Arizona topped Duke; Memphis won the Old Spice Classic in early season tournaments over the weekend.
Coming off an eight-day layoff, the Minutemen get set to take on Eastern Michigan in their first true road contest.
The UMass women’s basketball team lost both games in the Maine Invitational, capped off by an overtime loss to William & Mary on Saturday.
In a college basketball world dominated by the one-and-done and instant gratification, UMass basketball is methodically building a winner using old-school tactics.
The UMass men’s basketball team ended a 15-year drought in the national rankings on Monday when it cracked the AP Top 25 poll at No. 24.
UMass is off to a perfect start to the season, potentially garnering national accolades after a 62-56 victory over Clemson that won the Charleston Classic tournament.
The Minutemen used a 20-4 run to defeat New Mexico on Friday, a crucial win as UMass looks to crack the national rankings.
Led by Derrick Gordon’s season-high 20 points, the Minutemen defeated Nebraska in the Charleston Classic.
Looking to remain undefeated, the UMass men’s basketball team must face the daunting task of playing three games in four days at the Charleston Classic.
Key nonconference wins by George Washington and St. Bonaventure’s women’s basketball teams headline strong week for the Atlantic 10.
The Minutewomen host Rutgers on Wednesday, still searching for their elusive first win of the season.
With a battle-tested, mature group already in place, playing three games in four days at the Charleston Classic will provide the Minutemen a chance to ease their freshmen into game action.
The Minutewomen have had three different sets of starting forwards through the first three games as they try to find the best combination.
Both VCU and SLU, two powers in the Atlantic 10, remained undefeated to start the season.
UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg announced the names of two players who signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Minutemen on Monday.
Led by Chaz Williams, a “mature” group of Minutemen soundly defeated Youngstown State on Sunday at Mullins Center.
The UMass men’s basketball team used a 13-6 run late in the second half to pull away from Youngstown State, improving to 3-0 on the season.
UMass needs to remain aggressive and play its own brand of basketball in order to remain undefeated against a solid Youngstown State squad.
Two games into the young season, senior Sampson Carter is averaging 14.5 points per game and quickly becoming a viable option on offense for UMass men’s basketball.
The UMass women’s basketball team hits the road for a game against American University on Sunday, with defense as the clear focus.
UMass men’s basketball and Louisiana State combined for 54 fouls in Tuesday’s late-morning shootout at Mullins Center.
Fordham and Saint Joseph’s start off 2013 season strong.
The men’s basketball season got underway this weekend and there was no shortage of drama, especially in the Dayton-IPFW game.
Sampson Carter iced the 92-90 victory for UMass men’s basketball with four late free throws in an exciting, foul-filled game.
Despite limited time to prepare, the UMass men’s basketball team returns to action against an LSU team with similar postseason aspirations.
Chaz Williams and Cady Lalanne combined for 47 points, leading UMass men’s basketball to a come-from-behind victory over Boston College to open the season.
Chaz Williams goes 5-for-5 on 3-pointers and Cady Lalanne records his seventh career double-double in UMass men’s basketball’s 86-73 victory over Boston College on Sunday.
After earning mixed results in its 89-76 win in an exhibition game against AIC, the UMass men’s basketball team now turns its focus to its season-opening game against Boston College.
Massachusetts Daily Collegian: Nov. 7, 2013 Basketball Special Issue.
The UMass men’s basketball team will look to end a 15-year drought of not making the NCAA Tournament this season under a cloud of heavy expectations.
As a senior leader with the opportunity to lead the Minutemen back to national prominence, Chaz Williams has a chance to cement his legacy at UMass this season.
Having not appeared in an NCAA Tournament in 15 years, this year’s basketball team hopes to bring championship sports back to UMass, and Mark Chiarelli believes they have a chance.
UMass senior forward Raphiael Putney is trying to put a difficult junior season behind him as he tries to help the Minutemen reach their lofty expectations this year.
After sitting out a year, sophomore Derrick Gordon is ready to prove any doubters wrong and get the Minutemen back to the NCAA Tournament.
