Massachusetts vs Duquesne Final: 78-74 - Recap
Massachusetts got 20 points from Trey Davis en route to a 78-74 victory over Duquesne on Wednesday at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Massachusetts did not, however, defeat Duquesne against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks.
Massachusetts got 17 points from Chaz Williams and another 12 points from Raphiael Putney. Trey Davis contributed 8 assists, while Maxie Esho cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Duquesne got 20 points from Micah Mason in a losing cause and another 18 points from Ovie Soko. Micah Mason contributed 5 assists for them, while Ovie Soko had 13 rebounds.
Massachusetts led at halftime, 41-40.
Duquesne won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-32.