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Holloway lifts UMass past Richmond 87-79

March 7, 2019

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.

Luwane Pipkins had eight assists and six rebounds for UMass (11-19, 4-13 Atlantic 10 Conference). Unique McLean added seven rebounds.

Carl Pierre, who was second on the Minutemen in scoring entering the contest with 12 points per game, shot only 20 percent in the game (2 of 10).

UMass totaled 51 points in the second half, a season best for the team.

Grant Golden had 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Spiders (12-18, 6-11). Jacob Gilyard added 20 points and six assists. Nathan Cayo had 10 points.

UMass finishes out the regular season against Rhode Island on the road on Saturday. Richmond finishes out the regular season against Davidson at home on Saturday.

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