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 ====== 2019-20 Season ====== ====== 2019-20 Season ======
-The 2019-20 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team will represent ​the University of Massachusetts.+The 2019-20 UMass Minutemen men's basketball team represented ​the University of Massachusetts, the flagship campus in Amherst. ​ The Head Coach was [[mccall_matt|Matt McCall]]. ​ The team played its home games in the [[mullins_center|Mullins Center]] in Amherst, Massachusetts,​ and was a member of the [[atlantic_10|Atlantic 10 Conference]].
  
-The season ​will represent ​the 111th season of basketball in the school'​s history.+The 2019-20 ​season ​represented ​the 111th season of basketball in the school'​s history. 
 + 
 +The season ended prematurely,​ as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the A-10 Tournament. ​ UMass did not get to play their scheduled game on March 12, and lost any chance of additional games had they won on 3/​12.((https://​dailycollegian.com/​2020/​03/​atlantic-10-mens-basketball-tournament-cancelled-amid-covid-19-concerns-umass-season-ends/​))((https://​www.espn.com/​mens-college-basketball/​story/​_/​id/​28908157/​inside-unprecedented-48-hours-shut-ncaa-sports)) 
 + 
 +  * **Final Record:** 14-17 
 +  * **Final Conference Record:** 8-10 (Tied for 8th place, out of 14.)((Received the 8 seed in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament after tie-breaker rules.)) 
 + 
 +^Record^Overall^A-10^ 
 +|All games|14-17|8-10| 
 +|Home|11-5|6-3| 
 +|Away|3-9|2-6| 
 +|Neutral|0-3|0-1|
  
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 +
 +===== Scoreboard =====
 +^   ​Game ​  ​^^^^^ ​  ​Record ​  ​^^ ​  ​Rank ​  ​^^ ​  ​Notes ​  ​^ ​
 +^   ​Date ​  ​^ ​  ​Opponent ​  ​^ ​  Game Results ​  ​^ ​  High Scorer ​  ​^ ​  High Rebounder ​  ​^ ​  ​Overall ​  ​^ ​  ​A10 ​  ​^ ​  ​UM ​  ​^ ​  ​Opp ​  ​^ ​  ::: ​  ^
 +|   ​11/​5 ​ |   ​[[opponent_lowell|UMass-Lowell]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​5/​mens-basketball-team-effort-sends-umass-past-umass-lowell-in-season-opener-79-64.aspx|W 79-64]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[weeks_tj|Weeks]] (23)   ​| ​  ​[[mitchell_tre|Tre Mitchell]] (9)   ​| ​  ​1-0 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Some sloppy stints, and Lowell hung in there for most of it, but UM breaks away with a 12-3 run to clinch it. Weeks shines in college debut, shooting 8-12 overall and 4-6 from three. ​ Diallo plays hard thru strep throat, adding 12 & 7.  Pierre 13 pts.  East 11 pts, 6 assists. ​ Tre Mitchell 10 pts, 9 rebs.|
 +|   ​11/​9 ​ |   at [[opponent_fairfield|Fairfield]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​9/​mens-basketball-resiliency-prevails-as-umass-tops-fairfield-on-the-road-62-60.aspx|W 62-60]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[mitchell_tre|Tre Mitchell]] (18)   ​| ​  ​[[mitchell_tre|Tre Mitchell]] (7)   ​| ​  ​2-0 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |At Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport CT.((WBA is Fairfield'​s alternate home court. ​ Game counts as road game.)) ​ UM gets off to promising 16-8 start, then allows Fairfield a 31-13 run over the next 16 minutes. ​ UM regroups, finds the right combo on the floor, and holds on for the first road win in 11 months. ​ Pierre & Clergeot only score 5 combined, but the underclassmen step up: Tre, East with 14/5/7, Diallo 12 & 6, Weeks 9 & 6.|
 +|   ​11/​12 ​ |   ​[[opponent_northeastern|Northeastern]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​12/​mens-basketball-big-second-half-sends-umass-past-nu-80-71-to-3-0-on-the-season.aspx|W 80-71]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[mitchell_tre|Tre Mitchell]] (20)   ​| ​  ​[[mitchell_tre|Tre Mitchell]] (6)   ​| ​  ​3-0 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|UM'​s team effort shuts down Jordan Roland, who only scores 14, after averaging 40.5 to start the season. ​ Tre 8-15 from the floor, Pierre finds it again with 18.  East 17 pts / 7 assists / 4 steals, and [[https://​twitter.com/​UMassBasketball/​status/​1194416425265455104|swishes a 75 footer to end the first half]].|
 +|   ​11/​16 ​ |   ​[[opponent_central_connecticut|Central Connecticut]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​16/​mens-basketball-umass-flies-past-ccsu-89-43-to-move-to-4-0-for-first-time-since-2015.aspx|W 89-43]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[clergeot_keon|Clergeot]] (20)   ​| ​  ​[[baptiste_djery|Baptiste]] (12)   ​| ​  ​4-0 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game.  UM capitalizes against a young, travel-weary CCSU team, jumping out to a 9-2 lead early, then 39-18 at the half.  UM's largest margin of victory since 1995.((UMass 103, Duquesne 53, on 1/​24/​1995)) ​ Clergeot hits 7-8 from the floor, East delivers 15-3-6, Diallo 13 & 6.  Baptiste'​s 12 boards a new career high.  Tre Mitchell limited to 17 minutes with some foul trouble.|
 +|   ​11/​20 ​ |   ​[[opponent_rider|Rider]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​20/​mens-basketball-hot-shooting-from-pierre-and-weeks-lead-umass-past-rider-82-72.aspx|W 82-72]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[pierre_carl|Pierre]] (23)   ​| ​  ​[[diallo_samba|Diallo]] (6)   ​| ​  ​5-0 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game.  Rider keeps it close with +12 on the glass (19 offensive), but UM rips a 12-1 run in the second to add some distance. ​ Pierre leads with a season high.  Weeks adds 21 on 7-8 shooting (6-6 from 3).  Diallo, East, Tre all add 10 points.|
 +|   ​11/​23 ​ |   vs [[opponent_virginia|Virginia]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​23/​mens-basketball-no-7-6-virginia-outlasts-umass-58-46.aspx|L 58-46]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[pierre_carl|Pierre]] (14)   ​| ​  ​[[diallo_samba|Diallo]] (8)   ​| ​  ​5-1 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​7 ​  ​|[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]]. A combination of VA's killer defense, and UM shots that refused to fall (30% overall, 19% from 3), and UM's bid to pull the major upset gets thwarted. ​ UM cut a 16-point first half deficit to just 3 early in the second, but went ice cold again, hitting no shots in over 14 minutes.|
 +|   ​11/​24 ​ |   vs [[opponent_st_johns|St. John'​s]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​24/​mens-basketball-st-johns-pulls-away-from-umass-at-mohegan-78-63.aspx|L 78-63]] ​  ​| ​  Weeks (19)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (12)   ​| ​  ​5-2 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]]. Tre throws down a two-handed dunk to put UM up 8 in the second, then it all fell apart, as SJU switches to a matchup zone defense and UM shoots 5-29 (17%) the rest of the way.  Double-double for Tre (14 points). ​ Weeks gets 17 in the first half but no field goals in the second. ​ Pierre quiet with 8 points, 2-8 shooting.|
 +|   ​11/​29 ​ |   at [[opponent_rutgers|Rutgers]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​11/​29/​mens-basketball-big-second-half-sends-rutgers-past-umass-82-57.aspx|L 82-57]] ​  ​| ​  Weeks (19)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (9)   ​| ​  ​5-3 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|Weeks gets the start and delivers the with 19 & 7.  Chatman shakes off the rust and scores 16 on 7-11 shooting. ​ Mitchell held to 6 points on 3-10 shooting, Pierre 7 on 2-12.  East 6 pts, 6 assists, but kept in check with 5 turnovers. ​ RU shoots 53% and dominates down low with 54 points in the paint.|
 +|   ​12/​4 ​ |   ​[[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​12/​4/​mens-basketball-south-carolina-edges-massachusetts-84-80-at-mullins.aspx|L 84-80]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (17)   ​| ​  ​Pierre (9)   ​| ​  ​5-4 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|Gamecocks break UM's trap defense, getting open looks en route to 55% shooting (season high), 62% on two-pointers,​ and 52 points in the paint. ​ UM's 19 turnovers also hurt, 5 each for Chatman & Tre.  East scores 16, Weeks 15, Pierre 13.|
 +|   ​12/​7 ​ |   at [[opponent_harvard|Harvard]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​12/​7/​mens-basketball-harvard-runs-past-massachusetts-89-55.aspx|L 89-55]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (13)   ​| ​  ​Baptiste,​ Chatman (5 each)   ​| ​  ​5-5 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |UM offers little defense as Harvard'​s 89 points are the most on a non-conf opponent in almost six years. Crimson out-rebound UM 40-27, shoot 58% from the floor and 42% from 3. Pierre hits a 3 in the opening minute, but only 1 other FG the rest of the day (2-10 overall). ​ Weeks 3-10, East 1-5.|
