January 27, 2015

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A bond over basketball: Trey Davis and Zach Coleman’s friendship continues to grow at UMass -

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Panda Bear remains confident, even in the face of ‘The Grim Reaper’ -

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Why I want to be a teacher -

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Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrap up third-place finishes at Dartmouth Invitational -

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UMass’ College of Education to train Pakistani higher education administrators -

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Hao Luong shines for UMass men’s swimming and diving on Senior Day, prepares for end of college career -

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Police Log: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 to Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 -

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Rachel Hilliard, Heather MacLean highlight solid performance from UMass women’s track and field -

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Hockey East: Eichel’s overtime goal pushes Boston University past Vermont -

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Albums to look forward to in 2015 -

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UMass closes ahead of inclement weather -

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Paranormal Research Society seeks to uncover the truth about the supernatural -

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UMass tops Merrimack 4-1 to cap off successful weekend series -

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‘Broad City’s’ second season off to a wickedly funny start -

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Writers respond to State of the Union address -

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St. Bonaventure earns tight victory, VCU clinches 11th straight win in Atlantic 10 men’s basketball action -

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An open letter to the people who were kind when I was struggling -

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UMass club hockey salvages weekend with tie against NYU on Saturday -

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2015 Winter TCA’s announce bevy of show returns and new releases -

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UConn tops Florida thanks to Shabazz Napier

Arizona topped Duke; Memphis won the Old Spice Classic in early season tournaments over the weekend.

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UMass men’s basketball heads to Eastern Michigan after eight-day layoff

Coming off an eight-day layoff, the Minutemen get set to take on Eastern Michigan in their first true road contest.

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UMass women’s basketball falls in overtime to William & Mary

The UMass women’s basketball team lost both games in the Maine Invitational, capped off by an overtime loss to William & Mary on Saturday.

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Chiarelli: For at least this instant, UMass basketball back in national fold

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.

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UMass cracks AP Top 25 poll at No. 24

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.

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UMass men’s basketball wins Charleston Classic

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.

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UMass upsets No. 19 New Mexico, 81-65

The Minutemen used a 20-4 run to defeat New Mexico on Friday, a crucial win as UMass looks to crack the national rankings.

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UMass men’s basketball knocks off Nebraska

Led by Derrick Gordon’s season-high 20 points, the Minutemen defeated Nebraska in the Charleston Classic.

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UMass basketball prepares for three games in four days at 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.

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George Washington shocks No. 10 California

Key nonconference wins by George Washington and St. Bonaventure’s women’s basketball teams headline strong week for the Atlantic 10.

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UMass welcomes Hall of Fame coach to Mullins Center

The Minutewomen host Rutgers on Wednesday, still searching for their elusive first win of the season.

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Trip to Charleston offers UMass chance to integrate younger players into rotation

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.

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Early struggles force UMass women’s basketball to try different lineups

The Minutewomen have had three different sets of starting forwards through the first three games as they try to find the best combination.

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VCU moves to No. 10 with win, La Salle rallies to avoid upset loss

Both VCU and SLU, two powers in the Atlantic 10, remained undefeated to start the season.

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C.J. Anderson, Rashaan Holloway officially sign with UMass

UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg announced the names of two players who signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Minutemen on Monday.

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Veteran leadership offers steady hand in UMass’ win

Led by Chaz Williams, a “mature” group of Minutemen soundly defeated Youngstown State on Sunday at Mullins Center.

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UMass pulls away late to knock off feisty Youngstown State

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.

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Minutemen ready for under the radar Youngstown State

UMass needs to remain aggressive and play its own brand of basketball in order to remain undefeated against a solid Youngstown State squad.

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Sampson Carter living up to offensive potential for UMass

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.

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Defense key for UMass women’s basketball moving forward

The UMass women’s basketball team hits the road for a game against American University on Sunday, with defense as the clear focus.

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Fouls play major role UMass men’s basketball’s win over LSU

UMass men’s basketball and Louisiana State combined for 54 fouls in Tuesday’s late-morning shootout at Mullins Center.

