Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Podcast – MHoop: The Panic Zone

By Nick O'Malley

February 18, 2011

Nick O'Malley and Herb Scribner discuss the free-falling men's basketball team and whether it's time to panic (It is). Right-click, save as to download: 2-17 CollegianCast MHoop...

UMass basketball hopes to end losing ways vs. URI

By Jay Asser

February 17, 2011

With little time in between games, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will face Rhode Island, the team it last defeated, as it looks to break its four-game skid on the road Saturday. Since topping the Rams on Jan. ...

Rivalry with URI gets tense

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2011

Just when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team could use a win to pick up its spirit, it heads to Rhode Island to take on its highly competitive rival. This will be the 136th meeting between the sides, the longest se...

Minutemen look to break losing streak

By Herb Scribner

February 14, 2011

As the Massachusetts men’s basketball team made its way to the court for practice on Monday, it looked like soldiers returning from battle. Sophomore guard Freddie Riley stepped onto the court with a stiff limp and the...

Offense sluggish for sinking Minutemen

By Herb Scribner

February 14, 2011

On Sunday afternoon at the Mullins Center, both the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and George Washington went an alternate route as neither produced offensively well, which resulted in the Minutemen’s 59-51 loss to GW. Whether...

Colonials March into Amherst for Leaman Legacy Game

By Jay Asser

February 11, 2011

Coming home and getting a week of rest might be the best medicine for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, as it looks to put two-straight conference road losses in the rearview mirror. Standing in the way of the Minutemen getting back on track is Atlantic 10 foe Ge...

Podcast: The Hoop-puckolypse

By Nick O'Malley

February 8, 2011

After the men's basketball team lost to the bottom team in the Atlantic 10 and the hockey team gave up 16 goals, Nick O'Malley and Herb Scribner discuss the rough weekend for UMass sports and making sandwiches. Right-click, save as to download: CollegianCast 2-7: MHoop, Hock...

Minutemen schedule lightens against Hawks

By Herb Scribner

February 3, 2011

After being covered in 3-pointers in its 69-53 loss to Saint Louis on Wednesday, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is in need of a confidence booster. “You’ve got to find a way to win on the road,” guard Anthony Gurl...

Billikens rain 3’s on Minutemen

By Jay Asser

February 3, 2011

Against stifling defense and timely shooting, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team suffered its first loss in the last four road contests against Atlantic 10 foe Saint Louis, 69-53. Coming into the game, the Minuteme...

Podcast: What the URI win means for UMass

By Nick O'Malley

February 1, 2011

Jay Asser returns to the podcast as he and Nick O'Malley discuss the Minutemen in their win over the Rams and what leading scorer Anthony Gurley's role in the offense truly is. Right-click,  save as to download: Collegian Cast: 1-31 BBall We're still on iTunes! Sea...

Minutemen need more than the ‘Gurley Show’

By Nick O'Malley

February 1, 2011

At the beginning of the TV show “30 Rock,” Tina Fey’s character, Liz Lemon, is the head writer of the fictional “The Girlie Show.” At that point, the show’s main feature is the eccentric Jenna Maroney and didn...

Minutemen defeat Rams

By Herb Scribner

January 30, 2011

Something has inspired the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Whether it was from their travel issues, the 4,239 in attendance at Sunday’s game or a Gordon Bombay-like speech from UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the M...