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Edgar Padilla

At UMass

  • Point guard for our Final Four run in 1995-96.
  • UM's all-time leader in steals, with 249.1)
  • Also first in steals (110) in conference games.2)
  • 597 career assists ranks fourth in UM history.3)
  • 135 games played is tied for second (with Sampson Carter) in UM history.4)

1996-97 Senior year

  • Shared team captain role with Carmelo Travieso and Tyrone Weeks.
  • Atlantic 10 Third Team.
  • NABC All-District Second Team selection.
  • Second in the A-10 in total assists (164), third in average (5.5 per game).
  • Stole 65 in the season, fifth-most in UM history.5)
  • Summer 1996: Along with Carmelo Travieso, played for the Under-22 USA team. Video

1995-96 Junior year

  • Atlantic 10 Second Team.
  • Led the A-10 in assists, in both total (247) and average (6.7 per game).
  • The 247 assists ranks second-most all time in A-10 history.6) Ranks most in a season in UM history.7)
  • Led the A-10 in steals with 108, also second-most all time in A-10 history.8) Ranks most in a season in UM history.9)
  • Stole 7 in the games at Duquesne (1/20) and vs UCF (3/14), one short of the UM single-game record.10)
  • Stole 6 in the overtime win over Saint Joseph's (2/28).
  • Improved his Assist to Turnover ratio to 2.5 from 1.2 the year before.
  • Played 1351 minutes, the most in UM history.11)

1994-95 Sophomore year

Roster photo 1994-95

1993-94 Freshman year



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  • 1997: Played for Team Puerto Rico in the FIBA U22 World Championship12)


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