Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Former UMass star Tony Gaffney signs with Celtics

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

April 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Former Massachusetts men's basketball player, Tony Gaffney has signed a contract with the Boston Celtics and could possibly suit up for the team's game tonight in Chicago. According to The Daily Hampshire Gazette, the signing also ...

Calipari and Kellogg relationship will pay dividends

By David Brinch

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

This past Massachusetts men’s basketball season can be summed up in nine simple words which will leave UMass fans with an optimistic view for years to come. The talent is there. The results were not. Be patient. The Minutemen...

Expectations now clear for young UMass team going into off season

By Adam Miller

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

As a second-year head coach, Derek Kellogg didn’t know what to expect on a team with one senior and nine players who never saw a minute of basketball for last year’s Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Next year, expectations...

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....

Minutemen victorious in Pick-up Invitational

By Collegian Sports Staff

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Failing to qualify for both the NCAA Tournament and the National Invitational Tournament, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team settled for participating in the UMass Recreation Center Pick-up Invitational Tournament…thing. Over...

UMass falls to Richmond in A-10 Quarterfinals

By Adam Miller

March 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Atlantic 10 tournament has not been kind to Ricky Harris and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. In a year when the Minutemen least expected it, they won their first A-10 tournament game in eight years against Charlotte,...

Harris leading UMass to tournament in rebuilding year

By Adam Miller

March 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Even as a freshman, Ricky Harris built a reputation on stepping up for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team when the postseason is on the line. He scored seven points in seven minutes against Alabama in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament ...

Minutemen face Richmond in second round

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

This is uncharted territory. For the first time since 2002, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is playing a second game in the Atlantic 10 tournament tonight when it takes on third-seeded Richmond in Atlantic City. After...

Minutemen win first A-10 tournament game since 2002

By David Brinch

March 10, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The drought is now over. For the first time in eight seasons, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team defeated an opponent in the Atlantic 10 tournament, as the Minutemen (12-19, 5-11 A-10) upset Charlotte on Tuesday ...

Minutemen look to end A-10 Tournament woes

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

It may have just snuck into the Atlantic 10 Tournament, but that is no discouragement for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Despite holding the No. 11-seed – the second to last seed in the tournament – based on t...

A-10 Tournament field set, begin play Tuesday

By Adam Miller

March 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Atlantic 10 Tournament starts today with a new format where all first round games are played at the home court of the higher seed, while the remainder of the tournament will be played in Atlantic City, N.J. The regular season...

Last-second shot launches UMass into A-10 Tournament

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

March 8, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

On his night, Ricky Harris hit the shot he’s dreamed of his entire life. With his team tied at 67 with Rhode Island and a berth into the Atlantic 10 tournament on the line, Harris drove into the paint before hitting a tear-drop...