After a career that’s been full of nagging injuries and off-the-court issues, UMass junior center Cady Lalanne is ready for his best season yet in 2013-14.
Collegian beat writers Patrick Strohecker and Mark Chiarelli weighed in on the UMass men’s basketball team’s chances to make the NCAA Tournament this season.
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian released its annual basketball special issue to campus newsstands on Thursday. If you’re around campus, be sure to find the print edition, and check out all the stories, predictions and multimedia from the issue below. View a PDF online version of the basketball issue here. UMass men’s basketball enters 2013-14 season with heightened expectations The UMass men’s basketball team will look to end a 15-year drought of not making the NCAA Tournament this season under a cloud of heavy expectations. The final act: Chaz Williams looks to leave his mark at UMass As a senior leader…
Standout performances from Sampson Carter, Derrick Gordon and Cady Lalanne provided UMass with enough firepower to outlast American International on Tuesday.
The UMass women’s basketball team enters the season with high expectations for its younger players and emerging leaders.
A youthful UMass women’s basketball team is enthusiastic about the upcoming season.
With only 25 days until the season opener against BC, the UMass men’s basketball team is feeling a sense of urgency to get the season underway.
With seven players returning from last year, the UMass men’s basketball team is learning how to deal with the pressure that comes with high expectations.
The UMass men’s basketball team was picked behind VCU, Saint Louis and La Salle, while Chaz Williams earned preseason first team all-conference honors.
UMass men’s basketball begins practices with four new freshmen, all attempting to crack a proven rotation.
Former UMass star Tony Gaffney was invited to Memphis Grizzlies camp last week and hopes to fulfill his dream of playing in the NBA.
Jabarie Hinds, a 5-foot-11 guard who appeared in all 32 games for the Mountaineers last season, will sit out next season before suiting up for the Minutemen in 2014-15.
UMass junior guard Jesse Morgan’s career with the Minutemen could be over, according to a report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette.
Florida Gulf Coast became the first 15-seed ever to reach the Sweet 16 while No. 1 seed Gonzaga was knocked off by Wichita State in the NCAA Tournament this weekend.
George Mason will be the 13th member of the A-10 for the 2013-14 season after it accepted an invitation to join the conference on Monday.
For the 15th season in a row, the UMass men’s basketball team was left out of the NCAA Tournament field, but fans would be wise to keep their faith.
UMass didn’t have the same intensity or demeanor Wednesday night as it had in last week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament, falling to Stony Brook, 71-58, in the first round of the NIT.
The Minutemen scratched and clawed their way down the stretch, but ultimately fell short to the Rams on Saturday in the Atlantic 10 semifinals.
UMass’ postseason fate hangs in the NCAA Selection Committee’s hands as the Minutemen fell to VCU, 71-62, Saturday evening in the A-10 Semifinals.
Chaz Williams dropped 28 points as UMass sprinted past Temple, 79-74, Friday night in the A-10 Quarterfinals at the Barclays Center.
Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Khalif Wyatt was a rare liability for Temple in Friday night’s quarterfinals thanks to UMass’ overwhelming defensive pressure on him.
The Minutemen overcame foul trouble and a poor rebounding effort with clutch plays to beat the Colonials on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.
UMass was outrebounded 50-32 Thursday against George Washington and were without Terrell Vinson and Cady Lalanne for the final 2:48.
Daily Collegian men’s basketball beat writers Stephen Hewitt and Stephen Sellner are covering the first round of the A-10 Tournament and are live-tweeting the game.
UMass tries to avenge its Jan. 19 home loss to George Washington with a win over the Colonials Thursday night in the first round of the A-10 Tournament.
UMass point guard Chaz Williams grew up in Brooklyn and went to high school three miles away from what is now the Barclays Center, the site of this week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament.
As the No. 6 seed in this week’s Atlantic 10 Tournament, UMass faces a stiff challenge in trying to win four games in four days to win the championship.
The UMass men’s basketball team possesses a unique form of chemistry in the Derek Kellogg era, and each year, young players must buy into the concept in order to ensure success.