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Duquesne women’s basketball victorious in Maggie Dixon Classic

Fordham and Saint Joseph’s start off 2013 season strong.

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VCU dominates Illinois State in season opener

The men’s basketball season got underway this weekend and there was no shortage of drama, especially in the Dayton-IPFW game.

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UMass men’s basketball hangs on to beat LSU in wild affair

Sampson Carter iced the 92-90 victory for UMass men’s basketball with four late free throws in an exciting, foul-filled game.

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UMass prepares for morning affair with LSU in home opener

Despite limited time to prepare, the UMass men’s basketball team returns to action against an LSU team with similar postseason aspirations.

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Williams, Lalanne offer UMass a stabilizing force in second half vs. BC

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.

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Big second half run pushes UMass men’s basketball past BC

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.

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UMass men’s basketball learns from exhibition, prepares for BC

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.

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Massachusetts Daily Collegian: Nov. 7, 2013 Basketball Special Issue

Massachusetts Daily Collegian: Nov. 7, 2013 Basketball Special Issue.

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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.

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The final act: Chaz Williams looks to leave his mark at UMass

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.

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Chiarelli: UMass has chance to revitalize fanbase

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.

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Refocused: Raphiael Putney hopes to bounce back with strong senior season

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.

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Back where he belongs: Derrick Gordon ready to finally step in for UMass

After sitting out a year, sophomore Derrick Gordon is ready to prove any doubters wrong and get the Minutemen back to the NCAA Tournament.

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Building his palace: Cady Lalanne primed for big season with Minutemen

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.

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Season predictions: Beat writers weigh in on Minutemen’s chances 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.

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Time to dance: 2013-2014 Basketball special issue

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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…

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Veterans provide boost for UMass in exhibition

Standout performances from Sampson Carter, Derrick Gordon and Cady Lalanne provided UMass with enough firepower to outlast American International on Tuesday.

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Youth and leadership keys to women’s basketball success this season

The UMass women’s basketball team enters the season with high expectations for its younger players and emerging leaders.

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UMass women’s basketball seeks redemption

A youthful UMass women’s basketball team is enthusiastic about the upcoming season.

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Minutemen starting to prepare for season opener

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.

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Upperclassmen grasping leadership roles amid heightened expectations

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.

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Minutemen picked fourth in A-10 preseason poll

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.

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Youth making considerable impact as practices resume

UMass men’s basketball begins practices with four new freshmen, all attempting to crack a proven rotation.

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Former UMass star Tony Gaffney given second chance at NBA

Former UMass star Tony Gaffney was invited to Memphis Grizzlies camp last week and hopes to fulfill his dream of playing in the NBA.

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Former West Virginia guard Jabarie Hinds to transfer to UMass

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.

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UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan appears to no longer be with team, sources say

UMass junior guard Jesse Morgan’s career with the Minutemen could be over, according to a report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette.

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Gonzaga gets knocked out, FGCU’s Cinderella run continues

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.

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George Mason set to join Atlantic 10 starting in 2013-14 season

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.

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Hewitt: UMass hoops left out of Big Dance again, but best is still to come

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.

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UMass hoops ends season with first-round NIT loss to Stony Brook

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.

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UMass basketball eliminated from Atlantic 10 Tournament with loss to VCU

The Minutemen scratched and clawed their way down the stretch, but ultimately fell short to the Rams on Saturday in the Atlantic 10 semifinals.

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Sellner: UMass hoops passes eye test for NCAA Tournament

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.

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UMass advances to A-10 semifinals with thrilling 79-74 win over Temple

Chaz Williams dropped 28 points as UMass sprinted past Temple, 79-74, Friday night in the A-10 Quarterfinals at the Barclays Center.

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Temple star Khalif Wyatt shut down in UMass basketball quarterfinals victory

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.

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UMass basketball prevails over GW to advance to A-10 quarterfinals

The Minutemen overcame foul trouble and a poor rebounding effort with clutch plays to beat the Colonials on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.

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UMass hoops survives in spite of rebounding woes, foul trouble

UMass was outrebounded 50-32 Thursday against George Washington and were without Terrell Vinson and Cady Lalanne for the final 2:48.

