Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amin Touri
Amin Touri is the Editor in Chief of the Collegian. A senior, Touri is a journalism major with a concentration in sports journalism, and covers the men's basketball team at UMass. He's been with the Collegian since the start of his freshman year.

Amin Touri, Editor in Chief

Apr 30, 2020
Finding the light at the end of the tunnel (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Mark Gasperini (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Ronnie DeGray (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Noah Fernandes (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Dyondre Dominguez (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Cairo McCrory (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Atlantic 10 men’s basketball tournament cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns, UMass season ends (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
Touri: With one final argument, Tre Mitchell cemented his case for All-Conference First Team on Saturday (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Freshman Film Room — Javohn Garcia (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Starting Five: Defending without Djery, Dibaji Walker’s mid-range game and more (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Touri: Opening up the UMass hoops mailbag (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
UMass men’s basketball tops Fordham to break 22-game A-10 road skid (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Starting Five: Mitchell, Mitchell, Mitchell! (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Preston Santos, Dibaji Walker help lift UMass men’s basketball over Saint Louis (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
UMass men’s basketball looking to adjust for rematch with Saint Louis (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Tre Mitchell’s career night can’t save UMass men’s basketball against Rhode Island (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Dibaji Walker’s breakout night leads UMass men’s basketball past St. Joe’s (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Starting Five: Two Mitchells, a Santos and a Samba (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Touri: Preston Santos and Kolton Mitchell seized their opportunity on Saturday (Story)
Jan 18, 2020
UMass men’s basketball can’t overcome early deficit, late struggles in blowout loss to GW (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
Tre Mitchell finding rhythm as UMass men’s basketball searches for consistency (Story)
Jan 05, 2020
Late-game execution sinks resilient UMass in overtime loss to Saint Louis (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
UMass football locks up 18 signees in early signing period (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Starting Five: To press or not to press (Story)
Dec 07, 2019
Ice cold Minutemen stagnant again in blowout loss to Harvard (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Turnovers, easy buckets sink UMass against South Carolina (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Sy Chatman regaining rhythm as he returns to UMass men’s basketball team (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
UMass starts strong, crumbles late in loss to St. John’s (Story)
Nov 23, 2019
UMass men’s basketball hangs tough, falls to No. 7 Virginia at Mohegan (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Carl Pierre, TJ Weeks torch Rider, combine for 44 in UMass win (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Starting Five: Sean East’s puppeteering, Preston Santos’ energy and more (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
Stifling UMass cruises past Central Connecticut State to move to 4-0 (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Like Father, Like Son: TJ Weeks is carving his own legacy at UMass (Story)
Nov 09, 2019
Sean East leads UMass basketball to second-half comeback win over Fairfield (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Starting Five: TJ Weeks, Sean East and more from UMass basketball’s season-opening win (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
TJ Weeks shines, pours in 23 in UMass debut (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
UMass men’s basketball preps for season opener against UMass Lowell (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Freshman Film Room: Preston Santos (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Touri: Six takeaways from UMass’ Tuesday exhibition (Story)
Oct 26, 2019
Third-down defense, run defense struggles sink UMass football against UConn (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
All in the Family: Football, Walt Bell and the pursuit of perfection (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
UMass basketball’s seven freshmen settling in ahead of tip-off (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
Touri: The goal song is fun, but its creator’s history meant it had to go (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Freshman Film Room — CJ Jackson (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2019
Freshman Film Room — TJ Weeks (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Pedestrian struck, killed by school van at Crocker Farm School in Amherst; Route 116 in South Amherst closed (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
Matt Shadeed will not slow down (Story)
Sep 07, 2019
Touri: UMass football’s home opener was a disaster. Now what? (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Freshman Film Room: Sean East (Story/Media)
Aug 31, 2019
Touri: Seven takeaways from UMass’ opening night loss to Rutgers (Story)
Aug 31, 2019
Defense, trench struggles sink UMass football in road loss to Rutgers (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
‘Just be great’: At the end of a long road, Randall West has one chapter left to write (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Randall West named starting quarterback ahead of UMass football opener (Story)
Jul 29, 2019
UMass basketball’s summer of change rolls on (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Touri: Matt McCall has his energy back (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Touri: For everything he did, UMass should retire Cale Makar’s No. 16 (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
UMass softball falls to Boston College in extras (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
In a likely last hurrah, Cale Makar’s appreciation for UMass was on full display (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