UMass point guard Chaz Williams was selected to the Atlantic 10’s first team on Tuesday.
The Owls rallied past No. 21 VCU, while GW clinched a berth in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
UMass point guard Chaz Williams paced the Minutemen with 20 points and 10 assists in a 75-66 win at Rhode Island in their regular season finale on Saturday.
The Minutemen quickly erased their memory of Thursday night’s loss to Butler with a 75-66 win at the Ryan Center against URI.
Despite a near-sellout crowd, UMass couldn’t keep up with Butler on Thursday night in its 73-62 defeat at the Mullins Center.
The Minutemen were outrebounded 37-20 in Thursday night’s loss to the Bulldogs.
The UMass men’s basketball team eyes a packed house Thursday night when it hosts Butler for its biggest game in recent history.
With postseason aspirations on the line, the Minutemen host Butler in arguably their biggest regular season game in years.
Seniors Freddie Riley and Terrell Vinson will be honored before Thursday night’s game against Butler for Senior Night.
The UMass hockey team sticks to its normal routine heading into a do-or-die scenario this weekend for its final two regular season games.
VCU had no problem taking care of No. 20 Butler on Saturday, while Saint Louis pushed its winning streak to 11 games.
The Minutemen went 13-for-25 — including 9-for-13 in the second half — from beyond the arc in a big road victory over the Musketeers on Saturday.
With three regular season games left, the Minutemen head to Xavier for a 2 p.m. tip at the Cintas Center against the Musketeers, which will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
Fresh off its win over Dayton last Saturday, UMass has used its week off to physically and mentally recover for its final three games of the regular season.
The UMass men’s basketball team has received monster production from Cady Lalanne recently, something that may remind some of the sophomore’s high school playing days.
UMass women’s basketball lost its 12th straight game, getting shut down by Saint Joseph’s, 87-50, on Wednesday night in Philadelphia.
Virginia Commonwealth defeated Xavier 75-71 on Saturday, and La Salle beat Rhode Island 72-65.
With the help of a career game from Cady Lalanne, the Minutemen ended their three-game losing streak Saturday at the Mullins Center.
UMass sophomore center Cady Lalanne finished with a career-high 22 points and had 14 rebounds in the Minutemen’s 76-66 win over Dayton on Saturday.
UMass tries to end its three-game losing streak against Dayton on Saturday afternoon at the Mullins Center.
The UMass men’s basketball team lost its third game in a row Wednesday night despite outscoring the Bonnies 63-61 in the second half.
With it’s NCAA Tournament at-large hopes fading, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team travels to St. Bonaventure to take on the struggling Bonnies.
The UMass men’s basketball team’s window of opportunity to make the Big Dance is quickly dwindling.
UMass couldn’t get a shot off in the final possession of the game, as Temple escaped with an 83-82 victory Saturday night at the Mullins Center.
Down one with 17.6 seconds left and the ball, the Minutemen failed to get a shot off in their 83-82 loss to Temple at the Mullins Center on Saturday night.
UMass allowed a 17-1 run to VCU to start to the second half, erasing a five-point halftime lead to fall to the Rams, 86-68, Thursday night.
UMass travels to VCU Thursday night for a tip-off against the first place Rams on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m.
Thursday night’s game between UMass and VCU pits the two highest scoring offenses in the Atlantic 10.
Temple escapes a loss to Dayton with a 72-71 victory, keeping its A-10 record above .500.
Miami cruises to No. 3
The UMass men’s basketball team was firing on all cylinders Saturday night in its victory over Saint Joseph’s.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team used a season high 10 dunks to down Saint Joseph’s, 80-62, Saturday night at the Mullins Center.
The Minutemen host Saint Joseph’s at 7 p.m. Saturday on ESPN3.
The UMass men’s basketball team had no problem taking care of Rhode Island Wednesday night, cruising past the Rams, 81-53, at the Mullins Center.
After several games this season in which it has given up sizable halftime advantages, UMass finally put it all together in the second half in Wednesday’s win.
The Minutemen will welcome rival Rhode Island to the Mullins Center for a 7 p.m. tip Wednesday night.
