GazetteUMass: Maxie Esho has sparked a 10-2 run. UMass leads 64-53 with 14:27 left
GazetteUMass: Maxie Esho's return to the game has given UMass a lift at both ends
GazetteUMass: 15:44 - UMass leads 58 -53.
GazetteUMass: Sellout of 7,331
GazetteUMass: Enjoying the holiday songs from the UMass band
GazetteUMass: BYU scores six straight to open the half. UMass leads 52-47 with 18:28 left
GazetteUMass: I would have thought UMass would have had to offensive rebound to win this game. Minutemen have two.
GazetteUMass: UMass most halftime points and biggest halftime lead with 0 points by Cady Lalanne
GazetteUMass: It'll be interesting to see how bringing back Cady Lalanne, Eric Mika and Raphiael Putney changes the second half
GazetteUMass: Chaz Williams with 16 points and eight assists already
GazetteUMass: Halftime UMass 52, BYU 41
GazetteUMass: Nice atmosphere here too. If it's not sold out, it's close.
GazetteUMass: Derek Gordon's defense has been underrated in his short time at UMass
GazetteUMass: This game is as fun as predicted. Haws (13) & Williams (16) both putting on show. Everyone playing fast. UMass 48, BYU 39 - 2:44 left in 1st
GazetteUMass: Fouls starting to slow a fast game here.
GazetteUMass: UMass doing a nice job attacking BYU's Mika inside. He has two fouls
GazetteUMass: Techs on Chaz Williams, Mika, Haws, Personal on Putney
GazetteUMass: Refs looking a video for potential techs, flagrants for some after whistle shoving