Massachusetts Defeats Eastern Michigan 75-61 - Recap

Massachusetts grabbed a 75-61 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday, behind an 18-point effort from Freddie Riley at Mullins Center.

Massachusetts won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.

Chaz Williams had 14 points for Massachusetts and Maxie Esho chipped in with 13 points. Chaz Williams had 9 assists for them, while Maxie Esho was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Eastern Michigan got a 12-point performance from J.R. Sims, who was supported by 11 points from Glenn Bryant. Jalen Ross had 4 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Michigan, while Glenn Bryant grabbed 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Massachusetts were victorious, as the score was 38-25 at the break.

Eastern Michigan had a 35-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.