Report: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry a serious contender for UMass men’s basketball head coaching job
Shrewsberry has been on the Boston staff since 2013 under head coach Brad Stevens.
UMass baseball heads to Charleston Southern this weekend for three-game series to kickoff 2016 season.
The Minutemen are eager to get off to fast start in 2016 campaign after starting last year with a 0-5 record.
Despite the departure of former head coach Shaka Smart, the Rams are currently second in the Atlantic 10.
George Washington lost to JMU 14-5 on Sunday while Butler beat Fordham in extra innings.
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.
With postseason aspirations on the line, the Minutemen host Butler in arguably their biggest regular season game in years.
Butler held off Fordham in a close scare on Saturday, while Richmond topped St. Bonaventure in overtime.
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.
UMass women’s basketball kept it close in the first half on Wednesday, but Butler took control of glass and game following the intermission.
After No. 18 Butler raised its Final Four banner, the Bulldogs defeated Marian, while the Orange got two big wins against the UNI and the Golden Griffins. The Blue Devils downed the Tigers, 97-60, in their first game since their national championship win over the Bulldogs.