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The day my friend lit my soul on fire -

October 24, 2016

Police raid 81-year-old’s property to confiscate a single pot plant -

October 24, 2016

Overtime goal lifts Massachusetts’ soccer over VCU -

October 24, 2016

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers lead ‘Search Party’ at UMass -

October 24, 2016

Nobel Prize recipient Amartya Sen gives talk about closing the economic gap -

October 24, 2016

Greek 101 event hosted by Greek Health Advisors -

October 24, 2016

The UMass men’s soccer team is lifted by the strong play by Josh Jess at both ends of the field in 1-0 victory of VCU -

October 24, 2016

The NFL is too lenient on abusers -

October 24, 2016

UMass women’s soccer crushes VCU 3-0 Sunday afternoon -

October 24, 2016

UMass field hockey comes away with weekend split in Philadelphia -

October 24, 2016

Early mistakes cost UMass football in loss to South Carolina Saturday -

October 22, 2016

UMass hockey holds on in 3-2 win over Army West Point Friday night at Mullins Center -

October 22, 2016

Cassidy Babin’s season-high nine saves secures 0-0 double overtime tie for UMass women’s soccer -

October 21, 2016

Arrest warrant issued for Southpoint shooter -

October 20, 2016

Men’s soccer unbeaten streak ends against URI -

October 20, 2016

The Hawkshot: Sarah Hawkshaw, her unusual shot and more -

October 20, 2016

Hockey Special Issue 2016 -

October 20, 2016

Question 2 about giving 33K kids a choice in education -

October 20, 2016

Apple crop reduced in wake of drought -

October 20, 2016

UMass political RSOs provide the tools necessary to vote in this year’s election -

October 20, 2016

Spur of the moment turns into the time of my life

Photo courtesy of Patrick Stroehecker

Patrick Strohecker reflects on how his spontaneous decisions led him to memorable UMass experiences.

UMass men’s basketball player Derrick Gordon comes out as gay

Maria Uminski/Daily Collegian

Men’s basketball sophomore Derrick Gordon came out as an openly gay athlete, making him the first active player in Division-I basketball to do so.

Strohecker: UMass hoops player’s support of Derrick Gordon exemplifies ‘brotherhood’

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

After sophomore Derrick Gordon came out as gay to his teammates on the men’s basketball team, the team showed its support for him, truly exemplifying “brotherhood.”

BREAKING: UMass’ Derrick Gordon comes out as first openly gay D-I men’s basketball player

Derrick Gordon (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Massachusetts men’s basketball player Derrick Gordon came out as the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player.

Strohecker: Question marks underline what’s next for UMass men’s basketball

Taylor C. Snow/Daily Collegian

After an abrupt end to the 2013-14 season, the men’s basketball team must now look ahead to next year and answer some pretty big questions about itself.

Lineup change backfires in UMass basketball’s season-ending loss to Tennessee


UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg’s decision to change his starting lineup for the first time this season proved to be the wrong choice in the Minutmen’s NCAA Tournament loss to Tennessee.

UMass basketball set for NCAA Tournament matchup with Tennessee


After waiting three days to find out its first opponent, the UMass men’s basketball can finally turn its sole focus on Tennessee for Friday’s second round game.

Maxie Esho looks to continue to spark UMass basketball off the bench


Maxie Esho averaged 18.5 points per game and seven rebounds per game in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, but now he must continue to provide that spark off the bench in the NCAA Tournament for the UMass men’s basketball team.

UMass basketball players using upset talk as motivation


The UMass men’s basketball team is using all the talk about being the “trendy” upset pick in the second round as motivation to make a deep Tournament run.

Derrick Gordon using NCAA Tournament experience to lead UMass basketball


As the only member of the UMass men’s basketball team to play in the NCAA Tournament, sophomore Derrick Gordon has emerged as a leader in the week leading up to the Big Dance.

UMass basketball faces the challenge of not knowing its first NCAA Tournament opponent yet


With its second round matchup in the NCAA Tournament days away, the UMass men’s basketball team has to prepare for two different teams, getting the winner of the Tennessee-Iowa first-round game.

Local fans excited to see UMass basketball back in NCAA Tournament


Nearly 100 fans attended the NCAA Tournament viewing party at Amherst Brewing Company on Sunday to cheer on the UMass men’s basketball team as it ended a 16-year Tournament drought.

UMass basketball snaps 16-year NCAA Tournament drought


The UMass men’s basketball team snapped a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought by earning the No. 6 seed in the Midwest Region, where it will take on the winner of the Iowa vs. Tennessee first-round game on Friday.

UMass goes cold as it falls to George Washington in the A-10 quarterfinals


The UMass men’s basketball team shot 43 percent and committed 17 turnovers in its 85-77 loss to George Washington in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

UMass relies on strong defense to overcome Rhode Island

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The UMass men’s basketball team held Rhode Island to one field goal over the final 9:50 to overcome an 11-point deficit and advance to the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

UMass men’s basketball set for first round of A-10 Tournament

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

After narrowly defeating Rhode Island in the two meetings during the regular season, the UMass men’s basketball team is now set to take on the Rams for the third time this season in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

UMass men’s basketball prepares for possibility of four games in four days

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

If the men’s basketball team wants to claim its first Atlantic 10 Conference title in 16 years, it will need to win four games in four days to do so.

UMass men’s basketball falls on last-second layup to Saint Louis

Junior forward Maxie Esho takes it in for a reverse layup (Taylor Snow/Daily Collegian)

Jordair Jett’s game-winning layup with 3.4 seconds left lifted No. 17 Saint Louis past the UMass men’s basketball team.

Strohecker: Impact of UMass seniors reflected by ovation on Senior Day

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Despite a loss to end the regular season, the impact that the three seniors had on the UMass men’s basketball team could be seen in the sellout crowd

UMass basketball set to take on Duquesne in final regular season road game

Taylor C. Snow/Daily Collegian

Fresh off a loss at Dayton, the Minutemen wrap up their road schedule with a final test at Duquesne on Wednesday.