Verbal commits Unique McLean, DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham and Chris Baldwin all signed their NLIs Wednesday on the first day of the signing period.
The Texas A&M transfer was expected to take on a crucial role in the Minutemen’s inexperienced front court.
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The Springfield native joins the Minutemen just one day after De’Jon Jarreau and Brison Greshman committed to UMass.
The pair of recruits from New Orleans, Louisiana were deciding between the Minutemen and Miami (FL).
Prior to his Hall of Fame induction in Springfield Friday night, Calipari attended a breakfast at the Football Performance Center Friday morning.
Cady Lalanne became the 16th player in UMass basketball history, and the first since 2007, to hear his name called at the NBA Draft.
The 6-foot-3 guard, who led Canisius in scoring last year with 12.5 points, called UMass a “perfect fit.”
The Plainfield, New Jersey native returns to his home state in search of a larger role with the Pirates in his final season of eligibility.
The Minutemen will travel to the MassMutual Center in Springfield for the eighth consecutive season to face the Rebels, who are fresh off a 2015 NCAA tournament appearance.
Reed, who narrowed his list of finalists to Clemson, UMass and USC, announced his decision Monday night via Twitter.
The redshirt freshman said he doesn’t anticipate his recent knee surgery will set him back in 2015 and is excited about the prospects of next season.
The sophomore guard averaged 3.3 points in 10.7 minutes per game last season for the Minutemen.
Today on the Boston Marathon edition of Inside the Park, Marc and Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan debate whether or not convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should receive the death penalty. The Boston Bruins fired their general manager Peter Chiarelli after just missing the playoffs this year. Good move or bad move? What’s next for the team? Massachusetts Daily Collegian sports editor Mark Chiarelli joins the show to catch us up with Derrick Gordon one year after his announcement as an openly gay college athlete. And if you were the manager of the Boston Red Sox, how would you arrange the starting rotation?
Space, who played at both Texas A&M and Florida State, is expected to graduate in May and is eligible to play immediately.
Gordon officially announced his decision to transfer in late March, leaving behind a community which embraced him in search of a more prominent role and a path to the NBA.
Calipari, who coached the Minutemen for eight seasons, will officially be inducted next September.
The junior guard announced Tuesday he will transfer from the Massachusetts men’s basketball program in what UMass coach Derek Kellogg called a “mutual decision.”
Today on Inside the Park, host Marc Jean-Louis examines the NCAA Tournament Bracket. Which teams got the best positions, which teams are lucky to be in the field at all and which teams got cheated from the tournament. Also, Massachusetts Daily Collegian editor-in-chief Nick Canelas joins the show to talk how the UMass men’s basketball team’s season came to an abrupt end.
The Minutemen were not selected to the NIT tournament, effectively ending their season. Now, the process of evaluating and looking forward to next season begins.