Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass dominating rebounds

By David Brinch

January 26, 2010

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is currently in the midst of a five-game losing streak, including to two nationally ranked opponents in No. 19 Temple and No. 25 Baylor. But the Minutemen have dominated opponents, including the Bears and Owls, in the category of reboundi...

Dukes roll past Bonnies, Owls route Rams

By Ben Lambert

January 25, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Sophomore Melquan Bolding drilled a 3-point basket with 3.4 seconds remaining to lift Duquesne over visiting St. Bonaventure 70-69 on Saturday. Bolding was the third highest scorer for the Dukes on the night, draining 14 points. Junior...

Poor shooting dooms Minutemen at No. 25 Baylor

By Adam Miller

January 24, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team had its worst shooting night of the season (24.2 percent from the field, 17.2 percent from 3-point range) as Baylor overpowered the Minutemen, 71-45, with its size-up front. Guard ...

UMass prepare for third nationally ranked opponent

By David Brinch

January 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

It doesn’t appear to be getting any easier for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. After suffering its fourth straight loss Wednesday night to St. Bonaventure, 70-69, at the Mullins Center, the Minutemen face anoth...

Last-second shot misses to give UM fourth straight loss

By Adam Miller

January 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

There’s no 3-point shot Freddie Riley is afraid to take. Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg is just as confident in his freshman, even with the game on the line. But no matter how sure Kellogg (or any of...

UM plagued by outside shooting struggles

By David Brinch

January 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Some teams live by it, others die by it. For the Massachusetts basketball team, it’s been a staple of their success the past few seasons, as senior guard Ricky Harris is fourth in career 3-point shots made (240) and third...

Minutemen hoping to snap losing streak

By Adam Miller

January 19, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The last time the Massachusetts men’s basketball team played a team with a prominent shot-blocker was against Richmond on Jan. 13 when forward Darrius Garrett recorded a career-high 14 blocks against the Minutemen as they lost...

Minutemen stumble through winter break

By Adam Miller

January 19, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

While students were on break, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team started its Atlantic 10 schedule after closing out the non-conference games. Although UMass (7-10, 1-3 A-10) finished winter break 2-5, coach Derek Kellog...

Correia seeing more time for Minutemen

By David Brinch

January 19, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

After coming off the bench in 29 of 30 games last season, junior guard Gary Correia was very close to transferring to Boston University in 2009. Correia had backed up guard Chris Lowe during his first two seasons in Amherst, and ...

Ricky Harris still affected by ankle injury

By Adam Miller

January 19, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

One of the questions surrounding the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season was going to be who could step up if captain Ricky Harris wasn’t having a good game or was injured. Since Harris’s ankle injury before the...

Gurley leading despite recent struggles

By David Brinch

January 19, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Going into the 2009-10 basketball season, Massachusetts basketball coach Derek Kellogg knew that with a young and inexperienced team, he would need his older players to step up and set the tone for the Minutemen to have succe...

Gurley’s double-double not enough against BC

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

December 24, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

CHESTNUT HILL — The Massachusetts men’s basketball team hoped to prove its win over Memphis last Saturday was no fluke with a road win over in-state rival Boston College. With two minutes, 48 seconds remaining in the UMass...