Preview: UMass Minutemen
Post defense, 3-point shooting will be key for Minutemen this season
- Cal Sport Media/AP ImagesGuard Chaz Williams averaged 15.5 points and 7.3 assists per game last season for Massachusetts.
2012: 21-12 (9-7 A-10)
In-conference offense: 1.08 points per possession (4th)
In-conference defense: 1.03 points allowed per possession (9th)
With Chaz Williams, UMass always has a chance. The 5-foot-9 senior is back for one more season after his sterling play (15.5 points, 7.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds per game) earned him all-conference honors in 2012-13. "He's done a real good job solidifying our program," coach Derek Kellogg says.
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