 +|   ​12/​11 ​ |   ​[[opponent_yale|Yale]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​12/​11/​mens-basketball-yale-outlasts-massachusetts-83-80-in-overtime.aspx|L 83-80 (OT)]] ​  ​| ​  ​Pierre (26)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (9)   ​| ​  ​5-6 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Yale got off to a 34-22 lead but UM woke up with a 23-6 run into the second half.  UM led by 7 with 3:55 left in regulation, but hit no more field goals in the second half, and Yale forced the OT.  UM stayed cold in OT, shooting 1-6 until garbage time.  Pierre (26 a career high, 9-15 overall, 8-12 from 3) and Mitchell (24 pts career high) carry the team, but TJ Weeks (abdominal injury) a key missing piece.|
 +|   ​12/​20 ​ |   ​[[opponent_maine|Maine]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​12/​20/​mens-basketball-mitchell-drops-23-as-umass-topples-maine-74-53.aspx|W 74-53]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (23)   ​| ​  ​Diallo & Tre Mitchell (7 each)   ​| ​  ​6-6 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Tre leads the show, nearly tying his career high in points, shooting 9-17 overall, 3-6 from three. ​ Minutemen go on a 23-3 run in the first half and Maine can't catch up.  Pierre 14 points, East 12.  CJ adds 10 points in his first significant action.|
 +|   ​12/​30 ​ |   at [[opponent_akron|Akron]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​12/​30/​mens-basketball-akron-holds-on-to-edge-massachusetts-84-79.aspx|L 85-79]] ​  ​| ​  East (26)   ​| ​  ​Pierre (10)   ​| ​  ​6-7 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|Akron built a 17-point lead in the first, but UM fought back to make it a game in the second. ​ Walker'​s first action and points of the season came with a 3 with 15 seconds left to make it a 2-pt game, but Akron hit FTs to seal it.  Pierre scores 23 for his first career double-double. ​ Tre limited to 11 & 2 in 19 foul-plagued minutes. ​ Weeks still out.|
 +|   ​1/​5 ​ |   at [[opponent_st_louis|Saint Louis]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​5/​mens-basketball-saint-louis-nips-massachusetts-in-overtime-83-80.aspx|L 83-80 (OT)]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (20)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (14)   ​| ​  ​6-8 ​  ​| ​  ​0-1 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |UM had an 8-point lead with 13:45 to play, but SLU flipped it with a 18-2 run in just 3:11.  UM forces OT and takes a 5-point lead, but goes cold and misses the upset chance. ​ Tre 20 & 9, but mixed bag with 5-15 shooting and 6 turnovers. ​ East 18 points but on 7-22 shooting. ​ Pierre adds 16 pts, Diallo 11.  Kolton Mitchell returns.|
 +|   ​1/​8 ​ |   ​[[opponent_la_salle|La Salle]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​8/​mens-basketball-minutemen-close-out-la-salle-77-69.aspx|W 77-69]] ​  ​| ​  ​Pierre (20)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (12)   ​| ​  ​7-8 ​  ​| ​  ​1-1 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|Pierre shoots 7-8 / 5-5 and joins the UM career 1000 point club.  Tre Mitchell adds 19 & 6. Diallo tallies a double double with 12 points, plus adds 6 assists and 3 steals. ​ East 11 pts, Keon 9.  Threes the difference: UM 9-16, La Salle 6-27.|
 +|   ​1/​11 ​ |   at [[opponent_dayton|Dayton]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​11/​mens-basketball-dayton-runs-past-massachusetts-88-60.aspx|L 88-60]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (16)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (7)   ​| ​  ​7-9 ​  ​| ​  ​1-2 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​15 ​  |The first 5 minutes summed it up: 4 turnovers, 4 fouls, 3 missed shots, and UM started off in a 9-0 hole.  Dayton way too talented for UM, building a 48-22 lead by halftime. ​ Toppin 16 points in 19 minutes for UD, plus 5 other Flyers in double-figures. ​ UM gets stolen 12 times, and turns it over 21 times, including 9 by East.|
 +|   ​1/​15 ​ |   vs [[opponent_st_bonaventure|St. Bonaventure]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​15/​mens-basketball-st-bonaventure-holds-off-umass-basketball-74-61.aspx|L 74-61]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (28)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (8)   ​| ​  ​7-10 ​  ​| ​  ​1-3 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Game in Rochester NY.((Bonaventure record book calls this a neutral site game, even though Bona's logo was on center court.)) ​ Tre dominates with a career high 28 on 11-19 shooting. ​ Pierre shoots 4-10 and scores 11, but rest of team goes silent on offense, including East 1-9, Diallo 1-5.  Bona wins the glass by 7, and shoots better from 3 (47%) than 2 (43%).|
 +|   ​1/​18 ​ |   ​[[opponent_george_washington|George Washington]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​18/​george-washington-tops-umass-mens-basketball-75-51.aspx|L 75-51]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (13)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (6)   ​| ​  ​7-11 ​  ​| ​  ​1-4 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Tre Mitchell takes a seat with two fouls with 9:29 left in the first, and GW extends an 8-point lead to 16 at the break. ​ GW builds it to 22 in the second, but UM responds to cut it to 8, only to regress and allow a 25-9 run to GW to close it out.  GW wins the glass by 7, even without their best rebounder. ​ UM shoots 36% overall, 21% from 3.|
 +|   ​1/​22 ​ |   at [[opponent_george_mason|George Mason]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​22/​mens-basketball-george-mason-pulls-away-from-massachusetts-73-63.aspx|L 73-63]] ​  ​| ​  ​Pierre (23)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (12)   ​| ​  ​7-12 ​  ​| ​  ​1-5 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Up and down game, as UM only manages 8 points in the first 12 minutes. ​ Got hot and built a 40-31 lead, only to allow a 28-9 run over the next 9:33 to lose any chance. ​ Pierre and Tre (14 & 12) do their part offensively,​ but East shoots 1-8, Keon 2-8, and no one else steps in with meaningful points. ​ UM loses the glass and the turnover margin, and GMU's Javon Greene hits more FTs (13) than all of UM combined (11).|
 +|   ​1/​25 ​ |   ​[[opponent_duquesne|Duquesne]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​25/​mens-basketball-mitchell-and-santos-lead-minutemen-past-duquesne-73-64.aspx|W 73-64]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (25)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (13)   ​| ​  ​8-12 ​  ​| ​  ​2-5 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​RV ​  ​|Santos gets the start and responds with season/​career highs: 15 points, 12 boards, 2 steals, and 0 turnovers. ​ Tre starts in Beast Mode, scoring 17 points in the first 16:​13. ​ Pierre hits a shot in the first 2 minutes but goes 0-9 the rest of the way.  East & Keon also struggle, but UM's 52 rebounds make the difference.|
 +|   ​1/​29 ​ |   ​[[opponent_saint_josephs_pa|Saint Joseph'​s]] ​  ​| ​   @#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​1/​29/​mens-basketball-walker-drops-22-as-umass-uses-big-second-half-to-top-sju-91-76.aspx|W 91-76]] ​  ​| ​  ​Walker (22)   ​| ​  ​Santos (8)   ​| ​  ​9-12 ​  ​| ​  ​3-5 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Lax with the defense initially, UM trails by 10 after the first 11 minutes. ​ They regroup after that, and catch fire offensively,​ shooting 72% in the second half, and 63% for the game.  Walker and Diallo (19) each get career highs in points. ​ More good numbers from Santos (12 & 8).  Pierre 14 points, Tre Mitchell 12.|
 +|   ​2/​1 ​ |   at [[opponent_davidson|Davidson]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​1/​mens-basketball-hot-shooting-leads-davidson-past-massachusetts.aspx|L 85-50]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (14)   ​| ​  ​Diallo / Tre Mitchell (6 each)   ​| ​  ​9-13 ​  ​| ​  ​3-6 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Bad defense and hot Cat shooting add up to a beat-down. ​ Davidson goes .721 from the field, just .003 away from tying their all-time high mark.  DC scores more in the first half (52) than UM does for the night, and led by 30 at the break. ​ |
 +|   ​2/​4 ​ |   at [[opponent_rhode_island|Rhode Island]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​4/​mens-basketball-rhode-island-outlasts-massachusetts-73-67.aspx|L 73-67]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (30)   ​| ​  ​Pierre (6)   ​| ​  ​9-14 ​  ​| ​  ​3-7 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​RV ​  ​|Minutemen hang tough with Rams (ranked 30th), but can't get enough offense outside of Tre's new career high.  Threes also don't fall for UM (4-19). ​ Sizable disparity at the stripe: UM 5-7, URI 16-24.|
