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2012-13 Season

The 2012–13 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team represented the University of Massachusetts. The Head Coach was Derek Kellogg. 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 104th season of basketball in the school's history.

  • Final Record: 21-12 Overall
  • Conference Record: 9-7 (Tied for 6th place - 6 seed after tie-breakers)
  • A-10 Tournament: 2-1 (reached Semi-Finals)
  • Postseason: 0-1 in NIT
  • Final RPI: 55 1)
  • Final SOS: 72 2)
Previous Season Next Season
2011-12 2013-14


Game Record Notes
Date Opponent Game Results High Scorer High Rebounder Overall A-10
11/13 Harvard W 67-64 Morgan (19) Lalanne (13) 1-0 Sampson Carter hits the game-winning 3 with 1 second left. UMass comes back with an 8-0 run to end the game. Chaz 12 points & 10 assists. Putney 13 points.
11/15 vs Providence W 77-75 Morgan (18) Putney & Williams (7 each) 2-0 Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Vinson tip-in at the buzzer wins it. UM fights off a Friars squad with only 6 scholarship players. Chaz 17 points to go with the 7 boards.
11/16 vs NC State (#6) L 94-76 Morgan (15) Vinson (7) 2-1 Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Wolfpack shoot 56.5% and lead throughout. 5 Minutemen score in double figures. Chaz held to 5 assists with 6 turnovers.
11/18 vs Tennessee L 83-69 Morgan (18) Williams (8) 2-2 Puerto Rico Tip-Off, 3rd Place Game. UM goes nearly 6 minutes in the second half without a field goal, turning a 2-point lead into an unrecoverable 14-point deficit. UM out-rebounded 51-37. Chaz 16 points.
11/28 at Siena W 64-63 Williams (23) Carter & Esho (10 each) 3-2 UM comes back from a 17-point deficit, the third such point comeback in 2012. Morgan (9 points) held to single-digits for first time this season.
12/1 Miami (FL) L 75-62 Vinson (14) Vinson (11) 3-3 Mass goes 5:37 without a field goal late in the second half, and Miami takes over. Mass shoots just 28.6% FGs and 21.9% from 3.
12/4 at Northeastern W 72-66 Morgan & Williams (18 each) Esho (9) 4-3 UM cashes in with a 13-4 run to end the game. Carter adds 14 & 6.
12/15 vs Elon W 78-73 (OT) Vinson (22) Carter (11) 5-3 At Springfield MA (neutral site game). Vinson scores a career-high 22, including 13-14 from the line. Chaz adds 20 points and 9 assists. Carter's 11 boards also a career high. Lalanne returns from suspension.
12/19 Ohio W 85-76 Morgan (35) Lalanne (11) 6-3 Morgan scores 22 points in a 6:22 stretch in the first half. Lalanne nets his first double-double with 12 & 11. First win of the year that doesn't come down to the wire.
12/22 East Carolina W 88-81 Williams (26) Morgan (6) 7-3 Double-double for Chaz (26 & 11 assists), and a clutch 15-16 from the line. Morgan & Vinson 15 each, Riley 14. UM goes on two different runs of 14-0.
12/29 at Northern Illinois W 64-59 Esho (14) Vinson (8) 8-3 UM builds a 15-point lead, then holds on for road win. UM season-high 20 turnovers, and 17 offensive rebounds allowed to NIU, kept it close. 28 bench points as starters get into foul trouble.
1/2 at Miami (OH) W 70-69 Putney (20) Esho & Putney (9 each) 9-3 UMass escapes with another close win. Putney comes back to life with big game. UMass 46-29 win on the glass.
1/5 Eastern Michigan W 75-61 Riley (18) Esho (9) 10-3 Riley hits six three-pointers for his third double-figure scoring effort in last four games. Esho 6-6 FGs, 13 pts. Chaz 14 pts, 9 assists.
1/10 at St. Louis L 70-62 Lalanne (18) Lalanne (13) 10-4 0-1 UM puts up a fight, but foul trouble and a late drought end up in a loss. Lalanne sets new career high with 18 points and 13 rebounds were 1 short of career high. Morgan suffers a torn ACL, carried off court.
1/13 at Fordham W 77-73 Williams (22) Lalanne (11) 11-4 1-1 Chaz leads all scorers in his first UMass game in his native NYC. Vinson 19 points, Davis career high 12 points.
1/17 Duquesne W 79-66 Williams (22) Lalanne (11) 12-4 2-1 UM lets a 17 point lead slip back to 3, but locked up on D, holding Duq to only 1 field goal over the final seven minutes. 4 Minutemen in double figures. Another double-double for Lalanne (12 & 11).
