March 29, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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.

Strohecker: UMass basketball can cement itself among A-10’s best teams with win over VCU

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

In past seasons, men’s basketball has had mixed results in home contests against the Atlantic 10’s top teams, but with a win over VCU, the Minutemen can finally put UMass in that top tier.

Minutemen prepared to deal with “Havoc” defense

Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian

VCU prides itself on playing a ferocious, pressing style of defense—something that UMass will have to overcome in order to defeat the Rams.