Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Maturing Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

In a long college basketball season with a young, developing team, adversity can either bring out the best or the worst in players. For the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, it was the former as it overcame an unusual roa...

Minutemen basketball return home to face Rams

By Herb Scribner

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is returning home on Sunday afternoon after a week that featured travel woes, practice in an airport with a shoe instead of a ball and a win against Atlantic 10-opponent St. Bonavent...

Smooth landing

By Herb Scribner

January 27, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

Maybe the Massachusetts men’s basketball team should have travel issues more often. Whether it was the delayed landing or not, the Minutemen (12-7, 4-2 Atlantic 10) earned another conference victory, 78-69, against Saint Bonaven...

Minutemen take on Saint Bonaventure

By Jay Asser

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Jeff Bernstein/Collegian The schedule doesn’t get any easier for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team as it gets set to take on another formidable Atlantic 10 opponent in Saint Bonaventure on the road tonight....

Easy points, gym time concern for Kellogg

By Herb Scribner

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

On Jan. 22 at the Mullins Center, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had a slew of chances to put away easy points and continue to pressure Atlantic 10-rival Richmond. These chances were ill-fated, however, as the...

UMass struggles to find groove

By Michael Wood

January 26, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Jeff Bernstein/Collegian There has been one fundamental problem plaguing the Massachusetts women’s basketball team in games that it has lost. Unfortunately, it is something that is difficult to play through and even ...

UPDATED: Minutemen safe in Albany

By Herb Scribner

January 25, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team made an emergency landing on Tuesday during its flight to Saint Bonaventure out of Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Mass. No one was injured. According to UMass Athletics spokesp...

The tale of two teams

By Nick O'Malley

January 24, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

Both the Massachusetts men’s basketball and hockey team have come back to Earth. Whether or not that’s a good or bad thing depends on which team you’re talking about. For men’s basketball, preseason expectations wer...

Duquesne continues streak; La Salle wins on buzzer beater

By Scott Cournoyer

January 24, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

B.J. Monteiro scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Duquesne men’s basketball team past Charlotte, 83-67, on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Atlantic 10 conference this season. The Dukes (13-5, 5-0 A-10) are currently...

Only two teams remain undefeated

By Jackson Alexander

January 24, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

The Ohio State and San Diego State men’s basketball teams both picked up conference victories this week and became the final undefeated teams in the nation. Ohio State, the top ranked team in the nation, needed a fie...

Podcast – Men’s Hoops: Good, but not that good

By Nick O'Malley

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Podcasts

From there, they discuss Anthony Gurley's role in the offense, where the team fits in Atlantic 10 and how vital Tracy Morgan is to the Minutemen. (The last one makes sense in context) Right-Click save as to download: CollegianCast 1-23 MHoop Note: I'm experimenting with names. Note 2:  The intro song ...

Spider-bitten

By Herb Scribner

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

Since Atlantic 10 play began, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team adopted a style of play that saw its prolific scorer Anthony Gurley work with the rest of the team in a pass-oriented offense. This was not the case on ...