Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s basketball finally delivers second half knockout punch in win over URI

By Stephen Hewitt

February 7, 2013

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

It was an all too familiar story with the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season. Get out to a fast start, get a sizable halftime lead and let it all slip away in the matter of minutes in the second half before somehow prevai...

UMass women’s basketball set to begin three-game road trip in Saint Louis

By Daniel Malone

February 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Finding itself bogged down in yet another extended losing streak, the Massachusetts women's basketball team is hoping a change of scenery can help reverse its fortunes. The Minutewomen will get just that when they embark on a three-game, out of state road trip beginning at Saint Louis o...

Kevin Roy lifts Northeastern to Beanpot final against BC

By Chris Corso

February 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Conference Notebooks, Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Freshman forward Kevin Roy's first-career hat trick was enough to carry the Northeastern hockey team past Boston University, 3-2, in the Beanpot semifinal at TD Garden on Monday.               The Huskies (8-13-3,...

Late rally falls short in UMass basketball loss to Charlotte

By Stephen Hewitt

February 2, 2013

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

Down one with possession and time running out, Chaz Williams received the ball and looked to score yet another game-winner. The Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard, who made the winning layup in the team’s one-point thrill...

Kevin Boyle shakes off rust in UMass hockey win over BU

By Nick Canelas

February 2, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The battle for the starting goaltending position has been an ongoing story for the Massachusetts hockey team this season. And it took another unexpected twist on Friday night when Kevin Boyle was given the nod against No. 11 Bost...

UMass hockey dominates No. 11 Terriers to avoid season sweep

By Patrick Strohecker

February 2, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

One of the biggest challenges Massachusetts hockey coach John Micheletto has had in his first year on the job has been finding consistency in his line combinations. But since the holiday break, Micheletto has found one that h...

UMass hockey tries to solve Mullins Center woes

By Patrick Strohecker

February 1, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The friendly confines of the Mullins Center have been anything but that this season for the Massachusetts hockey team. After posting an impressive 9-4-3 home record last season, the Minutemen (9-12-2, 6-9-1 Hockey East...

Steve Mastalerz, Kevin Boyle competing again for starting goalie spot

By Cameron McDonough

January 25, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The competition between the pipes is heating up once again for the Massachusetts hockey team, but this time it’s a two-way competition between Kevin Boyle and Steve Mastalerz. It looked like Boyle may have wrapped up that title midway through the...

UMass men’s hoops addressing 2nd half lapses

By Stephen Sellner

January 25, 2013

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

As Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams tried to pinpoint the core of the Minutemen’s recurring struggles coming out of halftime, he shook his head in uncertainty. He couldn’t place all the blame on the effort of ...

UMass basketball retires Marcus Camby’s No. 21

By Stephen Hewitt

January 20, 2013

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

Growing up, Marcus Camby always looked up to Julius Erving. Now, whenever he looks up to the Mullins Center rafters, he’ll see his name and number alongside his. Camby, one of the greatest basketball players to ever put...

UMass hockey seniors win at Boston College for the first time

By Cameron McDonough

January 19, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

CHESTNUT HILL – Eleven times the Massachusetts hockey team’s senior class had traveled to Boston College and came up empty-handed, until Friday night. It turns out the 12th time was the charm for the Minutemen, who defeated ...

UMass men’s hoops pulls away late to top Duquesne

By Stephen Sellner

January 17, 2013

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

Those who have followed the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this season had seen this movie play too many times before. UMass plays a strong first half and watches as the opposition storms out of the locker room to ...