UMass 64, Siena 63
Chaz Williams made a layup with 4 seconds left to push
Massachusetts to a 64-63 victory over Siena on Wednesday.
Williams led the Minutemen (3-2) with 23 points, and Terrell
Vinson scored 18.
Evan Hymes led Siena (2-5) with 15 points, O.D. Anosike had 13
points and 13 rebounds, and Rob Poole scored 11.
Siena held a 63-60 advantage with 2:04 remaining but did not
score again. Jesse Morgan’s layup with 51 seconds left pulled the
Minutemen to 63-62.
Massachusetts took its first lead of the second half at 44-43 on
Sampson Carter’s jumper with 11:54 left.
The Saints led 34-24 at the break, outshooting the Minutemen
from the field 52.4 percent (11 of 21) to 31.3 percent (10 of 28).
Massachusetts scored the last five points of the half on William’s
3-pointer and Vinson’s layup with 7 seconds left to close the