1/19 George Washington L 79-76 Williams (18) Putney (8) 12-5 2-2 UM falls behind by 16 in the second half and can't surmount the deficit. GW starts 4 freshmen, and spoils the jersey retirement for Marcus Camby.
1/27 Richmond W 70-65 Williams (18) Esho (9) 13-5 3-2 UM trails for most of second half, but holds Richmond to just 2 points over final 6 minutes. Chaz 5 assists and 7 turnovers.
1/30 at La Salle W 61-60 Putney (17) Lalanne (10) 14-5 4-2 Season-low 6 points for Chaz, but he hits game-winning layup with 8 seconds left, Putney blocks last-second shot at the other end. UM gets first win at La Salle since 2007.
2/2 at Charlotte L 66-65 Vinson (23) Putney (6) 14-6 4-3 UM has chance to win in closing seconds, but Chaz runs into traffic and doesn't draw a whistle. Vinson career high 23. UM turns it over 19 times, goes just 6-16 from the line, and allows 19 offensive rebounds to Charlotte.
2/6 Rhode Island W 81-53 Williams (27) Putney (7) 15-6 5-3 UM never trails to rebuilding URI. FG%: UM 52%, URI 33%. 3PT FG%: UM 47%, URI 23%. Chaz shoots 9-14 FG, 6-6 FT, dishes 8 assists, scores a season-high 27.
2/9 Saint Joseph's W 80-62 Vinson (18) Lalanne (12) 16-6 6-3 UM uses 11-0 run in the second to put the Hawks away. UM's season-low 5 turnovers helps the cause. Carter 16, Chaz 11 & 9, Cady 1 point shy of a double-double, Riley 10.
2/14 at Virginia Commonwealth L 86-68 Putney (19) Putney (10) 16-7 6-4 Underdog UM built a 5-point halftime lead, but VCU started second half with full-court trapping defense, and UM folded under the pressure. VCU 21-1 run put the game away. UM 24 turnovers.
2/16 Temple L 83-82 Riley (17) Lalanne (12) 16-8 6-5 Temple defends the called play, and UM can't get off a shot in the final seconds. Chaz 13 assists (Mullins Center record). UM's 48 points in first half matched season high.
2/20 at St. Bonaventure L 99-94 Williams (26) Putney (12) 16-9 6-6 Bona shoots an incredible 32-33 at the line. UM whistled for 29 fouls. Chaz dishes 12 assists to just 2 turnovers.
2/23 Dayton W 76-66 Lalanne (22) Lalanne (14) 17-9 7-6 Lalanne sets new career highs with his big effort. Vinson adds 13 & 6 in his 122nd start, first all time at UM. Chaz 9 assists builds his lead in conference stats.
3/2 at Xavier W 77-72 Vinson (20) Lalanne (8) 18-9 8-6 Vinson & Riley (18 pts, 6-10 from 3) lead team in a foul-plagued game. Trey Davis provides 12 points (career high) in relief of Chaz. UM shoots 52% from 3 (13-25). First win at Xavier since 2001.
3/7 Butler L 73-62 Vinson (17) Carter, Lalanne, Williams (4 each) 18-10 8-7 Butler kills UM on the glass, 37-20 overall and 17-5 offensive. UM flirts with a sellout, 9,341 in attendance.
3/9 at Rhode Island W 75-66 Williams (20) Lalanne (15) 19-10 9-7 Chaz tallies another double-double with his 10 assists. Lalanne gets a new career high with the 15 rebounds.
3/14 vs George Washington W 77-72 Williams (16) Esho (6) 20-10 A-10 Opening Round, UM 6 Seed, GW 11 Seed. UM goes on a 16-6 run to pull out the comeback, surviving losing Vinson & Lalanne fouling out. GW kills UM on glass, 25-13 offensive, 50-32 overall. Davis scores 14 off the bench.
3/15 vs Temple W 79-74 Williams (28) Lalanne (8) 21-10 A-10 Quarterfinal, Temple 3 Seed, UM 6 Seed. Huge hometown game from Chaz leads UM to victory. UM defense holds A-10 PoY Khalif Wyatt to 4-19 shooting. UM gives Temple a sour exit out of the A-10.
3/16 vs Virginia Commonwealth L 71-62 Williams (18) Carter & Lalanne (12 each) 21-11 A-10 Semifinal, VCU 2 Seed, UM 6 Seed. UM pulls within 4 late, but falls short. Three Minutemen in double-figure rebounding. Chaz & Cady hit 7 and 6 FGs respectively, but no other Minuteman hits more than 1.
3/20 Stony Brook L 71-58 Riley (16) Lalanne (7) 21-12 NIT First Round, UMass 2 Seed, Stony Brook 7 Seed. UM goes flat, giving up 17-0 run to end first half. Chaz leaves game early in second half with shoulder injury. Riley joins 1,000 Point Club in his and Vinson's final UM game.

