Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen hoping to rebound after loss to Boston College

By Jay Asser

December 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to rebound from its first loss of the season as it returns home to face Maine Wednesday night at the Mullins Center after suffering its first loss of the year over the weekend. On ...

Minutemen trying to improve foul trouble

By Herb Scribner

December 7, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Fouls are a double-edged sword for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. The Minutemen (7-1) not only squander from their own difficulties at the free throw line, but also give up a slew of fouls to the opposition. “Yeah I think that’s what we’re going to work o...

Duke holds off No. 6 Michigan

By Jackson Alexander

December 6, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

Last Wednesday, freshman Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in Duke’s 74-69 win against No. 6 Michigan State in Cameron Indoor Stadium. The defending national champion Blue Devils built up a four point halftime lead and held...

Undefeated streak comes to an end

By Herb Scribner

December 6, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

BOSTON – Through its first seven games this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team earned significant leads only to drop them to its opponent. On Saturday night at the TD Garden in Boston, the Minutemen foun...

Rough first half dooms Minutemen

By Jay Asser

December 5, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

BOSTON –  In an electric environment at the TD Garden, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team struggled in the first half, ultimately leading to its first loss of the season. While the Minutemen have come out flat...

Minutemen look to stay unbeaten against instate rival BC

By Herb Scribner

December 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

On Saturday night, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will compete against Boston College at the TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics in the Boston Tip-Off Classic. The Boston Classic will pit the undefeated Minutemen (7-0) against the historically-strong Eagles...

TD Garden resonates for Kellogg, Minutemen

By Jay Asser

December 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

When the Massachusetts men’s basketball team defeated a high-profile team in Memphis at the TD Garden last season, it turned heads both locally and nationally. If the Minutemen can remain undefeated after Saturday night’s contest against Boston College at the Garden, the...

Last second call keeps Minutemen undefeated

By Herb Scribner

December 2, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

While guard Anthony Gurley scored the final two points to give the Massachusetts men’s basketball team a victory on Wednesday night, he did so without making the final basket. With one second remaining, the Minutemen (7-0)...

Minutemen put undefeated record on the line against Quinnipiac

By Jay Asser

November 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

After starting the season at a blistering pace, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will put its undefeated record on the line in its first true road game of the season against Quinnipiac Wednesday night. The Minutemen (6-0) are one of only 30 teams out of 348 in the nati...

UMass competes in first road game of the season

By Herb Scribner

November 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

For the first time this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team travels out-of-state to Connecticut, where it’ll take on Quinnipiac on Wednesday. The Minutemen have gone undefeated through its first six games while competing in Massachusetts at both home and neut...

Kemba Walker begins season for UConn in stellar fashion

By Eric Mansfield

November 29, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

Connecticut men’s basketball guard Kemba Walker earned Most Valuable Player honors in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, hosted by Chaminade this past week. The junior from the Bronx led the Huskies to a tournament victory with...

Richmond upsets Purdue to win tournament title

By Jackson Alexander

November 29, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

The Richmond men’s basketball team shocked Purdue, 65-54, on Saturday and took home the Chicago Invitational tournament title. Senior guard Kevin Anderson poured in 28 points and helped the Spiders knock off the No. 8 team...