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UMASS 92, LSU 90

UMass amps up intensity in win over LSU

AMHERST — New defensive rules prohibiting everything from hand-checks to mean stares threaten to slow college basketball to a game of H-O-R-S-E. Or a game of “hoarse” for touchy coaches and fans who can’t help but let the referees hear about it for whistling so many ticky-tack fouls.

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