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Happy but not satisfied, UMass men's basketball prepares for Atlantic 10 play

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T.J. Weeks says UMass is pretty close to where the team would like to be as it begins Atlantic 10 play on Saturday.

AMHERST — After opening the season winning seven of eight games, the University of Massachusetts went into the holiday break with a more-than-quality 9-3 record.

“I like where we are,” UMass guard T.J. Weeks said after last week’s comeback win over Dartmouth.

The Minutemen had a high point with a complete 71-56 win over Hofstra in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational in Brooklyn back on Dec.


Howard Herman can be reached at hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253.


Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.

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