 +|   ​2/​9 ​ |   ​[[opponent_george_mason|George Mason]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​9/​mens-basketball-santos-scores-17-as-minutemen-hold-on-against-vs-george-mason-69-67.aspx|W 69-67]] ​  ​| ​  ​Santos (17)   ​| ​  East, Tre Mitchell, Santos, Walker (5 each)   ​| ​  ​10-14 ​  ​| ​  ​4-7 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |UM built a 66-52 lead with 5:21 to play, then fell asleep and allowed Mason to tie it at 66 with 1:23 left.  Santos saves it with a block and rebound late, topping off his career high scoring day.  Other solid games from Tre (7-10 FG), East (6-7), Baptiste (5-7).|
 +|   ​2/​15 ​ |   ​[[opponent_dayton|Dayton]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​15/​mens-basketball-no-6-dayton-hangs-on-to-top-umass-71-63-despite-26-points-from-mitchell.aspx|L 71-63]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (26)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (10)   ​| ​  ​10-15 ​  ​| ​  ​4-8 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​6 ​  ​|Jalen Crutcher goes on a personal 11-2 run and Dayton turns a 5 point cushion into 16 in the second half, too much for UM to overcome. ​ FG%: UD 53%, UM 38%.  3pt: UD 54%, UM 20%.  Pierre continues to struggle (3-14).|
 +|   ​2/​18 ​ |   ​[[opponent_st_louis|Saint Louis]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​18/​mens-basketball-minutemen-storm-back-to-knock-off-saint-louis-67-63.aspx|W 67-63]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (24)   ​| ​  ​Diallo (8)   ​| ​  ​11-15 ​  ​| ​  ​5-8 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |UM fell behind 31-17, but fought back with another 20+ effort from Tre.  Pierre only hits 2 shots on the night, but one is in crunch time to give us the lead for good.  Walker 14 points, Santos 13.  First win over SLU in 5 years.|
 +|   ​2/​22 ​ |   at [[opponent_fordham|Fordham]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​22/​mens-basketball-mitchells-double-double-sends-umass-past-fordham-on-the-road-57-49.aspx|W 57-49]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (15)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (19)   ​| ​  ​12-15 ​  ​| ​  ​6-8 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Tre goes scoreless in the first but activates beast mode in the second. ​ His 19 boards blows away his previous high of 12.  Good numbers from Diallo (14 & 8) and Pierre (13 & 4) help UM snap their 777 day conference road losing streak. ​ UM +14 on the glass, and 12-14 from the stripe.|
 +|   ​2/​26 ​ |   ​[[opponent_vcu|Virginia Commonwealth]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​26/​mens-basketball-pierre-and-mitchell-send-umass-to-third-straight-victory-in-60-52-win-over-vcu.aspx|W 60-52]] ​  ​| ​  ​Pierre (21)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (15)   ​| ​  ​13-15 ​  ​| ​  ​7-8 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|Pierre notches his first 20+ point game in over a month to lead UM to victory over an injury-bitten Rams team.  Tre does Tre things with 19 & 15 and wins the big-man battle over Santos-Silva (14 & 11).  UM holds VCU to 19 points in the second half, their lowest in a half in over 5 years.|
 +|   ​2/​29 ​ |   at [[opponent_richmond|Richmond]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​2/​29/​mens-basketball-richmond-runs-past-massachusetts-95-71.aspx|L 95-71]] ​  ​| ​  ​Walker (19)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell & Walker (7 each)   ​| ​  ​13-16 ​  ​| ​  ​7-9 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​|First half dooms UM, as we shoot 32% and allow 63% overall and 54% from 3 to the Spiders, falling behind 49-26 at the break. ​ We score 45 in the second, but UR gets another 46.  Tre 18 points on 7-18 shooting. ​ Pierre quiet again, 6 pts on 2-8.|
 +|   ​3/​4 ​ |   at [[opponent_la_salle|La Salle]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​3/​4/​mens-basketball-mens-hoops-secures-a-10-first-round-bye-in-75-64-win-at-la-salle.aspx|W 75-64]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (24)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (9)   ​| ​  ​14-16 ​  ​| ​  ​8-9 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |Tre notches his 10th 20+ point game of the season, and sets a new UM freshman record in field goals in a season. ​ East gets the start and responds with 18/3/8 and a clutch 9-10 from the line.  Santos adds 13 & 3, Keon 8 & 5.|
 +|   ​3/​7 ​ |   ​[[opponent_rhode_island|Rhode Island]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ffdddd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​3/​7/​mens-basketball-rhode-island-nips-umass-late-64-63-despite-34-points-from-mitchell.aspx|L 64-63]] ​  ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (34)   ​| ​  Tre Mitchell (12)   ​| ​  ​14-17 ​  ​| ​  ​8-10 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |UM claws back from 17-point first half and 14-point second half deficits, on the back of yet another career game from Tre, but it falls apart on a questionable call in the final seconds. ​ East adds 12/2/7, but no other Minuteman hits more than 1 FG.|
 +|   ​3/​12 ​ |   ​[[opponent_vcu|Virginia Commonwealth]] ​  ​| ​  ​Cancelled ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​14-17 ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  |A-10 Tournament Second Round, at [[wp>​Barclays Center|Barclays Center]], Brooklyn NY.  Game was cancelled just before scheduled tip-off, as COVID-19 epidemic was spreading through USA.((https://​dailycollegian.com/​2020/​03/​atlantic-10-mens-basketball-tournament-cancelled-amid-covid-19-concerns-umass-season-ends/​))|
 +
 +==== Pre-Season ====
 +^   ​Date ​  ​^ ​  ​Opponent ​  ​^ ​  ​Site ​  ​^ ​  ​Result ​  ​^ ​  ​Notes ​  ^
 +|   ​@#​e0e0ff:​US Virgin Islands exhibition trip   |||||
 +|   ​@#​e0e0ff:​8/​20 ​ |   ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​godinos.com/​index.aspx?​path=mbball|Calgary Dinos]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​www.uvi.edu/​student-life/​athletics/​sports-fitness-center.aspx|UVI Sports & Fitness Center]]((https://​godinos.com/​news/​2019/​8/​13/​mens-basketball-dinos-get-tropical-in-us-virgin-islands.aspx)) ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​W 89-73((https://​godinos.com/​sports/​mens-basketball/​schedule)) ​  ​|@#​e0e0ff:​Tre Mitchell 27 pts & 15 boards, Chatman 14 pts, Clergeot 12, Weeks 11, East 10 pts & 5 assists.((https://​twitter.com/​Amin_Touri/​status/​1164220020311957504))|
 +|   ​@#​e0e0ff:​8/​22 ​ |   ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[wp>​British_Virgin_Islands_national_basketball_team|British Virgin Islands National Team]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​www.uvi.edu/​student-life/​athletics/​sports-fitness-center.aspx|UVI Sports & Fitness Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​W 114-45 ​  ​|@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​twitter.com/​Amin_Touri/​status/​1165043966628306944|Box score]]. ​ CJ Jackson 28 & 5, Weeks 17 & 6, Tre 16 & 5, Chatman 16 & 3, Santos 15 & 8.|
 +|   ​@#​e0e0ff:​8/​24 ​ |   ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[wp>​Virgin_Islands_national_basketball_team|US Virgin Islands National Team]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​www.uvi.edu/​student-life/​athletics/​sports-fitness-center.aspx|UVI Sports & Fitness Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​W 122-86 ​  ​|@#​e0e0ff:​[[https://​twitter.com/​Amin_Touri/​status/​1165405509748482048|Box score]]. ​ McCall rests Pierre & Baptiste, lets Clergeot and the underclassmen play.  Tre 27 & 8, Chatman 20 & 4, Weeks 16 & 6, Jackson 15 & 3, Kolton 14 & 5, Santos 12 & 9, Clergeot 11 & 5, East 7/​2/​5. ​ Former Minuteman Kit Rhymer plays for USVI.|
 +|   ​10/​20 ​ |   ​[[opponent_hofstra|Hofstra]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​W((https://​twitter.com/​CurryHicksSage/​status/​1186276136503959552)) ​  ​|Closed-door scrimmage, results and box score are not to be officially announced.|
 +|   ​10/​29 ​ |   ​[[opponent_western_new_england|Western New England Univ]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​@#​ddffdd:​[[https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​10/​29/​mens-basketball-umass-runs-past-wne-in-exhibition-83-47.aspx|W 83-47]] ​  ​|Everyone plays, and Weeks starts hot with 4-6 from 3, finishes with team-high 18.  Tre Mitchell 13 points in 18 minutes. ​ Pierre defers, taking just 3 shots. ​ Baptiste 7 & 10 (team high) in 16 minutes.|
 +
 +===== Statistics =====
 +Category leaders highlighted. ​ Clear leaders in yellow. ​ Blue indicates leaders with differing minimum thresholds.