The UMass men’s basketball team may have lost one of its best players in guard Jesse Morgan, but the Minutemen have picked it up in his absence.
No. 14 Butler bounced back from a 75-58 loss to Saint Louis on Jan. 31 to take down Rhode Island, 75-68, on Saturday.
The UMass men’s basketball team was anemic from the free throw line as it fell to Charlotte, 66-65, on the road Saturday afternoon.
The UMass men’s basketball team travels to Charlotte on Saturday for yet another difficult test in Atlantic 10 play.
The UMass men’s basketball team won yet another game at the last-second on Wednesday night in a 61-60 thriller over La Salle.
UMass forward Raphiael Putney scored a team-high 17 points in the Minutemen’s triumph over La Salle Wednesday night.
The UMass men’s basketball team looks to avenge its 0-2 showing against La Salle last season when it takes on the Explorers in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
Facing guard-heavy La Salle on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, UMass will need to ignore its fast-paced instincts in order to come away with a win.
Men’s basketball senior guard Freddie Riley has seen his fair share of adversity while at UMass, but his changed attitude on the court has helped him become a better-rounded player.
The La Salle men’s basketball team upset Virginia Commonwealth, while George Washington steamrolled Charlotte in Atlantic 10 action.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team didn’t allow a field goal in the final six minutes to come back and hold off Richmond, 70-65, Sunday at the Mullins Center.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team put a stronger emphasis on pounding the ball inside Sunday, something that has eluded it in the past.
The UMass men’s basketball team will try to get back on the winning track on Sunday afternoon against a Spiders team that just beat No. 19 VCU.
The UMass men’s basketball team has struggled coming out of the locker room to start the second half in four of its last five games.
UMass men’s basketball great Marcus Camby was honored Saturday afternoon as his No. 21 jersey was retired in the Mullins Center rafters.
The UMass men’s basketball team couldn’t dig itself out of a 16-point hole as it fell to George Washington, 79-76, on Saturday afternoon.
The UMass men’s basketball team used a 14-2 run down the stretch to turn a one possession game into a 15-point lead as the Minutemen beat Duquesne Thursday night at the Mullins Center.
UMass men’s basketball guard Jesse Morgan will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season with a torn ACL that he suffered on Jan. 10.
The UMass men’s basketball team nearly coughed up a 14-point second half lead at Fordham, but clutch play down the stretch helped the Minutemen escape with a 77-73 win.
Playing in a more increased role in Sunday’s win over Fordham, UMass freshman Trey Davis answered the call with a career game off the bench.
The UMass men’s basketball team dropped its Atlantic 10 opener Thursday night when it fell at Saint Louis, 70-62.
The UMass men’s basketball team begins Atlantic 10 play on Thursday night on the road at Saint Louis.
The UMass men’s basketball team rode Freddie Riley’s hot shooting and Maxie Esho’s impact on both ends of the floor to its first double-digit victory of the season.
The UMass men’s basketball team concluded its non-conference schedule with a 75-61 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday at the Mullins Center.
Chaz Williams hit a go-ahead bucket down the stretch to give the UMass men’s basketball team another thrilling victory, this time at Miami (Ohio).
The UMass men’s basketball team held off the Huskies for its fifth consecutive victory on Saturday.
Freddie Riley hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points – his best offensive output in nearly a year – as he and the Minutemen held off East Carolina on Saturday.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team withstood several extended East Carolina scoring runs before eventually claiming an 88-81 victory over the Pirates.
The UMass men’s basketball team rode Jesse Morgan’s career-best 35-point effort and
challenging defensive assignment to an impressive home win over Ohio Wednesday night.
Powered by a career scoring performance from junior guard Jesse Morgan, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team withstood a strong showing from Ohio in an 85-76 victory Wednesday night.
Sampson Carter, in his second consecutive start at center, put together a double-double effort to help UMass to a 78-73 overtime win over Elon on Saturday.
The UMass men’s basketball team overcame struggles late in the second half to defeat Elon, 78-73, at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on Saturday afternoon.
