UMass hot from long range to down Wisconsin-Green Bay

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP)—Etienne Brower and Gary Forbes each scored 25 points and Massachusetts tied a program record with 15 made 3-pointers in a 93-78 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday night.

Brower went 7-for-10 on 3-pointers and Forbes was 4-for-7, as the team hit 15-of-32 overall.

Tony Gaffney added 15 points for the Minutemen (4-1) while Forbes also had seven rebounds, seven assists and three blocked shots.

UMass trailed 7-5 in the early minutes but went on a 12-0 run to take the lead for good. Gaffney scored three baskets in the run. Brower was 4-for-4 and Forbes 4-for-6 from long range in the half when UMass shot 58 percent from the field.

The Minutemen led 56-35 at halftime and Wisconsin-Green Bay never got within single digits in the second half.

Mike Schachtner had 20 points and Terry Evans added 16 for Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The Minutemen previously hit 15 3-pointers in a 1997 game against Temple.

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 Wis. Green Bay
M. Schachtner M. Schachtner
8-12,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Massachusetts
G. Forbes G. Forbes
9-16,  25 Pts
7 Rebs, 7 Assists

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