Charlotte Downs Massachusetts 66-65 - Match Report
Charlotte grabbed a 66-65 win over Massachusetts on Saturday, behind a 12-point effort from E. Victor Nickerson at Dale F. Halton Arena.
Charlotte won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 1.5-point spread.
Charlotte got 10 points from Ivan Benkovic and another 9 points from Chris Braswell. Pierria Henry contributed 5 assists, while Chris Braswell cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Massachusetts got 23 points from Terrell Vinson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Chaz Williams. Chaz Williams contributed 3 assists for them, while Raphiael Putney had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 34-31 at the break.
Charlotte had a 37-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.