Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Scribner: UMass slowly gaining more national attention

By Herb Scribner

January 22, 2012

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

I’ve been a member of the Daily Collegian sports staff since 2009 and for all of those years, I’ve seen the sports teams come and go with a common phrase shared between them: “maybe next year.” Time and time again, throug...

Minutemen blank Boston College

By Nick Canelas

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

It was a night of firsts for the Massachusetts hockey team in its 4-0 upset win over No. 4 Boston College. Although it is their second win of the season over the Eagles, the Minutemen (9-8-5, 5-6-4 Hockey East) shutout...

Asser: Don’t look now but here come the Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 22, 2012

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

Massachusetts fans have had to bear recent struggles, but it appears the men’s basketball team is finally starting to give reason for hope for a return to prominence. Ever since I arrived to the University of Massachu...

Three’s company

By Scott Cournoyer

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Heading into its third and final matchup with Vermont last Friday the Massachusetts hockey team was clicking on all cylinders. After coming off an impressive 4-0 victory over Boston College on Jan. 13 and a dramatic 3-2 overti...

Putney making big strides

By Stephen Sellner

January 22, 2012

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

He may just be the most complete player on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. And his name isn’t Chaz Williams. It’s the man who’s spent most of the first 19 games soaring above the rim with his thunderous slams and...

Minutemen playing at postseason level

By Jackson Alexander

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Whether it is the College Basketball Invitational, the National Invitational Tournament or perhaps even the NCAA Tournament, through 19 games this season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has earned the right to ...

Wood: Fenway still delivers “firsts” for fans

By Michael Wood

January 22, 2012

Filed under Hockey, Sports, Sports Columns, Winter Sports

I was 17-years-old the first time I set foot inside America’s most beloved ballpark, and it’s a moment that will stand out next to all the other sporting experiences I’ll ever have in my life. When I finally got tickets ...

UMass beats Maine, falls to Providence over weekend

By Michael Counos

December 12, 2011

Filed under Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Behind Emilie Teuscher’s career-high 18 points, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team snapped an eight game winless streak on Sunday afternoon as it defeated Maine, 63-54. UMass (2-8) got out to a quick 7-1 lead and...

UMass looks to jumpstart offense versus Boston College

By David Martin

December 6, 2011

Filed under Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

In an effort to end its three-game road set on a positive note, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team will take on Boston College on Wednesday night at the Conte Forum. The Minutewomen (1-6) will try to earn their first win...

Scoring drought ends against Harvard; Boyle starts in net

By Scott Cournoyer

December 4, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Winter Sports

Preceding Friday’s night matchup against Harvard, the Massachusetts hockey team was in the midst of a scoring drought. Despite skating to a 4-4 draw against the Crimson, the Minutemen’s four-goal performance may be an indicato...

Minutewomen mangled by Ole Miss

By Eric Mansfield

November 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team fell to Ole Miss, 72-67, in a tight game at the Mullins Center Saturday night. The loss was the Minutewomen’s (1-4) fourth in a row after winning their home opener against Boston Univer...

For 2nd-straight year, UMass undefeated streak on the line against BC

By Stephen Hewitt

November 20, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Winter Sports

Tonight, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will have a chance to do something it hasn’t done since Derek Kellogg took over as head coach and just once since the beginning of the millennium – beat Boston College. ...