St. Joseph’s (7-8, 2-2 Atlantic 10) at Massachusetts (9-8, 2-2)
Sunday, 5 p.m., at Mullins Center, Amherst, Mass.
TV, radio, online streaming: NBCSN, WPHT 1210-AM, NBCSports.com
Coaches: Phil Martelli, 23rd season at St. Joseph’s (421-301); Matt McCall, 1st season at UMass (9-8)
Series: UMass leads, 37-34.
Last meeting: The Minutemen eliminated the Hawks from the Atlantic 10 tournament with a 70-63 first-round victory in Pittsburgh. James Demery led St. Joe’s with 21 points and 11 rebounds.
The latest: St. Joe’s is coming off a tough 81-79 loss at George Mason that was decided on a three-point basket with 1 second to play. … Junior guard Chris Clover scored a season-high 19 points in that game. … Shavar Newkirk is averaging 17.6 points to lead St. Joe’s in scoring and Demery, who has put up double figures in every game this season, is right behind him at 17.3. … UMass sophomore guard Luwane Pipkins is coming off a career-high 44-point performance on Wednesday in his team’s overtime win over La Salle. He is third in the conference in scoring at 19.8. … The Minutemen are second in the A-10 in three-point shooting, knocking down 37.7 percent of their shots.