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UMass basketball determined to continue winning streak with date against conference-leading Rhode Island Wednesday

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

With the last four matchups between the Minutemen and Rams all decided by single digits, expect similar results on Wednesday night in Kingston, Rhode Island.

Trey Davis is shooting free throws at a near-record pace for UMass

(Alec Zabrecky/Daily Collegian)

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.

UMass basketball seeks third straight victory against Fordham

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The Rams are winless in conference play, but Derek Kellogg and the rest of the Minutemen know they can’t take them lightly.

UMass drops OT thriller at BYU, 77-71

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Inconsistent play and missed opportunities hurt the Minutemen in Tuesday’s 77-71 overtime loss to the Cougars.

Daunting road challenge awaits UMass basketball Tuesday

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

The Minutemen travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to face LSU in their first road game outside of Massachusetts.

UMass women’s basketball hosts Maine seeking first win

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Despite being 0-2, the Minutewomen believe they are close to finding a winning formula heading into their home opener Wednesday.

Five reasons why you should watch UMass basketball

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Five reasons why you should watch UMass basketball

Chaz Williams to compete in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Former UMass guard Chaz Williams was one of 64 seniors invited to participate in the four-day long tournament in front of NBA and international scouts.

Lineup change backfires in UMass basketball’s season-ending loss to Tennessee

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UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg’s decision to change his starting lineup for the first time this season proved to be the wrong choice in the Minutmen’s NCAA Tournament loss to Tennessee.

A DANCE CUT SHORT: UMass basketball throttled by Tennessee in NCAA Tournament

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The Minutemen couldn’t overcome opening jitters and missed opportunities in a lopsided 86-67 loss to Tennessee in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

UMass basketball set for NCAA Tournament matchup with Tennessee

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After waiting three days to find out its first opponent, the UMass men’s basketball can finally turn its sole focus on Tennessee for Friday’s second round game.

UMass basketball looks to rewrite recent history with Tennessee

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The Minutemen fell to the Volunteers in Puerto Rico over a year ago. Now, under different circumstances, they’re ready for another shot at them.

UMass seeks defensive consistency entering the Tournament

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The Minutemen pride themselves on playing a stingy brand of defense, but recently the defensive performances have been inconsistent, something Sampson Carter and Derrick Gordon hope to change.

Maxie Esho looks to continue to spark UMass basketball off the bench

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Maxie Esho averaged 18.5 points per game and seven rebounds per game in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, but now he must continue to provide that spark off the bench in the NCAA Tournament for the UMass men’s basketball team.

UMass basketball players using upset talk as motivation

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The UMass men’s basketball team is using all the talk about being the “trendy” upset pick in the second round as motivation to make a deep Tournament run.

Derrick Gordon using NCAA Tournament experience to lead UMass basketball

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As the only member of the UMass men’s basketball team to play in the NCAA Tournament, sophomore Derrick Gordon has emerged as a leader in the week leading up to the Big Dance.

UMass basketball faces the challenge of not knowing its first NCAA Tournament opponent yet

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With its second round matchup in the NCAA Tournament days away, the UMass men’s basketball team has to prepare for two different teams, getting the winner of the Tennessee-Iowa first-round game.

Local fans excited to see UMass basketball back in NCAA Tournament

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Nearly 100 fans attended the NCAA Tournament viewing party at Amherst Brewing Company on Sunday to cheer on the UMass men’s basketball team as it ended a 16-year Tournament drought.

UMass basketball snaps 16-year NCAA Tournament drought

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The UMass men’s basketball team snapped a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought by earning the No. 6 seed in the Midwest Region, where it will take on the winner of the Iowa vs. Tennessee first-round game on Friday.

UMass basketball runs out of comeback mojo against George Washington

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Second half comebacks have become the norm for UMass this season, but the Minutemen couldn’t overcome a daunting Colonials deficit.