Providence vs. Massachusetts: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Providence vs. Massachusetts: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Providence 75
(2-1, 0-1 away)
Massachusetts 77
(2-0, 2-0 home)
Venue: Coliseo Ruben Rodriquez
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, November 15, 2012
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Providence 35 40 75
Massachusetts 41 36 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Providence B Cotton 23 L Henton 11 B Cotton 5
Massachusetts J Morgan 18 R Putney 7 C Williams 6

Massachusetts got a slim victory over Providence 77-75 on Thursday, Nov. 15. Chaz Williams led the Minutemen and put up 17 points and six rebounds. Raphiael Putney had 10 points and added seven rebounds. For the Friars, Kadeem Batts got 19 points and nine rebounds. Massachusetts (2-0, 0-0 A-10) takes on sixth-ranked NC State (2-0, 0-0 ACC) on Friday, Nov. 16 on their home court.

Massachusetts Game Notes

  • Massachusetts started 2-0 during the 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006, 2004, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Minutemen have won two close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Massachusetts is 27-23 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Jesse Morgan and Chaz Williams) accounted for 45.4 percent of the points.

Providence Game Notes

  • Bryce Cotton accounted for 30.6 percent of the team's points.
  • LaDontae Henton accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Bryce Cotton has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Kadeem Batts has three straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton has three straight double-digit point games.
  • LaDontae Henton recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and 10th of his career.
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kadeem Batts381993013
ABryce Cotton402325002
ALaDontae Henton3713111205
B+Josh Fortune381220000
BBrice Kofane22460000
C-Lee Goldsbrough14400101
DTed Bancroft11010000
UMASS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChaz Williams321766105
B+Raphiael Putney311072111
BJesse Morgan241811202
BTerrell Vinson341460103
BCady Lalanne20850011
C+Sampson Carter23641011
D+Freddie Riley22030100
-Trey Davis5200000
-Maxie Esho5200102
-T. Bergantino4010000

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