 +^ ^^^^^   ​TOTAL ​  ​^^^ ​  ​3-PTS ​  ^^^ ^^^^^   ​REBOUNDS ​  ^^^^ ^^^^^^
 +^Player^GP^GS^Min^Avg^FG^FGA^FG%^3FG^3FGA^3FG%^FT^FTA^FT%^Pts^Avg^Off^Def^Tot^Avg^PF^FO^A^TO^Blk^Stl^
 +|Mitchell, Tre|31|@#​FFFFB7:​31|956|30.8|@#​FFFFB7:​206|@#​FFFFB7:​428|@#​66ffff:​.481|37|112|.330|@#​FFFFB7:​99|@#​FFFFB7:​136|.728|@#​FFFFB7:​548|@#​FFFFB7:​17.7|45|@#​FFFFB7:​177|@#​FFFFB7:​222|@#​FFFFB7:​7.2|@#​FFFFB7:​93|@#​FFFFB7:​3|58|@#​FFFFB7:​101|@#​FFFFB7:​32|31|
 +|Weeks, TJ|10|2|260|26.0|46|109|.422|32|66|@#​66ffff:​.485|23|32|.719|147|14.7|7|31|38|3.8|21|1|6|11|3|18|
 +|Pierre, Carl|31|@#​FFFFB7:​31|@#​FFFFB7:​1038|@#​FFFFB7:​33.5|125|335|.373|@#​FFFFB7:​75|@#​FFFFB7:​224|@#​66ffff:​.335|49|58|@#​66ffff:​.845|374|12.1|22|82|104|3.4|56|0|49|29|1|21|
 +|East, Sean|31|20|874|28.2|106|266|.398|26|81|.321|50|64|.781|288|9.3|21|56|77|2.5|67|1|@#​FFFFB7:​153|83|1|@#​FFFFB7:​34|
 +|Diallo, Samba|31|30|839|27.1|69|160|.431|5|29|.172|64|95|.674|207|6.7|@#​FFFFB7:​59|124|183|5.9|86|1|28|48|6|26|
 +|Walker, Dibaji|19|0|336|17.7|44|113|.389|15|58|.259|17|21|.810|120|6.3|8|40|48|2.5|40|1|9|20|10|7|
 +|Chatman, Sy|6|2|106|17.7|13|29|.448|0|5|.000|8|17|.471|34|5.7|5|16|21|3.5|16|1|3|14|7|1|
 +|Clergeot, Keon|30|16|655|21.8|47|133|.353|21|75|.280|36|50|.720|151|5.0|10|47|57|1.9|56|2|46|41|0|23|
 +|Santos, Preston|31|12|537|17.3|56|98|@#​66ffff:​.571|18|43|@#​66ffff:​.419|12|21|.571|142|4.6|30|43|73|2.4|65|1|24|14|16|21|
 +|Baptiste, Djery|27|0|282|10.4|25|49|@#​66ffff:​.510|0|0|--|7|18|.389|57|2.1|24|46|70|2.6|31|0|3|10|23|11|
 +|Jackson, CJ|15|1|75|5.0|8|25|.320|4|14|.286|2|4|.500|22|1.5|2|1|3|0.2|4|0|3|5|0|5|
 +|Mitchell, Kolton|19|10|245|12.9|11|24|.458|0|0|--|4|14|.286|26|1.4|8|16|24|1.3|29|0|29|15|0|10|
 +|Higginbottom,​ Davonte|7|0|11|1.6|2|2|@#​66ffff:​1.000|2|2|@#​66ffff:​1.000|0|0|--|6|0.9|0|0|0|0.0|0|0|0|0|0|1|
 +|Buggs, John|4|0|32|8.0|0|8|.000|0|6|.000|2|2|@#​66ffff:​1.000|2|0.5|0|1|1|0.3|1|0|1|1|0|2|
 +|West, Randall|3|0|5|1.7|0|1|.000|0|0|--|0|0|--|0|0.0|0|0|0|0.0|1|0|0|0|0|0|
 +|TEAM||||||||||||||||39|48|87| ||||15| ||
 +|**UM Total**|31| |6250| |758|1780|.426|235|715|.329|373|532|.701|2124|68.5|280|728|1008|32.5|567|11|412|407|99|211|
 +|**Opp Total**|31| |6250| |806|1762|.457|185|560|.330|410|590|.695|2207|71.2|317|804|1121|36.2|560|15|449|439|68|220|
 +
  
 ===== Schedule ===== ===== Schedule =====
-What we know so far is here.  ​The final schedule ​is typically announced in late August ​early September.+All times Eastern PM, unless otherwise noted.  ​Boldface opponents indicates an [[atlantic_10|Atlantic 10 Conference]] game.  Information subject to change.\\ 
 +[[http://​umassathletics.com/​schedule.aspx?​path=mbball&​print=true|Printable schedule]]\\ 
 +[[http://​umassathletics.com/​schedule.aspx?​path=mbball|UMass master schedule]]\\ 
 +All games can be heard on the [[radio_network|UMass Radio Network]].\\
  
 ^   ​Date ​  ​^ ​  ​Day ​  ​^ ​  ​Time ​  ​^ ​  ​Opponent ​  ​^ ​  ​Site ​  ​^ ​  ​Event ​  ​^ ​  ​TV ​  ​^ ​  ​Streaming Video   ^ ^   ​Date ​  ​^ ​  ​Day ​  ​^ ​  ​Time ​  ​^ ​  ​Opponent ​  ​^ ​  ​Site ​  ​^ ​  ​Event ​  ​^ ​  ​TV ​  ​^ ​  ​Streaming Video   ^
-|   August ​ ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   |   TBD   |   Virgin Islands ​  |   ​Exhibition ​games((https://​www.gazettenet.com/UMass-heads-into-critical-summer-after-season-ending-loss-24116025))   ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  TBD   | +|   10/29  ​| ​  Tue   |   7:00   |   [[opponent_western_new_england|Western New England Univ]] ​  |   [[Mullins Center]] ​  |   ​Exhibition ​  |   ​none ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  | 
-|   ​11/​16 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   ​[[opponent_central_connecticut|Central Connecticut]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game   ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​5 ​ |   ​Tue ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​[[opponent_lowell|UMass-Lowell]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
-|   ​11/​20 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   ​[[opponent_rider|Rider]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game   ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​9 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​1:​00 ​  ​| ​  at [[opponent_fairfield|Fairfield]] ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Webster_Bank_Arena|Webster Bank Arena]], Bridgeport CT((https://​fairfieldstags.com/​news/​2019/​9/​20/​eight-games-on-campus-at-alumni-hall-highlight-mens-basketball-slate.aspx))   |   ​-- ​  |   ​none ​  ​| ​  [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
-|   ​11/​23 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   ​[[opponent_virginia|Virginia]] ​  ​| ​  at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]], Uncasville CT   ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament]] ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​12 ​ |   ​Tue ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​[[opponent_northeastern|Northeastern]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​nesn-plus|NESNplus]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
-|   ​11/​24 ​ |   ​Sun ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   [[opponent_arizona_state|Arizona State]] or [[opponent_st_johns|St. John'​s]] ​  ​| ​  at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]], Uncasville CT   ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament]] ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​16 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  1:00   |   ​[[opponent_central_connecticut|Central Connecticut]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game   ​| ​  none   |   [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
-|   TBD  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   |   ​[[opponent_rutgers|Rutgers]] ​  ​| ​  Away   |   ​-- ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​20 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  7:00   |   ​[[opponent_rider|Rider]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off]], Campus Game   ​| ​  [[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  |   [[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
-|   TBD  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   |   ​[[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   | +|   ​11/​23 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  Noon   |   vs [[opponent_virginia|Virginia]] ​  ​| ​  at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]], Uncasville CT   ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament]] ​  ​| ​  [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​collections/​161/​channels|ESPNNEWS]] ​  |   [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​|Watch ESPN]] ​  | 
-|   TBD  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   |   ​[[opponent_yale|Yale]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  TBD   |   TBD   |+|   ​11/​24 ​ |   ​Sun ​  ​| ​  3:30   |   vs [[opponent_st_johns|St. John'​s]] ​  ​| ​  at [[https://​mohegansun.com/​poi/​venues/​mohegan-sun-arena.html|Mohegan Sun Arena]], Uncasville CT   ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.hoophall.com/​events/​tip-off-tournament/​|Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament]] ​  ​| ​  [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​collections/​161/​channels|ESPN2]] ​  |   [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​|Watch ESPN]] ​  | 
 +|   11/29  ​| ​  Fri   |   2:00   |   at [[opponent_rutgers|Rutgers]] ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Louis_Brown_Athletic_Center|The RAC]], Piscataway NJ   |   ​-- ​  ​| ​  none   |   [[https://​www.btnplus.com/​game/​umass-at-rutgers-on-11292019|BTN+]] ​  | 
