Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hoops escapes at Fordham for first conference victory

By Stephen Sellner

January 13, 2013

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

NEW YORK — Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg watched as his squad’s 10-point lead midway through the second half dwindled and dwindled until all of a sudden Fordham cut the deficit to two with one minute,...

Trey Davis logs quality minutes in UMass basketball win over Fordham

By Stephen Hewitt

January 13, 2013

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

NEW YORK — When Chaz Williams missed a layup in the first half of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s victory over Fordham on Sunday afternoon, the junior point guard had an unlikely teammate giving him heat for it. Stan...

UMass men’s hoops outlasted at Saint Louis in conference opener

By Stephen Sellner

January 11, 2013

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

If Thursday night’s Atlantic 10 opener is any indication, fans will have to make sure to get their popcorn ready for conference play. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team stayed neck-and-neck with Saint Louis the entire affa...

UMass basketball set for Atlantic 10 opener against Saint Louis

By Stephen Hewitt

January 10, 2013

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

Thirteen games into the 2012-13 season, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg is still trying to learn things about his team. Sure, his Minutemen are 10-3 and have beaten the teams they have been expected to beat, but any...

Bomben scores career-high 16 in Minutewomen’s 8th straight loss

By Daniel Malone

January 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The losses have been piling up for the Massachusetts women's basketball team, and Sunday's 57-55 defeat at the hands of Dartmouth was no less dramatic than many of the others. After fighting through offensive strug...

Riley, Esho integral in UMass double-digit victory

By Stephen Sellner

January 5, 2013

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

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team looked out of whack. Eastern Michigan was set up in its zone defense, as the Minutemen tried to move the ball around the perimeter to create some sort of offense. But as it turned out, all UMass c...

UMass hoops runs winning streak to 7 with victory over Eastern Michigan

By Stephen Hewitt

January 5, 2013

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

For once, there were no dramatics, no surviving or last-second finishes for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Instead, the Minutemen finally, it seems, treated their fans to a comfortable victory and heading home encouraged as the team exits its non-conference schedule and into the b...

UMass men’s hoops survives at Miami (Ohio)

By Stephen Sellner

January 3, 2013

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

The calendar may have turned to 2013, but apparently the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s New Year’s resolution wasn’t to eliminate nail-biting victories. Its most recent case came Wednesday night when UMass trai...

UMass overcomes penalties to win Ledyard National Bank Classic title

By Patrick Strohecker

January 1, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

The Massachusetts hockey team ended 2012 on a high note and gave itself reason for optimism heading into the New Year. The Minutemen won the Ledyard National Bank Classic championship with a 3-2 win over eighth-ranked, and tournament host, Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H., on Monday night, handing...

UMass hockey with championship aspirations at Dartmouth tournament

By Nick Canelas

December 29, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Playing in a holiday tournament is no rarity in college hockey. Nearly every Division I program in the country takes part in one, and oftentimes it serves as an opportunity for teams to go up against unfamiliar opponents and jumpstart the s...

Maxie Esho, bench play, spur UMass to sloppy win at Northern Illinois

By Stephen Hewitt

December 29, 2012

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

The key ingredients were temporarily missing from the recipe. Amidst a sloppy first half Saturday against Northern Illinois, arguably the three most important players for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team – Chaz Williams,...

Jesse Morgan’s career-high 35 points steer Minutemen to win over Ohio

By Daniel Malone

December 20, 2012

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

It's not often that the play of the Massachusetts men's basketball team has people making comparisons to past UMass greats like Julius Erving and Marcus Camby. But for one night, junior guard Jesse Morgan had people rushing to check the s...