Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass basketball holds off Elon in overtime

By Stephen Hewitt

December 15, 2012

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

SPRINGFIELD – Some say that repetition is the key to success. And when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team plays in close games, that saying can certainly be applied. There were no buzzer-beaters or last-second,...

UMass basketball center Cady Lalanne reinstated after serving suspension

By Stephen Hewitt

December 14, 2012

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

After serving a nearly two-week suspension, Massachusetts men’s basketball center Cady Lalanne was reinstated to the team on Friday by UMass athletic director John McCutcheon. Lalanne, who was arrested for his role in an...

Temple, Charlotte remain undefeated

By Christopher Corso

December 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Charlotte men’s basketball team continues to breeze through its early schedule, now holding a 7-0 overall record after defeating East Carolina 76-64 this weekend. The 49ers have relied on the play of senior forward Chris Braswell all season lo...

Miami (Fla.) outlasts UMass men’s hoops

By Stephen Sellner

December 3, 2012

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

The late-game heroics finally ran out for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Miami (Fla.) was too much in the second half Saturday as the Hurricanes wore down UMass with a 24-10 spurt to close out the game, topping the Minu...

UMass basketball escapes with another last-second victory

By Stephen Hewitt

November 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

ALBANY, N.Y. – Derek Kellogg said he was disgusted. Watching his team get out to an ugly start, the Massachusetts men’s basketball coach was unhappy to say the least as the Minutemen sat in the locker rooms at halftime with a 10-point deficit blankly staring them in the ...

UMass has a flare for the dramatic

By Stephen Sellner

November 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Massachusetts men’s basketball team has had a flare for the dramatics early on this season. Wednesday night’s 64-63 victory at Siena after Chaz Williams’ tough bucket down the lane with 3.3 seconds remaining ...

All roads lead to UMass for Chaz Williams

By Jackson Alexander

November 20, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

After turning around the program in just one year, and restoring some of the hype that surrounded the team in the heyday of Massachusetts men’s basketball, most people around campus are aware of point guard Chaz Williams’ ...

Minutewomen fall to Central Connecticut in first road game

By Daniel Malone

November 14, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team lost 78-69 to Central Connecticut State on Tuesday in an out-of-conference matchup that kicked off the team’s early season road schedule. Sophomore guard Emily Mital led the Minutewom...

Sampson Carter emerges as unlikely hero in season-opening win

By Stephen Hewitt

November 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

It hadn’t exactly gone according to script. Sampson Carter has never been the most athletic or talkative player in the gym in his time in Amherst. Calmly and quietly, the Massachusetts men’s basketball forward has gon...

UMass beats Harvard at buzzer in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off game

By Stephen Sellner

November 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

For almost 39 minutes, 59 seconds, Sampson Carter couldn’t buy a basket. He was 0-for-2 from the field, including a missed lay-up, and after missing the final 30 games of last year with a hip injury and not suiting up for ...

UMass basketball takes on Harvard in season opener

By Stephen Hewitt

November 12, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Chaz Williams admitted he hasn’t been able to sleep much in the last few days. Aside from watching some basketball games on television over the weekend, the Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard can’t stop thinking about hi...

UMass basketball prepares for exhibition game against AIC

By Stephen Hewitt

November 2, 2012

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has a few ideas in mind of what his starting five may look like, but he’s not completely sure just yet. It may not be indicative of what it will look like in the team’s season op...