Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutewomen to face Spiders in A-10 Tournament

By Steve Levine

March 4, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

It is not the same game or the same team from mid-January. The Massachusetts women’s basketball team will play its first game of the A-10 tournament Friday against Richmond. In their only other meeting this year, the Spiders...

Atlantic 10 Tournament begins

By Neil Carroll

March 3, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The postseason is here as the women’s Atlantic 10 tournament starts Friday, with familiar foes and a couple of new features. The location of the A-10 tournament used to be on a rotating schedule, changing from year-to-year,...

49ers too much for Minutewomen

By Neil Carroll

March 1, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Charlotte 49ers apparently saved the best for last. In what was the last game of the regular season for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the 49ers had an almost flawless first half, and eased their way to an...

UMass Upsets Saint Joseph’s on Senior Night

By Steve Levine

February 26, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

On their night, the seniors delivered. On Thursday night, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team welcomed Saint Joseph’s into the Mullins Center for a game that carried a little extra significance, as UMass recognized its senio...

Hill, Benton to be honored at senior night

By Steve Levine

February 24, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The abundant youth on the Massachusetts women’s basketball team has been the story from the start of the season. However, that will not be the case tonight as UMass will honor two of its most important players as they play...

Minutewomen learn from loss at No. 6 Xavier

By Neil Carroll

February 22, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

Every so often, fans, critics, coaches and players of a team deem wins and losses as ‘learning experiences.’ For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the outcome of its game on Saturday was one of those experiences. UMass...

Watson’s 20 points give UMass win over Explorers

By Steve Levine

February 17, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

It took the final few minutes for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team to squeeze out a 62-57 win over Atlantic 10 rival La Salle Wednesday night. On a night where UMass (10-16, 4-7 A-10) received just seven points from...

Minutewomen continue to make postseason push

By Neil Carroll

February 16, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

With four games left in the 2010 season, the Atlantic 10 women’s basketball standings are really shaping up. The Massachusetts women’s basketball team is in prime position – as of right now – to make the A-10 tournament....

Rebounding hurts Minutewomen

By Steve Levine

February 15, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

A strong piece of the Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s game was nowhere to be found on Saturday, when it lost to Dayton, 74-60. The Minutewomen (9-16, 3-7 Atlantic 10) average 1.5 more rebounds per game than their...

Minutewomen lose to Flyers by 14 points

By Neil Carroll

February 15, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s effort was not enough to beat Dayton on Saturday afternoon. The Minutewomen fell, 74-60, to the Flyers but rallied to within four points at halftime. “I’m pleased with our...

Temple outshoot Minutewomen

By Neil Carroll

February 12, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team has struggled to defend teams with a high 3-point shooting percentage so far this season. Although Temple did not shoot at a higher percentage than the Minutewomen coming into the game,...

Minutewomen try to make it three in a row against Owls

By Steve Levine

February 10, 2010

Filed under Women's Basketball

Maybe the momentum has finally arrived. The Massachusetts women’s basketball team has won two of its last three games for the first time since early December. It will look to win three of four for the first time this season...