Massachusetts Defeats East Carolina 88-81 - Recap

East Carolina was victimized for 26 points and 11 assists by Chaz Williams as Massachusetts defeated them 88-81 in NCAA action on Saturday.

Massachusetts won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites.

Massachusetts got 15 points from Terrell Vinson and another 15 points from Jesse Morgan. Chaz Williams contributed 11 assists, while Jesse Morgan cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

East Carolina got 21 points from Maurice Kemp in a losing cause and another 14 points from Robert Sampson. Corvonn Gaines contributed 6 assists for them, while Robert Sampson had 9 rebounds.

Massachusetts led at halftime, 42-36.

East Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-32.