Men's Basketball

UMass To Offer Free Basketball Clinic At Big E On Saturday

Sept. 9, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts men's basketball team will be hosting a free clinic for all children ages 12 and under at the Big E on Saturday, Sept 14.

Head Coach Derek Kellogg and the Minutemen will conduct three 30-minute clinics from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., followed by a 30-minute sessions of autographs and interaction with the student-athletes and coaches. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. The event will take place in front of the Massachusetts Building and is free with paid admission to the Big E.

UMass players and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs, meet with fans and will conduct the clinic on a temporary basketball court.

Additionally, UMass athletics representatives will be on hand with giveaways and raffle prizes.

The event is sponsored by the Massachusetts Building Commission of Agriculture & Massachusetts Forest Alliance.

The Big E, the largest fair in the Northeast, is held each year at the 175-acre Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass.

11-11:30 am - Basketball Instruction
11:30-Noon - Autographs/Fan Interaction
Noon-12:30 pm - Basketball Instruction
12:30-1 pm - Autographs/Fan Interaction
1-1:30 pm - Basketball Instruction
1:30-2 pm - Autographs/Fan Interaction



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