University of Massachusetts squares off against Vermont in the first round of AT&T Schooled: NESN's College Face Off.
Here are some more facts about UMass.
Location: Amherst, Mass.
Tuition and fees: $20,342 (in-state), $32,238 (out-of-state)
Motto: By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
Colors: Maroon and white
Mascot: The Massachusetts Minutemen and Minutewomen
National championships: 5
Unique tradition: Before exams, students rub the foot of UMass' minuteman statue.
Famous alumni: Wendi Nix, Bill Cosby, William Monahan