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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 hit the road in search of series wins

Though the Massachusetts hockey team lost its last games against Boston University and Providence, it has an opportunity this weekend to win both series with victories. Nevertheless, UMass coach Don Cahoon is concentrating primarily on the Terriers this Friday and not looking ahead to the Friars on Saturday.

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UMass looks to avenge loss against Boston University

After defeating Boston University in its second game of the season, the Massachusetts hockey team was handed one of its worst losses against the Terriers in the previous matchup. UMass enters the game this weekend having played better hockey recently, winning four of its last five contests.

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Warriors stop skid, UNH wins fourth straight

Merrimack rebounded and beat Providence College 2-1 Saturday night, while the 16th ranked Wildcats dominated BU. UMass-Lowell scored two goals in the third period to pull away from BC, 3-1.

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James Marcou, Casey Wellman dominance key to UMass’s success

With two of nations best scorers playing for the Minutemen, few games go by without one or the other notching a point. In Sunday’s loss Vermont shut the two down in their 3-0 victory after the two combined for four points in UMass’ win on Saturday.

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UMass splits with No. 17 Vermont, tied for second in Hockey East

After taking a 3-1 victory from the Catamounts on Saturday, the Minutemen suffered their first shutout loss of the year on Sunday as Vermont won 3-0. The win on Saturday moved UMass in a second-place tie with Boston College in the conference standings.

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UMass looks to extend winning streak

The Massachusetts hockey team will be in search of its fourth consecutive victory when it hosts No. 17 Vermont for two games at the Mullins Center this weekend. After experiencing a three-game losing streak over winter break, the Minutemen have changed their mindset and are playing better hockey as of late.

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Special teams playing a big factor

A barometer for the Massachusetts hockey team this season has been the play on special teams on both the offensive and defensive side of the puck. In their three-game losing streak, the Minutemen struggled on the power play though they’ve been more consistent lately, resulting in three consecutive victories.

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Minutemen finish winter break on three-game winning streak

Over winter break UMass suffered a three-game losing streak, but bounced back to finish on a three-game winning streak to finish the break with a 4-3 record. The three-game winning streak also propelled the Minutemen into third place in the Hockey East.

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Minutemen dealing with inconsistencies

During winter term, the Massachusetts hockey team continued problems from the first half of the season, along with adding inconsistencies on both sides of the puck to begin 2010. The Minutemen (14-8-0, 7-6-0 Hockey East), who have struggled to play a full 60 minutes of hockey at times this season, had trouble in single periods in their three losses. In its 4-1 loss to Bentley in the UConn Hockey Classic Championship Game, UMass kept the score knotted at one despite outshooting the Falcons 35-10 after two periods. In the final frame, the Minutemen allowed three goals, putting the game out…

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UMass silences questions about January play

Despite struggling the past two Januaries, the Minutemen finished their witner break strong and on a three-game winnign streak. Along the way, UMass had its hiccups but they are deserving of a closer look.

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Ortiz lifts UMass over Merrimack with two-goal performance

Behind two goals from senior Will Ortiz the Minutemen snapped their three-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Warriors at the Mullins Center on Saturday. UMass will have two weeks off for the holidays before returning to play on Dec. 29 against Union in the UConn Tournament.

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Minutemen face stiff competition over break

In losing their past three games, UMass will look to gain some ground over winter break, facing out of conference opponents like Union College and familiar Hockey East teams such as UNH and Northeastern.

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No need to worry, Minutemen will be fine

Columnist Nick O’Malley feels that UMass has the experience, depth and balance to overcome its three-game losing skid and find the success in the second half of the season that has avoided them the past two seasons.

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UMass looks to get back on track against Warriors Saturday

After three straight defeats to three ranked opponents, the Minutemen face a much improved Merrimack team that defeated them twice last season. UMass has a two point lead on the Warriors, who have just one victory in their past six games.

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Minutemen fall to No. 8 UML, No. 15 BC

UMass has extended its season long losing streak to three games after dropping a pair of games over the weekend to in-state rivals Boston College and UMass Lowell. In both contests, the Minutemen got out to an early lead, but could not hold on.

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Second periods doom Minutemen in weekend losses

Against Boston College and UMass Lowell, the Minutemen had lackluster second periods that forced them to play catch up. Combined in the two second periods this weekend, UMass was outshot 34-12 and outscored 4-1.

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UM opponents provide different challenges over weekend

While BC is an inexperienced team, the Eagles have a number of talented freshmen, especially on the defensive end that will look to stop a Minutemen team that has been generating goals at even strength as of late. The River Hawks have virtually the same team as last year, and hope to make it back to the Hockey East Championship game.

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Minutemen host Eagles Friday, travel to UM Lowell Saturday

After posting a 2-1 record over its longest road trip so far this season, UMass looks to defeat two Hockey East opponents in BC and UMass Lowell on Friday and Saturday. The No. 9 Minutemen were shutout twice against the Eagles last year, while River Hawks have dropped its past two contests.

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Mass Atack lose overtime thriller to Quinnipiac

The Massachusetts hockey team responded to a 3-0 run with four straight goals against Quinnipiac. However Brandon Wong made the difference as he scored two goals en route to a 5-4 win over the Minutemen.

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First period hurting Minutemen

The Massachusetts hockey team had trouble digging itself out of an early hole during the first period against Quinnipiac, however the Minutemen still have two victories over ranked opponents.

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