 +|   12/4  ​| ​  Wed   |   7:00   |   ​[[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  [[http://​www.cbssportsnetwork.com/​|CBS Sports Network]]((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​9/​4/​mens-basketball-atlantic-10-announces-dates-and-televised-games-for-2019-20-season.aspx)) ​  |   [[http://​www.cbssports.com/​watch/​cbssportsnetwork/​|CBS Sports Network]] ​  | 
 +|   12/7  ​| ​  Sat   |   1:00   ​| ​  at [[opponent_harvard|Harvard]] ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Lavietes_Pavilion|Lavietes Pavilion]], Allston MA   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​12/​11 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  |   ​[[opponent_yale|Yale]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  [[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  |   [[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  ​
 +|   ​12/​20 ​ |   ​Fri ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​[[opponent_maine|Maine]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​12/​30 ​ |   ​Mon ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  at [[opponent_akron|Akron]] ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​James_A._Rhodes_Arena|The JAR]], Akron OH   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​5 ​ |   ​Sun ​  ​| ​  ​4:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_st_louis|Saint Louis]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Chaifetz Arena|Chaifetz Arena]], St. Louis MO   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​8 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_la_salle|La Salle]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​11 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​12:​30 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_dayton|Dayton]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>UD Arena|UD Arena]], Dayton OH   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​15 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_st_bonaventure|St. Bonaventure]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Blue_Cross_Arena|Blue Cross Arena]], Rochester NY   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​18 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​4:​30 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_george_washington|George Washington]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​22 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_george_mason|George Mason]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​EagleBank Arena|EagleBank Arena]], Fairfax VA   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​25 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​2:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_duquesne|Duquesne]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​nesn-plus|NESNplus]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​1/​29 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_saint_josephs_pa|Saint Joseph'​s]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​1 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​8:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_davidson|Davidson]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Belk Arena]], Davidson NC   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.cbssportsnetwork.com/​|CBS Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.cbssports.com/​watch/​cbssportsnetwork/​|CBS Sports Network]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​4 ​ |   ​Tue ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_rhode_island|Rhode Island]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Ryan Center|Ryan Center]], Kingston RI   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.cbssportsnetwork.com/​|CBS Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.cbssports.com/​watch/​cbssportsnetwork/​|CBS Sports Network]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​9 ​ |   ​Sun ​  ​| ​  ​2:​30 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_george_mason|George Mason]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​15 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​12:​30 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_dayton|Dayton]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​18 ​ |   ​Tue ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_st_louis|Saint Louis]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesn.com/​|NESN]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​22 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​4:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_fordham|Fordham]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Rose Hill Gym]], Bronx NY   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​26 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_vcu|Virginia Commonwealth]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​nesn-plus|NESNplus]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​2/​29 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​6:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_richmond|Richmond]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Robins Center]], Richmond VA   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​3/​4 ​ |   ​Wed ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  at **[[opponent_la_salle|La Salle]]** ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>Tom Gola Arena|Tom Gola Arena]], Philadelphia PA   ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​none ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​3/​7 ​ |   ​Sat ​  ​| ​  ​7:​00 ​  ​| ​  ​**[[opponent_rhode_island|Rhode Island]]** ​  ​| ​  ​[[Mullins Center]] ​  ​| ​  ​-- ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​nesn-plus|NESNplus]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[https://​nesngo.nesn.com/​|NESNgo]],​ [[https://​www.espn.com/​watch/​espnplus/​|ESPN+]] ​  | 
 +|   ​3/​12 ​  ​| ​  ​Thu ​  ​| ​  ​Noon ​  ​| ​  ​[[opponent_vcu|Virginia Commonwealth]] ​  ​| ​  at [[wp>​Barclays Center|Barclays Center]], Brooklyn NY   ​| ​  ​[[conference_tournaments|Atlantic 10 Tournament]] Second Round   ​| ​  ​[[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​tv-listings|NBC Sports Network]] ​  ​| ​  ​[[http://​stream.nbcsports.com/​nbcsn/​|NBC Sports Live Extra]], [[http://​www.nbcsports.com/​sports-mobile|mobile access]] ​  | 
 +|   ​Remainder of college basketball season was cancelled on 3/12, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the USA.((https://​dailycollegian.com/​2020/​03/​atlantic-10-mens-basketball-tournament-cancelled-amid-covid-19-concerns-umass-season-ends/​))((https://​www.espn.com/​mens-college-basketball/​story/​_/​id/​28908157/​inside-unprecedented-48-hours-shut-ncaa-sports)) ​  ​||||||||
  
 Notes: Notes:
-  * [[opponent_rutgers|Rutgers]] (Away): Tentative.  ​Expecting to start a home-and-home series, with UM hosting Rutgers in 2020-21, but details have shifted.  Both games scheduled as part of a football/​basketball arrangement.((https://​twitter.com/​JonRothstein/​status/​1123000616039718913))((https://​www.facebook.com/​UMassAthletics/​videos/​1197086020395016/​))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​Schedule-Notes-UMass-Harvard-series-extended-Minutemen-headed-to-Las-Vegas-Holiday-Invitational-16758633)) +  * [[opponent_akron|Akron]]: Possibly tied into the UMass/Akron football games contract, but TBD if we will get a return hoop game in [[season_2020-21|2020-21]].((https://​twitter.com/​UMassADBamford/​status/​1151148254542925824))((https://​fbschedules.com/​akron-umass-schedule-2019-20-football-series/​)) 
