Athletic Director Ryan Bamford looks to hire a new UMass men’s basketball coach by the end of the month.
After extending their lead to 11 in the first half, the Spiders responded with a 22-2 run to drop the Minutemen on their senior night.
With UMass reaching the end of a disappointing regular season, Derek Kellogg decided to make practice interesting by putting starting jobs on the line.
The Minutemen finished with a season-high 12 blocks in their loss to the Patriots Saturday afternoon.
The Minutemen travel to the Gateway to the West to face the Billikens in what will be SLU coach Travis Ford’s first game against his former team.
The Minutemen currently are tied for the second-worst record in conference play through glimmers of hope and growing pains.
Minutemen drop to 2-5 in Atlantic 10 conference play following loss to Fordham Saturday afternoon
UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night
Center Rashaan Holloway finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season, but the Minutemen fell short to the Patriots Thursday night.
Jaylen Adams (29 points) and Matt Mobley (23) combined for 52 points as the Minutemen had their four-game winning streak snapped in the first game of conference play.
UMass freshmen see more minutes in the Minutemen’s 95-77 win over Kennesaw State Saturday at Mullins Center.
Chris Baldwin and Brison Gresham each played minutes at power forward Saturday afternoon, giving the Minutemen options to mix and match lineups moving forward.
With guard DeJon Jarreau back in the lineup, the Minutemen will look to finish out their nonconference schedule strong.
Luwane Pipkins finished with seven steals as the Minutemen forced UCF into 20 turnovers.
Though it only lasted three minutes, highly touted UMass recruit; Brison Gresham finally made his UMass debut
Despite a 4-1 record to start 2016-17, both Malik Hines and Rashaan Holloway feel there is still plenty of work the Minutemen have to do as the season progresses.
Gresham, a 6-foot-9 forward/center was a three-star recruit coming out of high school and will add much-needed depth to the Minutemen’s frontcourt.
No matter where they went, DeJon Jarreau and Brison Gresham were going together. Luckily for the Minutemen, they chose UMass.
While the future is bright for the Minutemen thanks to a top 30 recruiting class, don’t set your expectations too high for the 2016-17 season.
The Minutemen return a talented group led by Donte Clark and bring in a promising group of freshmen for the new season.
With a mix of returning contributors and talented freshman, Coleman is ready to lead on and off the court for the Minutemen.