Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Clyde Santee makes most of opportunity for UMass men’s basketball

By Patrick Strohecker

December 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Clyde Santee may have stated his case to get more minutes for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. With his team up by 19 points late in Saturday’s game against Northern Illinois, UMass coach Derek Kellogg decided to...

Cady Lalanne, Clyde Santee shine for UMass in win over NIU

By Mark Chiarelli

December 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg’s mentioned his desire to extend his bench on numerous occasions throughout the season. And while Saturday’s 80-54 victory over Northern Illinois will be largely regarded...

UMass men’s basketball getting production throughout the roster

By Patrick Strohecker

December 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The No. 22 Massachusetts men’s basketball team doesn’t quite fit the new mold that is becoming men’s Division I college basketball. The Minutemen don’t boast a lineup filled with superstar freshmen or potential NBA...

UMass men’s basketball’s offense firing at efficient levels

By Mark Chiarelli

December 11, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg didn’t want the question, or his subsequent answer, to be confused. When asked about the early success of UMass forwards such as Sampson Carter, Raphiael Putney and Ma...

Chaz Williams adds yet another signature performance in UMass’ win

By Mark Chiarelli

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

SPRINGFIELD — Chaz Williams may be entering the final chapter of his illustrious three-year career at Massachusetts, but he’s not done writing new stories. Williams thrilled the 7,331 at the MassMutual Center, taking them...

UMass men’s basketball remains unbeaten with win over BYU

By Patrick Strohecker

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

SPRINGFIELD — It was the perfect homecoming for Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg. Going up against an offensive-minded Bringham Young squad, it was the No. 21 Minutemen that exploded offensively, reaching...

UMass men’s basketball ready for high-scoring showdown with BYU

By Mark Chiarelli

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It feels like a developing pattern for the No. 21 Massachusetts men’s basketball team as it prepares to face Brigham Young University on Saturday at Mass Mutual Center in Springfield. Despite the month of December only beginning,...

UMass men’s basketball pulls away from Eastern Michigan

By Patrick Strohecker

December 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

It wasn’t pretty, but it did the job. Playing its first game as a ranked team in 15 years, the No. 21 Massachusetts men’s basketball team beat Eastern Michigan with a big second half on the road Tuesday night. Trailing by...

UMass women’s basketball looks to end skid against Boston University

By Joey Saade

December 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite her team coming up short in its two games at the Maine Invitational, Massachusetts women’’s basketball coach Sharon Dawley found some positives. While her team suffered a 30-point loss to Maine, and lost a close overtime matchup to William & Mary over the weekend, Dawle...

UConn tops Florida thanks to Shabazz Napier

By Connor McCarthy

December 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With his team down by one in the waning seconds on Monday night, senior guard Shabazz Napier stepped up and hit a game winner to help the Connecticut men’s basketball team defeat Florida 65-64 in Storrs, Conn. This matchup between the N...

UMass men’s basketball heads to Eastern Michigan after eight-day layoff

By Patrick Strohecker

December 3, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It’s been eight days since the Massachusetts men’s basketball team last played a game. And while everything has been smooth sailing for UMass to start the season, it must now prepare for its first true road test of the year when it takes on Eastern Michigan on Tuesd...

UMass women’s basketball falls in overtime to William & Mary

By Andrew Cyr

December 2, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time this season, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team got off to an early lead and looked like it was going to cruise to a win against William & Mary in the consolation game in the University of Maine...