Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass basketball retires Marcus Camby’s No. 21

By Stephen Hewitt

January 20, 2013

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

Growing up, Marcus Camby always looked up to Julius Erving. Now, whenever he looks up to the Mullins Center rafters, he’ll see his name and number alongside his. Camby, one of the greatest basketball players to ever put...

Late run comes up short for UMass men’s hoops in loss to GW

By Stephen Sellner

January 19, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team needed a made free throw, but instead got a miss. Then, on the rare occasion when the team needed a miss, it got a make. And that was the kind of game it was for the Minutemen, who...

UMass men’s hoops pulls away late to top Duquesne

By Stephen Sellner

January 17, 2013

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

Those who have followed the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season had seen this movie play too many times before. UMass plays a strong first half and watches as the opposition storms out of the locker room to ...

UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan out for the season with torn ACL

By Stephen Sellner

January 15, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

It appears that the status of Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Jesse Morgan’s right knee is worse than initially believed. Initially ruled as a sprain, it was announced Tuesday that Morgan has a torn ACL in his right knee and w...

UMass hoops escapes at Fordham for first conference victory

By Stephen Sellner

January 13, 2013

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

NEW YORK — Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg watched as his squad’s 10-point lead midway through the second half dwindled and dwindled until all of a sudden Fordham cut the deficit to two with one minute,...

Trey Davis logs quality minutes in UMass basketball win over Fordham

By Stephen Hewitt

January 13, 2013

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

NEW YORK — When Chaz Williams missed a layup in the first half of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s victory over Fordham on Sunday afternoon, the junior point guard had an unlikely teammate giving him heat for it. Stan...

UMass men’s hoops outlasted at Saint Louis in conference opener

By Stephen Sellner

January 11, 2013

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

If Thursday night’s Atlantic 10 opener is any indication, fans will have to make sure to get their popcorn ready for conference play. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team stayed neck-and-neck with Saint Louis the entire affa...

UMass basketball set for Atlantic 10 opener against Saint Louis

By Stephen Hewitt

January 10, 2013

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

Thirteen games into the 2012-13 season, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg is still trying to learn things about his team. Sure, his Minutemen are 10-3 and have beaten the teams they have been expected to beat, but any...

Riley, Esho integral in UMass double-digit victory

By Stephen Sellner

January 5, 2013

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

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team looked out of whack. Eastern Michigan was set up in its zone defense, as the Minutemen tried to move the ball around the perimeter to create some sort of offense. But as it turned out, all UMass c...

UMass hoops runs winning streak to 7 with victory over Eastern Michigan

By Stephen Hewitt

January 5, 2013

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

For once, there were no dramatics, no surviving or last-second finishes for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Instead, the Minutemen finally, it seems, treated their fans to a comfortable victory and heading home encouraged as the team exits its non-conference schedule and into the b...

UMass men’s hoops survives at Miami (Ohio)

By Stephen Sellner

January 3, 2013

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

The calendar may have turned to 2013, but apparently the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s New Year’s resolution wasn’t to eliminate nail-biting victories. Its most recent case came Wednesday night when UMass trai...

Maxie Esho, bench play, spur UMass to sloppy win at Northern Illinois

By Stephen Hewitt

December 29, 2012

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

The key ingredients were temporarily missing from the recipe. Amidst a sloppy first half Saturday against Northern Illinois, arguably the three most important players for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team – Chaz Williams,...