Leading UMass hockey to the national championship game, Greg Carvel is enjoying the moment (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
UMass hockey overcomes blown lead, key dismissals to top Denver in Frozen Four (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
Six burning questions about the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Tre Mitchell, TJ Weeks commit to UMass (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
UMass softball cruises past Boston College on the road (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
UMass softball opens A-10 play with sweep over St. Bonaventure (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Kaitlyn Stavinoha finding her groove for UMass softball (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Unique McLean to transfer from UMass; assistant coaches Warren, Davis, Gash let go from program (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
Touri: UMass had its chances, but handed itself an A-10 Tournament exit (Story)
Mar 09, 2019
UMass basketball blown out by Rhode Island in regular season finale (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
UMass rolls over Richmond in home finale (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Luwane Pipkins indicates he will likely transfer from UMass (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Rashaan Holloway preps for his final Mullins appearance (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
UMass hockey steamrolls Maine in final home game (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Touri: The unfaltering importance of Carl Pierre (Story)
Feb 23, 2019
Carl Pierre comes up big, leads UMass over St. Joe’s (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
‘I’ll Kill You!’ An oral history of the John Calipari-John Chaney feud, 25 years later (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Clergeot’s late heroics lead UMass to upset over Davidson (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Touri: Matt McCall’s difficult month (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
Touri: The curious case of Luwane Pipkins (Story)
Jan 27, 2019
Pierre’s hot afternoon leads UMass to first conference win (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Touri: With winnable games on the horizon, crunch time is approaching for the Minutemen (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
UMass struggles late against Mason for fifth consecutive loss (Story)
Jan 13, 2019
Minutemen fall just short of Dayton upset (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
UMass hangs tight, falls late at Saint Louis (Story)
Jan 05, 2019
UMass struggles in A-10 opener, falls at home to La Salle (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Touri: The tricky proposition of opening up Carl Pierre (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Touri: Eight things we learned from UMass’ upset win over Providence (Story)
Dec 08, 2018
Big third period sparks UMass hockey past Quinnipiac (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Carl Pierre’s heat check leads UMass basketball’s comeback over Providence (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Talented Providence backcourt serves as big test for UMass Friday night (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Touri: So who is this UMass team, anyway? (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Second-half struggles sink UMass against Holy Cross (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Touri: Stopping Bill Carmody, Holy Cross and the Princeton Offense (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Touri: Taking stock of UMass’ situation at center (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
UMass blows out Southern Illinois on Thanksgiving (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Curtis Cobb finds his rhythm in blowout win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
UMass tops Holy Cross to continue hot start (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Pipkins’ 36 can’t save mistake-laden UMass against Harvard (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Pipkins-Holloway connection the key to UMass’ meeting with Harvard (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
UMass dominant in blowout win over New Hampshire (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Remembering Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city,’ six years later (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Carl Pierre shines in UMass’ season opener (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Coty Greene and the art of building a baller (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Carl Pierre 2.0: UMass basketball’s workhorse steps into year two (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Matt McCall looking to iron out defensive wrinkles before Tuesday’s opener (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Freshmen impress in UMass basketball’s exhibition win over Westfield State (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Frontcourt flexibility poised as Matt McCall’s newest weapon with season fast approaching (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
UMass hockey blows out Merrimack to open Hockey East play (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Matt Murray’s stellar night helps UMass hockey over Merrimack (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Holloway continues to focus on pick-and-roll defense with comeback looming (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Freshmen settling in for UMass basketball (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Backcourt competition heating up with UMass basketball three weeks from opener (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Minutemen turn attention to Davidson Wednesday (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
UMass men’s soccer rolling with experience as A-10 tournament looms (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Minutewomen fall at home on Senior Day (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
UMass men’s soccer earns huge statement win at Fordham Saturday (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Minutemen bring balanced scoring attack to Rhode Island Wednesday (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Atlantic 10 preview: Defending champs UMass men’s soccer opens A-10 Saturday (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Plus de “Late Night” au Berkshire Dining Commons (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Season’s toughest weekend approaches for UMass men’s soccer (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
