Massachusetts took one of two in the final day of play at the Cougar Classic
A first half scoring drought limited UMass women's basketball in its 65-43 loss at VCU Sunday.
It marked the fourth top 2 finish in league history for the Minutewomen and their second runner-up showing in past three years.
UMass parlayed an excellent performance in the morning prelims into one of the more dominant final day efforts in recent A-10 history.
UMass men's lacrosse faltered at No. 12 Harvard, 14-13 in Cambridge, Mass., on Wednesday afternoon.
Sophomore Cote Clark knocked in the game winning run as UMass defeated Bowling Green 7-6 in Day Two of Cougar Classic
UMass has 411 points, just ahead of Richmond's 409. Duquesne is in third with 333 points and will pose a big challenge for second place during Saturday's final day.Fordham is in fourth with 296 and Davidson is in fifth with 286.
UMass has 366.5 points, behind first place St. Bonaventure with 412. George Mason is close behind in third with 350, La Salle is fourth with 289.5 and Saint Louis is in fifth with 271.
Steve Mastalerz made 40 saves in net for the Minutemen in the setback. Box Score |
UMass women's basketball is set to challenge Virginia Commonwealth University at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22.
UMass fell to 2-4 on the season at they lost the Cougar Classic opener 11-6 to the College of Charleston
It's a Saturday Slam Dunk when MinuteFans pack Amherst Brewing Company for a UMass Basketball Watch Party on March 7th!