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  • UMass leads 32-17 (.653)
  • Last meeting: 2/3/2021, UMass 60 - Fordham 54
  • First meeting: 12/13/1967, Fordham 77 - UMass 66


  • Fordham's win at UMass on 1/26/1999 was the first A-10 road win for the Rams, who joined the league in the 1995-96 season. They had been 0-27 in A-10 road games. The win also snapped UM's 7-game winning streak over Fordham since the Rams joined the league.
  • Fordham snapped their 41-game losing streak in the A-10 against UMass, on 3/5/2011.
  • Prior to joining the Atlantic 10 in 1995, Fordham had a 5-year stint in the Patriot League, where they won three regular season titles, and two conference tournaments.
  • Before the Patriot, Fordham was one of the founding members of the MAAC, and stayed for the league's first nine seasons. They won one MAAC tournament championship.

Game History

DateGame ResultsSiteUM CoachGame NotesConferenceHead CoachNickname
12/13/1967L 77-66Home (CHC)Jack Leaman Johnny BachRams
1/29/1969W 73-60Home (CHC)Jack Leaman Ed ConlinRams
1/21/1970L 62-61AwayJack LeamanJulius Erving scores 37.Ed ConlinRams
1/27/1971L 87-79Home (CHC)Jack LeamanUM trims 17 point deficits to just 1, but Rams pull away again. Erving 30 pts. (Fordham ended up having a great year, finishing 26-3 and reaching the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament.)Digger PhelpsRams
3/4/1972L 77-76AwayJack Leaman Hal WisselRams
3/3/1973W 72-59Home (CHC)Jack Leaman Hal WisselRams
2/27/1974W 93-66AwayJack Leaman Hal WisselRams
12/18/1976W 89-77Home (CHC)Jack Leaman Dick StewartRams
1/18/1982L 80-65AwayTom McLaughlin MAACTom PendersRams
3/19/1991W 78-74AwayJohn CalipariNIT Second Round, at Rose Hill Gym, Bronx NYPatriot LeagueNick MacarchukRams
3/20/1992W 85-58NeutralJohn CalipariNCAA Tournament First Round, at the Centrum in Worcester, Worcester MAPatriot LeagueNick MacarchukRams
1/30/1996W 80-50Home (MC)John CalipariCamby 24, Weeks 11.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
2/6/1996W 73-47AwayJohn CalipariAt Madison Square Garden, New York NY. Camby 26, Bright 12. Fordham 24 turnovers.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
2/3/1997W 75-54AwayJames "Bruiser" Flintat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Travieso 18, Weeks 17, Padilla 11 assists.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
2/20/1997W 75-58Home (MC)James "Bruiser" FlintWeeks 22 & 9, Ketner 15 & 16.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
1/6/1998W 73-55AwayJames "Bruiser" Flintat Rose Hill Gymnasium. UMass commits 22 turnovers, but shoots 61.5% for the game. Weeks 16 & 9, Ketner 14 & 9.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
1/17/1998W 62-46Home (MC)James "Bruiser" FlintClarke 17, Babul 13, Weeks 10 & 10.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
1/7/1999W 67-65AwayJames "Bruiser" Flintat Rose Hill Gymnasium. UM escapes after Rams miss a late 3. Poor FT shooting (8-18) makes it closer than it should have been. Ketner 21 & 14.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
1/26/1999L 66-60Home (MC)James "Bruiser" FlintBruiser slapped with technical in close game, UM can't recover. Fordham's first A-10 road win (0-27 in previous A-10 road games), and first win over UM as member of A-10. Clarke 18 points, Mack 13.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchukRams
1/8/2000W 82-52Home (MC)James "Bruiser" FlintUM holds Fordham to 29.8% shooting. Mack 22 points, Kirkland 21.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
2/16/2000W 81-72AwayJames "Bruiser" Flintat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Crooks 29 points, Rhymer 19, Kirkland 17.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
2/3/2001W 85-59Home (MC)James "Bruiser" FlintUM out-shoots Rams (52% to 31%). Mack 22 points, Rogers 16.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
1/12/2002L 95-86AwaySteve Lappasat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Fordham out-shoots (51% to 37%) and out-rebounds (55-38) UM. Crooks 24 points, Pugh 22.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
2/23/2002W 67-54Home (MC)Steve LappasRhymer 14 & 11, Anderson 16 points, Williams 10.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
1/5/2003L 80-67AwaySteve Lappasat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Rogers 20 points, Mike Lasme 18, rest of team 29 combined.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
2/1/2003W 76-66Home (MC)Steve LappasCox 12 & 11, Rogers 18 points, Anderson 15, Lee 14.Atlantic 10Bob HillRams
1/28/2004W 76-70Home (MC)Steve LappasFreeman 18 & 10, Bowers 18 & 7. UM starters score 68 points.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
2/21/2004L 75-61AwaySteve Lappasat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Maxwell 15 points, Chadwick & Viggiano 11 each.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
1/19/2005W 76-63Home (MC)Steve LappasFreeman 26 points, Anderson 23. UM 12 steals.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
2/12/2005L 63-56AwaySteve Lappasat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Freeman 27 & 11, but no teammates in double-figures.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
1/18/2006W 74-61Home (MC)Travis FordFreeman 21 & 13, Viggiano 15, Lowe 14, Lasme 7 blocks.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