UMass men’s basketball center Cady Lalanne has been reinstated to the team after serving a suspension and will return Saturday when the Minutemen play Elon in Springfield.
The Temple and Charlotte men’s basketball teams continue to cruise through the early season schedule.
Jesse Morgan nailed four 3-pointers down the stretch to lead the UMass men’s basketball team past Northeastern on Tuesday night.
The UMass men’s basketball team tries to return to the win column when it faces the Huskies at Matthews Arena in Boston.
UMass sophomore forward Cady Lalanne was arrested Saturday night at the Student Union on charges of assault and battery of a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
Through six games, the lack of a reliable inside presence is hurting the UMass men’s basketball team, which is struggling to win.
The Hurricanes closed Saturday’s tilt on a 24-10 run to top the UMass men’s basketball team, 75-62, at the Mullins Center.
After a last-second victory over Siena on Wednesday night, the Minutemen have a quick turnaround as they host a hot Miami (Fla.) team on Saturday afternoon at the Mullins Center.
Chaz Williams’ lay-up with 3.3 seconds lifted the Minutemen to a come-from-behind, thrilling 64-63 victory over Siena on Wednesday night.
Nothing has come easy for the UMass men’s basketball team this season, but Wednesday marked yet another thrilling victory, this time over Siena.
The Daily Collegian men’s basketball beat writers are in Albany, NY covering the UMass game against Siena and are live blogging via Twitter.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team returns to action Wednesday after a 10-day break when it tips off against Siena.
Following a tough four-game stretch to start the season, UMass guard Freddie Riley hopes a 10-day layoff from games will help him get back into form starting tonight against Siena.
The Xavier men’s basketball team beat Drake 74-70 on Sunday while La Salle took care of Villanova in OT and Charlotte kept its undefeated season alive against Northeastern.
It hasn’t always been easy for Chaz Williams, but he has made it. He is now the starting point guard for the UMass men’s basketball team and has instilled a renewed sense of hope in Minutemen fans.
Jarnell Stokes had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee past UMass on Sunday afternoon in Puerto Rico.
Terrell Vinson’s tip-in at the buzzer lifted the UMass men’s basketball team to another thrilling victory over the Friars on Thursday in Puerto Rico.
The UMass men’s basketball team takes on Providence Thursday night in its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
UMass junior guard Jesse Morgan made a statement on both ends of the floor in the Minutemen’s season-opening win over Harvard on Tuesday.
The Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell 78-69 to Central Connecticut on Tuesday in a frustrating back-and-forth affair that saw senior co-captain Jasmine Watson sidelined for nearly the entire first half due to foul trouble.
The Hawks opened their season with a convincing 61-35 victory over Yale.
UMass senior forward Sampson Carter may have been non-existent for the majority of Tuesday’s season-opening victory, but he delivered when it mattered the most.
Sampson Carter drilled a 3 in the final possession to give the UMass men’s basketball team a 67-64 victory over Harvard in its season opener.
The Minutemen host the Crimson at 10 a.m. as part of ESPN’s 24-hour college basketball marathon telecast.
The Minutemen return nine lettermen, including four starters, in a season full of sky-high expectations.
The UMass men’s basketball team faces greater expectations after its strong season a year ago.
The Atlantic 10 is creeping into the conversation as one of the best college basketball conferences in the country.
Ever since he was cut from his eighth grade AAU basketball team, Jesse Morgan hasn’t stopped working to try to prove himself, even now with the Massachusetts men’s basketball team.
The Daily Collegian’s Massachusetts men’s basketball beat writers share their thoughts and predictions about this year’s team.
The UMass men’s basketball team returns nine players and welcomes in three freshmen to this year’s squad.
The Atlantic 10 presents several different storylines in what should be an exciting year for the conference in 2012-13.
The UMass men’s basketball team had to grind its way to an 87-82 victory over American International on Saturday afternoon in an exhibition game.
The UMass men’s basketball team will host American International in a preseason exhibition game this Saturday at the Mullins Center.
UMass men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg agreed to terms on a contract extension Thursday that could pay him over $800,000 annually.