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Live blog: Minutemen face GW in first round of Atlantic 10 tournament

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.

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UMass men’s hoops kicks off A-10 Tournament Thursday against GW

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.

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For Chaz Williams, Atlantic 10 Tournament means a return back home

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.

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Winning four games in four days no easy task for UMass basketball

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.

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Buying into “The Brotherhood”

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.

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Chaz Williams named to All-Atlantic 10 first team

UMass point guard Chaz Williams was selected to the Atlantic 10’s first team on Tuesday.

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Temple pulls off upset, Colonials win in OT

The Owls rallied past No. 21 VCU, while GW clinched a berth in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

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Chaz Williams uses aggressiveness, swagger in bounce-back performance

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.

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UMass basketball closes regular season with victory at URI

The Minutemen quickly erased their memory of Thursday night’s loss to Butler with a 75-66 win at the Ryan Center against URI.

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Butler spoils near-sellout crowd in convincing win over UMass hoops

Despite a near-sellout crowd, UMass couldn’t keep up with Butler on Thursday night in its 73-62 defeat at the Mullins Center.

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UMass basketball beaten badly on the glass in loss to Butler

The Minutemen were outrebounded 37-20 in Thursday night’s loss to the Bulldogs.

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Sellner: Time is now for UMass basketball fans to pack Mullins

The UMass men’s basketball team eyes a packed house Thursday night when it hosts Butler for its biggest game in recent history.

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UMass basketball ready for highly anticipated showdown with Butler

With postseason aspirations on the line, the Minutemen host Butler in arguably their biggest regular season game in years.

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Freddie Riley, Terrell Vinson’s career paths tie in to program’s resurrection

Seniors Freddie Riley and Terrell Vinson will be honored before Thursday night’s game against Butler for Senior Night.

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UMass hockey staying poised heading into final regular season weekend

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.

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VCU trounces Bulldogs, No. 18 SLU extends streak

VCU had no problem taking care of No. 20 Butler on Saturday, while Saint Louis pushed its winning streak to 11 games.

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UMass basketball uses hot 3-point shooting to edge Xavier

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.

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UMass basketball set for pivotal road test against Xavier

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.

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Week off recharges UMass men’s hoops for final push of regular season

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.

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Cady Lalanne bringing fans back down high school memory lane

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.

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UMass women’s basketball’s losing streak slides to a dozen

UMass women’s basketball lost its 12th straight game, getting shut down by Saint Joseph’s, 87-50, on Wednesday night in Philadelphia.

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VCU beats Xavier, La Salle gets by URI

Virginia Commonwealth defeated Xavier 75-71 on Saturday, and La Salle beat Rhode Island 72-65.

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UMass basketball snaps losing skid with 76-66 win over Dayton

With the help of a career game from Cady Lalanne, the Minutemen ended their three-game losing streak Saturday at the Mullins Center.

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Cady Lalanne puts whole package together in win over Dayton

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.

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UMass men’s hoops tries to right ship against Dayton

UMass tries to end its three-game losing streak against Dayton on Saturday afternoon at the Mullins Center.

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UMass men’s basketball suffers third straight loss at St. Bonaventure

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.

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UMass men’s hoops looks to get back on track at St. Bonaventure

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.

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Hewitt: Time running out on UMass basketball’s NCAA tournament chances

The UMass men’s basketball team’s window of opportunity to make the Big Dance is quickly dwindling.

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UMass men’s hoops closes rivalry with 83-82 loss to Temple

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.

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Last-second strategy becomes predictable in UMass basketball loss to Temple

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.

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Second half collapse costs UMass men’s hoops at VCU

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.

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UMass men’s hoops faces toughest test of season at VCU

UMass travels to VCU Thursday night for a tip-off against the first place Rams on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m.

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Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

Thursday night’s game between UMass and VCU pits the two highest scoring offenses in the Atlantic 10.

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Temple Stays Afloat in Conference Play, VCU Edges Charlotte

Temple escapes a loss to Dayton with a 72-71 victory, keeping its A-10 record above .500.

