Massachusetts Daily Collegian

From shock to awe: UM comes back to top Rider 77-67

By Nick O'Malley

November 14, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

It doesn’t matter who you are, 20 points is a big halftime deficit. But for a young team trying to come into its own that only put up 24 first half points, it’s a colossal one.     So when Freddie Riley sank one o...

Jordan Laguerre signs with Minutemen

By Adam Miller

November 12, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team locked up another point guard for the 2011-12 season with the signing of Jordan Laguerre. He’s currently at New Hampton Prep in New Hampshire. Last year, he averaged 14 points per...

Minutemen begin season at home against Rider

By Herb Scribner

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team opens its regular season on Friday when it takes on Rider. For UMass coach Derek Kellogg and the rest of the Minutemen, the home-opener is less about being concerned with Rider ...

Minutemen take on Judges in preseason game Thursday

By Herb Scribner

November 3, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Fans of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team won’t have to wait until next Friday to get a glimpse at the Minutemen. UMass will hold an exhibition game against Brandeis on Thursday night at the Mullins Center at 7 p.m. “This is our first exhibition game and it’s an op...

Minutemen look to fill holes in offseason

By Herb Scribner

October 26, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team has some holes to fill after losing its top scorer Ricky Harris to graduation. “In losing Ricky, we lost 20 points a game and a guy who’s been here and scored the ball his own career,” UMass coach Derek Kellogg s...

Schedule to benefit ailing Minutemen

By Adam Miller

September 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you’ve gotten used to seeing the Massachusetts men’s basketball team play some of the best teams in the nation on ESPN, you might not like this year’s schedule. In the first two years under UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the Minutemen have p...

Men’s Basketball 2010-2011 schedule released

By Adam Miller

September 8, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Last season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team gained the experience of playing a competitive schedule against some of the nation’s top teams. If there’s anything UMass coach Derek Kellogg learned from those games,...

Anthony Gurley enters 2010 NBA Draft, does not hire agent

By Collegian Sports Staff

April 30, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Anthony Gurley sent in paperwork to the National Basketball Association league office to put in his name for the 2010 draft. He had until April 25 to enter. Gurley was the second leading scorer on the ...

Kellogg inks recruit Traynham

By Adam Miller

April 21, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg is hoping size doesn’t matter when it comes to point guards this season. The Minutemen signed recruit Daryl Traynham from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on April 19. He recently...

Gaffney signs deal with hometown Celtics

By David Brinch

April 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Former Massachusetts men’s basketball player Tony Gaffney’s dream has finally come true. Gaffney signed a nonguaranteed contract with the Boston Celtics Tuesday afternoon, and it is possible that he could be with the team...

Former UMass star Tony Gaffney signs with Celtics

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

April 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Former Massachusetts men's basketball player, Tony Gaffney has signed a contract with the Boston Celtics and could possibly suit up for the team's game tonight in Chicago. According to The Daily Hampshire Gazette, the signing also ...

Calipari and Kellogg relationship will pay dividends

By David Brinch

April 1, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

This past Massachusetts men’s basketball season can be summed up in nine simple words which will leave UMass fans with an optimistic view for years to come. The talent is there. The results were not. Be patient. The Minutemen...