AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Bill Clark scored 16 points to lead five Duquesne players in double figures as the Dukes cruised to an 81-63 win over Massachusetts on Wednesday night.
Duquesne (17-7, 9-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which ended a two-game skid, has won 12 of its last 14 games.
The Dukes jumped out to a 32-10 lead, but the Minutemen closed to 38-25 at halftime.
After Massachusetts got to 46-37 with 13:39 to go, Clark answered with a 3-pointer and a dunk to push the lead back into double figures.
T.J. McConnell added 15 points, Damian Saunders 14, Mike Talley 13 and B.J. Monteiro 12 for the Dukes. Saunders also had 13 rebounds.
Duquesne, which had scored a total of 125 points in its two previous games while shooting a combined 15 for 50 from 3-point range, was 12 for 32 from beyond the arc.
Jesse Morgan scored 14 to lead UMass (13-11, 5-6), which has lost four in a row.
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