Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass basketball snaps losing skid with 76-66 win over Dayton

By Jackson Alexander

February 23, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Sophomore center Cady Lalanne picked the opportune time for perhaps the best game of his career as a member of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Lalanne helped snap UMass’ three-game losing streak with career...

Cady Lalanne puts whole package together in win over Dayton

By Stephen Hewitt

February 23, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

In losses to Temple and then St. Bonaventure last week, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg wasn’t happy with Cady Lalanne’s energy. Sure, the sophomore center had dominated the first half of each of those...

UMass men’s hoops tries to right ship against Dayton

By Stephen Sellner

February 22, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Thirteen days ago, all was looking bright for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. UMass had just stomped Saint Joseph’s on Feb. 9 at the Mullins Center to bump its record to 16-6 overall, and 6-3 in the Atlantic 10,...

UMass men’s hoops looks to get back on track at St. Bonaventure

By Stephen Sellner

February 20, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

When the clock hit all zeros in Saturday's 1-point loss to Temple, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s likelihood of making the NCAA Tournament as an at-large bid took a major hit. Losses at Virginia Commonwe...

Hewitt: Time running out on UMass basketball’s NCAA tournament chances

By Stephen Hewitt

February 19, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg says he hasn’t been sleeping too well lately. It would be hard to blame him, considering his team is not only fresh off back-to-back losses last week, but, in the majori...

UMass men’s hoops closes rivalry with 83-82 loss to Temple

By Stephen Sellner

February 17, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

For 39 minutes, 42 seconds, the possible final chapter of a storied rivalry between the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and Temple was everything fans on both sides could have asked for. UMass had the ball down by...

Last-second strategy becomes predictable in UMass basketball loss to Temple

By Stephen Hewitt

February 16, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It had happened so many times that it became predictable. With 17.6 seconds left, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was down one with the ball, a situation it has become quite familiar with over the course of a season that has been ...

Second half collapse costs UMass men’s hoops at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 15, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the Massachusetts men’s basketball team headed into the locker room at halftime on Thursday, all seemed to be going right. Raphiael Putney seemed to have found his shooting form, the Minutemen controlled the pace of the...

Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

February 14, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

When Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams thinks about what the pace of the game will be like during Thursday night’s road contest at Virginia Commonwealth, he can’t help but bring it all back to, of all things, video games. “The game will be pretty fast,” Wil...

Temple Stays Afloat in Conference Play, VCU Edges Charlotte

By Mark Chiarelli

February 12, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite a 15-7 record heading into Saturday’s matchup with Dayton, the Temple men’s basketball team possessed a mediocre 4-4 Atlantic 10 Conference record. Looking to break away from the pack, the Owls simply couldn’t affor...

Notre Dame prevails in 5OT thriller, Miami handles UNC

By Tom Mulherin

February 12, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Those in attendance for the Notre Dame and No. 11 Louisville men’s basketball teams sat through the end of the regulation as both sides headed into extra time. Five overtimes and a three-point differential later, the Fighting...

UMass basketball soars to 80-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s

By Stephen Hewitt

February 11, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

There may have been a slight change in schedule, but the results were what the Massachusetts men’s basketball team envisioned all along. A record storm that dumped up to 2 feet of snow on the Pioneer Valley this weekend pushed the start time back five hours, but the Minutemen n...