Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen travel to face East Carolina

By Stephen Sellner

December 6, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team looks to rebound from its tough loss at Miami (Fla.) with a date with East Carolina on Tuesday night in Greenville, N.C. UMass (6-3) found itself on the verge of overtaking the H...

Forcing turnovers key to Minutemen success

By Stephen Hewitt

December 6, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

When Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg installed a new up-tempo, run-and-press style of play during the offseason, he did it with many factors in mind. One of those factors was the fact that he has one...

Fast-paced games leading to dry spells for UM

By Stephen Sellner

November 29, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Through its first four games, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was able to pull away from its opposition using a series of runs in which the Minutemen dominated. In the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, the squad got a tast...

Minutewomen fall short on the road at Quinnipiac

By Michael Counos

November 29, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite holding Quinnipiac to 33 percent shooting, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell to the Bobcats, 66-63, on Tuesday night. With just under a minute and a half remaining in the game, UMass trailed by two, and forced...

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 21, 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 21, 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 17, 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...