Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Big second period gives UMass Lowell season sweep of Minutemen

By Nick Canelas

February 17, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

LOWELL – For 52 minutes, 55 seconds, it looked like a goaltending battle for the ages. Both Steve Mastalerz and Connor Hellebuyck carried their respective teams for the entire first and third periods, and a majority of the...

UMass men’s hoops closes rivalry with 83-82 loss to Temple

By Stephen Sellner

February 17, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

For 39 minutes, 42 seconds, the possible final chapter of a storied rivalry between the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and Temple was everything fans on both sides could have asked for. UMass had the ball down by...

Last-second strategy becomes predictable in UMass basketball loss to Temple

By Stephen Hewitt

February 16, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It had happened so many times that it became predictable. With 17.6 seconds left, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was down one with the ball, a situation it has become quite familiar with over the course of a season that has been ...

Mistakes plague UMass hockey in 6-3 loss to UMass Lowell

By Stephen Hewitt

February 16, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Derek Arnold found a seam. With less than two minutes remaining in the second period, the UMass Lowell hockey forward found himself all alone near the blue line with no opposition in sight, and with defenders stacked to...

UMass men’s hoops faces toughest test of season at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 14, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has gone into most Atlantic 10 games with another worthy, dangerous conference foe. But Thursday night’s test at Virginia Commonwealth is right at the top of the list. “I’d probably say it’s our toughest game of the season ...

Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

February 14, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

When Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams thinks about what the pace of the game will be like during Thursday night’s road contest at Virginia Commonwealth, he can’t help but bring it all back to, of all things, video games. “The game will be pretty fast,” Wil...

BC crushes Northeastern for fourth straight Beanpot title

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 14, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

After a scoreless first period of play, the Boston College hockey team exploded for four goals in just more than nine minutes in the second period en route to a 6-3 win over Northeastern. The victory signaled more celebrations for...

UMass hockey, men’s lacrosse, men’s basketball games postponed

By Collegian Sports Staff

February 8, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Both of the Massachusetts hockey team’s games this weekend have been postponed to a later date due to an impending snowstorm. The Minutemen were scheduled to face Northeastern tonight at 7 p.m. and then travel to No. 2...

UMass basketball set for A-10 clash with Saint Joseph’s

By Stephen Hewitt

February 8, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Winter Sports

During the early minutes of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s practice Thursday afternoon at Curry Hicks Cage, the Minutemen had themselves a little fun. Fresh off its 81-53 blowout victory over Rhode Island...

Minutewomen lacrosse ready to kick off 2013 season

By Patrick Strohecker

February 8, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The 2013 season could not have come fast enough for the Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team. With the disappointment of their first round NCAA Tournament loss last year to Maryland in the rear-view mirror, the Minutewomen, who fi...

First line forwards look to lift UMass hockey past Merrimack

By Nick Canelas

February 8, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Following his team’s 5-1 win over Boston University last Friday, Massachusetts hockey forward Michael Pereira claimed his line to be one of the fastest in Hockey East, if not one of the fastest in the country. Pereira’s...

UMass men’s hoops sails past URI

By Stephen Sellner

February 7, 2013

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

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team has finally shown that it's capable of dominating an inferior team. UMass (15-6, 5-3 Atlantic 10) rode a 27-point, 8-assist clinic by Chaz Williams to rout Rhode Island, 81-53, Wednesday night i...