Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In its loss to Atlantic 10 foe Richmond, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had the tough task of defending a Spiders’ offense which went off for 51 of their 84 points in the second half. After an Anthony Gurley 3-pointer...

Men’s basketball face off against rival Spiders

By Herb Scribner

January 20, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

On Saturday, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will have another opportunity to knock off a top Atlantic 10 opponent when it returns to the Mullins Center for a contest against Richmond. The Minutemen (11-6, 3-1 A-10) re...

UM men’s basketball team starting to shine

By Jay Asser

January 20, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

While the strength of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team may lay in the backcourt, Terrell Vinson and Sean Carter are proving in the conference schedule that the team’s big men should not be overlooked. Both Vinson a...

Freddie Riley sparks UMass to 73-54 win

By Jay Asser

January 20, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team wrapped up its three-game road trip with a 73-54 win over Atlantic 10 opponent Charlotte to improve its conference record to 3-1 and overall record to 11-6. Guards Freddie Rile...

Duquesne pushing Temple for Atlantic 10’s best team

By Scott Cournoyer

January 19, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Duquesne University men’s basketball team was projected to finish eighth in the preseason polls this season, with three-time Atlantic 10 conference champions Temple University expected to take the crown once again. Last Saturda...

Minutemen have balanced winter break

By Herb Scribner

January 18, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

Even though the Massachusetts men’s basketball team drew even with its six games over the break (three wins, three losses), the team can walk back on campus with two convincing Atlantic 10 victories under its belt. The break...

UMass offense has cooled off

By Jay Asser

January 18, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

The winter weather has cooled off the Massachusetts men’s basketball offense as of late, an offense that got off to a blistering start in the first month of the season. After scoring 66 points in each of their first eight...

UMass defeats Dayton, 55-50, in first conference game

By Herb Scribner

January 9, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team could not have handpicked a better way to start off Atlantic 10 play than by defeating Dayton, last season’s National Invitational Tournament champions. On Sunday, the Minutemen (...

Seton Hall reaches triple digits in win over UMass

By Jay Asser

December 14, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team could do nothing to stop Seton Hall as it surrendered over 100 points for the first time this season and suffered a loss at the Mullins Center on Saturday night. The Minutemen (7-3)...

Video: UMass falls to Maine, 68-56

By Stephen Sellner

December 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Videos

Videos and production from Wednesday night's game by Stephen Sellner. Press Conference   UMass-Maine Press Conference 12-8 from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. Highlights   UMass falls to Maine, 68-56 from Daily Colle...

UMass to play 7 games over winter break

By Herb Scribner

December 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

There’s no place like the Mullins Center for the holidays. As the University of Massachusetts campus empties out as students travel to their various destinations, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will play a slew of games over winter break. Th...

UMass drops 2nd-straight game to Black Bears at Mullins

By Jay Asser

December 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team had its worst offensive night of the season, dropping its first game on its home floor at the Mullins Center, 68-56, against Maine on Wednesday night. Heading into halftime locked in...