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  • Fordham's win at UMass on 1/26/1999 was the first Atlantic 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 went 1-15 in the A-10 in the 2002-03 season. Their win was against UMass (1/5/03).
  • Fordham snapped their 41-game losing streak in the A-10 against UMass, on 3/5/2011.
  • Prior to joining the A-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.
  • Frank McLaughlin, brother of UM's Tom McLaughlin, played at Fordham, then later served as Athletic Director for many years. The court in Rose Hill Gym was named in his honor in 2022.1)2)

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, which (through the end of the 2021-22 season) still stands as an opposing player's high mark at Rose Hill Gym.3)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. Largest crowd on record at Rose Hill Gym through at least 2022.4)Patriot LeagueNick MacarchukRams
3/20/1992W 85-58NeutralJohn CalipariNCAA Tournament First Round, at the Worcester Centrum. UM's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory.Patriot 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. Camby 26, Bright 12. Fordham 24 turnovers.Atlantic 10Nick MacarchuckRams
2/3/1997W 75-54AwayJames "Bruiser" FlintTravieso 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" FlintUMass 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" FlintUM 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" FlintCrooks 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 LappasFordham 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 LappasRogers 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 LappasMaxwell 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 LappasFreeman 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 FordMass 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 KelloggUM 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 Grasso (interim)Rams
3/5/2011L 77-73AwayDerek KelloggDemoralizing 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 KelloggChaz 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 KelloggUM 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 KelloggFordham 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 McCallShort-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 McCallTre 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 McCallUM 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
2/28/2022L 85-73AwayMatt McCall1-point game early in the second, UM went over four minutes without a field goal, and Rams go on a 14-2 run to pull away for good. UM dies by the 3 again, shooting 6-29 (.207). Rams' 85 points are their most in an A-10 game in 3+ years.Atlantic 10Kyle NeptuneRams
3/2/2022W 81-73Home (MC)Matt McCallUMass announces that McCall will be dismissed as Head Coach at the end of the season on 3/1. McCall graciously continues to coach. Senior Night for Buttrick (11 & 8), Jones (5 & 2), Rich Kelly (15-2-3), Steadman (4 & 3). Weeks tallies his 3rd career double-double, 2nd this season. UM builds a 13-point lead early in the second, Rams manage to chip away and tie it, but UM defense holds them off after that.Atlantic 10Kyle NeptuneRams
2/8/2023L 77-67AwayFrank MartinAt Rose Hill Gym. UM shoots 54% in the first and builds a 7-point lead, but stalls to start the second, as Fordham goes on an extended 28-6 run. Keon plays nearly 37 minutes as UM goes without Noah, RJ, Diggins again.Atlantic 10Keith UrgoRams
3/6/2024W 66-64Home (MC)Frank MartinWithout Keon & Robert available, UM flirts with disaster again, going .625 from the line and Rams miss a game-winning 3. UM -3 on the glass and gives up 17 ORs to Fordham. Cohen 19 & 9, Diggins 16 pts, Cross 15 & 9. First 20-win season since 2013-14, and most A10 wins since 2006-07.Atlantic 10Keith UrgoRams
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