Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UPDATED: UMass defeats Duquesne, advances to Atlantic City

By Stephen Sellner

March 7, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

As the clock turned to all zeros, Chaz Williams jumped into the arms of Sean Carter as the electric Mullins Center rejoiced. It was a gritty, grind-it-out contest where each team refused to give in. But it was th...

UMass hosts Duquesne in A-10 tournament 1st round

By Stephen Hewitt

March 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With the regular season now in its rearview mirror, it’s now or never for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team if it wants to earn a bid into the NCAA tournament. UMass (20-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10) will play host to No....

Successful season, leads to eight seed for Minutemen

By Jackson Alexander

March 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

After the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s 89-83 win over Rhode Island in the final game of the regular season, UMass head coach Derek Kellogg and a host of media members packed the media room. Before Kellogg began ta...

Big playoff implications on the line as Minutemen face Rhode Island

By Jackson Alexander

March 2, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will conclude its regular season on Saturday when it hosts Rhode Island. The Minutemen will honor seniors Sean Carter and Matt Hill, as the two will be competing at the Mullins Center in a regular...

UMass drops OT heartbreaker at No. 23 Temple

By Stephen Sellner

March 1, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

  If last night’s contest between the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and No. 23 Temple is the final matchup in the storied rivalry, it ended in grand fashion. Trailing 90-88 with 10 seconds remaining in overt...

Minutemen travel to No. 23 Temple

By Jackson Alexander

February 28, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

After suffering its most lopsided defeat of the season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team hits the road for a must-win game against Atlantic 10 leader Temple. UMass (19-9, 8-6 A-10) currently sits in a tie for sixth place in the A...

Morgan looks to snap out of shooting slump in Philadelphia

By Stephen Hewitt

February 28, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team has gone through plenty of highs and lows through its 2011-12 season, but perhaps none more extreme than one of its best shooting threats in Jesse Morgan. The sophomore guard is fourth on the team...

UMass begins crucial road trip at Dayton

By Stephen Hewitt

February 24, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

In the midst of its toughest and most important stretch of games this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will travel west this weekend for a tough road game against Dayton on Saturday night. Each remaining game carrie...

Minutemen search for signature road win

By Jackson Alexander

February 24, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team travels to Dayton on Saturday in search of its first solid road win in nearly two years. It was March 9, 2010 the last time the Minutemen (19-8, 8-5 Atlantic 10) won a road game agains...

UMass grabs 1st win over Xavier in almost 6 years on Tuesday night

By Stephen Sellner

February 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

A big win over a consistently strong opponent can rejuvenate a team, especially if that team – like the Massachusetts men’s basketball team – is in the midst of a losing streak. And last night at the Mullins Center...

Williams leads Minutemen 29 points, 9 assists in victory

By Jackson Alexander

February 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Last night, point guard Chaz Williams reminded the Mullins Center crowd just how good he can be. With support, Williams torched Xavier for 29 points and nine assists, leading the Massachusetts men’s basketball team to ...

Victor Cruz pays visit to UMass

By Stephen Hewitt

February 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Fresh off of his recent Super Bowl victory two weeks ago, a familiar face made a pit stop to the Mullins Center on Tuesday night to pay his alma mater a visit. Victor Cruz, the New York Giants sensation and former Massac...