-  * [[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]] (Home): Tentative SC owes us a return game from our visit there in the 2017-18 season.((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2015/​08/​umass_basketball_to_play_home-.html))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​blogs/​umasssports/​18379253-95/​story.html))((http://​www.usatoday.com/​story/​sports/​college/​2016/​04/​21/​college-football-college-basketball-scheduling/​83350976/​))((https://​twitter.com/​JonRothstein/​status/​731464462566182913))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​No-MSG-for-UMass-in-Gotham-Classic-2183334))((https://​twitter.com/​UMassBasketball/​status/​753952644562059267))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-falls-at-South-Carolina-14103078))((https://​www.facebook.com/​UMassAthletics/​videos/​1197086020395016/​))((https://​twitter.com/​JoshWalfishDHG/​status/​1108175806642167808)) +  * [[opponent_fairfield|Fairfield]]:​ TBD if this is a one-off, or part of a series.((https://​fairfieldstags.com/​news/​2019/​7/​9/​mens-basketball-nnn-conference-schedule-is-set.aspx))((https://​www.theday.com/​article/​20190610/​SPORT04/​190619959)) 
-  * [[opponent_yale|Yale]] (Home): TBD if this is a one-off, or part of a series.((https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/status/1126149670542172160)) +  * [[opponent_harvard|Harvard]]:​ This game begins a new home-and-home series, with Harvard visiting UMass in [[season_2020-21|2020-21]].((https://​twitter.com/​steve_hewitt/​status/​1151245539146719234))((https://​twitter.com/​UMassADBamford/​status/​1151148254542925824)) 
-  * Athletic Director Ryan Bamford has stated that he will continue to explore opportunities in conjunction with football and men's basketball schedulinglike what we've done with [[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]] and [[opponent_georgia|Georgia]].((https://​www.facebook.com/UMassAthletics/videos/​1197086020395016/))+  * [[opponent_maine|Maine]]:​ TBD if this is a one-off, or part of a series.((https://​twitter.com/​UMassADBamford/​status/​1151148254542925824)) 
 +  * [[opponent_northeastern|Northeastern]]:​ This game begins a new home-and-home series, with UMass visiting Northeastern in [[season_2020-21|2020-21]].((https://​twitter.com/​steve_hewitt/​status/​1151246202811424774))((https://​twitter.com/​GoNUathletics/​status/​1138143845034602496)) 
 +  * [[opponent_rutgers|Rutgers]]:​ This game starts ​a home-and-home series, with UM hosting Rutgers in [[season_2020-21|2020-21]].  Both games scheduled as part of a football/​basketball arrangement.((https://​www.app.com/​story/​sports/​college/​2019/​06/​06/​rutgers-basketball-2019-20-schedule/​3710376002/​))((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​Atlantic-10-announces-basketball-matchups-for-2019-20-season-26442080))((https://​twitter.com/​JonRothstein/​status/​1123000616039718913))((https://​www.facebook.com/​UMassAthletics/​videos/​1197086020395016/​))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​Schedule-Notes-UMass-Harvard-series-extended-Minutemen-headed-to-Las-Vegas-Holiday-Invitational-16758633)) 
 +  * [[opponent_south_carolina|South Carolina]]: This game concludes a home-and-home series.((https://​twitter.com/​UMassADBamford/​status/​1151148254542925824))((https://www.gazettenet.com/​Atlantic-10-announces-basketball-matchups-for-2019-20-season-26442080))((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-athletic-director-Ryan-Bamford-stays-aggressive-in-scheduling-25045021))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2015/​08/​umass_basketball_to_play_home-.html))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​blogs/​umasssports/​18379253-95/​story.html))((http://​www.usatoday.com/​story/​sports/​college/​2016/​04/​21/​college-football-college-basketball-scheduling/​83350976/​))((https://​twitter.com/​JonRothstein/​status/​731464462566182913))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​No-MSG-for-UMass-in-Gotham-Classic-2183334))((https://​twitter.com/​UMassBasketball/​status/​753952644562059267))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-falls-at-South-Carolina-14103078))((https://​www.facebook.com/​UMassAthletics/​videos/​1197086020395016/​))((https://​twitter.com/​JoshWalfishDHG/​status/​1108175806642167808)) 
 +  * [[opponent_lowell|UMass-Lowell]]: TBD if this is a one-off, or part of a series.((http://www.lowellsun.com/sports/ci_32720018/duquette-excited-welcome-new-class))  ​Howeverthis is the fourth straight year with a UM/UML game. 
 +  * [[opponent_yale|Yale]]: TBD if this is a one-off, or part of a series.((https://twitter.com/JonRothstein/status/1126149670542172160))
  
 ===== Roster ===== ===== Roster =====
-Here's what we know, which is very much subject to change as the off-season progresses.+[[https://​umassathletics.com/​sports/​mens-basketball/​roster|Official roster, with coaches and staff]]\\
  
 <​sortable 3> <​sortable 3>
 ^ ^#​^Name^Height^Weight^Class^Pos.^Hometown / HS / Prep / College Transfer^Status^ ^ ^#​^Name^Height^Weight^Class^Pos.^Hometown / HS / Prep / College Transfer^Status^
-|{{:baptiste_djery_roster_photo_2018-19.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|11|[[Baptiste,​ Djery]]|6-10|235|Sr.*|C|Gonaives,​ Haiti  / Prestonwood Christian / [[opponent_vanderbilt|Vanderbilt]]|Assumed to return+|{{:baptiste_djery_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|11|[[Baptiste,​ Djery]]|6-10|235|Sr.*|C|Gonaives,​ Haiti  / Prestonwood Christian / [[opponent_vanderbilt|Vanderbilt]]|@#​ddffdd:​Active
-| | |[[Buggs, John]]|6-2|170|Fr.|G|Homer,​ LA / Putnam (CT) Science Academy|NLI signee((https://umassathletics.com/news/2018/11/20/mens-basketball-talented-guard-john-buggs-iii-signs-nli-with-mens-hoops.aspx))+|{{:​buggs_john_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|0|[[Buggs, John]]|6-2|170|Fr.|G|Homer,​ LA / Putnam (CT) Science Academy|@#​ffdddd:​Inactive. ​ Went down in the 11/16 CCSU game with an ACL injury. ​ Done for the season.((https://twitter.com/Amin_Touri/status/1196914798828630023))((https:​//dailycollegian.com/​2019/​11/​stifling-umass-cruises-past-central-connecticut-state-to-move-to-4-0/))  Would qualify for a medical redshirt.| 
-|{{:​chatman_sy_roster_photo_2018-19.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|10|[[Chatman,​ Sy]]|6-8|200|So.|F|Saint Paul, MN / Cretin-Durham Hall|Assumed to return+|{{:clergeot_keon_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|4|[[Clergeot,​ Keon]]|6-1|185|Jr.*|G|Winter Haven, FL / Auburndale HS/ [[opponent_memphis|Memphis]]|@#​ddffdd:​Active
-|{{:clergeot_keon_roster_photo_2017-18.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|20|[[Clergeot,​ Keon]]|6-1|185|Jr.*|G|Winter Haven, FL / Auburndale HS/ [[opponent_memphis|Memphis]]|Assumed to return+|{{:diallo_samba_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|5|[[Diallo,​ Samba]]|6-7|195|So.|F|Rufisque,​ Senegal / Pope John XXIII HS (N.J.)|@#​ddffdd:​Active
-|{{:diallo_Samba_roster_photo_2018-19.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|5|[[Diallo,​ Samba]]|6-7|195|So.|F|Rufisque,​ Senegal / Pope John XXIII HS (N.J.)|Assumed to return+|{{:​east_sean_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|10|[[East, Sean]]|6-3|175|Fr.|G|Louisville,​ KY / Combine Academy|@#ddffdd:Active| 
-| | |[[East, Sean]]|6-3|175|Fr.|G|Louisville,​ KY / Combine Academy|NLI signee((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​5/​15/​mens-basketball-sean-east-c-j-jackson-sign-national-letters-of-intent-with-mens-hoops.aspx))((https://​twitter.com/​Rise_shine_35/status/1122538584840507393))((https://​247sports.com/​Article/​basketball-recruiting-2019-Sean-East-commits-UMass-Massachusetts-Minutemen-Combine-Academy-New-Albany-131651120/​))| +|{{:​higginbottom_davonte_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|20|[[Higginbottom,​ Davonte]]|6-2|175|Sr.*|G|Westwood,​ MA / Westwood HS|@#​ddffdd:​Active. ​ Walk-on((https://​twitter.com/​CoachMattMcCall/status/1175442445443751936))| 
