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1993-94 Season

The 1993-94 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team represented the University of Massachusetts. The Head Coach was John Calipari. The team played its home games primarily in the Mullins Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, and was a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

The season represented the 85th season of basketball in the school's history.

  • Final Record: 28-7
  • Conference Record: 14-2 (First place)
  • A-10 Tournament: 3-0 (Won Championship)
  • Postseason: NCAA Tournament automatic bid, lost in the Second Round1)
RecordOverallA-10
All games28-714-2
Home14-08-0
Away8-46-2
Neutral6-30-0
Previous Season Next Season
1992-93 1994-95

Notes

  • First time the Atlantic 10 had a three-peat winner of the tournament championship.
  • First time the A-10 had an outright regular season champion three-peat. Villanova had a three year run in 1977-78, 1978-79, and 1979-80, but the first and last were ties for first place.
  • John Calipari became the first to repeat at A-10 Coach of the Year since Temple's John Chaney in 1986-87 and 1987-88.

UMass records and firsts

  • Highest number of conference wins in school history.2)
  • First Top 10 ranking in the AP Poll (#9 in the 11/29 poll, peaked at #6 in the 1/17 poll).
  • First time UM was ranked in every week of the AP Top 25 poll.3)
  • First time UM won three consecutive A-10 regular season titles.
  • First time UM won three consecutive A-10 tournament championships.
  • First time UM went to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments.
  • Calipari became the first UM coach to win the A-10 Coach of the Year award in consecutive years, and first two-time winner.

Scoreboard

Game Record Rank Notes
Date Opponent Game Results UM High Scorer UM High Rebounder Overall A-10 UM Opp
11/18 Cleveland State W 68-60 ? ? 1-0 22 Pre-Season NIT
11/20 Towson State W 82-55 ? ? 2-0 22 Pre-Season NIT
11/24 vs North Carolina W 91-86 (OT) Roe (28) Roe (14) 3-0 18 1 Pre-Season NIT, at Madison Square Garden, New York NY. Roe's 28 points a new career high.
11/26 vs Kansas L 86-75 Roe (25) ? 3-1 18 6 Pre-Season NIT, at Madison Square Garden, New York NY
11/28 at Oklahoma W 84-83 ? ? 4-1 18
12/4 at St. Bonaventure W 86-66 ? ? 5-1 1-0 9
12/9 Central CT State W 90-63 ? ? 6-1 8
12/11 at Holy Cross W 97-80 ? ? 7-1 8 At Worcester Centrum
12/28 vs Hartford W 91-62 ? ? 8-1 9 Abdow's Hall of Fame Holiday Classic, at Springfield Civic Center
12/29 vs Maryland W 94-80 Roe (30) ? 9-1 9 Abdow's Hall of Fame Holiday Classic, at Springfield Civic Center
1/4 at Rutgers W 71-59 ? ? 10-1 2-0 8
1/8 at Duquesne W 70-53 ? ? 11-1 3-0 8
1/13 at West Virginia W 70-56 ? ? 12-1 4-0 7 23
1/15 St. Bonaventure W 87-60 ? ? 13-1 5-0 7
1/18 at DePaul L 78-76 ? ? 13-2 6
1/20 Rutgers W 76-54 ? ? 14-2 6-0 6
1/22 George Washington W 56-55 ? ? 15-2 7-0 6
1/27 at Cincinnati L 76-74 ? ? 15-3 8
1/30 Rhode Island W 76-47 ? ? 16-3 8-0 8
2/3 Florida State W 62-58 ? ? 17-3 11
2/6 Kentucky L 67-64 Roe (28) Roe (13) 17-4 11 7 At Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford NJ
2/10 at Rhode Island W 70-64 ? ? 18-4 9-0 13 At Providence Civic Center
2/13 Temple W 56-55 Williams (17) ? 19-4 10-0 13 8 Chaney confronts Calipari after the game
2/15 at St. Joseph's L 81-80 ? ? 19-5 10-1 10
2/18 Manhattan W 68-54 ? ? 20-5 10
2/20 West Virginia W 74-67 ? ? 21-5 11-1 10
2/22 St. Joseph's W 99-73 ? ? 22-5 12-1 11
2/24 at Temple W 51-50 ? ? 23-5 13-1 11 8
2/27 at George Washington L 77-66 Bright (18) ? 23-6 13-2 11
3/2 Duquesne W 92-78 ? ? 24-6 14-2 11
3/6 St. Joseph's W 74-58 Roe (23) ? 25-6 11 A-10 Tournament Quarter-Final, at The Palestra, Philadelphia PA
3/7 Duquesne W 69-52 Williams (19) ? 26-6 9 A-10 Tournament Semi-Final, at The Palestra, Philadelphia PA
3/10 Temple W 70-59 Williams (21) ? 27-6 9 12 A-10 Tournament Final, Amherst MA
3/17 Southwest Texas State W 78-60 Roe (21) Bright (8) 28-6 8 NCAA Tournament First Round, at Kansas Coliseum, Wichita KS
3/19 Maryland L 95-87 Camby (32) Roe (11) 28-7 8 NCAA Tournament Second Round, at Kansas Coliseum, Wichita KS