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Notre Dame prevails in 5OT thriller, Miami handles UNC

Miami cruises to No. 3

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UMass basketball soars to 80-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s

The UMass men’s basketball team was firing on all cylinders Saturday night in its victory over Saint Joseph’s.

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Dunks, alley-oops lift UMass men’s hoops past St. Joe’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.

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UMass basketball set for A-10 clash with Saint Joseph’s

The Minutemen host Saint Joseph’s at 7 p.m. Saturday on ESPN3.

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UMass men’s hoops sails past URI

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.

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UMass men’s basketball finally delivers second half knockout punch in win over URI

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.

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UMass basketball not overlooking URI in rivalry game

The Minutemen will welcome rival Rhode Island to the Mullins Center for a 7 p.m. tip Wednesday night.

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Sellner: UMass men’s hoops playing smarter without Morgan

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.

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Butler regains winning form, Saint Louis continues winning streak

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.

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Late rally falls short in UMass basketball loss to Charlotte

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.

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UMass men’s hoops looks to keep foot on the gas pedal at Charlotte

The UMass men’s basketball team travels to Charlotte on Saturday for yet another difficult test in Atlantic 10 play.

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Chaz Williams delivers again in final seconds to lift UMass basketball

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.

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Raphiael Putney submits strong outing in UMass men’s basketball’s win over La Salle

UMass forward Raphiael Putney scored a team-high 17 points in the Minutemen’s triumph over La Salle Wednesday night.

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UMass men’s basketball travels to Philly to take on red-hot La Salle

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.

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Backcourt battle looms for UMass men’s basketball against La Salle

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.

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Freddie Riley thriving with new attitude, basketball mentality

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.

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Virginia Commonwealth loses rank, Charlotte gets blown out

The La Salle men’s basketball team upset Virginia Commonwealth, while George Washington steamrolled Charlotte in Atlantic 10 action.

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UMass men’s hoops sprints past Richmond

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.

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Hewitt: Strong inside presence emerging for UMass basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team put a stronger emphasis on pounding the ball inside Sunday, something that has eluded it in the past.

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UMass basketball welcomes red-hot Richmond to Mullins

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.

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UMass men’s hoops addressing 2nd half lapses

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.

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UMass basketball retires Marcus Camby’s No. 21

UMass men’s basketball great Marcus Camby was honored Saturday afternoon as his No. 21 jersey was retired in the Mullins Center rafters.

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Late run comes up short for UMass men’s hoops in loss to GW

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.

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UMass men’s hoops pulls away late to top Duquesne

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.

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UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan out for the season with torn ACL

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.

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UMass hoops escapes at Fordham for first conference victory

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.

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Trey Davis logs quality minutes in UMass basketball win over Fordham

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.

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UMass men’s hoops outlasted at Saint Louis in conference opener

The UMass men’s basketball team dropped its Atlantic 10 opener Thursday night when it fell at Saint Louis, 70-62.

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UMass basketball set for Atlantic 10 opener against Saint Louis

The UMass men’s basketball team begins Atlantic 10 play on Thursday night on the road at Saint Louis.

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Riley, Esho integral in UMass double-digit victory

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.

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UMass hoops runs winning streak to 7 with victory over Eastern Michigan

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.

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UMass men’s hoops survives at Miami (Ohio)

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).

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Maxie Esho, bench play, spur UMass to sloppy win at Northern Illinois

The UMass men’s basketball team held off the Huskies for its fifth consecutive victory on Saturday.

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Freddie Riley shows first sign of offensive production in win over ECU

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.

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Streaky Minutemen down East Carolina for 4th consecutive victory

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team withstood several extended East Carolina scoring runs before eventually claiming an 88-81 victory over the Pirates.

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Jesse Morgan rides hottest streak of his career in win over Ohio

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.

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Jesse Morgan’s career-high 35 points steer Minutemen to win over Ohio

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.

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Sampson Carter has another strong game in starting center role

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.

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UMass basketball holds off Elon in overtime

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.

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UMass basketball center Cady Lalanne reinstated after serving suspension

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.

