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UMass men's basketball wins its sixth straight game, as five score in double figures to hold off UAlbany

blocked shot

Tafare Gapare rises up to block a shot during UMass' home win over Albany on Monday night.

AMHERST — The scoreboard had one message. University of Massachusetts head coach Frank Martin had a completely different one.

“They’re content with showing up. They’re not content with the discipline and the relentless effort that it takes to be good,” Martin said, after the Minutemen dispatched the University at Albany 87-73 Monday night in the Mullins Center.



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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