UMass head coach Derek Kellogg and senior forward Terrell Vinson spent Tuesday in Boston participating in the second Commonwealth of Massachusetts Men's Basketball Media Day. All six head coaches from the state's Division I program - Boston College, Boston University, Harvard, Holy Cross, UMass and Northeastern - were in attendance.
Matt Vautour conducted a preseason poll of writers from around the state as to the top hoops program this season and saw UMass earn all eight first-place votes.
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