Friday, May 22, 2015

Friday--May 22nd, 2015

The " UMass rising" campaign finishes its $300 million goal a year early.

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ESPN previews the Colorado Buffalos.

The Boulder Daily Camera says the Buffs have made big strides in their strength program.

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ESPN also has a minimalist preview of Florida International.

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Meanwhile in the MAC, the Buffalo Bulls want to construct an indoor practice facility. Only Ball State and UMass do not have one.

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UConn and Syracuse announce a home-and-home series. A series with the Orange would be a good move for UMass. So would more games with UConn after 2017.

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The Rhode Island blog "Rampage" reports the Rams will play Central Michigan in 2017. They note that UMass and Central Michigan play in the same conference, but get the name wrong.

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Football Scoop says UAB football is not coming back.

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OT, but John Calipari signed a $54 million contract extension with Kentucky.

UPDATE: Dan Malone says Kentucky won't be visiting Mullins anytime soon...

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I hope Calipari helps out UMASS by donating the money to finish the Champions Center. It would be appropriate based on his A10 record 5 championships in a Roe(sic).

Anonymous said...

Great hire by Bam Bam, McElroy will get things done...unlike McCutcheon's know nothing do nothing amateurs. Looking forward to more AAC games in hoops now. Florida is nice in the winter.