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UMass 75, E. Michigan 61

UMass beats E. Michigan for seventh straight win

AMHERST — It’s not who starts the game, coaches like to say, it’s who finishes it. That might sound like nothing more than a cheesy sideline motivational tool to make those who are sitting in their warm-ups for the opening tap feel good. But on Saturday afternoon, University of Massachusetts fans saw evidence that the axiom is a truism.

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