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Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit

Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit

By Philip Sanzo

January 20, 2018


Filed under Archives, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports

With the Massachusetts basketball team honoring Marcus Camby on Alumni Day, the Mullins Center filled with fans reliving the days of UMass’ past. After the Minutemen’s lackluster performance against St. Louis, Saturday afternoon, those same fans left wishing to go back to 1996. UMass seemed out of i...

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47

By Thomas Johnston

January 20, 2018


Filed under Archives, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team honored Marcus Camby at halftime for the 50th anniversary of the Naismith Player of the Year award, one that he won at UMass in the 1996 season. That was about all the Minutemen crowd had to cheer about Saturday as UMass was blown out by Saint Louis 66-47. With Ca...

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win

By Ryan Ames

January 19, 2018


Filed under Archives, Headlines, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

Another game, another milestone for the Massachusetts hockey team. Back on home-ice in front of familiar faces at the Mullins Center, UMass stunned No. 8 Northeastern 3-0, in what can only be classified as the Minutemen’s biggest win of the season. “They’re a good hockey team,” UMass coach Gre...

Matt Murray hands Northeastern its first shutout of the season

Matt Murray hands Northeastern its first shutout of the season

By Mollie Walker

January 19, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

Accumulating 29 total saves and fending off the No. 1 power play in all of college hockey, freshman goaltender Matt Murray anchored the Massachusetts hockey team in a 3-0 surge past the No. 8 Northeastern in the first of two contests. The Huskie special team has been credited as their most lethal we...

Minutewomen stunned by last-second free throw

Minutewomen stunned by last-second free throw

By Thomas Haines

January 19, 2018


Filed under Archives, Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

A dramatic free throw with one second on the clock sent the UMass women’s basketball team to a heartbreaking 64-63 loss to Saint Louis on Thursday, extending the Minutewomen’s skid to six games. After SLU tied the game with 25 seconds left, UMass (8-10, 0-5 Atlantic 10) got the ball, but rushed...

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad

UMass hockey returns home to battle juggernaut Northeastern squad

By Ryan Ames

January 18, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team returns to the Mullins Center Friday night to kick off a home-and-home series against No. 8 Northeastern. Posting a 2-4-1 record during an extensive seven-game road trip that stretched through the semester break, UMass (10-10-1, 4-6-1 Hockey East Association) will play o...

Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI

By Amin Touri

January 17, 2018


Filed under Archives, Basketball, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports

Slow starts have hampered the Massachusetts men’s basketball team all season, and Wednesday’s loss to Rhode Island was no different. The Minutemen (10-9, 3-3 Atlantic 10) were coming off back-to-back double-digit comebacks against La Salle and Saint Joseph’s, but there would be no late-game ...

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling

By Amin Touri

January 17, 2018


Filed under Archives, Basketball, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports

Two consecutive double-digit comebacks would not translate into a third for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team on Wednesday, as the Minutemen took a humbling from the cream of the Atlantic 10 crop in a 73-51 loss to Rhode Island. The Minutemen (10-9, 3-3 A-10) ran headfirst into the URI bu...

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey

By Liam Flaherty

January 16, 2018


Filed under Archives, Hockey, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, UMass hockey, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team was stymied by the play of Maine goaltender Jeremy Swayman on Tuesday night and fell 3-1 on the road in its fourth Hockey East Association matchup of the second half. The Black Bears (12-9-2, 6-6-1 Hockey East Association) scored a trio of second period goals en route to...

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s

By Amin Touri

January 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports

With his team down double-digits and the Mullins Center all but dead, Matt McCall gambled on a five-guard lineup on Sunday, and the results were superb. Doubling-down on his decision to run with all guards against La Salle on Wednesday, McCall threw out sophomore Luwane Pipkins, walk-on Rayshawn Mille...

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback

By Amin Touri

January 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Basketball, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Winter Sports

These Minutemen have a flair for the dramatic. For the second time in as many games, the Massachusetts basketball team launched a double-digit second-half comeback on Sunday, erasing a 16-point deficit to top Saint Joseph’s 72-69. UMass (10-8, 3-2 Atlantic 10) went to the locker room at halfti...

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge

By Will Katcher

January 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Scrolling Headlines, Sports, Track and Field

The Massachusetts women’s track and field team took to Harvard’s Gordon Indoor Track this past weekend for the two-day Beantown Invitational, and left with multiple school records in hand. Freshman Danielle Notarfrancesco walked away with the program’s best-ever mark in the shot put, after coming...