2016-17 Season

The 2016-17 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team represents the University of Massachusetts. The Head Coach is Derek Kellogg. The team plays its home games primarily in the Mullins Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, and is a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

The season represents the 108th season of basketball in the school's history.

  • Current Record: 12-8
  • Conference Record: 2-5
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2015-16 2017-18


Game Record Rank Notes
Date Opponent Game Results High Scorer High Rebounder Overall A-10 UM Opp
11/11 UMass Lowell W 90-76 Holloway (21) Clark (9) 1-0 Holloway nets a career high 21 in just 17 minutes, hampered only by 4 fouls. Pipkins 14 points in his collegiate debut, and also steals 8, tying a UM single-game record. First game also for Baldwin (6 & 3), Flowers (11 & 7), Jarreau (4 pts, 7 assists, 2 steals, etc), Lewis (8 points). Clark also adds 14 points.
11/14 at Mississippi L 90-88 Jarreau (25) Jarreau (8) 1-1 UM builds a 9 point lead with 3:49 to play, but freezes up and fails to score again. Great numbers from rookie Jarreau (6 assists as well as 25/8), but bittersweet as he misses the potential game-winning 3 with 1 second to play. Lewis scores 20, Pipkins 18, Clark 13.
11/17 Temple W 70-67 Jarreau (16) Pipkins (9) 2-1 Jarreau's 3 puts UM ahead 68-67, then adds a layup for the final points. Jarreau also notches a team-high 7 assists. Clark 14 & 8. Holloway 11 & 6. Enechionyia 26 for Temple.
11/20 at Holy Cross W 68-60 Clark (18) Holloway (8) 3-1 At DCU Center, Worcester MA. UM uses a late 15-2 run to shake off the Crusaders. Clark, Lewis, Berger, Pipkins, Holloway all in double-figure scoring. Off-game for Jarreau, just 3 points. No other M'Men score. UM wins glass by 10.
11/26 Harvard W 70-66 Clark (29) Holloway (8) 4-1 Clark takes over, scoring 18 of UM's last 22 points. Clark also goes 13-14 from the stripe, crucial in the close game where UM loses the glass by 12. First start for Lewis: 10 points, 0 turnovers, 35 minutes.
11/30 Wagner W 62-55 Anderson (19) Hines (8) 5-1 Anderson (career high 19 on 8-11 FG, 3-4 from 3) and Hines (14 pts, 4-5 FG, 6-7 FT) step up when rest of team has off night. Besides Hines, rest of UM shoots 4-14 from stripe.
12/3 Central Florida L 65-62 Flowers (20) Flowers (9) 5-2 Great game for Flowers (7-12 FGs, 6-10 from 3). Pipkins 16 pts, 6 rebounds, 7 steals, but shoots 7-22 from the field. Jarreau returns from injury much earlier than expected. Efianayi scores 24 for UCF, Fall snares 16 rebounds.
12/8 Pacific W 72-48 Clark (12) Jarreau (6) 6-2 UM hits 14 threes while Pacific only hits 17 FGs all night. UM spreads it around: 20 assists on 25 made shots. Hines, with 8 and 5, wins the Gotham Classic's “showcase game” MOP.
12/10 Providence L 75-69 Holloway (21) Holloway (9) 6-3 Holloway gets it done down low, but UM's perimeter game not enough to overcome Friars. 19 UM turnovers and 9-18 FT shooting hurt the cause. Pipkins adds 20, but Clark (9) and Jarreau (4 pts, 6 turnovers) struggle.
12/13 North Carolina A&T W 65-59 Clark (22) Anderson (8) 7-3 Gotham Classic game. Minutemen get off to atrocious start: 11-0 and 20-3 deficits, shooting just 1-14 (0-10 from 3). Rest of way: UM shoots 56%. Clark tallies 9-14 shooting, 6 assists, 2 blocks, just 1 TO. Pipkins 11 pts, 5 assists, 2 steals.
12/17 Kennesaw State W 95-77 Pipkins (27) Gresham (8) 8-3 Gotham Classic game. KSU jumps out to 20-15 lead, but UM goes on a 37-18 run to pull away and maintain. Other UM double-figure scorers: Jarreau (17), Holloway (14), Clark (11), Flowers (10). UM denies KSU coach Skinner (UM alum) his 400th career win. Kendrick Ray 35 pts for KSU.
12/22 Rider W 78-67 Clark (27) Clark (8) 9-3 Gotham Classic game. Tied with 5:41 to play, UM goes on a 14-3 run to finish it out. UM completes the sweep of the Gotham field. Clark joins the 1K Point Club. UM steals 9 and blocks 8 from Rider.
12/28 at Georgia State W 74-65 Jarreau (13) Holloway (9) 10-3 UM goes on 18-0 run in the first and never trails again. 5 Minutemen in double figures: Jarreau 13, Clark/Holloway/Pipkins 12 each, Anderson 10. No steals for Pipkins for just the 2nd time this season.
12/30 St. Bonaventure L 89-77 Clark (19) Baldwin (9) 10-4 0-1 Bonnies light up the scoreboard with 52 from their stars Adams (29) and Mobley (23). SBU uses 16-3 run across the halves to pull away. Gresham and SBU's Ayeni ejected after a first-half confrontation.
1/4 at George Mason L 86-81 Holloway (17) Holloway (10) 10-5 0-2 First double-double for Holloway, and Pipkins (16), Clark (15), and Lewis (12) also hit double figures. UM gets more FGs and rebounds, but GMU goes to line 28 times to UM's 7. GMU also hits 45% from 3 to 31% for UM.
1/7 at Virginia Commonwealth L 81-64 Holloway (22) Holloway (11) 10-6 0-3 Holloway's 2nd straight double-double, but Anderson (12) is the only other UM double-figure scorer. Four double-figure scorers for VCU, and they win the glass 45-32. VCU 23-7 run the difference. UM struggles again from 3: 4-18 (22%).
1/11 Dayton W 67-55 Pipkins (17) Holloway & Jarreau (7 each) 11-6 1-3 UM turns a 6.5 underdog prediction into a double-digit win. Strong performances from underclassmen: Pipkins 17 & 4, Holloway 14 & 7, Jarreau 13/7/6. Season worsts for Dayton in points (55, nearly 22 under their average), FG% (.316), turnovers (19).
1/15 at Rhode Island L 79-77 Holloway (20) Holloway (7) 11-7 1-4 UM builds a 15-point lead in the first half, but Rhody charges back. Jarreau 15/5/9, Clark 12, Pipkins 10. Matthews scores 22 for Rhody on 10-14 shooting.
1/18 Saint Joseph's W 62-57 Lewis (23) Berger & Holloway (7 each) 12-7 2-4 UM wakes up from an early 24-12 deficit. Starters only score 16 on the night, but UM's bench outscores shallow SJU's 46-2. New UM high for Lewis. Anderson 12 & 6, Holloway 9 & 7.
1/21 Fordham L 71-68 Clark (17) Clark (8) 12-8 2-5 Fordham 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.
1/25 at St. Louis TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD


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

Date Day Time Opponent Site Event TV Streaming Video
11/11 Fri 4:00 UMass Lowell Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
11/14 Mon 7:00 Mississippi at The Pavillion at Ole Miss, Oxford MS SEC Network Watch ESPN
11/17 Thur 7:00 Temple Mullins Center ASN1), NESNplus, TCN ASN (free)
11/20 Sun 1:05 Holy Cross at DCU Center, Worcester MA none Patriot League Network
11/26 Sat 1:00 Harvard Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
11/30 Wed 7:00 Wagner Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/3 Sat 1:00 Central Florida Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/8 Thur 7:00 Pacific Mullins Center Gotham Classic event game2)3) none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/10 Sat Noon Providence at Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence RI FS1 Fox Sports Go
12/13 Tue 7:00 North Carolina A&T Mullins Center Gotham Classic event game4)5) none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/17 Sat 1:00 Kennesaw State Mullins Center Gotham Classic event game6)7) none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/22 Thur 7:00 Rider Mullins Center Gotham Classic event game8)9) none A-10 Digital Network (free)
12/28 Wed 2:00 Georgia State at GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta GA none Watch ESPN
12/30 Fri 4:00 St. Bonaventure Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
1/4 Wed 7:00 George Mason at George Mason, EagleBank Arena none A-10 Digital Network
1/7 Sat 1:00 Virginia Commonwealth at VCU, Siegel Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/11 Wed 7:00 Dayton Mullins Center CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network
1/15 Sun 2:30 Rhode Island at URI, Ryan Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/18 Wed 7:00 Saint Joseph's Mullins Center ASN10) A-10 Digital Network
1/21 Sat 12:30 Fordham Mullins Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/25 Wed 8:00 St. Louis at St. Louis, Chaifetz Arena Fox Sports Midwest TBD
1/28 Sat 1:00 George Mason Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
2/1 Wed 7:00 La Salle at La Salle, Tom Gola Arena none A-10 Digital Network
2/7 Tue 7:00 Rhode Island Mullins Center CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network
2/11 Sat 2:30 Saint Joseph's at SJU, Hagan Arena NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
2/15 Wed 7:00 Duquesne at Duquesne, Palumbo Center none A-10 Digital Network
2/18 Sat Noon Davidson Mullins Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
2/23 Thur 7:00 George Washington at GW, Smith Center ASN11) A-10 Digital Network
2/26 Sun 1:00 La Salle Mullins Center ASN12) A-10 Digital Network
3/1 Wed 7:00 Richmond Mullins Center none A-10 Digital Network (free)
3/4 Sat 4:00 St. Bonaventure at SBU, Reilly Center ASN13) A-10 Digital Network
3/8-12 Wed-Sun TBD TBD at Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh PA Atlantic 10 Tournament TBD TBD