The downfall of late night at Berkshire Dining Commons (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Yosuke Hanya shines in big win over Central Connecticut (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Davis Smith continues to adapt to new role for UMass men’s soccer (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Trip to Hartford up next for UMass men’s soccer (Story)
Sep 08, 2018
Two late goals sink UMass men’s soccer at Boston University (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Touri: Saint Louis, Davidson top Atlantic 10 preseason power rankings (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
UMass men’s soccer looks to capitalize on banner year in 2018 (Story)
Aug 25, 2018
Offensive struggles sink UMass men’s soccer in season opener (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
In-state rivalry up first for UMass men’s soccer Friday (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
UMass men’s soccer wraps up preseason with exhibitions against BC, Northeastern (Story)
May 19, 2018
UMass men’s basketball coach Matt McCall’s contract extended (Story)
May 12, 2018
UMass softball falls to Fordham in A-10 championship game (Story)
May 10, 2018
UMass softball blows out Saint Louis to open A-10 tournament (Story)
May 09, 2018
Unbeaten UMass softball prepares for A-10 tournament, opens play Thursday (Story)
May 01, 2018
The endless perseverance and overwhelming dominance of Jena Cozza (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
UMass softball sweeps Fordham, clinches A-10 regular season title (Story)
Apr 28, 2018
UMass softball doubles up Fordham, moves to brink of A-10 regular season title (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Kiara Oliver named A-10 Pitcher of the Week, continues stellar rookie campaign (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
UMass softball hosts Rhode Island for doubleheader Tuesday (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
UMass softball sweeps St. Bonaventure to stay perfect in A-10 play (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
UMass softball falls flat in loss to Boston College (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Colleran’s escape act helps UMass softball salvage sweep over St. Joe’s (Story)
Apr 07, 2018
Cozza, Garcia lead UMass softball to ninth straight 10-hit game in doubleheader sweep (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Meg Colleran’s bounce-back driving UMass softball hot conference start (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
UMass softball turns to non-conference matchup with Albany (Story)
Apr 03, 2018
UMass softball steamrolls GW, sweeps weekend series (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
UMass softball looks for three more wins at GW this weekend (Story)
Mar 24, 2018
Strong pitching helps UMass softball to doubleheader sweep over La Salle (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
UMass softball opens conference play at La Salle this weekend (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
A-10 softball notebook: UMass’ Oliver continues to impress before A-10 opens (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
UMass softball splits final preseason tournament (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
Touri: UMass should follow blueprint to winning set by Atlantic 10’s best (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Notebook: Despite playoff exit, the future is bright for UMass hockey (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
UMass hockey falls late at Northeastern in series opener (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
Pipkins drops 31 but can’t save UMass in loss to George Mason (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
La Salle up first for UMass in A-10 tournament (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
UMass men’s basketball escapes with opening round win over La Salle (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
UMass men’s basketball tops Duquesne in season finale (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
UMass softball heads to Orlando for third of five early-season tournaments (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
UMass men’s basketball embraces its underdog role entering the stretch run (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
‘Flick:’ the rise of Kaitlyn Stavinoha (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
UMass softball gears up for another Atlantic 10 title bid (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
South Side to his core, Luwane Pipkins is not afraid (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Late St. Joe’s run sinks UMass on the road (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Third period resurgence saves UMass in 3-3 tie at BU (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
With full week to prepare, UMass readies for St. Joe’s Saturday (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
UMass prepares for rematch with conference juggernaut URI (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
UMass men’s basketball prepares for rematch with La Salle Wednesday (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
UMass hockey falls flat in 5-0 loss to Northeastern (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling (Story)
Jan 14, 2018
Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s (Story)
Jan 14, 2018
UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback (Story)
Jan 07, 2018
UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout (Story)
Jan 03, 2018
Despite loss, Rashaan Holloway does a bit of everything against George Mason (Story)
Dec 30, 2017
Minutemen blown out by St. Bonaventure in A-10 opener (Story)
Dec 19, 2017
UMass men’s basketball looks to extend winning streak against Georgia State (Story)
Dec 17, 2017
Baldwin’s floor-spacing sparks UMass men’s basketball against Georgia (Story)
Dec 16, 2017
Minutemen knock off Georgia for big statement win (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
Pipkins’ scoring outburst leads UMass past Providence (Story)
Nov 29, 2017
UMass men’s basketball heads to Quinnipiac Wednesday (Story)
Nov 22, 2017
Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Thursday’s NCAA tournament rematch between UMass men’s soccer and Colgate will be a battle of adjustments (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
UMass men’s basketball falls to Harvard in overtime thriller (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