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Temple, Charlotte remain undefeated

The Temple and Charlotte men’s basketball teams continue to cruise through the early season schedule.

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Morgan lifts UMass men’s hoops to road win

Jesse Morgan nailed four 3-pointers down the stretch to lead the UMass men’s basketball team past Northeastern on Tuesday night.

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Minutemen look to bounce back on the road against Northeastern

The UMass men’s basketball team tries to return to the win column when it faces the Huskies at Matthews Arena in Boston.

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UMass men’s basketball player arrested Saturday night

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.

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Hewitt: UMass lacking consistent inside presence

Through six games, the lack of a reliable inside presence is hurting the UMass men’s basketball team, which is struggling to win.

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Miami (Fla.) outlasts UMass men’s hoops

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.

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After another dramatic win, UMass shifts focus to Miami (Fla.)

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.

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UMass basketball escapes with another last-second victory

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.

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UMass has a flare for the dramatic

Nothing has come easy for the UMass men’s basketball team this season, but Wednesday marked yet another thrilling victory, this time over Siena.

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Men’s basketball at Siena live blog

The Daily Collegian men’s basketball beat writers are in Albany, NY covering the UMass game against Siena and are live blogging via Twitter.

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Well-rested Minutemen head to Siena

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team returns to action Wednesday after a 10-day break when it tips off against Siena.

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After rough start to season, Freddie Riley aims to get back into rhythm

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.

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Xavier notches fifth win of season, Charlotte remains undefeated

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.

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All roads lead to UMass for Chaz Williams

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.

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UMass men’s basketball falls short against Tennessee

Jarnell Stokes had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Tennessee past UMass on Sunday afternoon in Puerto Rico.

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UMass wins again at the buzzer to escape Providence

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.

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UMass men’s hoops travels south for Puerto Rico Tip-Off

The UMass men’s basketball team takes on Providence Thursday night in its first game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

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Jesse Morgan makes strong case to return to starting lineup with big game

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.

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Minutewomen fall to Central Connecticut in first road game

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.

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A-10 basketball notebook: St. Joe’s opens with strong victory

The Hawks opened their season with a convincing 61-35 victory over Yale.

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Sampson Carter emerges as unlikely hero in season-opening win

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.

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UMass beats Harvard at buzzer in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off game

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.

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UMass basketball takes on Harvard in season opener

The Minutemen host the Crimson at 10 a.m. as part of ESPN’s 24-hour college basketball marathon telecast.

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Reloaded: UMass men’s basketball has its eyes on the prize in 2012-13

The Minutemen return nine lettermen, including four starters, in a season full of sky-high expectations.

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Sellner: Time is now for UMass men’s basketball

The UMass men’s basketball team faces greater expectations after its strong season a year ago.

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Hewitt: Atlantic 10 is becoming an elite college basketball conference

The Atlantic 10 is creeping into the conversation as one of the best college basketball conferences in the country.

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Jesse Morgan: Something to prove

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.

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2012-13 men’s basketball staff predictions

The Daily Collegian’s Massachusetts men’s basketball beat writers share their thoughts and predictions about this year’s team.

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UMass men’s basketball showcases mix of experience, rookies

The UMass men’s basketball team returns nine players and welcomes in three freshmen to this year’s squad.

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Atlantic 10 preview: Is Saint Louis the team to beat?

The Atlantic 10 presents several different storylines in what should be an exciting year for the conference in 2012-13.

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UMass men’s hoops struggles in exhibition win

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.

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UMass basketball prepares for exhibition game against AIC

The UMass men’s basketball team will host American International in a preseason exhibition game this Saturday at the Mullins Center.

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UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg signs extension through 2016-17

UMass men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg agreed to terms on a contract extension Thursday that could pay him over $800,000 annually.

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Cady Lalanne has big shoes, role to fill

Sophomore center Cady Lalanne will have to replace the energy of graduated center Sean Carter while also filling a void in the post.

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UMass men’s basketball has first practice open to public

The UMass men’s basketball team had its first practice open to the public on Friday evening at the Curry Hicks Cage.

