Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen take 6th place in Battle 4 Atlantis

By Jackson Alexander

November 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team hoped to leave the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament with at least two wins under its belt. This goal didn’t come to fruition as it suffered a pair of 20-point losses, and left the tou...

UMass blows out BC, 82-46, off to 4-0 start

By Stephen Hewitt

November 22, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Also see a highlight reel of the game. CHESTNUT HILL – Boston College built an early lead, but a balanced attack from the Massachusetts men’s basketball team overpowered the Eagles as the Minutemen won decisively, ...

UMass’ depth prevails over Eagles

By Stephen Sellner

November 22, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

CHESTNUT HILL – Depth has been a common theme for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season. Monday night was no different. Junior Freddie Riley snapped his early season dry-spell with 14 points on 6-for-11 sho...

UMass defeats NJIT, improves to 3-0

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 18, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

A sloppy start found the Massachusetts men’s basketball team in the midst of a dogfight on Thursday night with New Jersey Institute of Technology, as UMass appeared to be headed into halftime deadlocked with the Highlande...

Despite the win, Kellogg disappointed with shot selection

By Stephen Hewitt

November 18, 2011

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

Living and dying by the 3-pointer can be a backbreaker for any basketball team. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team went 9-for-22 from beyond the arc in the first half of its contest against New Jersey Institute ...

Offense in full swing as Minutemen cruise to 83-67 victory

By Stephen Sellner

November 15, 2011

Filed under Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s offense was in full swing once again on Monday night. UMass (2-0) sprinted up and down the floor from start to finish despite a plethora of whistles to march its way to an 83-67...

Minutemen rock the cage in 85-67 victory over Elon

By Jackson Alexander

November 13, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Although the season is just one game old, one could only leave Curry Hicks Cage on Friday night feeling optimistic about the rest of the season. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team won its season opener behind the ef...

Chaz Williams dazzles in debut

By Stephen Hewitt

November 13, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Winter Sports

After receiving much praise in the preseason and creating a lot of buzz surrounding the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, point guard Chaz Williams didn’t waste any time in proving his worth on Friday night. Willi...

Rivalry with URI gets tense

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2011

Filed under Basketball

Just when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team could use a win to pick up its spirit, it heads to Rhode Island to take on its highly competitive rival. This will be the 136th meeting between the sides, the longest se...

Maturing Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

In a long college basketball season with a young, developing team, adversity can either bring out the best or the worst in players. For the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, it was the former as it overcame an unusual roa...

Minutemen basketball return home to face Rams

By Herb Scribner

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is returning home on Sunday afternoon after a week that featured travel woes, practice in an airport with a shoe instead of a ball and a win against Atlantic 10-opponent St. Bonavent...

UM men’s basketball team starting to shine

By Jay Asser

January 20, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

While the strength of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team may lay in the backcourt, Terrell Vinson and Sean Carter are proving in the conference schedule that the team’s big men should not be overlooked. Both Vinson a...