Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hoping to shut down Crawford, Xavier

By Adam Miller

February 3, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Even when Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg isn’t scheduling games against tough non-conference opponents, the Minutemen still can’t get away from a difficult schedule. After losing to Charlotte on Satu...

Farrell proving himself on defensive end

By David Brinch

February 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Freshman forward Javorn Farrell has earned a new nickname not only from his teammates on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, but from UMass coach Derek Kellogg as well. Junk Yard Dog. “He’s earning the nickname,...

Minutewomen look to make it two in a row against Bonnies

By Neil Carroll

February 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Men's Basketball

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

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

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

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

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

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

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...