2016-17 Men's Basketball Roster

Luwane Pipkins - Headshot (2016)

2 Luwane Pipkins

  • Position
    Guard
  • Height
    5-11
  • Weight
    185
  • Class
    Freshman
  • Hometown
    Chicago, Ill.
  • High School
    Bogan

Biography

2017-18 - Sophomore (Game-by-Game Stats): Atlantic 10 Co-Most Improved Player … A-10 Second-Team All-Conference … USBWA All-District Team … NABC Second-Team All-District … Oscar Robertson National Co-Player of the Week (1/16) … Two-time A-10 Player of the Week … Appeared in 30 games with 27 starts … Averaged 35 minutes, 21.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game… Dished out a season high ten assists in a win against Western Carolina (11/21) … Set the program record for the most points scored in a UMass game and in the Mullins Center with a career high of 44 points in the win against La Salle (1/10) on 15-of-27 from the field and 8-of-8 from the line … Ripped down a high of seven rebounds and posted 27 points in a win against St. Joseph’s (1/14) … Scored 25 points and added three steals in 36 minutes against Saint Louis (1/20) … Played 47 minutes against Dayton (2/3), dropping 28 points to go along with eight assists and a pair of steals … Made a season high eight three-point field goals against VCU (2/21) on his way to finishing with 38 points and six assists … Posted double-digit scoring figures in 17 games while scoring 20 or more in 17 contests.

2016-17 - Freshman: Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (12/19) ... Made 33 appearances and started 28 contests ... Split his time between point guard and off-ball guard roles ... Provided 10.2 points, 2.3 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game ... Shot 34.0 percent overall (110-324), including 31.8 percent from beyond the arc (71-223) ... Hit 64.8 percent of his free throws (46-71) ... Owned a 1.51 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Began his collegiate career with 14 points, eight steals, four rebounds and three assists in the win over UMass Lowell (11/11) ... His eight steals against the River Hawks tied the program's single-game record ... Had 18 points and four steals at Ole Miss (11/14) ... Notched 11 points and six assists at Holy Cross (11/20) ... Earned 16 points, seven steals, six rebounds and two assists against UCF (12/3) ... Secured 20 points to go with two rebounds at Providence (12/10) ... Poured in a personal-best 27 points (9-17 FG, 8-14 3FG, 1-1 FT) with three assists, two steals and a pair of rebounds in the win over Kennesaw State ... His eight made field goals against Kennesaw State tied the program's single-game record ... Put in 12 points, ripped down five rebounds and dished out three assists at Georgia State (12/28) ... Secured a 16-point, five-rebound, three-assist outing at George Mason (1/4) ... Added 17 points, four rebounds and two steals during the win over Dayton (1/11) ... Notched 19 points, four rebounds and three steals in the win at Saint Joseph's (2/11) ... Followed with 16 points, three rebounds and three assists at Duquesne (2/15) ... Shot 63.6 percent (7-11) overall and had 19 points against Richmond (3/1) ... Scored 13 points on 4-of-8 shooting (3-6 3FG) and a 2-for-2 showing at the foul line in the Atlantic 10 Championship First Round win over Saint Joseph's (3/8) ... Scored 14 points and had two assists in the season finale against St. Bonaventure (3/9).

Before UMass: 4-star recruit via ESPN … No. 7 in Illinois, No. 22 PG and No. 23 in Midwest region (ESPN) … 3-star recruit according to 247Sports and Rivals … No. 12 in Illinois and No. 45 at point guard (247Sports) … Played AAU for Mac Irvin Fire … Chose UMass over Bradley, DePaul, La Salle, Northern Illinois and Valparaiso, among others.

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