Pre-season Scoreboard

Game Notes
Date Opponent Game Results High Scorer High Rebounder
10/27 Drexel ? ? ? Closed-door scrimmage, results confidential per NCAA rules.
11/3 AIC W 87-82 Williams (24) Putney (8) Exhibition. Riley 21 points (6-10 from 3). Recovering Carter plays 27 minutes, Morgan rests. Bergantino and Freeman see first action. Davis, Lalanne, Morgan suspended for violation of team rules.


All times Eastern PM. Boldface opponents indicates an Atlantic 10 Conference game. Information subject to change.
UMass master schedule.
All games can be heard on the UMass Radio Network.
Printable schedule

Date Day Time Opponent Site Event TV Streaming Video
11/13 Tue 10:00 AM Harvard Mullins Center ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon ESPN ESPN3
11/15 Thu 7:30 Providence Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez, Bayamón PR Puerto Rico Tip-Off ESPNU ESPN3
11/16 Fri 5:00 NC State Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez, Bayamón PR Puerto Rico Tip-Off ESPN2 ESPN3
11/18 Sun 4:00 Tennessee Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez, Bayamón PR Puerto Rico Tip-Off ESPNU ESPN3
11/28 Wed 7:00 Siena at Siena, Times Union Center Time Warner Cable SportsChannel Siena
12/1 Sat 2:00 Miami (FL) Mullins Center CBS Sports Network none
12/4 Tue 7:00 Northeastern at Northeastern, Matthews Arena none Northeastern
12/15 Sat Noon Elon MassMutual Center, Springfield MA Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase Game none none
12/19 Wed 7:30 Ohio Mullins Center none UMass
12/22 Sat 1:30 East Carolina Mullins Center none UMass
12/29 Sat 4:00 Northern Illinois at NIU, NIU Convocation Center none NIU
1/2 Wed 7:00 Miami (OH) at Miami, Millett Hall none Miami
1/5 Sat 2:00 Eastern Michigan Mullins Center none UMass
1/10 Thu 9:00 St. Louis at SLU, Chaifetz Arena CBS Sports Network none
1/13 Sun 1:00 Fordham at Fordham, Rose Hill Gym YES Fordham
1/17 Thu 7:00 Duquesne Mullins Center CBS Sports Network none
1/19 Sat 4:00 George Washington Mullins Center Marcus Camby's jersey retirement none UMass
1/27 Sun 2:00 Richmond Mullins Center none UMass
1/30 Wed 7:00 La Salle at La Salle, Tom Gola Arena none La Salle
2/2 Sat 2:00 Charlotte at Charlotte, Halton Arena none Charlotte
2/6 Wed 7:00 Rhode Island Mullins Center none UMass
2/9 Sat 7:003) Saint Joseph's Mullins Center none4) ESPN3
2/14 Thu 9:00 Virginia Commonwealth at VCU, Verizon Wireless Arena CBS Sports Network none
2/16 Sat 6:00 Temple Mullins Center CBS Sports Network none
2/20 Wed 7:00 St. Bonaventure at SBU, Reilly Center CBS SN Regional5), Time Warner Sports6) St Bona
2/23 Sat 1:00 Dayton Mullins Center none UMass
3/2 Sat 2:00 Xavier at Xavier, Cintas Center CBS Sports Network none
3/7 Thu 7:00 Butler Mullins Center Senior Night NBC Sports Network none
3/9 Sat 2:00 Rhode Island at Rhode Island, Ryan Center Ocean State Networks Ocean State Networks
3/14 Thu 9:00 George Washington Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY A-10 Tournament, Opening Round NBC Sports Network none
3/15 Fri 9:00 Temple Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY A-10 Tournament, Quarterfinal Click to see local outlets Atlantic 10
3/16 Sat 4:00 Virginia Commonwealth Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY A-10 Tournament, Semifinal CBS Sports Network none
3/20 Wed 7:15 Stony Brook Mullins Center NIT First Round none ESPN3

