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Inexperience in the frontcourt and half-court defense will be the Achilles heel for the Minutemen this season.
Clark needs to be the main scoring option for the Minutemen this season, has improved focus on defense and rebounding over offseason
The Plainfield, New Jersey native returns to his home state in search of a larger role with the Pirates in his final season of eligibility.
The sophomore guard averaged 3.3 points in 10.7 minutes per game last season for the Minutemen.
Today on the Boston Marathon edition of Inside the Park, Marc and Jesse Mayfield-Sheehan debate whether or not convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should receive the death penalty. The Boston Bruins fired their general manager Peter Chiarelli after just missing the playoffs this year. Good move or bad move? What’s next for the team? Massachusetts Daily Collegian sports editor Mark Chiarelli joins the show to catch us up with Derrick Gordon one year after his announcement as an openly gay college athlete. And if you were the manager of the Boston Red Sox, how would you arrange the starting rotation?
Gordon officially announced his decision to transfer in late March, leaving behind a community which embraced him in search of a more prominent role and a path to the NBA.
The junior guard announced Tuesday he will transfer from the Massachusetts men’s basketball program in what UMass coach Derek Kellogg called a “mutual decision.”
The Minutemen were not selected to the NIT tournament, effectively ending their season. Now, the process of evaluating and looking forward to next season begins.
Following an 87-65 loss to George Washington, Derek Kellogg said his team needs to look in the mirror as it prepares for the Atlantic 10 tournament.
The Minutemen defeated Fordham 82-74 backed by a solid 20-point performance from Derrick Gordon.
The Rams are winless in conference play, but Derek Kellogg and the rest of the Minutemen know they can’t take them lightly.
The Minutemen held off a late Billikens rally and won their second game in a row behind strong play from center Cady Lalanne.
UMass basketball prepares for a Rhode Island team which features the best defense in the Atlantic 10 Conference and a formidable scorer in guard E.C. Matthews.
Davidson visits the Mullins Center as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference for the first time Wednesday night.
The Minutemen withstood a George Mason run predicated on offensive rebounding to win 66-62 Sunday at the Patriot Center.
Led by a game-high 19 points from Maxie Esho, the Minutemen used quickened tempo and a full team effort to down the Explorers 71-65 Wednesday night.
Trey Davis finished with 25 points on 10-for-11 shooting while Derrick Gordon chipped in with 19 in Minutemen’s 87-82 win on Tuesday.
The Minutemen used late heroics from Derrick Gordon and Donte Clark, combined with a 25-point performance from Trey Davis, to beat Iona Tuesday Night.
The Minutemen have lost five of their last six games and return to the Mullins Center to face the Gaels in the final non-conference game of the season.