Massachusetts Daily Collegian

VCU trounces Bulldogs, No. 18 SLU extends streak

By Tom Mulherin

March 5, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team upset No. 20 Butler on Saturday., destroying the Bulldogs, 84-52, in Richmond, Va. The 32-point decision is the largest margin of victory for the Rams (23-6, 11-3 Atlantic 10) ...

Mattsson the centerpiece to success

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

Moa Mattsson stepped up to the ball from 35 yards out, found a path between Bryant defenders and shot a screamer right into the back of the net. Her coach, Ed Matz, called the goal “incredible.” But for Mattsson, the...

UMass forced into spoiler role heading into final weekend

By Daniel Malone

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It’s a painful truth that athletes and coaches of all calibers and competition levels know all too well: eventually, the fat lady is going to step up to soundcheck her microphone. Already on mathematical life support, that moment arrived...

No. 16 Richmond favorite to defend A-10 title

By Matt Levine

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The 16th-ranked Richmond field hockey team has claimed the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament, which begins Friday at Garber Field, for the second straight season. Last year, Richmond rolled through the A-10 tournament, pitching...

Massachusetts in a league of its own

By Cameron McDonough

April 26, 2012

Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Women's Lacrosse

This weekend, the four best Atlantic 10 women’s lacrosse teams will head to Richmond, Va., where they will play for the Atlantic 10 Women’s Lacrosse Championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament. The presumed favorite...

Minutemen upset Temple, fall to Bonnies in A-10 semifinals

By Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

Despite entering Atlantic City, N.J., as the lowest of eight seeds, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team finished just one game shy of the Atlantic 10 championship game. However, the Minutemen fell in a semifinal ga...

Bonnies capture A-10 title, clinch NCAA tournament bid

By Staff

March 12, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball

For the first time in 12 years, St. Bonaventure is going dancing. Behind a monster game from conference player of the year Andrew Nicholson, who posted a near triple-double with 26 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks, the fourth-seeded Bon...

Live blog: UMass vs. St. Bonaventure – A-10 semifinals

By Collegian Sports Staff

March 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts Minutemen take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament. UMass vs. St. Bonaventure...

Podcast: UMass vs. Temple – Win or go home

By Stephen Sellner

March 9, 2012

Filed under Podcasts, Sports Multimedia, Sports Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Assistant Sports Editors Stephen Sellner, Jackson Alexander, and Stephen Hewitt talk about UMass' first round A-10 victory against Duquense, preview today's game vs. Temple, and make predictions for the entire A-10 tourney. ...

UMass hosts Duquesne in A-10 tournament 1st round

By Stephen Hewitt

March 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With the regular season now in its rearview mirror, it’s now or never for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team if it wants to earn a bid into the NCAA tournament. UMass (20-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10) will play host to No....