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Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball
Thanksgiving dinner has been catalyst for recent surge by UMES men's basketball

A number of factors have contributed to UMES’ three wins in the past four games, but the team’s recent surge could be traced to the breaking of bread – or in the Hawks’ case, turkey. All 15 players and the entire coaching staff gathered at first-year head coach Bobby Collins’ house on Thanksgiving Day and spent the day eating and watching football. But the most important element involved simply spending time together. “We have eight new players, and we’re still in the process of trying to learn each other,” Collins said Wednesday. “We really don’t know each other that well yet. ... It was just a day of Thanksgiving. It was...

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