Derrick Gordon

Massachusetts Minutemen #2 - Guard

  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 200

Collins counseled Gordon on coming out

Jason Collins didn't just provide Derrick Gordon with a role model before he came out. The two spoke before Gordon, the UMAss guard, announced he's gay, becoming the first NCAA Division I openly gay basketball player.

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Watch: Esiason, 'Gays in sports soon not a story'

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason shares his thoughts on gays in sports.

The Sun's Arizin on Thursday morning!

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring what could have been, looking ahead to next year, and the first active college athlete comes out.

With another out gay player, basketball scores

Derrick Gordon is the latest in a series of "firsts" in the sport for gay players and he won't be the last. Don't expect a flood of more athletes to follow, but change is inexorable.

Minutemen Welcome Patriots For A-10 Rematch

UMass needed some comeback magic to beat George Mason the first time around. Can they muster up some more on Wednesday?

Chaz Williams leading UMass onto national stage

The 5'9 senior might be the smallest guy on the court, but he doesn't play that way.

UMass wins squeaker in OT against Providence

Derrick Gordon hit a putback to seal the win for the Minutemen, who are trying to hold on to their spot in the top 25

EMU Hosts UMass In First of Four MAC Hoops Games

The Minutemen were awful on the field, but they're pretty good on the court. Eastern Michigan hosts UMass for the first of four MAC Hoops games for the Minutemen in 2013-14.

UMass Tops Nebraska, Ready For No. 19 New Mexico

The Minutemen were able to pull out a good win over Nebraska on Thursday, but Friday brings their toughest opponent to date in the form of No. 19 New Mexico.

Derrick Gordon Struggles in Debut, Shows Potential

The Western Kentucky transfer made an instant impact for UMass, scoring the first basket of the season, but struggled as the game went on.

UMass vs. BC Preview

The basketball gods look favorably upon games like this and both the UMass Minutemen and Boston College Eagles need a win at the TD Garden on Sunday.

UMass Can Make Statement With WIn Over BC

The Minutemen have missed out on every NCAA Tournament since 1998. UMass faces Boston College on Sunday at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip Off Classic in Boston with a chance to build a winning resume.

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