The 2023-24 UMass Minutewomen women's basketball team will represent the University of Massachusetts. The Head Coach will be Mike Leflar.
The season will represent the 49th season of women's basketball in the school's history.
We're tracking what we know here. This is of course subject to change as the off-season progresses.
|Bellamy, Bre||6-0||F||4 years||Signed1)2)||7.6 PPG, 6.0 RPG in 29 GP at William & Mary last season. W&M, SRWBB.|
|Childers, Avery||5-10||G/F||HS||Verbal3)4)||Played at Byrd HS in Clarksburg WV. Twitter|
|Hyduke, Tori||5-6||G||4 years||Signed5)6)7)||10.2 MPG, 2.8 PPG in 26 GP at Drexel last season. Drexel, SRWBB.|
|Jones, Mikenzie||6-1||F||1 year||Signed8)||3.4 PPG, 2.2 RPG in 11.1 MPG at Denver last season. Denver, SRWBB, Twitter.|
|Mapp, Jermany||6-0||G/F||3 years||Signed9)10)||7.4 PPG, 3.4 RPG in 30.2 MPG at Hampton last season. Hampton, SRWBB.|
|Odenigbo, Chinenye||6-5||C||HS||Signed11)||Played at Noble and Greenough in Dedham MA.12) Twitter.|
|Palmieri, Allie||5-10||G||3 years||Signed13)14)||Modest PT in 2 seasons at Boston College and 1 at Seton Hall. SRWBB, Twitter.|
|Pierce, Dallas||5-9||G||HS||Signed15)||Played at Sanford HS in Hockessin DE. MaxPreps' Delaware Player of the Year16) Twitter.|
|Rose, Alexsia||5-7||G||3 years||Signed17)18)||3.1 PPG, 1.5 RPG, 1.5 APG at East Carolina last season. ECU, SRWBB, Twitter.|
|Taulelei, Lilly||6-3||F||HS||Signed19)20)||From Wellington, New Zealand. Played HS basketball for DME Academy in Daytona Beach, FL last season.21) Twitter.|
Assuming they're back until we hear otherwise.
|Ferguson, Lilly||5-10||G||1 year||Logged 13 minutes of action across 9 games. Limited opportunities to break through into a usual 7-player rotation. UM|
|Kulesza, Stefanie||5-11||G||2 years||Averaged 12.6 mpg in 27 games off the bench in 2022-23. UM, Twitter|
|Williams, Kristin||5-8||G||2 years||Averaged 4.7 mpg in 20 games off the bench in 2022-23. UM, Twitter|
|Name||Height||Pos.||Exp.||Status / Notes / 2022-23 Stats|
|Breen, Sam||6-1||F||6 years||Eligibility exhausted. 17.3 PPG, 10.1 RPG, 37.0 MPG, 34 GP, 34 GS. 2x A10 POY, 2023 Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
|Dabo, Aisha||6-1||F||2 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to Hampton.24) Was on UMWBB's roster for two seasons, but injuries kept her sidelined. UM|
|Fair, Laila||6-2||F||2 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to Morgan State.25) Logged 9.1 MPG and 1.8 PPG across 19 games for UM in 2022-23. UM|
|Mayo, Ber'Nyah||5-6||G||3 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to St. John's.26) 12.6 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 4.0 APG, 34.3 MPG, 34 GP, 34 GS. A10 Second Team. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
|Ngalakulondi, Angelique||6-2||F||4 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to Missouri.27) 7.7 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 18.9 MPG, 33 GP, 32 GS. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
|Philoxy, Destiney||5-7||G||5 years||Eligibility exhausted. 10.7 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 5.0 APG, 33.9 MPG, 34 GP, 34 GS. A10 Defensive Team. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
|Taylor, Sydney||5-9||G||4 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to Louisville.28) 16.1 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 34.9 MPG, 33 GP, 33 GS. A10 First Team. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
|White, Makennah||6-2||F||3 years||Entered transfer portal. Has since committed to Seton Hall.29) 9.5 PPG, 5.7 RPG, 23.0 MPG, 28 GP, 2 GS. UM, SRWBB, Twitter|
Changes from 2022-23:
More details on full staff as the start of the season nears.