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UMass women's basketball defeated Rhode Island at home in the Mullins Center, 69-56 on Sunday, Feb. 23.
UMass went 1-4 on the weekend, its first game action of the season after have last weekend's trip to the FAU Kick Off Classic canceled due to air travel delays.
UMass totaled 467 points to finish behind Richmond with 645.4 and Fordham with 493. George Mason was fourth (436), followed by Duquesne, La Salle, Rhode Island, George Washington, St. Bonaventure and Saint Louis.
UMass finished in the top 2 of the Atlantic 10 for the 14th-consecutive year.
UMass used a pair of comebacks to defeat UConn, 8-7, for the first win of the 2014 season.
After day one of the two-day Atlantic 10 Conference Championship held in Kingston, R.I. the Minutemen sit in fourth place.
UMass Women's Track and Field enters the final day of the conference championships fourth in the team standings.
UMass men's lacrosse used defense, balanced scoring to defeat Harvard, 8-4 on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Quianna Diaz-Patterson went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run. Caroline Raymond struck out two in seven innings.
UMass enters the final day trailing Fordham by 20 points and leader Richmond by 145.5 points.
UMass trails St. Bonaventure by 84 points heading into the final day of competition.
UMass women's basketball hosts Rhode Island for a Sunday, Feb. 23 game in the Mullins Center at 2 p.m.
On Saturday February 21 and 22 the Massachusetts Men's Track and Field team will compete in the team's most anticipated competition of its indoor campaign, the 2014 Indoor Atlantic 10 Championship.
Need some extra info before heading out to the game? Check out the hoops fan guide for Friday's home game against VCU.