-| | |[[Jackson, CJ]]|6-6|190|Fr.|G|Atlanta,​ GA / Athens Preparatory Academy|NLI signee((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​5/​15/​mens-basketball-sean-east-c-j-jackson-sign-national-letters-of-intent-with-mens-hoops.aspx))((https:​//twitter.com/​ChrisJack1_/​status/​1128440502452404227))+|{{:​jackson_cj_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|3|[[Jackson, CJ]]|6-6|190|Fr.|G|Atlanta,​ GA / Athens Preparatory Academy|@#ddffdd:Active| 
-| | |[[Mitchell,​ Tre]]|6-9|235|Fr.|F/​C|Pittsburgh,​ PA / Woodstock Academy|NLI signee((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​4/​17/​mens-basketball-tre-mitchell-t-j-weeks-sign-national-letters-of-intent-with-umass-basketball.aspx))((https://​twitter.com/​tre_mitch33/​status/​1111782609787465734))((https://​247sports.com/​college/​massachusetts/​Article/​basketball-recruiting-Tre-Mitchell-UMass-Massachusetts-Minutemen-commit-Woodstock-Academy-2019-130670770/​))+|{{:​mitchell_kolton_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|13|[[Mitchell,​ Kolton]]|6-4|180|Fr.|G|Fort Myers, FL / Victory Rock Prep|@#​ddffdd:​Active. ​ Broke his hand in Game 1 vs UMass-Lowell, missed games 2-13, returned 1/5 at Saint Louis.| 
-|{{:​pierre_carl_roster_photo_2017-18.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|12|[[Pierre,​ Carl]]|6-4|185|Jr.|G|Boston,​ MA / Boston College HS|Assumed to return+|{{:​mitchell_tre_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|33|[[Mitchell,​ Tre]]|6-9|235|Fr.|F/​C|Pittsburgh,​ PA / Woodstock Academy|@#ddffdd:Active
-| | |[[Santos, Preston]]|6-6|176|Fr.|G/​F|Warwick,​ RI / Woodstock Academy|NLI signee((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2018/​11/​15/​mens-basketball-mens-hoops-inks-highly-touted-newcomers-during-early-nli-signing-period.aspx))+|{{:​pierre_carl_roster_photo_2017-18.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|12|[[Pierre,​ Carl]]|6-4|185|Jr.|G|Boston,​ MA / Boston College HS|@#​ddffdd:​Active. ​ Team Captain.
-|{{:turner-morris_khalea_roster_photo_2017-18.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|14|[[Turner-MorrisKhalea]]|6-9|250|Jr.|C|New OrleansLA New Hampton School ​(NH)|Assumed to return+|{{:​santos_preston_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|2|[[Santos, Preston]]|6-6|176|Fr.|G/​F|Warwick,​ RI / Woodstock Academy|@#ddffdd:Active
-| | |[[Weeks, TJ]]|6-4|185|Fr.|G|Warwick,​ RI / Woodstock Academy|NLI signee((https://umassathletics.com/news/​2019/​4/​17/​mens-basketball-tre-mitchell-t-j-weeks-sign-national-letters-of-intent-with-umass-basketball.aspx))((https://​twitter.com/TJ_weeks35/status/1109892921271025669))| +|{{:walker_dibaji_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|24|[[WalkerDibaji]]|6-7|190|So.*|F|ColumbusOH Woodstock Academy / [[opponent_cleveland_state|Cleveland State]]|@#​ddffdd:​Active. ​ Received transfer waiver from NCAA after missing games 1-12, began playing 12/30 at Akron.((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​Cleared-by-NCAA-Dibaji-Walker-ready-to-play-large-role-for-UMass-31749910))| 
-|{{:west_randall_roster_photo_2017-18.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|41|[[West, Randall]]|6-4|235|Sr.*|F|Moorestown,​ N.J. / Lawrenceville School|Walk-on from 2018-19, returning status TBD|+|{{:​weeks_tj_roster_photo_2019-20.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|23|[[Weeks, TJ]]|6-4|185|Fr.|G|Warwick,​ RI / Woodstock Academy|@#​ffdddd:​Inactive. ​ Hernia surgery will keep him out the rest of the season. ​ Ten games played but should still qualify for a medical redshirt.((https://www.gazettenet.com/Notebook-Samba-Diallo-continuing-to-shine-as-glue-guy-for-UMass-31862890))((https://​dailycollegian.com/2020/01/​minutemen-overcome-late-game-woes-in-77-69-win-over-la-salle/))| 
 +|{{:west_randall_roster_photo_2018-19.jpg?​nolink&​40|}}|31|[[West, Randall]]|6-4|235|Sr.*|F|Moorestown,​ N.J. / Lawrenceville School|@#​ffdddd:​Inactive. ​ Eligibility expired after the GW game (1/​18).((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-basketball-career-comes-full-circle-for-Randall-West-32054858))|
 </​sortable>​ </​sortable>​
  
 * Eligibility difference. * 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.((https://​umassathletics.com/​roster.aspx?​rp_id=10975))+  * 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.((https://​umassathletics.com/​roster.aspx?​rp_id=10975))
   * Keon Clergeot transferred into UMass for the 2017-18 season.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​BLOG-Memphis-G-Keon-Clergeot-transfers-to-UMass-basketball-program-9998170))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2017/​05/​former_memphis_guard_keon_cler.html)) ​ Per NCAA transfer rules, he sat out the 2017-18 season, but retains two years of eligibility.   * Keon Clergeot transferred into UMass for the 2017-18 season.((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​BLOG-Memphis-G-Keon-Clergeot-transfers-to-UMass-basketball-program-9998170))((http://​www.masslive.com/​umassbasketball/​index.ssf/​2017/​05/​former_memphis_guard_keon_cler.html)) ​ Per NCAA transfer rules, he sat out the 2017-18 season, but retains two 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.((https://​twitter.com/​UMassBasketball/​status/​963876660004179968))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​Backup-quarterback-Randall-West-joins-the-UMass-men-s-basketball-team-15560701))+  ​* Davonté Higginbottom will walk-on with the team in the 2019-20 season, his first year on the team.  Academically,​ he is in the class of 2020. 
 +  * Dibaji Walker transferred into UMass for the 2019-20 season. ​ Received a waiver from the NCAA to allow him to play, became effective prior to the 12/30 game at Akron.((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​Cleared-by-NCAA-Dibaji-Walker-ready-to-play-large-role-for-UMass-31749910))((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2019/​9/​13/​mens-basketball-mens-hoops-adds-transfer-walker-to-roster.aspx))((https://​247sports.com/​college/​massachusetts/​Article/​UMass-Massachusetts-Minutemen-news-and-notes-Cairo-McCrory-Dibaji-Walker-UMass-vs-Georgia-2025-guarantee-game-134432330/​))((https://​www.bostonglobe.com/​sports/​colleges/​2019/​10/​18/​coach-matt-mccall-out-remake-things-for-umass-men-basketball/​ejrhG8E1bFWnHCZRohBZ9L/​story.html)) 
 +  ​* Randall West joins from the football team, where he was listed as a Redshirt ​Senior.  ​His eligibility expired just before ​the start of the Spring semester.((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-basketball-career-comes-full-circle-for-Randall-West-32054858))((https://​twitter.com/​UMassBasketball/​status/​963876660004179968))((http://​www.gazettenet.com/​Backup-quarterback-Randall-West-joins-the-UMass-men-s-basketball-team-15560701))
  
-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.((https://​twitter.com/​official_jay11/​status/​1116117957162209280))((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2018/​11/​15/​mens-basketball-mens-hoops-inks-highly-touted-newcomers-during-early-nli-signing-period.aspx))+[[chatman_sy|Sy Chatman]] has transferred out.((https://​twitter.com/​VerbalCommits/​status/​1207760594851389440))((https://​www.gazettenet.com/​UMass-down-two-for-Maine-as-Weeks-(health)-gets-shelved-Chatman-enters-transfer-portal-31452068)) ​ He last appeared in the Yale game (12/​11). ​ He will be eligible for another school for the Spring 2021 semester. 
