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UMass' Derrick Gordon says he's gay

Updated: April 9, 2014, 4:44 PM ET
By Kate Fagan | espnW.com

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Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team, stepped forward Wednesday as the first openly gay player in Division I men's college basketball, sharing his story with ESPN and Outsports.

The 22-year-old shooting guard came out to his family, coaches and teammates in just a few days at the beginning of April. That's when he also decided to publicly acknowledge his sexuality.

"I ...

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