Pre-season Schedule

Date Day Time Opponent Site Event TV Streaming Video
10/27 Sat ? Drexel at Drexel Closed-door scrimmage7)8)9) none none
11/3 Sat 1:00 AIC Mullins Center Exhibition10) none none


  • East Carolina: this season’s game completes a 2-game series.11)
  • Elon: this season’s game is game 2 of a 3-game series.12)
  • Miami (FL): this season’s game completes a 2-game series.13)
  • Northeastern: this season’s game completes a 2-game series.14)
  • Siena: this season’s game is game 2 of a 3-game series.15)16)

Other Notes

  • UMass must play 4 games (2 home, 2 away) against opponents from the Mid-American Conference (MAC), due to UMass Football's arrangement with the MAC.17)
  • With the 16-member Atlantic 10 Conference, the conference is changing their scheduling. A 16-game schedule remains, but the number of home-and-home series will drop from three to one. In 2012-13, UMass will face Rhode Island as the home-and-home opponent.
  • This will be the first season in the A-10 for both VCU and Butler. Both accelerated their plans to join the league, moving up from the 2013-14 season to 2012-13.18)19) VCU joins from the CAA, and Butler from the Horizon League.
  • This will be the last season in the A-10 for both Temple (moving to Big East)20) and Charlotte (moving to Conference USA)21).
  • The annual meeting with Boston College has ended.22)23)24)


UMass master roster

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

#NameHeightWeightClassPos.Hometown / HS / Prep / College TransferStatus
11Bergantino, Tyler6-9215Fr.F/CSpringhill, FL / Nature Coast Tech HSActive
22Carter, Sampson6-8220Sr.*FBaton Rouge, LA / Ridgeway HS (TN) / Winchendon School (MA)Active
12Davis, Curtis "Trey"6-0180Fr.GDeSoto, TX / Woodrow Wilson HS / Vermont AcademyActive
1Esho, Maxie6-8205So.*FUpper Marlboro, MD / Henry A. Wise HS / Lee Academy (ME)Active
0Farrell, Javorn6-5215Sr.G/FWoodbridge, VA / Riverdale Baptist HS (MD)Injured (ankle)
55Freeman, Izzy7-0205Fr.CManassas, VA / Osbourn HS / South Kent (CT)Academically ineligible25)
2Gordon, Derrick6-3190So.*GPlainfield, NJ / St. Patrick HS / Western KentuckyRedshirt - Transfer
25Lalanne, Cady6-9250So.FOrlando, FL / Oak RidgeActive
5Morgan, Jesse6-5190Jr.GPhiladelphia, PA / Olney HSInjured (knee)26)27)28)
34Putney, Raphiael6-9185Jr.*FWoodbridge, VA / Woodbridge HSActive
23Riley, Freddie6-5190Sr.GOcala, FL / Vanguard HS / Hargrave Military Academy (VA)Active
Santee, Clyde6-6 Fr.FHouston, TXAcademic non-qualifier29)30)
33Vinson, Terrell6-7220Sr.G/FBaltimore, MD / St. Frances AcademyActive
3Williams, Chaz5-9175Jr.*GBrooklyn, NY / Bishop Ford HS / HofstraActive

* Eligibility difference.

