George Washington vs. Massachusetts: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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George Washington vs. Massachusetts: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
George Washington 72
(13-17, 5-10 away)
Massachusetts 77
(20-10, 12-6 home)
Venue: Barclays Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
George Washington 31 41 72
Massachusetts 34 43 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
George Washington K Larsen 17 I Armwood 13 L Kromah 4
Massachusetts C Williams 16 M Esho 6 C Williams 8

On an evening when they outscored the Colonials 21-0 from beyond the three-point line, Massachusetts knocked off George Washington 77-72 in the first round of the A-10 Tournament. The Minutemen tie the season series against George Washington at 1-1 with the win. Chaz Williams had a big game for the Minutemen and put up a team-high 16 points and eight assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). Raphiael Putney had 12 points and added five rebounds. Isaiah Armwood registered a double-double for the Colonials on 16 points and 13 rebounds. George Washington (13-17) finished the regular season 11th in the A-10 with a 7-9 conference record.

Massachusetts Game Notes

  • The last time UMASS started the season 20-10 was 2011.
  • UMASS beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Minutemen have beaten the spread.
  • The Minutemen have won 11 close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Massachusetts is 36-27 in close games.
  • The Minutemen have won every game this season (6-0) after recording 10 or more steals.
  • Massachusetts has won 80 percent of the time this season (12-3) when its field goal percentage has been 45.2 percent or better.
  • UMASS has won every game this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.8 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Massachusetts has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Sampson Carter plays 31 minutes or more, 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Chaz Williams has seven field goals made or more, and 100 percent of the time (10-0) when Maxie Esho has six rebounds or more.
  • The Minutemen have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • Chaz Williams has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 30 games this season.
  • Maxie Esho has led the team in rebounding in six out of 30 games this season.
  • Terrell Vinson has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Terrell Vinson.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Cady Lalanne.

George Washington Game Notes

  • The Colonials have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, George Washington is 22-27 in close games.
  • Isaiah Armwood recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with nine.
  • The top two scorers (Kevin Larsen and Isaiah Armwood) accounted for 45.8 percent of the points.
  • Kevin Larsen has led the team in scoring seven times in 30 games this season.
  • Isaiah Armwood has led the team in rebounding 22 times in 30 games this season.
  • Isaiah Armwood recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Isaiah Armwood has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Isaiah Armwood recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 10th of his career.
  • Isaiah Armwood set a career high with nine offensive rebounds.
  • Lasan Kromah has four straight double-digit point games.
GW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Isaiah Armwood3416132113
B+Kevin Larsen271770102
B+Dwayne Smith12660001
BJoe McDonald301033404
B-Lasan Kromah311124003
B-Patricio Garino24433201
C+John Kopriva7340001
CBryan Bynes20511001
-Kethan Savage10010000
-Nemanja Mikic5000000
UMASS PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AChaz Williams401648303
ATerrell Vinson181414111
B+Raphiael Putney231251122
B+Maxie Esho20460320
B+Trey Davis171410001
BCady Lalanne15450022
B-Sampson Carter31941112
C-Freddie Riley32411101
-T. Bergantino4000000

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