Minutemen can’t capitalize on power play opportunities in either game.
Minutewomen avenge losses to Hawks and Spiders to clinch spot in NCAA tournament.
Strong midfield and defensive play not enough for Minutewomen, drop 1-0 result to Cardinals.
The junior guard has made 32 free throws in a row and has developed into the Minutemen’s most reliable option at the free throw line in crucial situations.
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is traditionally a team which quickens the pace, forces the tempo and maximizes on its number of possessions. It’s a style of play that, coupled with a hard-nosed defensive demeanor and a willingness to win “50/50” possessions, is coach Derek Kellogg’s definition of “UMass basketball.” Kellogg’s committed to it and recruited the requisite pieces to play it at a high level. But recently, the Minutemen haven’t found themselves in many track meets. Instead, the pace of play is slowing down and the number of total possessions is shrinking. Yet for UMass, which has won three…