Puerto Rico Tip-off - Providence vs Massachusetts Wrap - Massachusetts Wins 77-75
Massachusetts got 18 points from Jesse Morgan en route to a 77-75 victory over Providence on Thursday at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.
Massachusetts won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.
Massachusetts got 17 points from Chaz Williams and another 14 points from Terrell Vinson. Chaz Williams contributed 5 assists, while Chaz Williams cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Providence got 23 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 19 points from Kadeem Batts. Bryce Cotton contributed 5 assists for them, while LaDontae Henton had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Massachusetts were victorious, as the score was 41-35 at the break.
Massachusetts won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-34.