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2019-20 Season

The 2019-20 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team will represent the University of Massachusetts.

The season will represent the 111th season of basketball in the school's history.

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2018-19 2020-21

Schedule

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
10/29 Tue TBD Western New England Univ Mullins Center Exhibition TBD TBD
11/5 Tue TBD UMass-Lowell Mullins Center TBD TBD
11/9 Sat TBD at Fairfield at Alumni Hall, Fairfield CT1) TBD TBD
11/12 Tue TBD Northeastern Mullins Center TBD TBD
11/16 Sat TBD Central Connecticut Mullins Center Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off, Campus Game TBD TBD
11/20 Wed TBD Rider Mullins Center Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off, Campus Game TBD TBD
11/23 Sat Noon vs Virginia at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville CT Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament ESPNNEWS Watch ESPN
11/24 Sun 1:00 or 3:302) vs Arizona State or St. John's3) at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville CT Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament ESPN or ESPN24) Watch ESPN
11/29 Fri 2:00 at Rutgers at The RAC, Piscataway NJ none BTN+
12/4 Wed 7:00 South Carolina Mullins Center CBS Sports Network5) CBS Sports Network
12/7 Sat 2:00 at Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion, Allston MA none ESPN+
12/11 Wed TBD Yale Mullins Center TBD TBD
12/20 Fri TBD Maine Mullins Center TBD TBD
12/30 Mon 7:00 at Akron at The JAR, Akron OH TBD TBD
1/5 Sun 4:00 at Saint Louis at Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis MO NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/8 Wed TBD La Salle Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
1/11 Sat 12:30 at Dayton at UD Arena, Dayton OH NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/15 Wed TBD at St. Bonaventure at Reilly Center, Olean NY TBD ESPN+
1/18 Sat 4:30 George Washington Mullins Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
1/22 Wed TBD at George Mason at EagleBank Arena, Fairfax VA TBD ESPN+
1/25 Sat TBD Duquesne Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
1/29 Wed TBD Saint Joseph's Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
2/1 Sat TBD at Davidson at Belk Arena, Davidson NC CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network
2/4 Tue 7:00 at Rhode Island at Ryan Center, Kingston RI CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network
2/9 Sun 2:30 George Mason Mullins Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
2/15 Sat 12:30 Dayton Mullins Center NBC Sports Network NBC Sports Live Extra, mobile access
2/18 Tue TBD Saint Louis Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
2/22 Sat TBD at Fordham at Rose Hill Gym, Bronx NY TBD ESPN+
2/26 Wed TBD Virginia Commonwealth Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
2/29 Sat TBD at Richmond at Robins Center, Richmond VA TBD ESPN+
3/4 Wed TBD at La Salle at Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia PA TBD ESPN+
3/7 Sat TBD Rhode Island Mullins Center TBD ESPN+
3/11-15 Wed-Sun TBD TBD at Barclays Center, Brooklyn NY Atlantic 10 Tournament TBD TBD

Notes:

Pre-Season Exhibition Trip to USVI

Date Day Time Opponent Site Event TV Streaming Video
US Virgin Islands exhibition trip, August 19-2634)
8/22 Thr 5:00 Calgary Dinos35) UVI Sports & Fitness Center36) Exhibition none none
TBD TBD TBD US Virgin Islands National Team37) UVI Sports & Fitness Center Exhibition none none
TBD TBD TBD British Virgin Islands National Team38) UVI Sports & Fitness Center Exhibition none none

Roster

Here's what we know, which is very much subject to change as the off-season progresses.

#NameHeightWeightClassPos.Hometown / HS / Prep / College TransferStatus
11Baptiste, Djery6-10235Sr.*CGonaives, Haiti / Prestonwood Christian / VanderbiltAssumed to return
0Buggs, John6-2170Fr.GHomer, LA / Putnam (CT) Science AcademyNLI signee39)
1Chatman, Sy6-8200So.FSaint Paul, MN / Cretin-Durham HallAssumed to return
4Clergeot, Keon6-1185Jr.*GWinter Haven, FL / Auburndale HS/ MemphisAssumed to return
5Diallo, Samba6-7195So.FRufisque, Senegal / Pope John XXIII HS (N.J.)Assumed to return
10East, Sean6-3175Fr.GLouisville, KY / Combine AcademyNLI signee40)41)42)
3Jackson, CJ6-6190Fr.GAtlanta, GA / Athens Preparatory AcademyNLI signee43)44)
13Mitchell, Kolton6-4180Fr.GFort Myers, FL / Victory Rock PrepNLI signee45)
33Mitchell, Tre6-9235Fr.F/CPittsburgh, PA / Woodstock AcademyNLI signee46)47)48)
12Pierre, Carl6-4185Jr.GBoston, MA / Boston College HSAssumed to return
2Santos, Preston6-6176Fr.G/FWarwick, RI / Woodstock AcademyNLI signee49)
14Turner-Morris, Khalea6-9250Jr.CNew Orleans, LA / New Hampton School (NH)Assumed to return
Walker, Dibaji6-7190So.*FColumbus, OH / Woodstock Academy / Cleveland StateInactive. Will sit out the season per NCAA transfer rules. May be considered a walk-on due to scholarship restrictions.50)51)
23Weeks, TJ6-4185Fr.GWarwick, RI / Woodstock AcademyNLI signee52)53)
31West, Randall6-4235Sr.*FMoorestown, N.J. / Lawrenceville SchoolWalk-on from 2018-19, assumed to return after football season54)

* Eligibility difference.

  • Djery Baptiste came to UMass after the Fall 2018 semester, after graduating early from Vanderbilt. He also has the option to play again in 2019-20 as a graduate student.55)
  • Keon Clergeot transferred into UMass for the 2017-18 season.56)57) Per NCAA transfer rules, he sat out the 2017-18 season, but retains two years of eligibility.
  • Dibaji Walker transferred into UMass for the 2018-19 season.58)59) Per NCAA transfer rules, he will sit out the 2019-20 season, but retains three years of eligibility.
  • Randall West joins from the football team, where as of the 2018-19 roster, he was listed as a Redshirt Junior. He did not play in the 2015 football season, and did in 2016 and 2017.60)61)

Jalen Thomas (6-10 230 Center, Detroit MI / Univ of Detroit Jesuit HS) had signed an NLI in November 2018, but announced he re-opened his recruiting on 4/10/19.62)63) He subsequently committed to Georgia State.64)

2018-19 players lost:
Byrne, Aidan - walk-on from 2018-19 no longer listed on the roster
Cobb, Curtis - reported that he would transfer to Wagner65)66)
Franklin, Jaylen - announced he would transfer to The College of Wooster (OH)67)
Hayward, Kieran - announced he would transfer to Vanguard University (CA)68)69)
Holloway, Rashaan - eligibility exhausted
Laurent, Jonathan - announced he would transfer to Oklahoma State70)71)
McLean, Unique - reported that he would transfer to St. Francis (NY)72)
Pipkins, Luwane - announced he would transfer to Providence73)74)75)
Wood, Tre - announced he would transfer to LIU-Brooklyn 76)77)

1)
Presumed, but not confirmed, that we will play at Alumni Hall. The Stags' alternate venue, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, will host an AHL hockey game at 7PM that night.
2)
1:00 for the Championship game, 3:30 for the Consolation
3)
ASU and SJU will play on 11/23. The winner of that game will play the winner of the 11/23 UMass/UVA game, and the losers will play in a consolation game.
4)
ESPN for the 1:00 Championship game, ESPN2 for the 3:30 Consolation game
season_2019-20.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/13 11:27 by mikeuma