Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hockey still searching for results

By Melissa Turtinen, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

Massachusetts hockey coach Don Cahoon tried not to repeat the fall of his team that occurred in the intersession of the 2007-08 season, but his team's record looks just the same this season. UMass (10-11-3, 5-7-3 Hockey East) has been inconsistent for the majority of the season, and this January was no...

Road woes continue for UMass men

By Jeffrey R. Larnard, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

While it is expected to protect your home court, elite teams are those which win on the road. On the season, the Massachusetts men's basketball team is 1-7 on the road and 5-3 at home. While its one victory away from the Mullins Center (UMass' first victory of the year was away but at a neutral site a...

Minutewoman basketball experiences four-game losing streak

By David Brinch, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

Ryan Fung/CollegianThe beginning of Atlantic 10 play has not worked out the way Massachusetts women's basketball coach Marnie Dacko wanted. ' After an 80-51 home route of Northeastern on Dec. 20, the Minutewomen (8-12, 1-4 A-10) dropped seven of their last nine contests, including its past four conference g...

Play of UMass basketball remains inconsistent

By Eli Rosenswaike, Collegian Staff

January 25, 2009

After embarrassing losses against Houston and Vanderbilt directly before conference play, the Massachusetts basketball team gave its fans little reason to think an upset victory over Dayton (14-1) was in order. It was. And the Minutemen did it in impressive fashion '- beating the Flyers by 13 points. W...

Slow starts plague UMass women’s basketball during break

By Nick O

January 25, 2009

As the Massachusetts women's basketball team ended its non-conference schedule and opened up Atlantic 10 play for 2009, it quickly became apparent that many of the issues that plagued the team in the past year were there to stay. Of all the concerns facing UMass coach Marnie Dacko's squad, the way th...

Putney staying out of trouble

By Jackson Alexander

December 31, 1969

With almost half of the Atlantic 10 season in the books for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, one thing has become evident; it’s a different team with Raphiael Putney on the court. Last Saturday, the 6-foot-9 forward managed to stay out of foul trouble and played a season-high 36 minutes in the Minutemen’s 72-59 win over the Billikens. ...