Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Winning four games in four days no easy task for UMass basketball

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

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

For coach Derek Kellogg and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, the task is straightforward, but far from easy. As the No. 6 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which starts Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,...

Minutewomen suffer from shooting struggles

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With just a second on the clock, Massachusetts women’s basketball guard Kiara Bomben rose up and drained a 3-pointer, closing out the first half and bringing UMass within one point of Temple. However, those crucial three of Bomben...

UMass fails to meet expectations

By Patrick Strohecker

November 8, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

It was not the storybook ending that the Massachusetts men’s soccer team had in mind this season after approaching the year with such high expectations. After entering the final week of the season on the outside looking in for the final ...

Minutemen hit the road with playoff odds against them

By Nick Canelas

November 1, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Men's Soccer, Sports

Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch was very blunt about his team’s chances of making the Atlantic 10 tournament heading into the final weekend of the season. “It’s going to take a little miracle,” he said. With the Minu...

Dayton clinches second-seed with draw.

By Michael Downs

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Fall Sports, Women's Soccer

With the No. 2 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament at stake, the Dayton women’s soccer team came from behind late and earned itself a 1-1 double overtime draw against Virginia Commonwealth  in  the final regular season game...

Playoffs on the line as UMass hosts Bonnies, Dukes

By Nick Canelas

October 25, 2012

Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Following his team’s 4-0 loss to Charlotte last Friday, Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch preached to his players the importance of “getting a result” in Sunday’s match at George Washington if the Minutemen have any ...

Top seeded UMass tennis heads into A-10 Tournament

By Cameron McDonough

April 19, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With the Atlantic 10 tournament No. 1 overall seed in hand, the red-hot Massachusetts women’s tennis team heads to Charlottesville, V.A., this week in search of its second conference championship in school history. The top seeded Minutewomen enter tournament-play r...

Late rally falls short; Bonnies bounce UMass from A-10 tournament

By Stephen Hewitt

March 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – With its back against the wall and St. Bonaventure tasting victory, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team didn’t give up. Unfortunately for UMass (22-11, 9-7 Atlantic 10), it wasn’t enough, as it fell, 84-8...

Big 2nd half run nearly gets UMass victory in A10 tourney

By Jackson Alexander

March 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Down 16 points with seven minutes, 29 seconds remaining, it appeared that not only would the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s season end, it would end in blow out fashion. Facing a 70-54 deficit, the Minute...

Photo slideshow: UMass defeats Temple 77-71

By Jeff Bernstein

March 9, 2012

Filed under Sports Slideshows

The UMass Minutemen defeated the Temple Owls 77-71, Friday, March 9. UMass advances to the A-10 semifinals to take on the St. Bonaventure Bonnies Saturday at 1 p.m. ...

2nd-half surge fuels UMass in A-10 quarterfinals victory

By Stephen Sellner

March 9, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – When Jesse Morgan iced the game with a pair of free throws, he completed an improbable second-half surge in which the Massachusetts men’s basketball team played arguably its best half of the seas...

UPDATED: UMass defeats Temple, 77-71, in A-10 quarterfinals

By Jackson Alexander

March 9, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

Also see: UMass uses 2nd half surge to beat Temple ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A week after earning a trip to Boardwalk Hall, Massachusetts men’s basketball team coach Derek Kellogg secured arguably the biggest win of his tenu...