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2002 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2002 record8–4 (6–3 A-10)
Head coachMark Whipple (5th season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 2001
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Template:2002 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings The 2002 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2002 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mark Whipple and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 2002 season saw UMass return to the top half of the conference, as they finished the season with a record of 8–4 overall and 6–3 in conference play.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 71:00 p.m.[[{{{school}}}|Central Connecticut State]]*W 52–38,103
September 141:00 p.m.[[{{{school}}}|American International]]*
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 42–137,064
September 2112:30 p.m.at No. 18 NortheasternL 17–426,651
September 281:00 p.m.at No. 17 (AP) North Carolina State*L 24–5651,221
October 53:00 p.m.at RichmondW 34–136,927
October 121:00 p.m.No. 2 Mainedagger
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 20-105,183
October 191:00 p.m.No. 4 VillanovaNo. 20
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 17-1611,208
October 253:30 p.m.at James MadisonW 14–711,567
November 212:00 p.m.DelawareNo. 13
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 17–711,553
November 912:00 p.m.at New HampshireNo. 12L 14–313,686
November 1612:00 p.m.HofstraNo. 19
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
A10 TVL 28–315,090
November 2312:00 p.m.at Rhode IslandW 48–212,501
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from [[2002 NCAA Division I-A football rankings#the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll|the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll]] released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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