With UMass reaching the end of a disappointing regular season, Derek Kellogg decided to make practice interesting by putting starting jobs on the line.
Minutemen show fight late in game, but it wasn’t enough as the Wildcats topped UMass.
Wildcat senior Jack Gibbs scored 32 points in the Minutemen’s 79-74 defeat at Mullins Center.
Minutemen coach Derek Kellogg returns to original starting five in win over Saint Joseph’s.
The Minutemen currently are tied for the second-worst record in conference play through glimmers of hope and growing pains.
Lewis scored a season-high 23 points for the Minutemen, while their bench outscored their starters 27-2 in the first half and 46-16 overall.
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.
Following troubling first half, UMass was much more efficient from beyond the arc in the second.
The Minutemen are 2-2 this season in games decided by four points for fewer.
Luwane Pipkins finished with seven steals as the Minutemen forced UCF into 20 turnovers.
Notebook: Ty Flowers to have increased role for UMass men’s basketball amidst injuries to Baldwin and Jarreau
DeJon Jarreau to miss four to six weeks with a stress facture in his right foot, Chris Baldwin plans to play through broken nose, Ty Flowers next freshman to step up for Minutemen.
UMass and Temple renewed their rivalry Thursday night in a dramatic 70-67 Minutemen victory.
Minutemen are able to pull out a close win over the Owls after failing to execute down the stretch against Ole Miss on Monday.
Despite winning a nail-biter in the final minute against the Owls, Derek Kellogg and the Minutemen feel like there is still room for improvement.
While the future is bright for the Minutemen thanks to a top 30 recruiting class, don’t set your expectations too high for the 2016-17 season.
With a mix of returning contributors and talented freshman, Coleman is ready to lead on and off the court for the Minutemen.
Derek Kellogg, UMass men’s basketball turn page toward 2016-17 following Friday’s season-ending loss
Behind a strong surge at the end of the season, freshman center Rashaan Holloway figures to be key piece for the Minutemen next year.
New York state of mind: UMass men’s basketball heads to Brooklyn for A-10 tournament matchup against URI
The Minutemen and Rams will face off for the third time this season in a conference tournament rubber match.
Seth Berger, Rashaan Holloway look to continue their recent surge as the Minutemen end their regular season with two games in the next three days.