AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – Malik Hines made all eight of his shots for 20 points and C.J. Anderson scored 12 points and tied a career-high 12 assists and Massachusetts beat Duquesne 85-75 on Saturday night.
Mike Lewis II made a 3-pointer with 2:52 left and Duquesne trailed 72-70, but the Minutemen went on an 11-0 run to seal the win. UMass led 58-47 with 12:13 to go before the Dukes went on an 11-0 spurt and knotted it with Eric James’ 3-pointer with 9:35 left.
Rayshawn Miller and Luwane Pipkins each scored 16 points and Carl Pierre scored 15 for Massachusetts (12-19, 5-13 Atlantic 10) which shot 58 percent (32 of 55) including 9 of 16 from 3-point range.
Duquesne (16-15, 7-11) got 17 points apiece from Lewis and Tarin Smith, Rene Castro-Caneddy scored 12 and Jordan Robinson 10. Eric Williams grabbed 11 boards and Duquesne had a 31-25 rebounding advantage.
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