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Chaz Williams has been deciding factor for UMass basketball

The sting of their Atlantic-10 Conference tournament loss was still fresh, Selection Sunday was the next day, and University of Massachusetts head coach Derek Kellogg wasn’t quite sure how to play it.

The Minutemen had put together their second straight 20-win season, but Kellogg couldn’t say for certain it was enough to earn his team its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 15 years.

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