T.J. Weeks Jr. scored 12 points for UMass (11-12, 4-7 Atlantic 10 Conference). Trent Buttrick added 11 points and nine rebounds. Fernandes had 10 points and nine assists.
Rich Kelly, the Minutemen's second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 13 points per game, was held to 3 points. He shot 0 of 4 from beyond the arc.
Congress allows Ivy League antitrust exemption to expire
Congress allowed another layer of legal antitrust protection related to college athletics in the Ivy League to expire on Friday.
USC freshman center Vincent Iwuchukwu says he suffered cardiac arrest this summer but is 'feeling great'
USC freshman center Vincent Iwuchukwu says he suffered cardiac arrest during a workout but is "feeling great."
Best college football seasons for hoops powerhouses
Kansas and Kentucky are undefeated, and basketball season hasn't started. Duke and UNC each have a loss. Suddenly some basketball schools are winning at football, too. Can they match their best seasons?