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1985-86 Season

The 1985-86 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team represents the University of Massachusetts. The Head Coach was Ron Gerlufsen. The team played its home games primarily in the Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst, Massachusetts, and was a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

The season represented the 77th season of basketball in the school's history.

  • Final Record: 9-19 Overall
  • Conference Record: 6-12 (Seventh Place)
  • A-10 Tournament: 0-1, Lost in First Round
  • Postseason: none
All games9-196-12
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Game Record Notes
Date Opponent Game Results Overall A-10
11/23MerrimackW 59-561-0
11/26New HampshireL 57-541-1
12/2at Boston UniversityL 73-671-2
12/4ConnecticutL 78-701-3
12/7HartfordW 72-652-3
12/11St. BonaventureL 78-772-40-1
12/14at NortheasternL 71-682-5
12/27Michigan StateL 93-452-6 Lobo Classic, at Albuquerque NM
12/28Kent StateL 74-642-7 Lobo Classic, at Albuquerque NM
1/4George WashingtonW 78-723-71-1
1/6at Penn StateL 64-633-81-2
1/11Rhode IslandW 81-754-82-2at Springfield Civic Center
1/16at RutgersL 72-634-92-3
1/18at St. Joseph'sL 88-744-102-4
1/23DuquesneW 69-605-103-4at Springfield Civic Center
1/25West VirginiaL 69-615-113-5
1/27Holy CrossW 82-766-11
1/30at George WashingtonL 77-676-123-6
2/1at TempleL 69-386-133-7
2/3at St. BonaventureL 78-606-143-8
2/8at Rhode IslandW 60-597-144-8
2/10Penn StateW 56-528-145-8
2/13RutgersW 60-509-146-8
2/15St. Joseph'sL 84-509-156-9
2/17TempleL 58-479-166-10
2/20at West VirginiaL 68-409-176-11
2/22at DuquesneL 63-549-186-12
2/25RutgersL 52-479-19 A-10 Tournament, First Round


This was the last season in which the Atlantic 10 did not use a three-point shot.

Lorenzo Sutton2828988224445.5035168.75049917.81154.1503265363
David Brown2727803102233.4384169.5942459.11415.2551635457
Carl Smith282898271160.4445773.7811997.1481.71914839264
Duane Chase252059157143.3994173.5621556.21224.9410304271
John Milum21155274598.4594976.6451396.6753.648113333
Joe Fennell19636338100.3804879.6081246.5774.181243245
Sean Mosby2633273992.4243461.5571124.3863.356252436
Mike Mundy2402514295.4422030.6671044.3180.8301902553
Tom Emerson2172782757.474551.000592.8351.7633?24
Fitzhugh Tarry1711391035.286912.750291.7160.94231517
Wilbert Hicks1921361128.393513.385271.4221.23321023
Ben Jones60821021.47635.600233.8193.233085
Matt Ryan11076417.23534.750111.0100.97301014
Jackie Sheehan802001.000221.00020.300.020143
Billy Hampton2?302.00002.00000.021.00??11
TOTALS28 6801527.445368572.643172861.791332.637215791417552
  • Carl Smith led the Atlantic 10 in assists, overall with 191, and per game at 6.8.
  • Lorenzo Sutton ranked second in the A-10 in scoring with at 17.8 points per game.

A-10 Lists & Honors

Lorenzo Sutton was named to the Second Team.
David Brown was named to the Freshman Team.

Player of the Week
Lorenzo Sutton was named on 1/26, and shared the honor on 1/5.


UMass master roster
This table is sortable. Click on any column header to sort.

NameClassPos.HeightWeightHometown / HS / Prep
David BrownFr.F6-4208Baltimore, Md./Cardinal Gibbons
Duane ChaseFr.F6-6202Baltimore, Md./Southwestern
Tom EmersonJr.C6-9235Nashville, Tenn./Fork Union Military
Joe FennellSo.F6-6205Brooklyn, N.Y./Boys and Girls
William HamptonJr.G6-3180Worcester, Mass./Burncoat
Wilbert HicksFr.F6-8194New Haven, Conn./Hillhouse
Ben JonesSr.F???
John MilumJr.C6-9220Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand
Sean MosbySo.C/F6-8205Camden, N.J./Camden
Mike MundySo.G5-10155Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook
Matthew RyanFr.G6-4194Miller Place, N.Y./Miller Place
Jackie SheehanJr.G6-3175Brielle, N.J./St. John's
Carl SmithSo.G5-11162Kings Mt., N.C./Fork Union Military
Lorenzo SuttonFr.G6-2185Albany, Ga./Fork Union Military
Fitzhugh TarrySo.F6-8190Buffalo, N.Y./City Honors Academy


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