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UMass recruit Luwane Pipkins officially signs National Letter of Intent

The Massachusetts men’s basketball program announced Tuesday that recruit Luwane Pikins officially signed his National Letter of Intent to play at UMass next year.

Pipkins, a 5-foot-10 point guard from Chicago, verbally committed to the program last season. 236 more words

Men's Sports

Cady Lalanne's 23 points, 16 rebounds helps UMass stave off Manhattan in overtime

A violation led to a fortunate series of events for Manhattan with 5.1 seconds to play, trailing UMass 61-59 on Tuesday afternoon. Tyler Wilson attempted to miss his second free throw so the Jaspers could get an offensive rebound. 539 more words

MAAC

Check out this monster slam that sent a game into overtime

Manhattan and UMass were in a tight one with the Minutemen leading by 2 with less than a second left. This is game over right? I hope you didn’t bet on that because this happened on the out of bounds play: 30 more words

College Basketball

Manhattan's buzzer-beating alley-oop sends game to overtime

With less than a second to go in regulation time of Manhattan’s game against UMass in the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, Manhattan used an in-bounds play from under the basket to put up an alley-oop and Rich Williams came through to tie the game. 69 more words

NCAAB

UMass guard Derrick Gordon laughingly recalls diving into media row a year ago against LSU

When the Massachusetts men’s basketball team hosts Manhattan Tuesday at 11 a.m., it will be the third time the Minutemen have participated in ESPN’s annual college tip-off. 817 more words

Men's Sports

Derrick Gordon Opens Up About Troubled Family History

University of Massachusetts basketball player Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay man to play Division I basketball, opened up about coming out to his family and his twin brother Darryl’s jail time… 101 more words

Esho's consistency paces UMass to 71-62 victory over Boston College

BOSTON — A season ago, Massachusetts men’s basketball forward Maxie Esho was considered a vital member of the Minutemen as an energetic spark off the bench. 580 more words

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