Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Freddie Riley shows first sign of offensive production in win over ECU

By Taylor C. Snow

December 23, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

On the offensive end, Freddie Riley has not looked comfortable this year for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. But in Saturday’s game against East Carolina, he finished with a grin on his face, looking more like the Freddie ...

Streaky Minutemen down East Carolina for 4th consecutive victory

By Daniel Malone

December 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

No, it wasn't the prettiest of performances, but for a Massachusetts men's basketball team looking to pad its win-loss record before jumping into Atlantic 10 Conference play in a few weeks, the Minutemen's 88-81 win over East Carolina on ...

Jesse Morgan’s career-high 35 points steer Minutemen to win over Ohio

By Daniel Malone

December 20, 2012

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

It's not often that the play of the Massachusetts men's basketball team has people making comparisons to past UMass greats like Julius Erving and Marcus Camby. But for one night, junior guard Jesse Morgan had people rushing to check the s...

Sampson Carter has another strong game in starting center role

By Stephen Hewitt

December 16, 2012

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

SPRINGFIELD – On paper, the idea of starting Sampson Carter at center instead of Cady Lalanne seems silly. Carter is listed at 6-foot-8, 220 pounds, while Lalanne is listed at 6-foot-9, 250 pounds, and before the Massachusetts...

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...