Where Have You Seen UMass play?

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

Post by LS71 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:04 pm

^ Nice selection of pics.

Not sure when the top pic was taken so I don't know about the seats.

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Erving era:

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The Final Rage:

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

Post by McKinney » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:23 pm

LS71 wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:04 pm
Not sure when the top pic was taken so I don't know about the seats.

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Good find. From that picture, it looks like at some point the Cage was outfitted with open deck bleachers. I see a Clark banner up there. Did we ever play basketball in the same league as Clark University? I wonder what the Agawam banner is all about.
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Post by harbo » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:49 pm

18-6 lifetime against Clark. Last game was a couple of weeks after I was born (no, there were no ladders to retrieve the ball from the peach basket)
http://umasshoops.com/wiki/doku.php?id=opponent_clark

And the picture of the cage above shows the keyhole lane which apparently went away in 1951.
https://hooptactics.com/Basketball_Basics_History (scroll down for the discussion on the three second area).

But Agawam High School apparently did not open until 1955, so who knows??

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

Post by TruBluMaroon » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:38 am

McKinney wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:23 pm
LS71 wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:04 pm
Not sure when the top pic was taken so I don't know about the seats.

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Good find. From that picture, it looks like at some point the Cage was outfitted with open deck bleachers. I see a Clark banner up there. Did we ever play basketball in the same league as Clark University? I wonder what the Agawam banner is all about.
The wooden bleachers were in place until the renovation in 1985. After basketball ended, the court and the wooden bleachers were removed and the existing dirt floor welcomed ground balls.

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

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Post by Old Cage » Wed Jan 20, 2010
Garden
BC
BU (Case)
BU (Agganis)
URI (old)
Holy Cross (Hart)
Centrum
Cage
Mullins
UConn (old)
UConn (Gampel)
Hartford CC
Springfield
Albany
Madison Sq.
Palestra
Philly Spectrum
Atlantic City
Atlanta

Updated 2015 to add Raleigh (NCAA) and Springfield College (see recent thread by Mike on early 1970's games).

Updated 2019 to add The RAC (Rutgers) and Lavietes (Harvard) (recent years and hopefully next Saturday)
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Post by capezona » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:40 pm

^ Impressive list.

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

Post by kikoandjimmer » Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:29 am

Been going mostly to the Women's games for the past 12 years, try to catch a men's game or two each year. I really liked reading this thread and it was fun to read and think back on!

Both Mullins and the Cage
Holy Cross
Quinnipiac
Towson
Dartmouth
URI
Siena
Fordham
Lowell (Tsongas and Costello)
BU (Case)
St. Johns
University of Vermont
Iona
Central Connecticut
Harvard
Brown
Hartford

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Re: Where Have You Seen UMass play?

Post by alan » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:44 pm

Hoops:
Mullins
Garden

Lacrosse:
Garber
Brown
UMBC
Harvard

Football:
McGuirk
Gillette
Maine
Northeastern

Hockey:
Mullins
BU (Walter Brown and Agannis)
BC
Providence
Northeastern
UMass Lowell
Merrimack
UNH
Maine
Vermont
Dartmouth
RPI
Clarkson
St. Lawrence
Estero, FL
Manchester
Buffalo
Garden
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