Rhode Island guard Four McGlynn (4) drives into Massachusetts guard Jabarie Hinds (5) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic 10 men's tournament, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Kathy Willens
March 10, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) Trey Davis hit a step-back 3-pointer with 32.7 seconds left to help send Massachusetts into the third round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament with a 67-62 victory against Rhode Island on Thursday night.

The 10th-seeded Minutemen (14-17) will face No. 2 VCU on Friday at Barclays Center.

The No. 7 seed Rams (17-15) trailed by eight with five minutes left, but Jared Terrell hit a corner 3 to give Rhode Island its first lead, 59-58, with 1:46 left.

Davis made two free throws to put UMass back on top by one with 1:24 left, and on its next possession the senior made a cross-over dribble to create space and swished a 3 from up top. Davis finished with 20 points and Jabarie Hinds had 21, including 17 in the first half when UMass built a 10-point lead

Four McGlynn lead the Rams with 16 points and Terrell had 14.

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