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.
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.
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.
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 scored UMass’ final 10 points on Wednesday, pulling the Minutemen past Duquesne 78-74 with a career-high with 20 points.
Tony Bolduc from UMass Sports Weekly gives the highlights from the Minutemen’s 70-67 victory over the Rams.
The Minutemen must prepare for a URI team on Wednesday night led by two of the best scoring guards in the conference.
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
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.
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.
VCU prides itself on playing a ferocious, pressing style of defense—something that UMass will have to overcome in order to defeat the Rams.