Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Big 2nd half run nearly gets UMass victory in A10 tourney

By Jackson Alexander

March 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Down 16 points with seven minutes, 29 seconds remaining, it appeared that not only would the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s season end, it would end in blow out fashion. Facing a 70-54 deficit, the Minute...

Live blog: UMass vs. St. Bonaventure – A-10 semifinals

By Collegian Sports Staff

March 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts Minutemen take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament. UMass vs. St. Bonaventure...

2nd-half surge fuels UMass in A-10 quarterfinals victory

By Stephen Sellner

March 9, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – When Jesse Morgan iced the game with a pair of free throws, he completed an improbable second-half surge in which the Massachusetts men’s basketball team played arguably its best half of the seas...

UPDATED: UMass defeats Temple, 77-71, in A-10 quarterfinals

By Jackson Alexander

March 9, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Also see: UMass uses 2nd half surge to beat Temple ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A week after earning a trip to Boardwalk Hall, Massachusetts men’s basketball team coach Derek Kellogg secured arguably the biggest win of his tenu...

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...