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Hewitt: UMass basketball should start holding Midnight Madness

On Friday, many schools across the country will be holding the phenomenon known as Midnight Madness, but UMass is not one of them.

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UMass men’s basketball tabbed fifth in Atlantic 10 preseason poll

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was selected fifth out of 16 teams in this season’s Atlantic 10 preseason poll.

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Preseason report: Sampson Carter practices, UMass still trying to complete schedule

The Massachusetts men’s basketball was back at practice on Thursday at the Curry Hicks Cage.

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Preseason report: UMass men’s basketball near full strength

With the much-anticipated 2012-13 season approaching, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is back at work.

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UMass basketball lands two new commitments

Derek Kellogg lands a pair of small-forward commitments for the 2013-2014 season.

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UMass men’s basketball announces 2012-13 schedule

After arguably its strongest season under coach Derek Kellogg, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is challenged by 12 postseason teams from last season.

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Boston College to drop UMass from hoop schedule

According to a Daily Hampshire Gazette report, Boston College has decided to call of its annual rivalry game with Massachusetts.

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UMass basketball: Final report card

Men’s basketball beat writers Stephen Hewitt, Jackson Alexander and Stephen Sellner dish out their grades for the Minutemen’s season.

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Minutemen stopped by Stanford in NIT semifinals last night

In the semifinals of the NIT, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team fell to Stanford, 74-64.

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UMass magic runs out down the stretch at MSG in NIT semifinal

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.

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Live blog: UMass vs. Stanford in NIT semis

The Collegian basketball beat reporters tweet live from Madison Square Garden for the NIT semifinal match between UMass and Stanford.

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UMass takes on Stanford in NIT semifinals at MSG

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s season continues on tonight at Madison Square Garden in the NIT semifinals against Stanford.

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Minutemen head to Madison Square Garden for chance in NIT

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.

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Passing of the torch

Sports Editor Herb Scribner expresses how he’s been reacting to the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s recent success.

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Minutemen learning how to play away from Mullins

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.

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UMass basketball enters NIT Final Four after beating Drexel

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.

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UMass tops Seton Hall, advances to NIT quarterfinals

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.

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Vinson clutch down the stretch again for UMass

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.

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UMass faces Seton Hall in second round of NIT

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will play Seton Hall in the second round of the NIT tournament on Saturday morning.

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A-10 teams fall in NIT opening round

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.

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UMass outlasts MSU in NIT 1st round

UMass’ speed and pressure was too much for Mississippi State to contain as the Minutemen march on to the second round of the NIT.

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UMass finally grabs signature road victory

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.

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NCAA weekend features FSU knocking off Duke, UNC

In a weekend of wild finishes, Florida State earned itself a hefty amount of spotlight with its tournament win.

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Do-or-die time as UMass travels to MSU in NIT

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.

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Minutemen upset Temple, fall to Bonnies in A-10 semifinals

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.

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Bonnies capture A-10 title, clinch NCAA tournament bid

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.

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Late rally falls short; Bonnies bounce UMass from A-10 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.

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Big 2nd half run nearly gets UMass victory in A10 tourney

After being down 16, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team made a run, culminating with a missed shot on a potential game-winner.

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Live blog: UMass vs. St. Bonaventure – A-10 semifinals

Join us live from Atlantic City with tweets from Collegian sports writers Jackson Alexander, Stephen Hewitt and Stephen Sellner.

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2nd-half surge fuels UMass in A-10 quarterfinals victory

UMass reversed its first-half shooting skid with a stellar second-half performance to knock off top-seeded Temple on Friday afternoon.

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UPDATED: UMass defeats Temple, 77-71, in A-10 quarterfinals

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.

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Live blog: UMass vs. Temple – A-10 Quarterfinals

Join us live from Atlantic City with tweets from Collegian sports writers Jackson Alexander, Stephen Hewitt and Stephen Sellner.

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UM gets another crack at Temple in A-10 quarterfinals

UMass tips off with Temple in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals just nine days removed from its overtime loss to the Owls.

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A-10 tournament features teams on bubble, begins in Atlantic City on Friday

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.

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