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Terrell Vinson

  • Player
  • Number: 33 (wore 2 in 2009-10, 2010-11)
  • Position: F
  • Height: 6' 7“
  • Weight: 220 lbs.
  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD
  • High School: St. Frances Academy (MD)
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: August 2, 1990

At UMass

2012-13 Senior year

2011-12 Junior year

Roster photo 2011-12

Game-by-game stats

2010-11 Sophomore year

Roster photo 2010-11

  • Started the first 59 games of his college career. Averaged 6.5 points and 4.4 rebounds in 21.2 minutes per game.
  • Third-career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds at Fordham (3/5). First double-double of 2010-11.
  • First-career non-start came on Senior Night vs. Temple (3/2), also had first-career game where he did not score.
  • Tied season-best in scoring with 12 points vs. Duquesne (2/16). Also grabbed seven rebounds in just 17 minutes.
  • Scored nine points and corralled eight rebounds vs. George Washington (2/13).
  • Equalled career-high with pair of made 3-pointers at Saint Joseph's (2/5) in scoring nine points.
  • Highest scoring game of the season with 12 points to go along with seven rebounds at Saint Louis (2/2).
  • Solid defense in limiting Rhode Island's (1/30) Delroy James, while posting eight points and eight boards in win.
  • Posted first double-figure rebound game of the season (10) along with seven points in win at Charlotte (1/19).
  • Best game of the season with 11 points and three rebounds in 27 minutes in win vs. La Salle (1/15).
  • Played strong basketball in win over Dayton (1/9) with seven points and six rebounds in 21 minutes.
  • Tallied nine points including second 3-pointer of the season vs. Boston University (12/31).
  • Netted eight points and grabbed three rebounds vs. #24 UCF (12/22).
  • Six points and five rebounds vs. Seton Hall (12/11).
  • Made all four field goal attempts vs. Boston College (12/4) to finish with eight points.
  • First game this season with double-figures with 10 points, along with six rebounds vs. New Mexico State (11/20).
  • Four points and career-high tying four assists vs. Sacred Heart (11/17).

Video: Sophomore bio from UMass Athletics

2009-10 Freshman year

Roster photo 2009-10

Pre-season report from Head Coach Derek Kellogg: “He is a multi-dimensional, athletic player who has the ability to perform at a high level. He handles the ball well, shoots it well, can play everything from the point guard to the power forward and defend those positions as well. Terrell adds great versatility to our team and gives us something we were lacking last season in a long, athletic wing player.”

  • Preseason Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team.
  • Started all 32 games, with 9.6 points and 5.4 rebounds in 25.0 minutes per game.
  • Two double-doubles (Grambling & at Baylor). 15 games in double-figure scoring. Three games with 10-plus rebounds.
  • Tallied 10 points for 15th game in double-figures to finish freshman season in A-10 Quarterfinal vs. Richmond (3/12).
  • In A-10 First Round win at Charlotte (3/9) had a huge block shot forcing a jump ball in the final minute, scored six points.
  • Playing with a sprained ankle, scored five points and grabbed six rebounds in 28 minutes vs. Rhode Island (3/6).
  • Made all four field goal attempts in just 10 minutes before suffering an ankle injury at La Salle (3/3).
  • Scored eight points and eight rebounds in OT win at Duquesne (2/11).
  • Netted 10 points in 22 minutes at Rhode Island (2/6).
  • Tallied 11 points in just 18 minutes against Xavier (2/3).
  • Was a force late at Saint Joseph's (1/27) with 16 points and nine rebounds including eight points in row in key run.
  • Second-career double-double at #25 Baylor (1/23) with 14 points and career-high 12 rebounds.
  • Tallied eight points vs. St. Bonaventure (1/20).
  • Second-career game with double-figure rebounds, grabbing 10 along with nine points at #19/21 Temple (1/16).
  • Tallied 13 points including two 3-pointers with five rebounds vs. La Salle (1/10). First game in four in double-figures.
  • Grabbed seven rebounds and scored six points vs. Fordham (1/6) in A-10 opener.
  • ESPN SportsCenter No.1 Play of the Day and No. 6 Play of the Week on Dec. 19 after game-winning basket with 0:00.7 left to upset Memphis in Boston on Dec. 19.
  • Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week and UMass Athlete of the Week on Dec. 21.
  • Career-high 21 points including game-winning bucket with 0:00.7 left to beat Memphis (12/19), also added nine rebounds in career-high 31 minutes. Video
  • First-career double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds vs. Grambling State (12/11). Became first UMass freshman with a double-double and a 20-10 game since Rashaun Freeman on Feb. 28, 2004. It was UMass' first double-double of the season.
  • Tallied 12 points and team-best seven rebounds at Seton Hall (12/7). Scored nine points in second half.
  • Five points and five rebounds vs. Rutgers (11/27) and eight points vs. #2 Michigan State (11/28) in Legends Classic.
  • Three games in a row with double-figures after netting 13 vs. St. Francis (11/24), added six rebounds in win.
  • Second game in double-figures with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting vs. Arkansas-Fort Smith (11/21) in Legends.
  • Reached double-figures for the first time in college with 11 points vs. Cornell (11/18) in Legends Classic.
  • Started in college debut at UCF (11/13), played 16 minutes and scored four points while grabbing seven rebounds.

