University of Massachusetts
Despite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.
Chaz Williams scored 20 points and UMass rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat Drexel and former Minutemen coach Bruiser Flint 72-70 in a NIT quarterfinal game on Tuesday.
Now the Hawks get the chance to show they can win some key games on the road, as they start a three-game run on Saturday afternoon at UMass.
Money problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.
Killings is no stranger to North Broad Street. From 2006 to 2009 he was Temple’s assistant director of men’s basketball operations. And he says he is happy to be back.
Just two games left in the regular season for the Temple Owls. The first of them is Wednesday night on the road, against UMass.