Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gurley, Bailey make big plays over URI

By Jay Asser

January 30, 2011

Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Anthony Gurley is used to making pivotal plays which lead to wins. Center Hashim Bailey, however, doesn’t get that opportunity too often. Nevertheless, both players contributed significant baskets to help UMass win i...

Podcast – Basketball: Guys and gals

By Nick O'Malley

January 28, 2011

Nick O'Malley and basketball beat writer Herb Scribner give the Minutewomen some love, but eventually switch the topic back to men's hoops. After an emergency landing and a conference road win, the Minutemen simply had a more i...

Maturing Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 27, 2011

In a long college basketball season with a young, developing team, adversity can either bring out the best or the worst in players. For the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, it was the former as it overcame an unusual roa...

Smooth landing

By Herb Scribner

January 27, 2011

Maybe the Massachusetts men’s basketball team should have travel issues more often. Whether it was the delayed landing or not, the Minutemen (12-7, 4-2 Atlantic 10) earned another conference victory, 78-69, against Saint Bonaven...

Podcast – Men’s Hoops: Good, but not that good

By Nick O'Malley

January 23, 2011

From there, they discuss Anthony Gurley's role in the offense, where the team fits in Atlantic 10 and how vital Tracy Morgan is to the Minutemen. (The last one makes sense in context) Right-Click save as to download: CollegianCast 1-23 MHoop Note: I'm experimenting with names. Note 2:  The intro song ...

Spider-bitten

By Herb Scribner

January 23, 2011

Since Atlantic 10 play began, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team adopted a style of play that saw its prolific scorer Anthony Gurley work with the rest of the team in a pass-oriented offense. This was not the case on ...

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

In its loss to Atlantic 10 foe Richmond, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had the tough task of defending a Spiders’ offense which went off for 51 of their 84 points in the second half. After an Anthony Gurley 3-pointer...

Freddie Riley sparks UMass to 73-54 win

By Jay Asser

January 20, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team wrapped up its three-game road trip with a 73-54 win over Atlantic 10 opponent Charlotte to improve its conference record to 3-1 and overall record to 11-6. Guards Freddie Rile...

UMass defeats Dayton, 55-50, in first conference game

By Herb Scribner

January 9, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team could not have handpicked a better way to start off Atlantic 10 play than by defeating Dayton, last season’s National Invitational Tournament champions. On Sunday, the Minutemen (...

UMass drops 2nd-straight game to Black Bears at Mullins

By Jay Asser

December 9, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team had its worst offensive night of the season, dropping its first game on its home floor at the Mullins Center, 68-56, against Maine on Wednesday night. Heading into halftime locked in...

Shooting woes plague Minutemen against Black Bears

By Herb Scribner

December 9, 2010

It was as if there wasn’t a basket for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team to score on Wednesday night. “I thought our offense was terrible,” UMass coach Derek Kellogg said. “I don’t remember a team as a player, a coach, a high school kid, whatever it migh...

Minutemen hoping to rebound after loss to Boston College

By Jay Asser

December 7, 2010

Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to rebound from its first loss of the season as it returns home to face Maine Wednesday night at the Mullins Center after suffering its first loss of the year over the weekend. On ...