carl Pierre scored 13 — 10 after the break — and Keon Clergeot scored 11 for UMass.
Williams scores 19, Howard holds off Massachusetts 68-63
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Charles Williams hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 and freshman Akuwovo Ogheneyole notched his first career double-double to help Howard hold off Massachusetts 68-63 on Friday night.
Ogheneyole finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Bison (4-0), who shot 50 percent (14 of 28) in taking 39-26 lead at halftime. Howard cooled off after intermission, shooting 28 percent, but the Bison had an answer every time UMass (2-2) made a run at them.
Harvard holds off Pipkins, UMass from the line, 74-71
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Christian Juzang hit two free throws with two seconds left in the game as Harvard held off UMass for a 74-71 victory on Tuesday night.
Henry Welsh hit a 3-pointer with 1:11 left in the first half to put Harvard up by 10. Luwane Pipkins got to the basket for a layup with :36 left to cut the lead to eight at intermission.
Pierre’s 21 PTs leads UMass past UMass Lowell 83-75
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 21 points and Luwane Pipkins scored 19 and UMass beat UMass Lowell 83-75 in a season opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Rutgers Preview Capsule
Last season: 15-18, ties most wins since 2012-13.
Nickname: Scarlet Knights.
Coach: Steve Pikiell.
Conference: Big Ten.
Who's gone: C C.J. Gettys, G Nigel Johnson (graduate transfer, Virginia), F Jonathan Laurent, G Khalil Batie, C Ibrahima Diallo.
Rutgers cruises past Drexel 87-66
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is seven seasons and three coaches removed from their last 3-0 start.
But don't expect first-year coach Steve Pikiell to pay it any mind.
"We're 2-0 and we'll start preparing on Tuesday for DePaul," Pikiell said. "We go one game at a time. I don't care about that stuff."
Nigel Johnson came off the bench to score 15 points and Deshawn Freeman added 13 more while grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Rutgers past Drexel 87-66 on Sunday.