AMHERST, Mass. -- Fatts Russell scored four of his 11 points in the final 19 seconds as Rhode Island held off UMass 64-63 on Saturday night.
UMass trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half and took its first lead of the second half, 61-60 on Mitchell's layup with 37 seconds to play. Russell scored on a layup with 19 seconds left. Mitchell answered with a pair of free throws but then fouled Russell, who made both free throws with 2.2 seconds remaining.
The Rams improve to 2-0 against the Minutemen on the season. Rhode Island defeated UMass 73-67 on Feb. 4.
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