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Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments -

November 15, 2017

Veteran belonging and the decline of American communities discussed by journalist and author at Amherst College -

November 15, 2017

‘UMass Cares About Cancer’ Hosts Blanket Making Event -

November 15, 2017

UMass women’s basketball heads to North Dakota for two games -

November 15, 2017

Minutemen continually finding themselves in close matches

With four of UMass’ last five contests resulting in 1-0 scores, just a little offense to go with the its league leading defense can push it back into the Atlantic 10 Tournament picture.

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Minutemen drop 1-0 game to Rhode Island, despite strong defense

After letting up an early goal, UMass’ defense tightened up against the Rams, but with the offense generating little offense URI’s only goal was enough for the win.

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Minutewomen snap four-game skid with 10-1 rout over St. Louis

UMass dropped its first game on the weekend, a 1-0 loss to Richmond, but bounced back and ended its recent offensive struggles as it lit up St. Louis to get back on the winning track.

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Minutewomen drop two in A-10 play as conference tournament nears

UMass lost to both Xavier and Dayton on the weekend, slimming its chances of making the Atlantic 10 Tournament in two weeks. The Mintuewomen have two home games this weekend to make a final push for a spot.

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Women’s soccer look to defeat Xavier, keep playoff hopes alive

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team hits the road this weekend to Xavier play and undefeated Dayton aiming for one last late season surge. They trail Saint Joseph’s, La Salle and Richmond in the hunt for the coveted sixth seed in the conference tournament.

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Adams can spark a deeper offense

If the Minutewomen want to make it to the A-10 tournament, they’re going to have to find new ways to win games. The 3-2 victory over Rhode Island provided some insight as to what UMass could do if different players joined the scoring.

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UMass hungry for more fish heads

A week after competing against the world’s best rowers in steady snowfall, the Massachusetts rowing team feels ready to face the rain forecasted for this weekend as it travels to Saratoga, N.Y., for the Head of the Fish race.

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Rams come to Rudd in A-10 rivalry match-up

After a 2-0 win over Saint Joseph’s Sunday afternoon, the Minutemen host URI this Saturday at Rudd Field. The last meeting between the two teams ended in a 3-1 victory for the Rams, who have won their past two Atlantic 10 games.

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Defense turning into scoring for UMass

Without Mark DeSantis, the UMass soccer team has had to improvise on the offensive side of the ball. By rotating players in the backfield, Minutemen coach Sam Koch has put together a balanced attack that is effective on both ends.

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UMass to take on Spiders, need conference win

After dropping six spots in the NFHCA/Kookaburra Division I Poll, the Massachusetts field hockey team hopes to get back to its winning ways tomorrow against Richmond at Garber Field. The Minutewomen dropped both games against non-ranked conference opponents Saint Joseph’s and Temple this past weekend.

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Minutewomen want to get back on track

After three straight losses, including two to A-10 opponents, the UMass field hockey team will look to take it one play at a time for the rest of the season. While relying on strong defensive play, the Minutewomen hope to generate more offense when they take on Richmond this Friday.

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Minutewomen place 4th in Albany while Minutemen place 25th at ISU Pre-Nationals in Indiana

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team outran its male counterparts in competition this weekend. At the Albany Invitational this past weekend. The Minutewomen placed 4th overall while the Minutemen finished 25th out of 35 at the ISU Pre-Nationals.

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Dietz, Richter headline successful rowers for UMass at Head of the Charles

The weather may not have been the most welcoming but the Massachusetts rowing team gained plenty of experience this past weekend in their most acclaimed race of the year, the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta. Rather than facing the wind as their usual obstacle, the Minutewomen rowed through a mixture of rain and snow on Saturday and Sunday.

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Minutewomen drop two games this weekend to begin Atlantic 10 play

A season after sweeping Atlantic 10 Conference play, UMass lost its first two conference matchups this season against Temple and Saint Joseph’s. Junior defender Makaela Potts tallied the only goal in UMass’ last three games as the Minutewomen were blanked on offense once again.

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UMass snaps streak of five straight halves without scoring in a 2-0 win over Saint Joseph’s on Sunday

After dropping Friday’s game against Temple, UMass rebounded with a two goals on Sunday to defeat Saint Joseph’s 2-0 for a much needed win. Stuart Amick and Andrew Henshaw provided the scores while goalkeeper Shane Curran-Hays recorded his second shut-out in the last five games.

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UMass increases chances of making A-10 Tournament with 3-2 win against Rhode Island

Junior Therese Smith scored with under three minutes remaining to give UMass the go-ahead goal in topping Rhode Island, 3-2. Senior Christina Adams provided two goals and freshman Emily Cota deflected shot opportunities by the Rams in the final minutes to seal the victory.

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With DeSantis out, Henshaw, Amick step up

Mark DeSantis did not play in either of the Minutemen’s contest this weekend, but with the play of Stuart Amick and Andrew Henshaw, the Minutemen were able to split the weekend series with Saint Joseph’s and Temple.

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Minutewomen head to Philadelphia for two-game series against Temple, St. Joe’s

The Massachusetts field hockey team heads to Philadelphia, Penn. this weekend to take on two Atlantic 10 opponents in Saint Joseph’s and Temple to open up conference play. UMass is a combined 5-1 against the two Philly teams since UMass coach Justine Sowry assumed control of the Minutewomen.

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Penalty corners, team health to decide UM’s games in Philadelphia

Familiarity plays a big role when breaking down opponents. It’s common sense that knowing an opponent’s tendencies makes them an easier team to beat.

The No. 10 Massachusetts field hockey team is 16-1 against Atlantic 10 Conference opponents since UMass coach Justine Sowry became head coach.

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Goals coming at a premium in A-10 play for Minutewomen

After a 2-0 start in the Altantic 10 schedule, UMass promptly turned the other way, losing its last three conference games. Now five games remain before the start of the A-10 Championships, a four-day tournament that the Minutewomen aspired to make at the start of the season.

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