The Minutemen struggled offensively against the Blue Jays Wednesday coming off back-to-back prolific shooting games.
The Minutemen defeated the Tigers in round one of the MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas and move on to Wednesday’s tournament finals.
The Minutemen survived a late second half run from the Crimson to defeat their in-state rival.
Trey Davis scored 12 second half points, including six late free throws and a clutch 3-pointer, to lead the Minutemen to a comeback victory.
Despite trailing for most of the game, UMass coach Derek Kellogg went with a lineup of three guards and two forwards to find the answers for the Minutemen.
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Verbal commits Unique McLean, DeJon Jarreau, Brison Gresham and Chris Baldwin all signed their NLIs Wednesday on the first day of the signing period.
The pair of recruits from New Orleans, Louisiana were deciding between the Minutemen and Miami (FL).
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
After publicly sharing he’s gay, Derrick Gordon now has an opportunity to impact lives off the basketball court.
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.”
Campus buzzed on Wednesday as both the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and students responded to Gordon’s public announcement.