UMass men’s soccer beats VCU to win A-10 tournament (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
UMass men’s soccer exacts revenge on Fordham, moves to A-10 championship game (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Davis Smith’s play will be key to UMass men’s soccer’s conference tournament chances (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Semifinal rematch with Fordham up next for UMass men’s soccer (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
UMass men’s basketball prepares for season opener Friday against UMass Lowell (Story)
Nov 05, 2017
UMass men’s soccer survives Saint Louis, advances in A-10 tournament (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
UMass men’s soccer falls to Fordham, still takes home A-10 regular season title (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
UMass men’s soccer celebrates Senior Day Wednesday (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
UMass men’s soccer hosts Fordham with A-10 title on the line (Story)
Oct 29, 2017
UMass men’s soccer tops George Mason 4-1, move to brink of conference title (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Minutemen head to George Mason looking to clinch home-field advantage (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
Fulton, Smith leading the way for UMass Soccer offensively (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
Makeshift back line steps into spotlight as UMass shuts out La Salle (Story)
Oct 12, 2017
Minutemen play to 2-2 draw against Saint Joseph’s (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
UMass men’s soccer earns 3-1 win over Saint Louis in conference opener (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Streaking UMass men’s soccer stares down final non-conference team (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
UMass men’s soccer slips past Colgate 1-0 (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
Momentum halted as UMass men’s soccer falls to Dartmouth (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Minutemen continue slate of regional matchups against Dartmouth on Tuesday (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Stingy UMass defense earns shutout, keys victory over BU (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
UMass men’s soccer looks to improve on recent success, exceed expectations in 2017 (Story)
Aug 27, 2017
UMass men’s soccer starts strong, wins opener against St. Francis (Story)
Aug 13, 2017
Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players (Story)
May 14, 2017
Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat (Story)
May 14, 2017
UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game (Story)
May 13, 2017
UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game (Story)
May 12, 2017
Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament (Story)
May 11, 2017
Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors (Story)
May 08, 2017
Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series (Story)
May 02, 2017
Meg Colleran’s bounce back performance keeps UMass softball in title race (Story)
Apr 30, 2017
Klee, Hickey, Wince honored, key Senior Day victory (Story)
Apr 30, 2017
UMass softball stumbles, splits doubleheader with La Salle (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Atlantic 10 Softball Notebook: Colleran, Cozza on fire for UMass as A-10 race heats up (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
UConn, Boston College up next for UMass softball (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Softball sweeps Saint Joseph’s to take over first place in the Atlantic 10 (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
UMass softball struggles to find offense, falls flat against UConn (Story)
Apr 18, 2017
Offensive explosion helps UMass softball split doubleheader, win weekend series with Fordham (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Kaitlyn Stavinoha’s breakout season key to UMass softball’s offensive success (Story)
Apr 11, 2017
UMass softball boasts pitching trio bound for stardom (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
UMass baseball gets swept in home opening series against VCU following 11-1 defeat (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
UMass softball wins series against Saint Louis, but can’t complete sweep after 1-0 loss on Sunday (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
UMass bats go quiet in game one as softball splits doubleheader (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
UMass softball hosts Fairleigh Dickinson in Wednesday doubleheader (Story)
Mar 31, 2017
UMass softball sweeps BU doubleheader (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
UMass softball shows improvement in Mississippi, but continues to struggle in early season tournaments (Story)
Feb 23, 2017
UMass softball prepares for a long, busy season in 2017 (Story)
Feb 22, 2017
UMass women’s basketball heads to URI for season finale, looks to snap losing streak (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
UMass women’s basketball’s late comeback falls short in loss to La Salle Sunday (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
UMass women’s basketball falls to Fordham 74-43, loses seventh straight (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
UMass women’s basketball falls to Davidson, as it enters final A-10 stretch (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
Maggie Mulligan the sole bright spot as unforced errors sink UMass women’s basketball against Saint Louis (Story)
Dec 19, 2016
UMass women’s basketball mount massive comeback, take 69-66 thriller over Holy Cross (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Minutewomen add depth, prepare for BU (Story)
Dec 12, 2016
Minutewomen fire on all cylinders, top Bryant 68-62 (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
UMass women’s basketball team can’t recover from sluggish start in 65-55 loss to George Mason (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
UMass women’s basketball heads to Iowa for Hawkeye Challenge (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
UMass women’s basketball eager, excited for season tip-off (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
A Muslim on election night (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
UMass soccer tops George Washington, move into final A-10 matchups (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
Minutewomen leave it late, notch 3-2 win over Northeastern. (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
UMass field hockey hangs tough, falls to No. 18 Stanford (Story)