Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen look to make it two in a row against Bonnies

By Neil Carroll

February 2, 2010

It is unlikely that this far into the college basketball season, a team would have a losing record at home, but the Massachusetts women’s basketball team is the exception. With a home record of just 2-8 on the season, UMass...

Musketeers pummel Rams, Saunders helps Dukes in win

By Pete Vasquez

February 1, 2010

Sunday’s one-sided affair between Xavier and Fordham revealed a significant gap between the top team in the Atlantic 10 and the bottom – 48 points to be exact. The Musketeers (15-6, 7-1 A-10) tied a Cintas Center record...

Minutemen fall on national television to 49ers

By David Brinch

January 31, 2010

The Massachusetts basketball team hung with one of the best teams in the conference for a while, with a strong home crowd and a nationally televised game. However, the Minutemen (8-13, 2-5 Atlantic 10) could not stop Charl...

Shooting woes continue for UMass in loss to Charlotte

By Adam Miller

January 31, 2010

Like many other times this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team came close to taking a lead over an opponent, but poor shooting late in the second half against Charlotte made it easy for the 49ers to pull ahead and t...

Minutemen host Charlotte on ESPNU

By David Brinch

January 28, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to do something they have not yet done this season. Fresh off their first victory after dropping their last five games, the Minutemen (8-12, 2-4 Atlantic 10) host Charlotte...

Tough non-conference schedule will pay dividends down the road

By Adam Miller

January 28, 2010

After finishing the non-conference schedule with a loss to Baylor on Jan. 23, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg said before practice on Monday that he has no regrets about planning such a difficult schedule. The...

Minutemen snap losing streak

By David Brinch

January 28, 2010

Players from the Charm City stepped up big Wednesday night in the City of Brotherly Love. Behind huge performances from Baltimore natives Ricky Harris and Terrell Vinson, the Massachusetts basketball team defeated Saint Joseph’s,...

Minutewomen host George Washington

By Steve Levine

January 26, 2010

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

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

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

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...

Dukes roll past Bonnies, Owls route Rams

By Ben Lambert

January 25, 2010

Sophomore Melquan Bolding drilled a 3-point basket with 3.4 seconds remaining to lift Duquesne over visiting St. Bonaventure 70-69 on Saturday. Bolding was the third highest scorer for the Dukes on the night, draining 14 points. Junior...