AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -Anthony Gurley scored 21 points and Ricky Harris added 18 to lead Massachusetts to a 94-68 win over Arkansas-Fort Smith on Saturday night.
Freddie Riley scored 17 points, Terrell Vinson had 14, and Sean Carter added 13 and eight rebounds for the Minutemen (1-2).
Massachusetts closed the first half with a 13-4 run, sparked by eight points from Gurley, who added five assists and shot 8-for-12 from the field for the game. Harris' back-to-back layups capped the spurt.
Riley's jumper with 11:52 left in the second half increased the margin to 23 points for Massachusetts, which shot 54.5 percent from the floor (36-for-66). The Lions (1-1) shot 43.9 percent (29-for-66).
Aaron McHenry led Arkansas-Fort Smith with 18 points. Jalynn Mitchell had 13 points and Josh Simmons added 12.

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Fresh off its first Sweet 16 berth in three years, Indiana seems to be trending back in the right direction under coach Tom Crean. This fall, though, will challenge the...
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds George Washington named Maurice Joseph its interim head men’s basketball coach last week. Will the 31-year-old be able to keep the Colonials humming in 2016-17?
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Villanova always understood the myriad challenges of defending a national title. Yet the program definitely couldn’t have foreseen Friday’s bit of bad news.
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages