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The UMass men will play in a Hall of Fame Showcase this December in Springfield.

The University of Massachusetts' non-conference schedule is slowly coming together. One of the games will be at a most familiar location.

First-year coach Frank Martin's Minutemen will play North Texas in one game of the Basketball Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the MassMutual Center. The other game will feature Bryant and Liberty.

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

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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.