Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

UMass extends unbeaten streak with victory in the Cage

By Ben Lambert

November 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Tradition was heavy in the air as the Massachusetts men’s basketball team took the court on Saturday afternoon. The team survived a late scare to defeat in-state opponent Holy Cross, 83-76, in the first UMass game at Curry...

Sean Carter reclaims starting spot and contributes to UMass wins

By Jay Asser

November 28, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Through its six wins to begin the season this year, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has received significant contributions from a number of players. The latest addition to that group is junior center Sean Carter. Carter ...

Minutemen receive balanced attack in win over TCU

By Ben Lambert

November 22, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team couldn’t quite get into a rhythm to start Monday’s game against Texas Christian. Nevertheless, the Minutemen pulled out a lopsided 67-48 victory over the Horned Frogs with a balanced ...

Farrell playing well since returning from injury

By Herb Scribner

November 22, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

If there’s one player the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is glad to have back, it’s guard Javorn Farrell. “Two wins against two very good teams can be correlated to him being back in the lineup,” UMass coach Derek...

Minutemen extend winning streak to three games

By Stephen Hewitt

November 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Nine years ago, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team rolled into Springfield in search of a 3-0 start to its season. Against a tough opponent in Oregon, who would later advance to that season’s Elite Eight, the Minute...

Improved defense crucial in win over Aggies

By Herb Scribner

November 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Since the opening of the season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has found its way to victory through gigantic offensive pushes. On Saturday night against New Mexico State at the MassMutual Center in Springfield,...

Video: UMass holds off Sacred Heart

By Scott Cournoyer

November 20, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

UMass holds off Sacred Heart from Daily Collegian on Vimeo. After their huge comeback win against Rider, the Minutemen saw the tables turned against Sacred Heart as a 15-point lead dwindled down to just four in the closing se...

UMass to play in the birthplace of basketball

By Herb Scribner

November 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Hannah Cohen/CollegianThe Massachusetts men’s basketball team will have its first set of games away from the Mullins Center this weekend. Even so, the Minutemen (2-0) will travel just about 30 minutes away from Amherst to compete at ...

Minutemen getting it done differently in post-Harris era

By Herb Scribner

November 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Hannah Cohen/CollegianOne of the main questions for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team as they entered the season was who was going to pick up the 20-point hole that Ricky Harris left town with. So far into the season, the scori...

GWU claims first win of season over Marist

By Stephen Sellner

November 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The George Washington men’s basketball team rebounded from its opening loss to Boston University to claim its first win of the season over Marist, 79-59.  Tony Taylor led the Colonials’ offense with his game-high 23 p...

Minutemen escape Sacred Heart, 73-65, on Wednesday

By Adam Miller

November 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

If there’s anything the Massachusetts men’s basketball team learned from its first win of the season against Rider, it’s that no lead is ever insurmountable for a young, scrappy team. The Minutemen (2-0) almost l...