 + 
 +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.((https://​twitter.com/​official_jay11/​status/​1116117957162209280))((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2018/​11/​15/​mens-basketball-mens-hoops-inks-highly-touted-newcomers-during-early-nli-signing-period.aspx))  He subsequently committed to Georgia State.((https://​twitter.com/​official_jay11/​status/​1131997290426753026))
  
 2018-19 players lost:\\ 2018-19 players lost:\\
 [[Byrne, Aidan]] - walk-on from 2018-19 no longer listed on the roster\\ [[Byrne, Aidan]] - walk-on from 2018-19 no longer listed on the roster\\
 [[Cobb, Curtis]] - reported that he would transfer to [[opponent_wagner|Wagner]]((https://​twitter.com/​MikeYagmin/​status/​1121475048790003712))((https://​twitter.com/​curtiscobb24/​status/​1108422749301678085))\\ [[Cobb, Curtis]] - reported that he would transfer to [[opponent_wagner|Wagner]]((https://​twitter.com/​MikeYagmin/​status/​1121475048790003712))((https://​twitter.com/​curtiscobb24/​status/​1108422749301678085))\\
-[[Franklin, Jaylen]] - announced he would transfer to [[http://www.gocumberlandathletics.com/mbasketball/|Cumberland University]]((https://​twitter.com/​iHateJaylen/status/1103738780782080000))((https://​twitter.com/​iHateJaylen/​status/​1116817258637078528))\\ +[[Franklin, Jaylen]] - announced he would transfer to [[https://www.woosterathletics.com/sports/mbkb/index|The College of Wooster (OH)]]((https://​twitter.com/​ihatejaylen/status/1147229980713279490?​s=21))\\ 
-[[Hayward, Kieran]] - announced he would transfer to Vanguard University ​in California((https://​twitter.com/​kieranhayward0/​status/​1124838347975921664?​s=21))((https://​twitter.com/​KieranHayward0/​status/​1108043252870066176))\\+[[Hayward, Kieran]] - announced he would transfer to [[http://​www.vanguardlions.com/​sport/​0/​1.php|Vanguard University ​(CA)]]((https://​twitter.com/​kieranhayward0/​status/​1124838347975921664?​s=21))((https://​twitter.com/​KieranHayward0/​status/​1108043252870066176))\\
 [[Holloway, Rashaan]] - eligibility exhausted\\ [[Holloway, Rashaan]] - eligibility exhausted\\
 [[Laurent, Jonathan]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_oklahoma_state|Oklahoma State]]((https://​twitter.com/​Phenomballa_4/​status/​1125175369248718848))((https://​twitter.com/​Phenomballa_4/​status/​1116849793559662592))\\ [[Laurent, Jonathan]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_oklahoma_state|Oklahoma State]]((https://​twitter.com/​Phenomballa_4/​status/​1125175369248718848))((https://​twitter.com/​Phenomballa_4/​status/​1116849793559662592))\\
-[[McLean, Unique]] - reported that he would transfer((https://​twitter.com/​jeffborzello/status/1107685347968851968))\\+[[McLean, Unique]] - reported that he would transfer ​to [[opponent_st_francis_ny|St. Francis (NY)]]((https://​twitter.com/​JonRothstein/status/1135220884141203456))\\
 [[Pipkins, Luwane]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_providence|Providence]]((https://​twitter.com/​lpip_chefteam/​status/​1109883538185379840))((https://​dailycollegian.com/​2019/​03/​luwane-pipkins-indicates-he-will-likely-transfer-from-umass/​))((https://​twitter.com/​lpip_chefteam/​status/​1107750711109009408))\\ [[Pipkins, Luwane]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_providence|Providence]]((https://​twitter.com/​lpip_chefteam/​status/​1109883538185379840))((https://​dailycollegian.com/​2019/​03/​luwane-pipkins-indicates-he-will-likely-transfer-from-umass/​))((https://​twitter.com/​lpip_chefteam/​status/​1107750711109009408))\\
 +[[Turner-Morris,​ Khalea]] - lingering injuries forced him to stop playing, prior to the season starting((https://​www.umasshoops.com/​newboard/​viewtopic.php?​f=1&​t=15180&​p=496430#​p496430))\\
 [[Wood, Tre]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_liu_brooklyn|LIU-Brooklyn]] ((https://​twitter.com/​tre_snoo/​status/​1124295352952270850?​s=21))((https://​twitter.com/​Tre_Snoo/​status/​1109178211404050434)) [[Wood, Tre]] - announced he would transfer to [[opponent_liu_brooklyn|LIU-Brooklyn]] ((https://​twitter.com/​tre_snoo/​status/​1124295352952270850?​s=21))((https://​twitter.com/​Tre_Snoo/​status/​1109178211404050434))
 +
 +==== Team photo =====
 +{{:​team_photo_2019-20.jpg?​direct&​800|}}\\
 +Back row (L to R): Sy Chatman (1), Dibaji Walker (24), Djery Baptiste (11), Tre Mitchell (33), CJ Jackson (3), Preston Santos (2), Samba Diallo (5)\\
 +Front row (L to R): Davonte Higginbottom (20), Sean East (10), Kolton Mitchell (13), John Buggs (0), TJ Weeks (23), Keon Clergeot (4), Carl Pierre (12)
 +
 +===== Pre-Season Predictions =====
 +In the [[https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2019/​10/​24/​211814892.aspx|Atlantic 10 Pre-Season predictions]],​ UMass was picked to finish 11th out of the 14 teams. ​ No Minuteman was included in any of the All-League Teams (1st/​2nd/​3rd/​Defensive).
 +
 +===== Season Honors =====
 +==== Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week ====
 +  * Tre Mitchell, weeks ending 12/​22((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2019/​12/​23/​daly-mitchell-named-a-10-mens-basketball-player-rookie-of-the-week.aspx)),​ 2/​9((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​2/​10/​langevine-mitchell-win-a-10-weekly-mens-basketball-honors.aspx)),​ 2/​16((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​2/​17/​mens-basketball-golden-named-a-10-player-of-the-week-mitchell-repeats-as-rookie.aspx)),​ 2/​23((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​2/​24/​mens-basketball-perkins-named-a-10-player-of-the-week-perkins-earns-third-consecutive-rookie-honor.aspx)),​ 3/​1((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​3/​2/​mens-basketball-toppin-selected-as-a-10-player-of-the-week-mitchell-nabs-fourth-straight-rookie-honor.aspx)),​ 3/​8((https://​umassathletics.com/​news/​2020/​3/​9/​mens-basketball-mitchell-collects-fifth-straight-a-10-rookie-of-the-week-nod.aspx))
 +  * Sean East, weeks ending 11/​17((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2019/​11/​18/​mens-basketball-gilyard-santos-silva-named-a-10-co-players-of-the-week-east-earns-rookie-honor.aspx)) and 1/​5((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​1/​6/​mens-basketball-toppin-santos-silva-named-a-10-co-players-of-the-week-east-earns-rookie-of-the-week.aspx))
 +  * TJ Weeks, week ending 11/​10((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2019/​11/​11/​mens-basketball-toppin-sherod-share-first-a-10-player-of-the-week-honors-t-j-weeks-earns-rookie-award.aspx))
 +
 +**Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year**: Tre Mitchell((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​3/​10/​toppin-named-atlantic-10-player-of-the-year-grant-voted-coach-of-the-year.aspx))\\
 +**Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team**: Tre Mitchell((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​3/​10/​toppin-named-atlantic-10-player-of-the-year-grant-voted-coach-of-the-year.aspx))\\
 +**Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team**: Tre Mitchell((https://​atlantic10.com/​news/​2020/​3/​10/​toppin-named-atlantic-10-player-of-the-year-grant-voted-coach-of-the-year.aspx))
 +
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