Men's Basketball


22   Tyler Bergantino
Tyler  Bergantino


Spring Hill, Fla.

High School:
Nature Coast Technical

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245



Men’s Basketball Produces Four Graduates in Class of 2016

Bergantino, Davis, Hinds and Lydon earn undergraduate degrees


Minutemen Exit A-10 Tournament with Loss to VCU

Davis leads both sides with 20 points in 85-70 defeat; Holloway scores 16 on 8-of-10 shooting


UMass Tests Rhode Island in A-10 Second Round

No. 10 seed Minutemen face No. 7 Rhode Island at 6:30 p.m. Thursday


Men's Basketball Hosts Senior Night Versus La Salle Saturday

Minutemen to recognize six prior to an 8 p.m. game against the Explorers


First Half Stunts Minutemen in Loss at Rhode Island

Holloway scores 11 points as men's basketball drops 68-50 game to Rams


MBB vs. Rhode Island

UMass men's basketball vs. Rhode Island. Feb. 2, 2016.



MBB VS. SLU Photos by Thom Kendall '93



MBB VS. DUQUESNE Photos by Thom Kendall '93



MBB VS. LASALLE Photos by Thom Kendall '93



MBB VS. DAYTON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

2015-16 - Senior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NABC Allstate Good Works Team nominee ... Started at center during 18 of his 29 appearances ... Totaled 541 minutes on the floor, an average of 18.7 per contest ... Averaged 2.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game ... Shot 66.0 percent from the field (35-of-53) ... Increased his production during Atlantic 10 play when he averaged 3.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game ... Was seventh in the conference during Atlantic 10 play with his 1.3 blocks per game and fifth in total stuff ... Did not play against Howard (11/14), at Harvard (11/17) or versus Central Arkansas (11/19) due to injury ... Made his first appearance and returned from injury with 12 minutes against Clemson (11/23) when he had three rebounds and dished out one assist ... Played eight minutes in the 99-69 win over Boston University (12/2) and secured four rebounds with two points ... Produced five points, five rebounds, a block and one steal during a career-high 24 minutes at UCF (12/8) ... Totaled a career-best seven rebounds (three offensive, four defensive) with two points and a pair of steals at FGCU (12/13) ... Went 3-for-3 on field goals, including a pair of dunks, and grabbed seven rebounds against LIU Brooklyn (12/29), tying his single-game career highs in points, boards, field goals attempted and field goals made in the process ... Ripped down four rebounds, scored two points, blocked a pair of shots and picked up one steal at La Salle (1/3/16) ... Set career highs in points (13), field goals made (6), field goals attempted (7), blocks (3) and minutes (29) against St. Bonaventure (1/9) during his first collegiate start at center ... Went 4-for-4 with a made free throw for nine points to go along with five rebounds - all from the defensive glass - against Fordham (1/30) ... Posted six rebounds with three blocks through overtime in the 61-56 win over Rhode Island (2/2) ... Pulled in eight rebounds and blocked his 15th shot of the season in the 69-63 upset win over VCU (2/11) ... Contributed six points and three rebounds vs. Saint Joseph's (2/24)... Made both his shots and had two boards at St. Bonaventure (2/27).

2014-15 - Junior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Appeared in all 32 games as the primary backup at center behind all-district choice Cady Lalanne ... Averaged 1.3 points and as many rebounds over an average of 9.1 minutes per game ... Established single-game career highs in points (6) and field goals (3-for-3) against Northeastern (11/26) and matched them versus Florida Gulf Coast (12/7) ... Pulled down a season-high four rebounds on four occasions: vs. Florida State (11/23), at Harvard (11/29), at Saint Louis (1/31) and at George Washington (3/7) ... Played a season-high 18 minutes in the home win over Northeastern.

2013-14 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Finished with 43 rebounds and 24 points during 7.3 minutes per game at backup center over 32 games played ... Established season-highs with four points and a career-high six rebounds in the season-opener against Boston College (11/10) ... Posted two points and two boards in nine minutes against LSU (11/12) ... Saw a then-career-best 11 minutes of playing time in the win over BYU (12/7) before adding to that a week later with 16 minutes and his first two career assists in the win over Northern Illinois (12/14) ... Had an offensive rebound and putback in the second half at Ohio (12/18) ... Was very active around the rim in seven minutes against Florida State (12/21), finishing with three rebounds and an offensive putback in his home state ... Played a career-high 16 minutes in the win over Saint Joseph's (1/8) ... Saw a career-best 22 minutes of floor time in the 38-point win over Fordham (1/26/14) ... Collected four rebounds in nine minutes versus Saint Louis (3/9) ... Had four points in three minutes against Tennessee (3/21) in the NCAA Tournament Second Round.

2012-13 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Appeared in 20 games off the bench ... Finished the season with 12 points and 24 rebounds, while averaging 3.5 minutes per appearance ... Saw action in 11 Atlantic 10 regular-season games for an average of 3.8 minutes played in each ... Had a rebound in four minutes in his first college game against Providence (11/15) in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off ... Scored his first career points on a putback two games later against Tennessee (11/18) ... Had two points, a rebound and a steal in four minutes at Fordham (1/13) ... Played solid minutes at Charlotte (2/2) where he finished with two rebounds and two blocks in a then-career-best eight minutes ... Posted two points and a rebound in six minutes at VCU (2/14).

Before UMass: Was a four-year letterwinner at Nature Coast Technical High School in Brooksville, Fla. ... Averaged 17.2 points, 13.5 rebounds and 5.7 blocks per contest for the Sharks, while leading the team to a 29-2 record and the Class 5A State Semifinals as a senior in 2011-12 ... Finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer ... Led Hernando County with 17.9 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.8 blocks per game as a junior ... Averaged 14.5 points, 10.9 rebounds and 5.2 blocks during his sophomore season in 2009-10 ... Was an FACA All-State selection, repeated as the unanimous Hernando County Player of the Year and North Suncoast Player of the Year, as well as appeared on the Mr. Basketball ballot for Florida Class 4A ... Led Nature Coast to back-to-back Florida Elite Eight appearances ... Played AAU ball for the Florida Elite.

Personal: Full name is Tyler Ernest Bergantino ... Son of Mike and Eve Bergantino ... Has four younger siblings, Cody, Talon, Caden and Ethan ... Mother played college basketball ... Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration in Non-Profit Business Management.

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