In the two years the A-10 has used its current 14-team bracket, no team that has played on the first Wednesday has advanced past the second round of the tournament.
UMass men’s basketball looks to put conference struggles behind them heading into A-10 tournament Wednesday
Minutemen take on Saint Joseph’s in opening round of A-10 tournament in Pittsburgh Wednesday.
Despite career games from Malik Hines and Chris Baldwin, UMass can’t hold the lead in final minutes against St. Bonaventure.
Derek Kellogg: ‘I wouldn’t say any starting lineup is secure at this point’ for UMass men’s basketball
Zach Lewis, DeJon Jarreau propel Kellogg’s brand of “UMass basketball” in the win against La Salle.
The Minutemen had a chance to build some momentum heading into the final five games of the season with St. Joseph’s and Duquesne back-to-back on their schedule. Instead, the Dukes extended their lead to as much as 42 in the second half.
Boasting a primarily veteran lineup, URI’s experience trumped UMass’ youth.
The Minutemen return a talented group led by Donte Clark and bring in a promising group of freshmen for the new season.
Trey Davis is leading the Minutemen with his 3-point shooting and steady play as the team’s senior point guard.
Colonials down URI late, stay undefeated at home.
Space, a graduate student, and Davis, a senior, became friends in Dallas back in sixth grade and have reunited for one final season together.
The Minutemen face an uphill battle as they try to eliminate second half struggles over the final 13 games.
Shaheed Davis recorded the game-winning basket for the Knights to hand the Minutemen its first losing streak of the season.
The Minutemen have won their last 11 meetings against the Terriers with the last head-to-head loss coming in 1988.
After narrowly defeating Rhode Island in the two meetings during the regular season, the UMass men’s basketball team is now set to take on the Rams for the third time this season in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
Some were ready to pull the plug on the Minutemen as a legitimate contender after they fell to George Mason 91-80. But after Friday’s 80-75 victory over VCU, fans shouldn’t be going anywhere.
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.