|UMass vs Providence Final: 79-78 - Recap|
Luwane Pipkins scored 26 points for UMass on Friday, leading them to a 79-78 victory over Providence at Dunkin Donuts Center.
UMass won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +9.0-point spread as underdogs.
UMass got 16 points from Curtis Cobb and another 15 points from Carl Pierre. Luwane Pipkins contributed 5 assists, while Samba Diallo cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Providence got 21 points from Alpha Diallo in a losing cause and another 14 points from Nate Watson. Alpha Diallo contributed 5 assists for them, while Alpha Diallo had 7 rebounds.
UMass was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Providence as they grabbed 30 boards, while UMass only had 29
UMass looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Temple. Providence will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Central Connecticut State.