Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Bonnie Otto begins 24th year at UMass

By David Brinch

November 18, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

Twenty-four years and five head coaches later, Bonnie Otto’s basketball knowledge has increased from when she first began working as the secretary for the Massachusetts basketball team. “I didn’t even know how many guys...

UMass hosts home opener against Ivy League champions

By Adam Miller

November 18, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

Having a good basketball team is generally the last thing that comes to mind when considering Ivy League schools. That stereotype is exactly why Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg feels uneasy about playing...

Kellogg hoping for first home opener win

By David Brinch

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team won five of its past six home openers. The only one UMass didn’t win was last year in their first home opener to Jacksonville State, 75-74, on Nov. 28. The team is 14-3 in home openers,...

Atlantic 10 up for grabs in 2009-10

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Atlantic 10 is not what it used to be. It is not that it is now a weaker conference then in past years, but a lot of familiar faces left the conference making the title up for grabs more than it has been the past two years. Xavier...

Baltimore natives team up at UMass

By David Brinch

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

It’s extremely rare for a Division I collegiate basketball team to have two players from the same city. Take Massachusetts basketball players Ricky Harris and Terrell Vinson, who both come from Baltimore, home to basketball gr...

Team secretary returns for 24th season with Minutemen

By David Brinch

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

Twenty-four years and five head coaches later, Bonnie Otto’s basketball knowledge has increased from when she first began working as the secretary for the Massachusetts basketball team. “I didn’t even know how many guys...

2009-10 Minutemen roster breakdown

By Adam Miller

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

This year’s roster for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team barely resembles anything close to last year’s. On the 15-player roster, 10 of the players have never seen a minute of playing time at UMass. Four of the...

Anthony Gurley feels at home in second year at UMass

By David Brinch

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

It’s Anthony Gurley’s time to shine. With a year under him in coach Derek Kellogg’s dribble-drive offense, all that needs to be answered is if the physical guard will combine with senior guard Ricky Harris to lead a y...

Minutemen face stiff competition in 2009-10

By Adam Miller

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

It has been awhile since the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had a schedule as tough as the one it will have this year. UMass coach Derek Kellogg even goes as far as calling himself crazy at times for putting such a demanding...

Kellogg leading UMass in right direction

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

November 17, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

When Derek Kellogg played for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, the team was much different than it is today. Games were nationally televised, the Mullins Center was packed and the state was in love with the team. Today,...