|Rhode Island Rams vs UMass Minutemen Wrap - UMass Wins 77-70|
UMass got 22 points from Carl Pierre en route to a 77-70 victory over Rhode Island on Sunday at Mullins Center.
UMass was the ATS victor, as they covered the +3.0-point spread as an underdog.
UMass got 12 points from Luwane Pipkins and another 10 points from Jonathan Laurent. Luwane Pipkins contributed 9 assists, while Jonathan Laurent cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Rhode Island got a 23-point performance from Tyrese Martin, who was supported by 15 points from Cyril Langevine. Daron Russell had 5 assists in a losing cause for Rhode Island, while Cyril Langevine grabbed 7 rebounds.
UMass was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Rhode Island had a 22-20 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, UMass takes its act on the road to face La Salle looking for another win. For Rhode Island, they head on the road to face Duquesne.