2/15/2007W 74-59AwayTravis Fordat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Mass quiets hostile crowd. Lasme 18 & 10 with 7 blocks. Milligan 9 & 11 on birthday.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
2/14/2008L 76-72Home (MC)Travis FordNCAA Tournament resume takes big hit with home loss. Forbes 23 & 13.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
2/11/2009W 91-68AwayDerek Kelloggat Rose Hill Gymnasium. UM starts with 9-0 run and cruises. Gaffney 19 & 10 in only 22 min. Harris 19 pts.Atlantic 10Dereck WhittenburgRams
1/6/2010W 78-76Home (MC)Derek KelloggHarris scores with 2.9 seconds left to save day. Harris 21 points & 6 assists, Bailey 13 rebounds.Atlantic 10Jared GrassoRams
3/5/2011L 77-73AwayDerek Kelloggat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Demoralizing loss as Fordham breaks 41-game losing streak in A-10. UM defense sleepwalks as Rams shoot 60.9% FGs in second half.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
1/5/2012W 80-76Home (MC)Derek KelloggUM goes on 14-0 run in second half, then holds off Fordham surges. Williams 20 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists. Double-doubles from Putney & Vinson. Gaston 16 & 18 for Fordham.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
1/13/2013W 77-73AwayDerek Kelloggat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Chaz leads all scorers in his first UMass game in his native NYC. Vinson 19 points, Davis career high 12 points.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
1/24/2014W 90-52Home (MC)Derek KelloggUM # 13/12. Fordham starts with a 7-0 lead, then UMass goes on a 20-2 run and never looks back. Reserves all see double-digit minutes. UM shoots 52% from the floor and 48% from 3. Fordham frosh phenom Jon Severe held to 7 points, nearly 14 off his average.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
2/4/2015W 78-72AwayDerek Kelloggat Rose Hill Gymnasium. UM turns around a 6-point halftime deficit. Davis 10-10 from the line. Lalanne reaches 1,000 career points. Double-double for Gordon with 17 & 13, season high on the rebounds. Hinds 12 points off the bench.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
2/28/2015W 82-74Home (MC)Derek KelloggUM uses 18-4 run on either side of halftime to pull ahead, then holds off Rams. UM wins glass 42-28. Gordon passes 1K points between UM and WKU. Esho 17 & 8 on his birthday. Clark 15 points.Atlantic 10Tom PecoraRams
1/30/2016L 78-72 (OT)Home (MC)Derek KelloggClark hits a late-game 3 to force OT, but porous UM defense lets Fordham snatch the victory.UM shoots just 5-27 from 3 (18.5%). Rams' pressure defense leads to 10 steals. Space hits 3/4 court shot at halftime buzzer. 7-game slide is longest since 2003-04 season. Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
2/17/2016L 76-66AwayDerek Kelloggat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Fordham turns an 18-9 deficit into a 36-18 lead with a 27-0 run. First time Fordham swept a season series from UM since they joined the A-10 in 1995-96, and first time they swept a season series from anybody since 2007. Clark (4-14 FG) and Hinds (3-9 FG) struggle to find their offensive rhythm. UM shoots just 7-27 (.259) from 3. Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
1/21/2017L 71-68Home (MC)Derek KelloggFordham kills UM in second chance points (21-4), and steals 14. UM 19 turnovers on the day, converted into 28 Fordham points. UM's 51% team shooting and Jarreau's 9 assists both wasted.Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
1/27/2018L 82-69AwayMatt McCallat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Short-handed again as Baldwin sits out with knee injury. Rams out-perform their averages, shooting 48% from 3, 56% from the floor. McLean tallies career highs in points (14) and rebounds, but shoots 7-24 from the floor, and 9 offensive boards off his misses.Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
2/6/2019L 85-67Home (MC)Matt McCallRock bottom as UM falls behind by as much as 30 points to the Rams, previously winless in the A-10 on the season. Rams set several new season highs. A despondent Coach McCall says team hasn't earned the right to practice in the Champions Center. Pip sits out with hamstring injury from SJU game. Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
2/22/2020W 57-49AwayMatt McCallat Rose Hill Gymnasium. Tre goes scoreless in the first but activates beast mode in the second. His 19 boards blows away his previous high of 12. Good numbers from Diallo (14 & 8) and Pierre (13 & 4) help UM snap their 777 day conference road losing streak. UM +14 on the glass, and 12-14 from the stripe. Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
1/17/2021W 65-46AwayMatt McCallat Rose Hill Gymnasium. UM throttled Fordham in the first, 44-17, and built it to 52-17, then offensively stalled, but it was enough. Tre 24 & 8, Weeks 11 pts, Pierre 9, DeGray 8 & 10.Atlantic 10Jeff NeubauerRams
2/3/2021W 60-54Home (MC)Matt McCallTre Mitchell and Fernandes sit out with injuries. Gasperini (9 & 5) and Garcia (14/3/5) start in their spot. TJ Weeks tallies a double-double with 13 & 12. Fordham misses with 21% from 3, 50% from the line.Atlantic 10Michael DePaoli (interim)Rams
opponent_fordham.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/23 18:05 by mikeuma