A Rams goal off a penalty kick in the 83rd minute Thursday ended the Minutemen’s season in their return to postseason play.
Check out these seven stories from the Collegian Sports Staff to get ready for the UMass men’s and women’s basketball seasons.
The Minutemen will make their return to the postseason after failing to qualify last year.
Carlino shines in the cage during UMass’ NCAA tournament win.
Izzie Delario scored the game winner for UMass, and the teams advances to the first round of the NCAA tournament.
The Minutemen are within striking distance of a berth to nationals, while the Minutewomen look to prove they are worthy of regional ranking.
Following a subpar season in 2014-15, and some key losses, the Minutemen look for a number of players to step up this year.
The Minutewomen are set ‘to make some noise’ in the NCAA tournament, which starts Wednesday at Gladchuck Field.
After rushing for 231 yards against the Eagles last year, UMass looks for a repeat performance against the MAC’s worst rush defense.
The Minutewomen advanced to the final round of the Big Green Invitational, but was undone by injuries on its way to defeat.
Freshman rowers gained valuable experience at the Green Monster regatta in Dartmouth, New Hampshire.
After heightened expectations and a 1-8 start to the season, the Minutemen are underachieving and there’s no one answer to the problem.
After defensive play on both sides dictated regulation, the Minutemen notched a 97th minute goal to earn the win against Fordham.
Casey Hamill clinched a spot in the tournament with an overtime game-winner against the Rams Saturday afternoon.
The Minutewomen got revenge from last year’s championship loss with a win over the Spiders Saturday.
Austin Plevy, Dennis Kravchenko and Dominic Trento continued to lead UMass’ offense with eight combined points against the Huskies.
Minutemen coach Mark Whipple stressed after Saturday’s game that UMass could not win matchups on the offensive line and out wide against the Zips.
The Minutemen couldn’t convert on their final drive in a 17-13 loss Saturday afternoon in Foxborough.
A hat trick from Melanie Kreusch led the Minutewomen to a 5-2 comeback victory in Friday’s semifinals match in Philadelphia.
The Minutemen won their first Hockey East game of the season with a 4-2 win over Connecticut Friday night at the XL Center in Hartford.