  • Sampson Carter took a medical redshirt for the 2011-12 season, and has two years of eligibility remaining.
  • Maxie Esho did not appear in any games during the 2010-11 season, eligible for a redshirt, and has three years of eligibility remaining.
  • Derrick Gordon will sit out as a redshirt in 2012-13 under NCAA transfer rules, and has three years of eligibility remaining.
  • Raphiael Putney did not appear in any games during the 2009-10 season, eligible for a redshirt, and has two years of eligibility remaining.
  • Chaz Williams sat out as a redshirt in 2010-11 under NCAA transfer rules, and has two years of eligibility remaining.

No walk-ons are expected to be added to the roster.31)

Coaching Staff

Head coach: Derek Kellogg
Assistant coaches: Shyrone Chatman, Adam Ginsburg, Marlon Williamson
Additional staff listed on UMass official roster


Statistical highs shaded in yellow.

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
Williams, Chaz3333116535.3166382.43543129.333135172.785261121384.296124111566651015.5
Morgan, Jesse141140228.765181.35937104.3562126.8081230423.0330252022318813.4
Vinson, Terrell333385425.9136291.4673286.372102150.68042851273.812294263172740612.3
Riley, Freddie332294028.5105262.40170188.3721223.522741481.536033362242928.8
Lalanne, Cady321570622.1102184.55419.1116489.719961402367.477384544132698.4
Putney, Raphiael332474822.788214.41128100.2803038.789401111514.6865496844262347.1
Carter, Sampson332775022.774171.433841.1955474.730301141444.4812234815262106.4
Esho, Maxie33068120.665150.433414.2864873.658621021645.0601174337271825.5
Davis, Trey3203039.53280.4001227.4442939.744826341.122040290121053.3
Bergantino, Tyler200703.5513.38501.00025.4001113241.21800433120.6
Freeman, Izzy5061.203.0000002.0003030.600000000.0
TEAM33 47611083.31 8
Totals33 6625 8381931.434235699.336497691.719384835121936.963221478479170247240873.0
Oppts.33 6625 8331976.422209645.324491691.711405801120636.561311460445108235236671.7

Other stats sources: UMass team or player, or StatSheet
Atlantic 10 stats rankings

Previous Season Stats Next Season Stats
2011-12 2013-14


The rankings of these records reflect history through 2012-13, and may change in the future.


  • 235 three-point field goals made are 4th-most in program history. (331 in 2006-07)
  • 699 three-point field goals attempted are 5th-most in program history. (929 in 2006-07)
  • .719 free throw percentage is 6th-most in program history. (.754 in 1971-72)
  • 2366 points allowed are 7th-most in program history. (2724 in 2007-08)
  • 247 steals are 9th-most in program history. (326 in 2011-12)
  • 170 blocks are 10th-most in program history. (273 in 1994-95)
  • 2408 points scored are 11th-most in program history. (2934 in 2007-08, 2884 in 1991-92)
  • 1931 field goal attempts are 12th-most in program history. (2341 in 2011-12)


  • Chaz Williams' 241 assists are 2nd-most in program history. (Edgar Padilla 247 in 1995-96)
  • Williams' 66 steals are 4th-most in program history. (Edgar Padilla 108 in 1995-96)
  • Williams' 1165 minutes played are 8th-most in program history. (Edgar Padilla 1351 in 1995-96)
  • Trey Davis' .444 three-point field goal percentage would rank tied for 5th in program history, but the number of attempts to qualify for this category is a minimum of 50. Davis shot just 27.

Team News

Predictions / Awards


  • Predicted Order of Finish: 5th place 33)
  • Player honors: A-10 First Team: Chaz Williams 34)


  • Chaz Williams, A-10 First Team All-Conference35), A-10 All-Championship Team36)
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