Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Harris wills UMass to keep season going

By David Brinch

March 7, 2010

Senior guard Ricky Harris admitted to being the most nervous he has ever been before he was honored at the Mullins Center Saturday afternoon. Those nerves produced a game-high 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists, as...

Minutemen risk missing A-10 Tournament with loss

By David Brinch

March 4, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team might now have to try to clinch an Atlantic 10 Tournament birth without one of its best players, and could rely on another team losing just to get by. The Minutemen (10-19, 4-11 A-10)...

Win over La Salle gives UMass a spot in A-10 tourney

By David Brinch

March 2, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team needs to do one thing in order to make it into the Atlantic 10 Tournament. Win – sooner, rather than later. The Minutemen (10-18, 4-10 A-10) take on La Salle in their final regular...

Playoff picture still uncertain in A-10

By David Martin

March 2, 2010

As the men’s basketball season draws to a close, one cannot help but wonder where their teams will end up this postseason, as many seeds are still ripe for the taking. Near the top of the Atlantic 10 conference, the first-place...

UMass needs better scheduled games, familiar opponents

By Adam Miller

March 2, 2010

If you’ve been to a Massachusetts men’s basketball game this season, you’ve probably noticed that the Mullins Center is a little more empty than usual. Although based on the empty seats I’ve seen at most games, you...

Minutemen fall to Dayton’s high-flying offense

By Adam Miller

February 28, 2010

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg knew that playing an away game against Dayton was going to test his young team. He also knew that with an NCAA Tournament bid on the line, the Flyers were going to be diffic...

Minutemen still looking for A-10 bid, travel to Dayton

By Adam Miller

February 26, 2010

Although getting an NCAA Tournament berth is out of the question, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team still has something to fight for: making the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The Minutemen (10-17, 4-9 A-10) are 1.5 games...

Ricky Harris’ 23 points not enough against Saint Louis

By Adam Miller

February 21, 2010

Another solid performance by guard Ricky Harris did little to offset Saint Louis, as it shrugged off a first-half scare by the Massachusetts men’s basketball team to win, 69-56. After scoring less than 20 points for the first...

Loss of Javorn Farrell felt in UMass’ loss

By David Brinch

February 21, 2010

The Massachusetts basketball team was forced to play without freshman guard Javorn Farrell in their 69-56 loss to Saint Louis Sunday evening. Farrell was ejected early in the second half of the Minutemen’s 66-60 defeat to...

George Washington edges Minutemen

By David Brinch

February 18, 2010

The strongest part of the Massachusetts basketball team’s game was nonexistent against George Washington Wednesday night. In a highly physical game, the Minutemen (10-16, 4-8 Atlantic 10) were outrebounded, 55-34, by the...

Minutemen look for third consecutive win

By Adam Miller

February 16, 2010

While the top half of the Atlantic 10 has been battling for a potential NCAA Tournament berth, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was worrying about just making the one for its own conference. The Minutemen (10-15, 4-7...

Rebounding translates into wins for the Minutemen

By David Brinch

February 16, 2010

When teams rebound the basketball at a higher rate than their opponents, they can generate boards into scoring opportunities and have a better chance of winning games. Just ask the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. The...