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Luwane Pipkins

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
  • Number: 2
  • Position: G
  • Height: 5' 11“
  • Weight: 185
  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • High School: Bogan
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthday: March 10, 19961)

At UMass

  • Gave verbal commitment on 5/4/20142)3)4)
  • Signed NLI on 11/19/20145)

2018-19 Junior year

Roster photo 2018-19

  • Scored 19 points in a victory against UMass-Lowell (11/6/18)
  • Scored 14 points and had seven assists against UNH (11/9/18)
  • Scored 36 points and added five assists, four steals, and four rebounds versus Harvard (11/13/18)
  • Had 18 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists against Howard (11/16/19)
  • Scored 15 points, had six assists and five rebounds against SIU (11/22/18)
  • Scored 30 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and had four assists at Nevada (11/23/18)
  • Recorded 20 points and seven assists in a victory over Quinnipiac (11/28/18)
  • Registered 22 points and eight assists against Holy Cross (12/4/18)
  • Scored 26 points, grabbed five rebounds, and had five assists against Providence (12/7/18)
  • Scored 20 points, had seven rebounds, and dished out five assists in a victory over FDU (12/21/18)
  • Scored 22 points against Georgia (12/30/18)
  • Recorded 15 point and seven rebounds versus LaSalle (1/5/19)
  • Registered 18 points at Saint Louis (1/9/19)
  • Recorded 19 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists against Dayton (1/13/19)
  • Scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds versus VCU (1/19/19)
  • Registered 12 points and nine assists in a victory over URI (1/27/19)
  • Held to 9 points on 1-14 shooting from the floor in the loss at La Salle (1/30/19)
  • Played 17 minutes at Saint Joseph's (2/2/19) before leaving the game with hamstring injury
  • Missed the next three games (2/6 Fordham thru 2/13 at George Mason)
  • Played 28 minutes and scored 13 points at George Washington (2/20/19)
  • Missed the next three games (2/23 Saint Joe's thru 3/2 at Duquesne)
  • Came off the bench for Senior Night against Richmond (3/6), playing 20 minutes, scoring 9 points
  • Started in the regular season finale at Rhode Island (3/9), playing 17 minutes, scoring 10 points
  • Shut it down prior to the Atlantic 10 Tournament, missed UM's final game
  • Earned his bachelor's degree in Sociology.6)
  • Opted to transfer out of UMass after completion of the season.7)8)

2017-18 Sophomore year

Roster photo 2017-18

  • Atlantic 10 Co-Most Improved Player
  • A-10 Second-Team All-Conference
  • USBWA All-District Team
  • NABC Second-Team All-District
  • Oscar Robertson National Co-Player of the Week (1/16)
  • Two-time A-10 Player of the Week
  • Appeared in 30 games with 27 starts
  • Averaged 35 minutes, 21.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game
  • Dished out a season high ten assists in a win against Western Carolina (11/21)
  • Set the program record for the most points scored in a UMass game and in the Mullins Center with a career high of 44 points in the win against La Salle (1/10) on 15-of-27 from the field and 8-of-8 from the line
  • Ripped down a high of seven rebounds and posted 27 points in a win against St. Joseph’s (1/14)
  • Scored 25 points and added three steals in 36 minutes against Saint Louis (1/20)
  • Played 47 minutes against Dayton (2/3), dropping 28 points to go along with eight assists and a pair of steals
  • Made a season high eight three-point field goals against VCU (2/21) on his way to finishing with 38 points and six assists
  • Posted double-digit scoring figures in 17 games while scoring 20 or more in 17 contests

2016-17 Freshman year

Roster photo 2016-17

  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (12/19)
  • Made 33 appearances and started 28 contests
  • Split his time between point guard and off-ball guard roles
  • Provided 10.2 points, 2.3 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game
  • Shot 34.0 percent overall (110-324), including 31.8 percent from beyond the arc (71-223)
  • Hit 64.8 percent of his free throws (46-71)
  • Owned a 1.51 assist-to-turnover ratio
  • 63 steals on the season were second in the Atlantic 10, and tied for 30th nationally
  • Began his collegiate career with 14 points, eight steals, four rebounds and three assists in the win over UMass Lowell (11/11)
  • His eight steals against the River Hawks tied the program's single-game record
  • Had 18 points and four steals at Ole Miss (11/14)
  • Notched 11 points and six assists at Holy Cross (11/20)
  • Earned 16 points, seven steals, six rebounds and two assists against UCF (12/3)
  • Secured 20 points to go with two rebounds at Providence (12/10)
  • Poured in a personal-best 27 points (9-17 FG, 8-14 3FG, 1-1 FT) with three assists, two steals and a pair of rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State
  • His eight made field goals against Kennesaw State tied the program's single-game record
  • Put in 12 points, ripped down five rebounds and dished out three assists at Georgia State (12/28)
  • Secured a 16-point, five-rebound, three-assist outing at George Mason (1/4)
  • Added 17 points, four rebounds and two steals during the win over Dayton (1/11)
  • Notched 19 points, four rebounds and three steals in the win at Saint Joseph's (2/11)
  • Followed with 16 points, three rebounds and three assists at Duquesne (2/15)
  • Shot 63.6 percent (7-11) overall and had 19 points against Richmond (3/1)
  • Scored 13 points on 4-of-8 shooting (3-6 3FG) and a 2-for-2 showing at the foul line in the Atlantic 10 Championship First Round win over Saint Joseph's (3/8)
  • Scored 14 points and had two assists in the season finale against St. Bonaventure (3/9).

2015-16

  • Was ruled a non-qualifier by the NCAA, academically ineligible to play.9)10)

Post-UMass: Providence

2019-20 Senior / Graduate year

  • Transferred to Providence, where he is classified as a graduate student.11)12)

Statistics

Through completion of the 2018-19 season.

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
SeasonGPGSMinAvgFGFGA%FGFGA%FTFTA%OffDefTotAvgPFFOATOBlkStPtsAvg
2019-20 Provpending
2018-19 UM252378031.2125360.34748171.281103128.805111111224.95911297623140116.0
2017-18 UM3229111434.8228530.430107251.426115146.78815991143.668012810804867821.2
2016-17 UM332790827.5110324.34071223.3184671.6481859772.3680775116333710.2
UMass Career9079280231.14631214.381226645.350264345.765442693133.519513342353142141615.7
NCAA Careerpending

Career highs from RealGM.com

Pre-UMass

High School

  • 4-star recruit via ESPN
  • No. 7 in Illinois, No. 22 PG and No. 23 in Midwest region (ESPN)
  • 3-star recruit according to 247Sports and Rivals
  • No. 12 in Illinois and No. 45 at point guard (247Sports)
  • Played AAU for Mac Irvin Fire
  • Chose UMass over Bradley, DePaul, La Salle, Northern Illinois and Valparaiso, among others.
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