Statistics

Category leaders highlighted. Clear leaders in yellow. Blue indicates leaders with differing minimum thresholds.

PlayerGGSMPMPGFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%PTSPPGTRBRPGASTSTLBLKTOVPF
Lou Roe3534112332.1218432.505214417.513415.267210315.66765018.62928.36132308692
Mike Williams312794230.4161405.398111231.48150174.28781127.63845314.61053.4784447578
Donta Bright352689225.5142307.463137294.466513.38588133.66237710.82025.842352478123
Marcus Camby291263421.9117237.494117233.50204.00062104.59629610.21856.4361810550101
Dana Dingle3532102529.3102216.47297207.46959.55670127.5512798.02166.2563015078
Derek Kellogg3535111131.786227.3792567.37361160.3812643.6052597.41293.71464336975
Edgar Padilla35752915.150121.4132953.5472168.3093543.8141564.5511.5883466875
Carmelo Travieso2801756.32474.3241333.3941141.26856.833642.3130.5995118
Jeff Meyer3112367.62142.5002142.500001630.533581.9662.112291746
Rigoberto Nunez2702107.81852.3461845.40007.000413.308401.5481.8776918
Ted Cottrell170965.61123.4781123.4780027.286241.4211.2022223
Craig Berry101313.1513.385513.3850034.750131.320.263052
Jason Germain70192.724.50024.5000012.50050.720.310071
Totals35 9572153.4448001662.481157491.320603954.632267476.4146641.9544259214527700
  • Lou Roe was sixth in the Atlantic 10 in scoring at 18.6 ppg.
  • Roe was fifth in the A-10 in rebounding at 8.3 rpg.

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A-10 Lists & Honors

Post-Season
Lou Roe - First Team
Mike Williams - Third Team
Marcus Camby - Freshman of the Year, Newcomer of the Year,4) Third Team, Freshman Team
John Calipari - Coach of the Year
Derek Kellogg - Academic Team

Player of the Week
Lou Roe - 12/5, 12/11

Rookie of the Week
Marcus Camby - 1/1, 1/8, 1/15, 2/5, 3/2

Roster

UMass master roster.

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

#NameHeightWeightClassPos.HS / Hometown
11Berry, Craig6-1195Sr.GLatin School / Cambridge, MA
4Bright, Donta6-6205So.F/GDunbar / Baltimore, MD
21Camby, Marcus6-11215Fr.F/CHartford Public / Hartford, CT
40Cottrell, Ted6-9190So.F/CAnnapolis / Annapolis, MD
3Dingle, Dana6-6210So.F/GSt. Raymond's / Bronx, NY
5Germain, Jason6-1160Jr.GSouth Hadley / South Hadley, MA
14Kellogg, Derek6-3185Jr.GCathedral / Springfield, MA
33Meyer, Jeff7-2255Jr.CWausau / Wausau, WI
44Nuñez, Rigoberto6-7190So.FLawrence / Lawrence, MA
12Padilla, Edgar6-1165Fr.GDiscipolos de Cristo / Springfield, MA
15Roe, Lou6-7215Jr.FAtlantic City / Atlantic City, NJ
24Travieso, Carmelo6-2165Fr.GThayer Academy / Boston, MA
10Williams, Mike6-2180Jr.GWeaver / Hartford, CT

Head Coach: John Calipari
Assistant Coaches: Bill Bayno, James "Bruiser" Flint, John Robic

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Round of 32
2)
13 in 1991-92
4)
At the time, the A-10 named Freshman and Newcomer of the Year separately, the latter to account for transfers who had played previously in other conferences. The A-10 discontinued the Newcomer honor after this season.
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