Bergantino, Davis, Hinds and Lydon earn undergraduate degrees
Davis leads both sides with 20 points in 85-70 defeat; Holloway scores 16 on 8-of-10 shooting
Men's basketball faces the Rams at 6:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Network
Hinds' hot start, Davis' late 3-pointer help Minutemen down Rams
No. 10 seed Minutemen face No. 7 Rhode Island at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
UMass men's basketball vs. Rhode Island. Feb. 2, 2016.
MBB VS. SLU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MBB VS. CENTRAL ARKANSAS Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MBB VS. HOWARD Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MBB VS. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2014-15 - Redshirt-Junior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Appeared in all 32 games with six starts ... Averaged 8.1 points, 2.2 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 21.6 minutes per game ... His 32 steals were tied for second on the team ... Shot 41 percent from the floor overall, including 38 percent from outside ... Had 12 double-figure scoring games with seven coming in Atlantic 10 play ... Led the team in scoring on four occasions ... His 3-point accuracy steadily improved as the season progressed as he shot 42 percent over the final 13 games and made at least one triple in each of those contests ... Biggest shot of UMass career came at St. Bonaventure (2/11), when he hit the game-winning 3-pointer with six seconds left in a 55-53 victory and then denied SBU's top shooting threat from touching the ball in the Bonnies' final possession ... Had a then-season-high 15 points against Florida State (11/23) in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament at the Mohegan Sun Arena ... Had 14 points and five assists in a win over Northeastern (11/26) ... Made it three-straight double-figure games with 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting at Harvard (11/29) ... Went 4-of-5, including 2-of-3 from outside, for 10 points at Saint Louis (1/31) ... Had 12 points, two assists and two steals at Fordham (2/4) while playing in front of nearly two dozen family and friends ... Set season-highs of 17 points and four steals at Rhode Island (2/17) ... Followed up with 16 points and five assists at VCU (2/21) ... Dished out a career-high-tying seven assists in the home win over Fordham (2/28) ... Season-high three 3-pointers at George Washington (3/7) as part of an 11-point outing.
2013-14 - Junior: Redshirted the season as per NCAA transfer policy ... Entered 2014-15 with two years of eligibility remaining.
Overall At West Virginia (2011-13): Appeared in 65 games with 59 starts during two seasons at West Virginia for head coach Bob Huggins ...Two-year totals include 482 points (7.4 points per game each season), 137 rebounds, 160 assists and 71 steals ... Scored in double figures 21 times and dished out at least five assists on seven occasions.
2012-13 - Sophomore (West Virginia): Started 26 of the 32 games at point guard while averaging 7.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 22.8 minutes per game ... In 18 Big 12 Conference games he ranked third on the team in scoring with 8.6 points over 25.0 minutes per game ... Was the only starter to reach double figures with 11 points in 24 minutes against Marist (11/22) ... Opened a stretch of four consecutive double-digit games with 11 points in the Big 12 opener versus Oklahoma (1/5) ... Followed the OU game with 11 in an overtime win at Texas (1/9), a team-high 15 at home against Kansas State (1/12) and a career-high 20 at Iowa State (1/16) ... Hit a game-tying step-back three with 11.6 seconds left against the Cyclones ... Grabbed a career-high six rebounds in a season-best 37 minutes in the overtime win at Texas ... Shared game-high honors with 14 points in a home win over Texas (2/4) ... Came off the bench to score a team-high 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, including a career-high tying 4-of-5 from outside in the regular-season finale against Iowa State (3/9).
2011-12 - Freshman (West Virginia): Started all 33 games at point guard and posted 7.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists over 28.8 minutes per game ... Led the team with 108 assists and 46 steals ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring and third in 3-pointers made (25) and minutes ... Registered 7.1 points and 3.2 assists per game in Big East play ... Scored in double-figures during 12 contests ... Burst onto the college basketball scene by averaging 11.5 points and 3.3 rebounds over his first six games ... Finished his first career game with nine points, five assists and four steals in 24 minutes against Oral Roberts (11/11) ... Posted a season-high 19 points with four rebounds, four assists and a career-best five steals versus Akron (11/28) ... Had 18 points - setting a career-high at 4-of-5 from outside - with a career-best seven assists in an overtime loss to No. 6 Baylor (12/23) in the Las Vegas Classic title game ... Matched his assists high with seven at Rutgers (1/4/12), including his best game at the free throw line with a 6-for-6 effort en route to 11 points ... Team-high 17 points, including 12 on 6-of-9 shooting in the second half against Notre Dame (12/2) ... Added 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting against DePaul (12/28).
Before College: Ranked as the No. 73 player in the country and No. 13 point guard in the 2011 class by ESPN.com, No. 13 at his position by Scout.com and No. 26 by Rivals.com ... Four-year letterwinner at Mount Vernon High School for coach Bob Cimmino ... Named Class AA New York Player of the Year by the New York State Sportswriters Association ... Two-time Mr. Basketball by the Westchester County Basketball Coaches Association ... Only player in Mount Vernon history to win five Section 1 championships ... Two-time Westchester/Putnam boys basketball Player of the Year ... Scored more than 1,000 points in his high school career ... Averaged 17.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.7 steals per game at Mount Vernon ... Provided 18.5 points, 4.5 steals and 4.0 assists as a junior ... Played AAU basketball for the Westchester Metro Hawks ... Also held offers from Boston College, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Florida State, Louisville, Miami (Fla.), Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, UNLV, Virginia and Wake Forest, among others.
Personal: Jabarie Wayne Hinds, Jr. ... Born in the Bronx, N.Y. ... Son of Donna Fearon ... Has a sister who played basketball at Monroe Community College ... Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Afro-American Studies.