Video: Freshman bio from UMass Athletics


Current stats available from UMass or StatSheet

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds

Expanded stats from StatSheet

Career Highs

Points21 - twice, last at George Washington (2/4/2012)
Field Goals8 - 3 times, last at Drexel (3/20/2012)
Field Goals Att.16 - vs Saint Louis (2/21/2010)
3-Point FG3 - vs St. Bonaventure (3/10/2012)
3-Point FG Att.7 - vs St. Bonaventure (3/10/2012)
Free Throws8 - vs Charlotte (1/11/2012)
Free Throw Att.10 - twice, last vs Charlotte (1/11/2012)
Rebounds14 - vs Fordham (1/5/2012)
Assists5 - vs Charlotte (1/11/2012)
Blocks3 - 3 times, last vs Richmond (3/12/2010)
Steals4 - vs Temple (3/9/2012)
Minutes37 - 3 times, last vs Xavier (2/21/2012)

Career Honors

  • ESPN SportsCenter No. 6 Play of Week (Dec. 21, 2009)
  • UMass Athlete of Week (Dec. 21, 2009)
  • Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (Dec. 20, 2009)
  • ESPN SportsCenter No. 1 Play of Day (Dec. 19, 2009)
  • 2009-10 Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Rookie Team


Courtesy: UMass Athletics

  • My ideal day: Working out then chilling
  • If I could be an animal I would be: Lion
  • Why UMass? It's the best
  • I am most proud of the grade I got in this class: Math Class
  • I hope to do this before I graduate college: Go to final 4
  • Best pregame meal: Pancakes and eggs
  • Why do you wear your jersey number: It was given to me
  • Three words I'd use to describe myself as a basketball player: Hard, work, love
  • What advice would you give to the freshmen? Work
  • Can't go on the road trip without: Deodorant
  • What is your first basketball memory: First game
  • My teammates would describe me as: Funny
  • My first thought when I moved away to college was: Yes!
  • TV Show I want to be on: ESPN
  • Who first taught you how to shoot a basketball? I don't know
  • What is your favorite food served in the DC? Steak
  • Where is your favorite spot on campus? My room
  • Favorite pair of shoes: New Balance
  • What I would do if I was President: Dance
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: Football
  • Favorite movie from the past year: Inception
  • Where I would spend $1000 first: Macy's
  • What does the basketball mean to you: Love
  • Favorite part of practice and game day: Every part
  • Weird fact not many people know about me: I'm poetic


High School

Vinson - St. Frances

  • Vinson was a star as a senior at St. Frances, playing for former Temple standout coach Mark Karcher
  • He was named a Baltimore Sun All-Metro selection in 2009 after averaging 23.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game
  • Vinson helped lead the 33-5 Panthers to the Baltimore Catholic League and Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association titles
  • Vinson was ESPNU's No. 46-rated player in the nation as a senior and the No. 8 small forward
  • He was a preseason All-American by ESPNU
  • He was's No. 26 power forward in the nation and No. 27 forward as well as Rivals' No. 90 overall player
  • In the postseason since winning his prep titles as a senior, Vinson has stood out in some all-star games in 2009. Vinson played in the Reebok All-American game in Washington D.C., and netted 18 points. He scored 15 points in the Charm City Challenge, a prestigious Baltimore all-star game, in April
  • As a junior at Montrose Christian, he averaged 18.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game and was named All-Met by the Washington Post
  • He was also named All-State First Team by the Maryland Gazette and chosen to play for the AAU Under-17 program, Team Reebok
  • He went on to play for 10 days in Italy with some of the top high school All-Americans in the country
  • One of 25 players named to the Under-18 US National Team tryouts to compete in Argentina this past summer
  • In 2008, Vinson scored a game high 16 points and grabbed eight boards in the summer AAU Championship game and showed why many believe he is the best player in the DC Metro Area with 25 points in the semifinals
  • Vinson had signed a National Letter Of Intent with Loyola Marymount University to play for former UMass guard and assistant coach Bill Bayno in November 2008
  • When Bayno left the school after an illness, Vinson reopened his search for a school and signed scholarship papers to play at UMass
  • He was also recruited by the likes of Maryland, Louisville, Cincinnati and Georgetown.


  • Terrell Randolph Vinson
  • Born August 2, 1990 in Baltimore, MD
  • Son of Cathy Harris
  • Major: Psychology
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