The Minutemen enjoyed their time off getting rest and watching football while coaching staff spent time visiting recruits across the country.
With only days remaining until basketball season, the Minutewomen are ready to go.
Men’s and women’s basketball set to begin season this Friday, while field hockey and men’s soccer look to continue season this week in postseason.
After leading the Minutewomen in scoring with 15.5 points per game last season, it was announced Monday afternoon that Dillard will play the remainder of her career closer to home at Buffalo.
The Minutewomen take on Colorado in the first round of Omni Hotels Classic in Colorado in need of a more sustained offense.
Despite tying the game three times, the Minutewomen only led once in Saturday’s loss.
The Minutewomen put in a strong effort, but the Bulls were a little better on the defensive end Saturday.
The Falcons moved their win streak to five, while Central Michigan held off Ball State Saturday.
UMass coach Mark Whipple addresses areas of need entering the offseason while returning members of the Minutemen expressed optimism at the team’s chances in 2015.
The Bulls offense put up 548 yards of total offense and six touchdowns while UMass struggled in all phases of the game.
UMass allowed 548 total yards in a loss to Buffalo in a game which Minutemen coach Mark Whipple said the team “obviously” wasn’t good enough.
UMass tight end Jean Sifrin said timing will play a major factor in whether he will declare for the NFL draft at the conclusion of the Minutemen’s 2014 season.
The Huskies took over the top spot in the MAC West in a close game against the Rockets while the Bulls erupted for 55 points in an easy victory.
A pair of Mid-American Conference stalwarts pulled out victories late, while a missed extra point cost Western Michigan.
The Zips silenced a strong Pittsburgh running attack en route to a 21-10 upset victory.
The Bobcats used a strong rushing attack to knock off the Vandals while Buffalo suffocated the Spartans.
The Northern Illinois football team remained undefeated in Mid-American Conference play, while Bowling Green crushed Eastern Michigan
Buffalo, Ball State and Northern Illinois stayed undefeated in Mid-American Conference play with wins over the weekend.
A combination of costly miscues and a strong Buffalo running attack proved to be too much for UMass football to handle in a 32-3 drubbing on Saturday.
The UMass football team may have finally gotten its first win of the season, but the Minutemen must quickly move on in order to prepare for an experienced Buffalo team.