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.
Zach Turcotte honored before the game for Senior Day.
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 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.
Minutemen look to build off win on Saturday to top Dukes in battle of teams near bottom of the A-10.
Minutemen pick up their first win at Hagan Arena since 2010 as Donte Clark once again paces UMass offensively.
After starting his first game of the season last Saturday against George Mason, C.J. Anderson has no change in mindset starting games versus coming off the bench.
The Minutemen currently are tied for the second-worst record in conference play through glimmers of hope and growing pains.
Luwane Pipkins’ 3-pointer when in-and-out with 13 seconds remaining as the Minutemen dropped to 1-4 in Atlantic 10 play Sunday afternoon at URI.
Wednesday’s win was the first for the Minutemen in A-10 conference play.
Rashaan Holloway had a career dad for the Minutemen finishing with 22 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, however it wasn’t enough to knock off one of the A-10’s top teams.
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.
The Minutemen used an 18-point first half run to down the Panthers Wednesday afternoon.
Clark became the 50th player in Minutemen history to reach 1,000 career points, finishing Thursday with 27 points and eight rebounds.
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.
Kennesaw State coach Al Skinner returns home to Amherst, where he played in the 1970s.
After narrowly defeating N.C. A&T Tuesday night at Mullins Center, the Minutemen look to build upon arguably their worst performance of the year.
The Mintuemen missed their first 12 3-point attempts Tuesday night against the North Carolina A&T 2-3 zone.
The Aggies enter Tuesday’s Gotham Classic on a seven-game losing streak with it’s only win coming against a Division III opponent.