Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gibbs done for the year after slipping on coaches product

By Collegian Sports Staff

April 1, 2010

Filed under Basketball

Sophomore David Gibbs tore his ACL during a closed rehabilitation practice while playing 1-on-1 with Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg. Earlier this year, Gibbs broke his left foot during practice on Feb....

Minutewomen host George Washington

By Steve Levine

January 26, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Injury plagued and down on its luck, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team looks to gain some momentum today when it welcomes George Washington into the Mullins Center. The Minutewomen (7-12, 1-3 Atlantic 10) have lost t...

UMass battling injury bug

By Steve Levine

January 26, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

As of two weeks ago, a total of five players have struggled with injuries. It started two weeks ago against Saint Louis, when the Minutewomen were forced to play against the Billikens without star player Kristina Danella. The sophomore injured her ankle prior to ...

Minutemen head to Philly to face St. Joseph’s

By Adam Miller

January 26, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Call it a cliché, but the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is only thinking about tonight’s game against Saint Joseph’s. Then again, when a team loses five straight games, it has to worry about winning one game befor...

UMass dominating rebounds

By David Brinch

January 26, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is currently in the midst of a five-game losing streak, including to two nationally ranked opponents in No. 19 Temple and No. 25 Baylor. But the Minutemen have dominated opponents, including the Bears and Owls, in the category of reboundi...

Riley improving shot selection, Groebe contributes for Big Red

By Adam Miller

November 18, 2009

Filed under Basketball

In Freddie Riley’s first game as a collegiate athlete, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg couldn’t wait long enough to pull his freshman out of the game. After going 1-for-9 in the exhibition game against Do...

Tony Gaffney trying to make Lakers’ squad

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

September 14, 2009

Filed under Basketball

Back in June of 2008, when the Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers for their 18th NBA Title, former Massachusetts men’s basketball player Tony Gaffney celebrated. The team he had supported his entire life had won the NBA ...

Derek Kellogg creates challenging schedule to gain national exposure

By Adam Miller

September 10, 2009

Filed under Basketball

Derek Kellogg will only schedule games that are beneficial to the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. By the second-year coach’s definition, that means they need to potentially get the Minutemen on national TV. If it isn’t...

UMass looks to clinch A-10 Tournament berth against La Salle

By Jeffrey R. Larnard, Collegian Staff

February 25, 2009

Filed under Basketball

' By Collegian Staff ' The best way to head into a conference tournament is red hot and on a run. For the Massachusetts men's basketball team, there's not much time left to get hot, and before they can do that, they may wan...

Putney staying out of trouble

By Jackson Alexander

March 3, 2001

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With almost half of the Atlantic 10 season in the books for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, one thing has become evident; it’s a different team with Raphiael Putney on the court. Last Saturday, the 6-foot-9 forw...