Here is Prime Time’s first installment of Mass. NCAA DI Men’s College Basketball 3 Stars of the Week.
★ Luwane Pipkins/UMass – Sophomore guard scored a career-high 34 points – which included seven 3-pointers – to help guide the Minutemen past Niagara, 101-76, on Sunday. He also dished out five assists in the win. His outing landed him Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week honors.
★★Rinardo Perry/UMass Lowell – Sophomore guard erased a tough game on Wednesday (two points), by netting a career-high 26 points on 11 of 19 shooting to push UML over Cornell, 98-78, on Sunday.
★★★Jerome Robinson/Boston College – Junior guard shook off a 10-point performance against Texas Tech less than 24 hours prior, as he erupted for a season-high 25 points on Sunday as BC beat La Salle, 82-61. His 3-point make with 12:57 to go ignited a 10-3 Eagles run to help them pull away.
On the bubble: Jahad Thomas/UMass Lowell