Massachusetts vs. Charlotte: Recap and Stats

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Massachusetts vs. Charlotte: Recap and Stats
Massachusetts 65
(14-6, 6-2 away)
Charlotte 66
(17-4, 14-1 home)
Venue: Halton Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Massachusetts 31 34 65
Charlotte 34 32 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Massachusetts T Vinson 23 R Putney 6 C Williams 3
Charlotte E Victor Nickerson 12 C Braswell 7 P Henry 5

Massachusetts lost by a slim margin to Charlotte 66-65 in conference play on Saturday, February 2nd. Terrell Vinson put up a career-high 23 points and four rebounds in a losing effort. Chaz Williams also had a strong showing, scoring 16 points and adding four rebounds. For the 49ers, Chris Braswell got nine points and seven rebounds. Next up for Massachusetts (14-6, 4-3 A-10) is Rhode Island (6-13, 1-5 A-10) on Wednesday, February 6th at home.

Massachusetts Game Notes

  • Massachusetts started 14-6 during the 2007 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • UMASS beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Minutemen have beaten the spread.
  • The Minutemen have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Massachusetts has lost 25 close games.
  • The Minutemen set a season high for three-point percentage.
  • The last time UMASS had a three-point percentage of 45.0% or higher was Mar 09, 2012 against Temple.
  • The Minutemen have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Massachusetts has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Terrell Vinson accounted for 35.3% of the team's points.
  • Terrell Vinson has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 20 games this season.
  • Raphiael Putney has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Terrell Vinson's career.
  • Terrell Vinson had career highs with 23 points, 9 field goals made, and 3 three-pointers.

Charlotte Game Notes

  • Charlotte won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Chris Braswell has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 21 games this season.
UMASS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATerrell Vinson372341122
AChaz Williams391643204
B+Cady Lalanne15850001
C+Sampson Carter21740102
CRaphiael Putney28262112
CT. Bergantino8020120
CFreddie Riley31812003
D+Maxie Esho14120112
-Trey Davis7001001
CHAR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChris Braswell23972212
AT. Williams20864104
BIvan Benkovic211020100
BJ.T. Thompson21514000
BPierra Henry31545404
B-E. Nickerson241250102
B-Mike Thorne9520000
B-Willie Clayton28860001
C-Denzel Ingram23410201

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