Sophomore center Cady Lalanne will have to replace the energy of graduated center Sean Carter while also filling a void in the post.
The UMass men’s basketball team had its first practice open to the public on Friday evening at the Curry Hicks Cage.
On Friday, many schools across the country will be holding the phenomenon known as Midnight Madness, but UMass is not one of them.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was selected fifth out of 16 teams in this season’s Atlantic 10 preseason poll.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball was back at practice on Thursday at the Curry Hicks Cage.
With the much-anticipated 2012-13 season approaching, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is back at work.
Derek Kellogg lands a pair of small-forward commitments for the 2013-2014 season.
After arguably its strongest season under coach Derek Kellogg, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is challenged by 12 postseason teams from last season.
According to a Daily Hampshire Gazette report, Boston College has decided to call of its annual rivalry game with Massachusetts.
Men’s basketball beat writers Stephen Hewitt, Jackson Alexander and Stephen Sellner dish out their grades for the Minutemen’s season.
In the semifinals of the NIT, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team fell to Stanford, 74-64.
The UMass men’s basketball team didn’t make the necessary plays down the stretch to bring its magical season to a halt in the NIT semifinals.
The Collegian basketball beat reporters tweet live from Madison Square Garden for the NIT semifinal match between UMass and Stanford.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s season continues on tonight at Madison Square Garden in the NIT semifinals against Stanford.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will play at Madison Square Garden in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals for the second time in five years after the Minutemen defeated Drexel and former UMass coach Bruiser Flint last Tuesday in Philadelphia, 72-70.
Sports Editor Herb Scribner expresses how he’s been reacting to the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s recent success.
After an unimpressive road mark of 4-7 in the regular season, UMass has put together three consecutive road victories against NCAA tournament caliber teams to advance to the NIT semifinals.
With the win, the Minutemen advance to the semifinals of the NIT to face the winner of Nevada and Stanford in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team kept its season alive with a 77-67 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday to advance to the NIT quarterfinals, where it will face either Drexel or Northern Iowa.
Terrell Vinson scored eight of his 10 points in the final six-and-a-half minutes of play to help lift UMass past Seton Hall on Saturday.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will play Seton Hall in the second round of the NIT tournament on Saturday morning.
Four Atlantic 10 teams made the NIT tournament, but only one remains after the first round as La Salle, Saint Joseph’s and Dayton all lost.
UMass’ speed and pressure was too much for Mississippi State to contain as the Minutemen march on to the second round of the NIT.
The Minutemen overcame foul trouble, fatigue and a huge game from Arnett Moultrie to claim its first signature road victory of the season over Mississippi State in the first round of the NIT.
In a weekend of wild finishes, Florida State earned itself a hefty amount of spotlight with its tournament win.
UMass travels down to Mississippi State to take on the Bulldogs at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Over the weekend at the Atlantic 10 tournament, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team pulled off an upset over Temple before falling to eventual tournament-winner St. Bonaventure.
No. 4 seed St. Bonaventure used a dominant game from conference player of the year Andrew Nicholson to win its first Atlantic 10 tournament championship and advance to the NCAA tournament.
The Minutemen cut a 16-point deficit to one in the closing minutes, but ultimately fell to St. Bonaventure in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament.
After being down 16, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team made a run, culminating with a missed shot on a potential game-winner.
Join us live from Atlantic City with tweets from Collegian sports writers Jackson Alexander, Stephen Hewitt and Stephen Sellner.
UMass reversed its first-half shooting skid with a stellar second-half performance to knock off top-seeded Temple on Friday afternoon.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team defeated Temple, 77-71, in Atlantic City, N.J., to advance to the Atlantic 10 semifinals to face either St. Bonaventure or St. Joseph’s.
Join us live from Atlantic City with tweets from Collegian sports writers Jackson Alexander, Stephen Hewitt and Stephen Sellner.
UMass tips off with Temple in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals just nine days removed from its overtime loss to the Owls.
The top eight Atlantic 10 teams will begin battle at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Friday afternoon in the conference tournament, one that features several storylines and bubble teams.