Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Cady Lalanne, Clyde Santee shine for UMass in win over NIU

By Mark Chiarelli

December 14, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg’s mentioned his desire to extend his bench on numerous occasions throughout the season. And while Saturday’s 80-54 victory over Northern Illinois will be largely regarded...

UMass men’s basketball getting production throughout the roster

By Patrick Strohecker

December 13, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

The No. 22 Massachusetts men’s basketball team doesn’t quite fit the new mold that is becoming men’s Division I college basketball. The Minutemen don’t boast a lineup filled with superstar freshmen or potential NBA...

UMass hockey battles finals, Colgate this week

By Nick Canelas

December 12, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team had little time to relish in its victory over Notre Dame on Saturday – its first win in over a month – because its next big test was only a couple days away. Final exam week. It's a particularly stress...

UMass men’s basketball’s offense firing at efficient levels

By Mark Chiarelli

December 11, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg didn’t want the question, or his subsequent answer, to be confused. When asked about the early success of UMass forwards such as Sampson Carter, Raphiael Putney and Ma...

Adam Phillips’ late goal lifts UMass hockey to long-awaited win

By Nick Canelas

December 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Each player that exited the visiting locker room on Friday night wore the same defeated look on their face as they took in yet another loss. The weight of an eight-game winless streak had become so overbearing...

Chaz Williams adds yet another signature performance in UMass’ win

By Mark Chiarelli

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

SPRINGFIELD — Chaz Williams may be entering the final chapter of his illustrious three-year career at Massachusetts, but he’s not done writing new stories. Williams thrilled the 7,331 at the MassMutual Center, taking them...

UMass men’s basketball remains unbeaten with win over BYU

By Patrick Strohecker

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

SPRINGFIELD — It was the perfect homecoming for Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg. Going up against an offensive-minded Bringham Young squad, it was the No. 21 Minutemen that exploded offensively, reaching...

UMass men’s basketball ready for high-scoring showdown with BYU

By Mark Chiarelli

December 7, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

It feels like a developing pattern for the No. 21 Massachusetts men’s basketball team as it prepares to face Brigham Young University on Saturday at Mass Mutual Center in Springfield. Despite the month of December only beginning,...

UMass hockey downed by penalties in loss at Notre Dame Friday night

By Nick Canelas

December 7, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The old cliché is that showing up is half the battle. The problem for the Massachusetts hockey team is that it only showed up in one phase of the game Friday night. The Minutemen nearly quadrupled their...

UMass men’s basketball heads to Eastern Michigan after eight-day layoff

By Patrick Strohecker

December 3, 2013

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

It’s been eight days since the Massachusetts men’s basketball team last played a game. And while everything has been smooth sailing for UMass to start the season, it must now prepare for its first true road test of the year when it takes on Eastern Michigan on Tuesd...

UMass hockey drubbed by No. 5 Quinnipiac, 6-1

By Nick Canelas

December 2, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With a 6-1 drubbing at the hands of No. 5 Quinnipiac on Saturday night, the Massachusetts hockey team can finally part ways with a forgettable month of November. And forgettable might be an understatement. The Minutemen were victori...

UMass women’s basketball finding different ways to win games

By Joey Saade

November 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Don't look now, but the Massachusetts women's basketball team is riding a two-game winning streak. Following Wednesday's upset win over a Rutgers team coached by Vivian Stringer, the Minutewomen battled a cold start against Hartford on Saturday and came out with a 63-59 come-from-behind victor...