Trailing 59-51 with six minutes, 14 seconds remaining, the Minutemen watched an eight-point deficit quickly turn into a 20-point hole once Bembry returned to the court.
UMass basketball ready to slow down DeAndre’ Bembry, Isaiah Miles in second meeting with Saint Joseph’s this season.
While the Minutemen held Bembry to just 3-for-13 shooting and 13 points in their first meeting with the Hawks this seaosn, Miles finished with a dominating 27 points and 12 rebounds in a St. Joe’s win
Sanders also spoke of the need for free public tuition in the United States, saying that the value of a college degree is as important today as a high school degree was decades ago.
Leading by 14 at halftime, the Minutemen watched their advantage fall to as few as three with 2:32 remaining before making six free throws in the final minute to walk away with the victory.
Four Minutemen scored at least nine points Sunday in UMass’ 70-64 win at Mullins Center.
The Minutemen dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 11 UMass Lowell Friday night at Tsongas Center, giving the River Hawks a 3-0 season sweep over UMass.
Sanders, who held a rally on campus Jan. 2, will make another stop in Amherst one week before the Massachusetts presidential primaries.
MInutewomen forward Rashida Timbilla finished with 10 rebounds in their win over the Bonnies, and now sits at 954 rebounds with four games remaining in the regular season.
The Minutemen allowed three power play goals to the Huskies in their latest defeat.
On a cold and windy day in Amherst, the Minutemen turned in a lifeless 5-0 loss against Northeastern
Leading by as many as 15 in the second half, Donte Clark hit a corner 3-pointer with the game tied at 52 to lift the Minutemen past the Rams.
Despite the departure of former head coach Shaka Smart, the Rams are currently second in the Atlantic 10.
With the Minutewomen’s 66-57 loss against the Explorers, UMass drops to sole possession of last place in the Atlantic 10.
The Minutemen plan to attack the post to counter the Rams’ high-pressure half-court defense Thursday.
The hockey team, along with the men and women’s basketball team, are now 3-27 combined since Jan. 1.
The Minutewomen dropped their 10th straight game losing to the Rams 60-55.
The Minutemen could never recover after giving up four goals in the first period.
The Minutemen, who are currently riding an eight-game losing streak, will have their hands full when the Terriers travel to Mullins Center this weekend.
The Minutemen host the Black Bears on back-to-back nights this weekend as they look to move up in the conference standings.