  • Central Florida (Home): Returns the favor for us visiting UCF in December 2015.14)
  • Georgia State (Away): Starts a home-and-home series. UM will host GSU on 12/16/2017.15)
  • Harvard (Home): Continues a series. UM will visit Harvard in 2017, and will host Harvard again in 2018.16)17)
  • Holy Cross (Away): Starts a three-game series. Holy Cross will visit Amherst in 2017 and 2018.18)19)20)
  • Mississippi (Away): Returns the favor for Ole Miss playing us in Springfield in December 2015.
  • Providence (Away): Continues a series. UM will host Providence in 2017, and will visit again in 2018.21)22)23)
  • Temple (Home): Starts a home-and-home series. UM will visit Temple in 2018-19.24)
  • No series expected: Kennesaw State, North Carolina A&T, Pacific, Rider, UMass Lowell, Wagner

Future: see 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20


Official roster, with coaches and staff

#NameHeightWeightClassPos.Hometown / HS / Prep / College TransferStatus
23Anderson, CJ6-6207Jr.GMemphis, TN / Arlington HSActive
5Baldwin, Chris6-8235Fr.FSpringfield, MA25)26)27)28)29)Active
33Berger, Seth6-8212Jr.*FSeattle, WAActive
0Clark, Donte6-4192Jr.*GChatham, VA / Queen’s Grant HS (Matthews, NC) / Hargrave Military Academy (VA)Active
14Coleman, Zach6-7218Jr.*FDallas, TXActive
24Flowers, Tyrn6-9202Fr.FWaterbury, CT30)31)32)33)Active
Franklin, Jaylen6-1175Fr.GSpringfield, MA / MacDuffie School34)35)Ineligible. Was expected to join team as a walk-on.36)
55Gresham, Brison6-9220Fr.FNew Orleans, LA37)38)39)40)41)42)Active. Missed first 5 games due to delayed eligibility confirmation from NCAA.43)
10Hines, Malik6-9255So.*FJackson, MSActive
45Holloway, Rashaan6-11320So.*FElmer, NJ / Schalick HSActive
3Jarreau, De’Jon6-5182Fr.GNew Orleans, LA44)45)46)47)48)49)Active
1Lewis, Zach6-3185Jr.*GWindsor, CT / Fishburne Military School / Canisius50)Active
4McLean, Unique6-2175Fr.GBrooklyn, NY51)52)53)54)Active, but expected to redshirt this season.
11Miller, Rayshawn6-1200So.GBoston, MA / Boston Latin HS / UMass-LowellActive
2Pipkins, Luwane5-11185Fr.*GChicago, IL / Bogan55)56)57)58)59)60)Active
34Turcotte, Zach6-7224Sr.FBoxford, MA / Masconomet Regional HSActive

* Eligibility difference.

  • Seth Berger is eligible to take the 2014-15 season as a medical redshirt61), due to a foot injury that kept him out most of the season. He has two years of eligibility remaining.
  • Donte Clark was an academic non-qualifier for the 2013-14 season62) and has two years of eligibility remaining, assuming he makes adequate progress towards his degree.
  • Zach Coleman took a medical redshirt63) for the 2013-14 season, and has two years of eligibility remaining.
  • Malik Hines was a partial qualifier for the 2014-15 season64)65) and has three years of eligibility remaining, assuming he makes adequate progress towards his degree.
  • Rashaan Holloway was a partial qualifier for the 2014-15 season66)67) and has three years of eligibility remaining, assuming he makes adequate progress towards his degree.
  • Zach Lewis transferred into UMass for the 2015-16 season.68) Per NCAA transfer rules, he had to sit out the 2015-16 season, but retained two years of eligibility.
  • Luwane Pipkins was a non-qualifier for the 2015-16 season, and has four years of eligibility remaining, assuming he makes adequate progress towards his degree.69)70)

2015-16 players lost:

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