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Report: First openly gay Division I player Derrick Gordon to transfer

Derrick Gordon is leaving UMass, according to a report from ESPN.com.

Gordon began his career at Western Kentucky before sitting out the 2012-2013 season due to NCAA transfer rules. 70 more words

UMass names Georgia Tech's Ryan Bamford as its new AD

UMass – remember them? – announced Ryan Bamford as its new athletics director on Monday. He’ll be introduced at a Tuesday news conference.

Bamford spent the past four years at Georgia Tech serving as the Jackets’ senior AD for internal and external relations, essentially working as a COO while overseeing scheduling, administration, facilities, sports medicine, donor relations and the like for football, men’s basketball and baseball. 271 more words

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JORDAN BURGESS DOES 20, HIS WAY

RICHMOND, Va. – It was only appropriate that perhaps the biggest plays of VCU’s win over UMass Saturday were made by a Burgess.

After his jersey was retired in a pregame ceremony, former VCU star Bradford Burgess looked on as younger brother Jordan helped turn the tide in a pivotal 78-72 victory. 890 more words

Men's Basketball

Weekly Awards: Darrun Hilliard stars for Villanova, San Diego State takes control out west

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Darrun Hilliard, Villanova

Villanova had a terrific week, winning a pair of road games against ranked teams. On Tuesday, the Wildcats went into Providence and knocked off the Friars, following that up by knocking off Butler in Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday. 626 more words

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Already down a head coach, Central Michigan reportedly loses defensive coordinator

We touched on this a bit earlier, but what the Central Michigan coaching staff pulled off today was a small slice of amazing. Without a head coach, without any sort of certainty to recruit to, the Chippewas signed 18 recruits on Wednesday. 176 more words

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UMass guard Trey Davis 'OK' after being leveled by screen, expected to play Saturday

On Thursday night, UMass was closing in on its second win against one of the Atlantic 10’s top teams.

Trey Davis sunk two free throws to put the Minutemen up 66-61 over Dayton with 15 seconds remaining. 186 more words

Dayton Flyers

Freshman's career afternoon helps UMass beat Rhode Island for seventh straight time (VIDEO)

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After committing his fourth foul of the game, UMass forward Maxie Esho (18 points, six rebounds) made his way to the bench with freshman Zach Coleman being inserted into the lineup by head coach Derek Kellogg. 210 more words