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Wi8lliams, Massachusetts hold off Fordham 77-73
MASSACHUSETTS 77, FORDHAM 73
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chaz Williams scored 22 points as Massachusetts
held off Fordham 77-73 Sunday in Atlantic 10 Conference action.
The Minutemen (11-4, 1-1), whose 70-62 loss Thursday at Saint
Louis snapped their seven-game winning streak, took a
double-digit lead with 7:21 left in the first half and led by 14
in the second.
But the Rams chipped away, getting within two points with 2
minutes left and again with 1:04 remaining. Freddie Riley hit a
3-pointer from the corner with 34 seconds to go and
Massachusetts hit 5 of 6 free throws in the final 26 seconds to
Terrell Vinson added 19 points for the Minutemen, Trey Davis a
career-high 12 and Riley 11. Cady Lalanne had 11 rebounds.
Branden Frazier had 21 points for Fordham (5-12, 1-1) and Chris
Gaston added 20 points and 13 rebounds. Ryan Canty grabbed 13
boards as the Rams dominated the glass 55 -42.
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