|College of Massachusetts Basketball Recreation Notes and Info|
|Recreation 17||Massachusetts (12-4, 2-1 A-10) vs. Saint Joseph’s (14-2, 4-0 A-10)|
|Date // Time||Saturday, January 14 // 2 pm|
|location||Amherst, Mass. // Mullins Heart|
|Recreation Notes||Massachusetts | of San Jose|
|Social Media||Fb: UMass Girls’s Basketball
Twitter: @UMassWBB // @CoachVerdiUMass
The Have to Know
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Final Time Out
UMass defeated Loyola Chicago, 76-59, on the highway within the packages’ first-ever assembly. The Minutewomen improved to 12-4 general, together with 2-1 within the Atlantic 10 Convention.
4 Minutewomen reached double figures, with Sam Breen led with 23 factors. Sydney Taylor adopted by 15 factors, whereas Destiney Philoxy and Ber’Nyah Mayo scored 15 and 13 factors, respectively. Taylor grabbed a game-high eight rebounds and Philoxy had a game-best seven assists. Taylor additionally added three steals, whereas Angelique Ngalakulondi complete three blocks.
All-Time Sequence towards the Saints stated Joseph
The Minutewomen and the Hawks will meet for the 67th time in program historical past, the place Saint Joseph holds a 51-15 report within the all-time collection. The 2 groups first met on December 22, 1977, whereas No. 8 Hawks defeated the Minutewomen, 88-68, within the Central Connecticut Match in New Britain, Conn. UMass and SJU final met within the Semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Match final season, with the Minutewomen advancing to the Finals with a 76-58 victory that day.
Earn Double (And Triple) Double
Sam Breen – 49 Double-Double* | 1 Triple-Double (*complete consists of Penn State)
2022-23: 9 | 1 (Triple-Double)
Angelique Ngalakulondi – 7
Destiney Philoxy – 4
Makenna White – 3
Ber’Nyah Mayo – 2
Laila Honest – 1
2021-22: 1* (* at Saint Joseph’s)
Residence Court docket benefit
The Minutewomen went on an eight-game dwelling profitable streak, from Feb. 5, 2022 to Nov. 30, 2022. That is the third longest streak by an Amherst program within the Atlantic 10 period. The longest streak dated from February 18, 1995 to February 27, 1996, with 15 complete recreation, with the second longest being a 10-game profitable streak from January 19, 2006 to December 13, 2006.
In statistics talking
The Minutewomen presently sit first within the Atlantic 10 convention in scoring offense, averaging 76.4 factors per recreation (1,223 pts), whereas tied for fifth in defensive scoring with a mean of 63.6 (1,018 pts). The staff can be first with a 12.8 scoring margin. The staff is ranked fortieth within the nation with its scoring offense.
UMass ranks third in mixed staff rebounds (41.1 rpg), accounting for 13.7 offensive rebounds per recreation (third; 219 complete). The Minutewomen are second with a 5.4 rebounding margin.
Sam Breen second within the convention in scoring with 18.3 ppg (292 pts) and tied for first in rebounds with 9.9 per recreation (158 complete). Nationally, he’s tied for sixteenth in rebounds and tied for eighth with 9 double-doubles this season. He’s additionally tied for second with a triple-double.
Sydney Taylor sits sixth in scoring (16.1 ppg, 241 pts) within the A-10 and second with 2.9 3FGs per recreation. Taylor is tied for 18th within the nation with 3FGs per recreation and twenty first in three-pointers (44 complete).
Angelique Ngalakulondi averaged 3.7 offensive rebounds per recreation (56 complete), to this point this season, to sit down second within the A-10. He’s thirtieth in offensive rebounds per recreation within the NCAA.
Destiney Philoxy continues to assist his teammates, meting out 80 dimes, averaging 5.0 assists per recreation, putting third, presently, within the league. Philoxy is tied for thirty second within the nation together with his complete assists, whereas sitting thirty seventh in his common.
Stroll on [Mile]stone method
Sam Breen and Destiney Philoxy Every surpassed their 1,000th profession level on December 8, 2021. They turned the twenty first and twenty second Minutewomen to perform the feat, whereas changing into the third pair in program historical past to perform it in the identical season, and first ever in 2006-07. The duo additionally turned the primary to succeed in the milestone in the identical recreation in NCAA historical past. Breen is fifth in profession factors (1,677), passing Kate Mills (1,525; 2004-08), whereas Philoxy is now tenth in profession factors (1,430) in program historical past, passing Julie Prepared on the checklist (1,406 ; 1977-81). Sydney Taylor turned the twenty third Minutewomen to hitch the 1,000-point membership after scoring her 1,000th profession level on Nov. 22, 2022. He presently ranks fifteenth on the checklist with 1,174 factors, surpassing Nekole Smith (1,165; 1998-03).
Along with reaching a profession milestone, Breen reached 1,000 factors in a Massachusetts uniform on December 22, 2021 in Hartford. With simply his profession at UMass, Breen is fifth on the profession scoring checklist (1,633). The graduate scholar has additionally collected 967 complete profession rebounds, to this point, to rank third in all-time profession data, passing Octavia Thomas (903; 1992-96) on the checklist. With the Minutewomen, Breen totaled 914 boards, adequate for third on the checklist. Philoxy hit 400-plus profession assists on December 11, 2021 and 500-plus profession assists on Feb. 26, 2022. She is among the many profession data all-time with 608, claiming the highest spot within the class, passing Sabriya Mitchell (578; 1994-98). She is barely the fourth Minutewomen to succeed in 500-plus dimes, becoming a member of Mitchell, Christel Zullo (1985-89) and Kathy Coyner (1997-01), and the one participant in program historical past to succeed in 600-plus dimes. Philoxy additionally performed in his a hundredth profession recreation on January 22 at George Washington, whereas Breen reached his a hundredth profession recreation performed within the A-10 Quarterfinals towards Fordham (March 4).
Philoxy additionally put his identify on the checklist of profession video games performed, taking part in 130 contests, to this point, previous. Hailey Leidel (123; 2016-20) and on the profession steals checklist, ranks sixth with 189, passing Christel Zullo (186; 1985-89), to this point, in her profession. Teammates Ber’Nyah Mayo and Sam Breen engraved on the profession steals checklist within the report ebook, as Mayo is ninth with 176 and Breen is thirteenth with 165.
Head Coach Tory Verdi achieved her a hundredth win on the Massachusetts helm in a 76-58 victory over Saint Joseph within the A-10 Semifinals on March 5. Her present report with the Minutewomen stands at 113-83.
Double numbers EXTENT
Sam Breen recorded 14 double figures contests, whereas Sydney Taylor had 10-plus level video games for the twelfth time this season, together with Taylor scoring 20-plus factors in 4 straight video games. Destiney Philoxy had 12 video games in double digits, whereas Ber’Nyah Mayo additionally reached double figures in 11 of 16 matches this season. Makenna White had six double determine video games and Angelique Ngalakulondi there are 4 within the yr.
Massachusetts will journey to New York, New York, to tackle Fordham on Wednesday, January 18, at 7pm on ESPN+.