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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Legislature overrides Baker’s UMass budget cut -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Report: UMass football’s Todd Stafford arrested Saturday morning in Stamford, Connecticut -

Monday, July 20, 2015

UMass names Molly O’Mara newly-created associate director of athletics for communications and PR -

Monday, July 20, 2015

Baker approves state budget, UMass to receive $5.25 million less than legislature’s proposed figure -

Friday, July 17, 2015

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students -

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

UMass professor and poet James Tate dies at 71 -

Thursday, July 9, 2015

State legislators propose budget, UMass could receive almost $532 million -

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cause of death determined for UMass student Chloe Malast -

Monday, July 6, 2015

Nick Mariano, Zach Oliveri transferring from UMass men’s lacrosse program -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Justin King sentenced to eight to 12 years in prison -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two future UMass hockey players selected in 2015 NHL Draft -

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Supreme Court ruling clears way for same-sex marriage nationwide -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Former UMass center Cady Lalanne taken 55th overall by Spurs in 2015 NBA Draft -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Second of four men found guilty on three counts of aggravated rape in 2012 UMass gang rape case -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Boston bomber speaks out for first time: ‘I am sorry for the lives I have taken’ -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

King claims sex with woman was consensual during alleged 2012 gang rape -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Wrongful death suit filed in death of UMass student -

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Derrick Gordon announces he will transfer to Seton Hall

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The Plainfield, New Jersey native returns to his home state in search of a larger role with the Pirates in his final season of eligibility.

UMass basketball scheduled for showdown with Ole Miss in 2015 Holiday Showcase game

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The Minutemen will travel to the MassMutual Center in Springfield for the eighth consecutive season to face the Rebels, who are fresh off a 2015 NCAA tournament appearance.

UMass must contain Bembry in rematch with St. Joe’s

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

After taking over in the first meeting in Philadelphia with 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, the Minutemen are placing an emphasis on stopping Bembry this time around.

UMass offense continues to ride the hot hand

(Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

The Minutemen haven’t had a go-to scoring option all season, and are instead relying on a number of players to fill the void.

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.

Why UMass basketball isn’t a good brand of basketball

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Although watching the Minutemen play might be entertaining to watch, at its core UMass basketball isn’t a good fundamental brand of basketball.

UMass basketball prepares for early start in nationally televised game Tuesday morning against Manhattan

(Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

The Minutemen will look to use their speed and quickness to neutralize the size advantages of the Jaspers in an 11 a.m. start on ESPN.

UMass men’s basketball player Derrick Gordon comes out as gay

Maria Uminski/Daily Collegian

Men’s basketball sophomore Derrick Gordon came out as an openly gay athlete, making him the first active player in Division-I basketball to do so.

UMass’ Derrick Gordon possesses opportunity to be a role model

Maria Uminski/Daily Collegian

After publicly sharing he’s gay, Derrick Gordon now has an opportunity to impact lives off the basketball court.

Strohecker: UMass hoops player’s support of Derrick Gordon exemplifies ‘brotherhood’

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

After sophomore Derrick Gordon came out as gay to his teammates on the men’s basketball team, the team showed its support for him, truly exemplifying “brotherhood.”

Teammates, students react to UMass’ Derrick Gordon’s announcement he is gay

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Campus buzzed on Wednesday as both the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and students responded to Gordon’s public announcement.

UMass men’s basketball set for first round of A-10 Tournament

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

After narrowly defeating Rhode Island in the two meetings during the regular season, the UMass men’s basketball team is now set to take on the Rams for the third time this season in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

UMass men’s basketball prepares for possibility of four games in four days

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

If the men’s basketball team wants to claim its first Atlantic 10 Conference title in 16 years, it will need to win four games in four days to do so.

UMass basketball seniors have one more shot at bringing back hardware

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

Sampson Carter, Raphiael Putney and Chaz Williams played a crucial role in building UMass basketball. Now, the trio looks to finally achieve postseason success.

Trey Davis lifts UMass basketball to 78-74 win at Duquesne

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Trey Davis scored UMass’ final 10 points on Wednesday, pulling the Minutemen past Duquesne 78-74 with a career-high with 20 points.

UMass basketball edges URI

Tony Bolduc from UMass Sports Weekly gives the highlights from the Minutemen’s 70-67 victory over the Rams.

Double trouble: UMass ready to defend Munford, Matthews

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The Minutemen must prepare for a URI team on Wednesday night led by two of the best scoring guards in the conference.

Consistent guard play pacing UMass basketball down the stretch

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The triple-threat play of guards Chaz Williams, Derrick Gordon and Trey Davis has the men’s basketball team poised for a deep postseason run

UMass welcomes VCU to the ‘House of P.A.I.N.’

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

The Minutemen believe intensified defense and protecting the basketball are crucial ingredients to delivering a home win to a projected sold-out Mullins Center crowd.