Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Another CAA program gets cut

By Nick O'Malley

December 4, 2009

When the Massachusetts football team lost the season finale to Hofstra, neither team could imagine that it would be the last game ever for Hofstra’s football program. Hofstra University Board of Trustees voted unanimousl...

Xavier and Dayton lead the Atlantic 10

By Steve Levine

December 4, 2009

Although the basketball season is still relatively new and over a month remains before conference games begin, the Atlantic 10 teams are starting to round into mid-season form. Headlining the conference are Xavier and Dayton,...

A-10 names 2 Players of the Week

By Herb Scribner

December 1, 2009

The Atlantic 10 men’s basketball division named its two Players of the Week yesterday. Sophomore Andrew Nicholson and junior Shamari Spears received the awards after stunning performances from their respective games. Nicholson...

Bonnies extend winning streak

By Ben Lambert

December 1, 2009

The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team defeated Bryant, 66-43, on Sunday afternoon to reach 6-0 for the first time in the history of the program. The six-game winning streak is the longest since December 2007-08, when...

Hockey East standings get tighter

By Dan Gigliotti

December 1, 2009

After winning handily in two games this week, the Maine hockey team improves to .500 in conference play to move up in the standings. The Black Bears (6-7-1, 4-4-1 Hockey East) captured a win at No. 3 UMass Lowell, 3-1 and another...

Tar Heels survive against Wolf Pack to get back in AP top 10

By Pete Vasquez

December 1, 2009

Seven months after cutting down the nets in the NCAA Championship game, North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams continues to make history. Williams earned his 600th career win on Sunday as the No. 10 Tar Heels prev...

Dukes beat Hawkeyes, Saunders, Wright named POW

By Herb Scribner

November 20, 2009

Duquesne’s men’s basketball team made history on Nov. 17, when it defeated Iowa 52-50. It was the Dukes (2-0) first victory over a Big Ten team in 36 years. The last time the Dukes pulled off such a feat was on Dec. 28,...

Jayhawks hold off Tigers in national championship rematch

By Andrew Morrison

November 20, 2009

No. 1 Kansas outlasted Memphis on Tuesday in the Hall of Fame Classic game, and got off to a 2-0 start with a 57-55 win. The game came down to the final seconds, as the Tigers had a chance to win the game as time expired with...

No. 11 Xavier wins to begin season

By Ben Lambert

November 16, 2009

The Xavier women’s basketball team is ranked No. 11 in the country in the 2009-10 Associated Press Preseason Poll. This is the highest that the Musketeers have ever been ranked, eclipsing their No. 12 mark in the 2000-01...

Despite winning, BU falls out of national rankings

By Michael Wood

November 16, 2009

A four-goal explosion in the first period helped snap a four-game skid by the Boston University men’s ice hockey team on Saturday evening. Home against Merrimack, and in position to lose five straight games, the No. 17 Terriers...

Villanova overthrows No. 1 Richmond

By Ben Lambert

November 9, 2009

The No. 4 Villanova football team won its battle with No. 1 Richmond, 21-20, in the headlining bout Saturday. Senior Brandyn Harvey made a one-handed grab for a game-winning 29-yard touchdown with less than a minute to go to...

Playoff matchups set for A-10 Championships

By Herb Scribner

November 9, 2009

After a final weekend of play, the playoff matchups have been established for the Atlantic 10 Championships beginng Thursday. Fordham will play St. Bonaventure in the first round, which will mark the second meeting between...