Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Black Bears and UNH meet, youth stepping up

By David Brinch

February 1, 2010


Filed under Hockey

This upcoming weekend is sure to spice up the Hockey East standings, as the top four seeds in the conference square off. Maine hosts top-ranked New Hampshire for a weekend double-header, as the Black Bears currently sit in fourth-place with 20 points, trailing UNH by seven. Both teams are coming off...

Musketeers pummel Rams, Saunders helps Dukes in win

By Pete Vasquez

February 1, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

Sunday’s one-sided affair between Xavier and Fordham revealed a significant gap between the top team in the Atlantic 10 and the bottom – 48 points to be exact. The Musketeers (15-6, 7-1 A-10) tied a Cintas Center record with an 108-60 victory over the Rams, and have now won 21 consecutive games...

Minutemen fall on national television to 49ers

By David Brinch

January 31, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts basketball team hung with one of the best teams in the conference for a while, with a strong home crowd and a nationally televised game. However, the Minutemen (8-13, 2-5 Atlantic 10) could not stop Charlotte from scoring, falling to the 49ers, 72-58, on Saturday night at the Mullins Cen...

Shooting woes continue for UMass in loss to Charlotte

By Adam Miller

January 31, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

Like many other times this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team came close to taking a lead over an opponent, but poor shooting late in the second half against Charlotte made it easy for the 49ers to pull ahead and take UMass out of the game. The Minutemen opened up on a 10-3 run to put th...

UMass continues success on road with 71-61 win at Rhode Island

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 31, 2010


Filed under Women's Basketball

KINGSTON, R.I. – With sophomore Kristina Danella back at full strength, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team regained its swagger after a 71-61 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday. The game gave the team its second win in conference play. “I just think it was a whole team effort toda...

Minutemen top PC 4-1 after falling to BU 6-2

By Jeffrey R. Larnard

January 30, 2010


Filed under Hockey

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After Friday night ended with Paul Dainton breaking his stick in anger when Boston University got to him six times, it was Dan Meyers who got the start Saturday night against Providence, leading to his best game of the season. Meyers, who had been averaging 4.42 goals against pe...

Minutewomen seeks second conference win

By Mike Mastone

January 28, 2010


Filed under Women's Basketball

With the midway point of conference play on the horizon, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will travel to Rhode Island tomorrow afternoon as both teams try to snap their respective losing streaks and better position themselves for a run at an Atlantic 10 tournament berth. The Minutewomen...

Minutemen host Charlotte on ESPNU

By David Brinch

January 28, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to do something they have not yet done this season. Fresh off their first victory after dropping their last five games, the Minutemen (8-12, 2-4 Atlantic 10) host Charlotte Saturday night, returning to the Mullins Center for the first time since...

Tough non-conference schedule will pay dividends down the road

By Adam Miller

January 28, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

After finishing the non-conference schedule with a loss to Baylor on Jan. 23, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg said before practice on Monday that he has no regrets about planning such a difficult schedule. The Minutemen (8-12, 2-4 Atlantic 10) are 6-8 during the non-conference...

Minutewomen struggle at home

By Steve Levine

January 28, 2010


Filed under Women's Basketball

It’s not too often you hear the words: home court disadvantage. When the Massachusetts women’s basketball team welcomed George Washington into the Mullins Center on Wednesday, it was confident it could put its home court woes in the rearview mirror. That was not the case however, as the Minutewomen...

UMass heads to Roxbury for Reebok Boston Indoor Games

By Michael Wood

January 28, 2010


Filed under Track and Field

Heading into the third week of competition, the Massachusetts track and field teams will travel to the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury, Mass. on Friday for the annual Reebok Boston Indoor Games. The meet on Friday offers UMass a chance to compete against the top 10-12 teams on the...

Minutemen snap losing streak

By David Brinch

January 28, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball

Players from the Charm City stepped up big Wednesday night in the City of Brotherly Love. Behind huge performances from Baltimore natives Ricky Harris and Terrell Vinson, the Massachusetts basketball team defeated Saint Joseph’s, 87-80, snapping its five-game losing streak while winning its first...