On Wednesday, Mar. 20, No. 2-seeded Massachusetts lost to No. 7-seeded Stony Brook 71-58 in the first round of the NIT. The Minutemen were paced by Terrell Vinson, who put up 11 points and five rebounds. Freddie Riley scored 16 points and added three rebounds. For the Seawolves, Dave Coley got a game-high 20 points and five rebounds. Massachusetts closes out the season with a 21-12 record. In the regular season, they finished seventh in the A-10 with a 9-7 record in conference play.
Massachusetts Game Notes
- The Minutemen have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 36.7 percent or worse.
- The Minutemen set a season high for steals (12).
- UMASS set a season low for total points (58).
- The Minutemen have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past four games.
- This is the 14th game at home this season--UMASS has a 4.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
- The top two scorers (Freddie Riley and Terrell Vinson) accounted for 46.5 percent of the points.
- Freddie Riley has led the team in scoring in three out of 33 games this season.
- Cady Lalanne has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 33 games this season.
- Freddie Riley had a career high with four steals.
- This was the ninth foul out of the season for Terrell Vinson.
Stony Brook Game Notes
- Dave Coley recorded a team season high in steals with five.
- The top two scorers (Anthony Jackson and Dave Coley) accounted for 56.3 percent of the points.
- Anthony Jackson has led the team in scoring eight times in 32 games this season.
- Tommy Brenton has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 32 games this season.
- Tommy Brenton set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
- This marks the fifth 20-point game of Dave Coley's career.
- Dave Coley has three straight double-digit point games.
- Dave Coley set a career high with five steals.
- This marks the third 20-point game of Anthony Jackson's career.
- Anthony Jackson set career highs with eight field goals made and four three-pointers.