Men's Basketball

100 Seasons Of UMass Basketball Video Premier Viewing Party Set For June 7

The cover of the 100 Seasons Of UMass Basketball Video.

The cover of the 100 Seasons Of UMass Basketball Video.

May 22, 2009

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    The 100 Seasons Of UMass Basketball Video is complete and the documentary will shown publicly for the first time on June 7 at a Premier Viewing Party at the Basketball Hall of Fame. Join us at 7 p.m. at the Hall's Theater for the showing. Admission is free and the DVD will be available for purchase at the show for $29.99.

    It will also be sold for the first time at the UMAA Golf Invitational to Benefit Scholarships on June 1 at Crumpin-Fox Golf Club in Bernardston, Mass.

    Over the course of 100 seasons, few college programs have experienced the extreme swings of fortune as has UMass men's basketball. From the program's humble beginnings as tiny Massachusetts Agricultural College, the team blossomed under Jack Leaman with six NIT appearances in the 1970s. Then after the struggles of the 80s, a remarkable climb followed under John Calipari which took the Minutemen to the No. 1 ranking in the nation and a Final Four. Fans in Amherst have been treated to a rollercoaster ride on the hardwood over the past century. As told by those who played the biggest roles, including Calipari, Julius Erving and Marcus Camby, this two-hour plus documentary chronicles the complete history of UMass hoops, past and present.




      Event Calendar

      Wednesday, Dec 2
      vs Boston University 7:00 PM gametracker
      Saturday, Dec 5
      vs Ole Miss 4:00 PM gametracker
      Tuesday, Dec 8
      at UCF 7:00 PM gametracker
      Sunday, Dec 13
      at Florida Gulf Coast 1:30 PM
      Wednesday, Dec 16
      vs New Orleans 7:00 PM gametracker listen
      Monday, Dec 21
      vs Providence 7:00 PM gametracker listen
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