Massachusetts Daily Collegian

George Washington knocks off Creighton, VCU rebounds

By Anthony Chiusano

December 2, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

After falling to No. 25 Marquette on Friday in the Wooden Legacy, the George Washington men’s basketball team rebounded to defeat No. 20 Creighton 60-53 on Sunday to take home third place in the tournament. It was George Washington’s first win against a nationally-ranked ...

URI wins first game of season, GW falls to SEC foe

By Robbie Acer

December 2, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Rhode Island women’s basketball team won its first game of the season Friday, defeating the Detroit 70-59 in the first game of the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament. Detroit (2-6) battled with the Rams (1-6) in a first half marked by 11 lead changes, but ultimately fell short of Rhode Island’s attack. ...

UMass men’s hoops faces toughest test of season at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 14, 2013

Filed under Archives, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has gone into most Atlantic 10 games with another worthy, dangerous conference foe. But Thursday night’s test at Virginia Commonwealth is right at the top of the list. “I’d probably say it’s our toughest game of the season ...

Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

February 14, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

When Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams thinks about what the pace of the game will be like during Thursday night’s road contest at Virginia Commonwealth, he can’t help but bring it all back to, of all things, video games. “The game will be pretty fast,” Wil...

UMass men’s basketball announces 2012-13 schedule

By Nick Canelas

September 7, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

One of the few consequences of having a successful season in any sport is the difficult schedule that follows. That appears to be the case for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. After arguably their best season under...

UMass drops OT heartbreaker at No. 23 Temple

By Stephen Sellner

March 1, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

  If last night’s contest between the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and No. 23 Temple is the final matchup in the storied rivalry, it ended in grand fashion. Trailing 90-88 with 10 seconds remaining in overt...

UMass falls one step short, suffers first home loss

By Stephen Hewitt

February 21, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Saturday marked a night of firsts for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, but not in the variety it would hope for. Not only did the Minutemen (18-8, 7-5 Atlantic 10) lose two consecutive games for the first time this se...

UMass welcomes St. Bonaventure with home undefeated streak at 11

By Stephen Hewitt

February 7, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Three months ago, not many saw this coming. Ranked 12th out of 14 in the Atlantic 10 preseason poll, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was supposed to be in rebuilding mode this season, following the potentially damaging loss of Ant...