Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UConn blows out Dayton; Red Storm sneak past Temple

By Taylor C. Snow

November 30, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

After winning its first two games of the World Vision Classic over Buffalo and Fairleigh Dickinson, the Dayton women’s basketball team entered the championship game against No. 2 Connecticut feeling good about its chances. However,...

The race for NBA MVP is on

By Tyler Galicia

March 10, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Frontrunner: Derrick Rose, G, Chicago Bulls: While only in his 3rd season in the NBA, the 22-year-old Chicago native has proved a lot to the rest of the league quickly.  He’s already garnered the 08-09 Rookie ...

Minutemen break losing streak with win at URI

By Herb Scribner

February 21, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

By Herb Scribner Collegian Staff After some tough losses, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team needed a win to keep its postseason hopes alive. On Saturday afternoon at the Ryan Center, the Minutemen (14-11, 6-6 ...

New DA asks men stand up against violence at hoops game

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

February 21, 2011

Filed under Local News

This Wednesday, new Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan will lead a group of men and boys in pledging to never commit violence against women at the Massachusetts men’s basketball game against St. Joseph’s at ...

Vinson adding numbers

By Herb Scribner

February 1, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In the midst of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s recent guard issues, Terrell Vinson has been stepping his game up to help out the Minutemen. “He’s starting to bring a toughness to the team, he’s playing harder on defe...

St. John’s pulls off upset

By Ben Lambert

January 30, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

It came down to a last second-shot, but No. 1 Ohio State was finally able to chalk up their 22nd consecutive victory over Northwestern on Saturday night. The game was a thrilling back-and-forth affair, ultimately ending with...

Maturing Minutemen

By Jay Asser

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

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...

Minutemen basketball return home to face Rams

By Herb Scribner

January 27, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team is returning home on Sunday afternoon after a week that featured travel woes, practice in an airport with a shoe instead of a ball and a win against Atlantic 10-opponent St. Bonavent...

The tale of two teams

By Nick O'Malley

January 24, 2011

Filed under Hockey, Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

Both the Massachusetts men’s basketball and hockey team have come back to Earth. Whether or not that’s a good or bad thing depends on which team you’re talking about. For men’s basketball, preseason expectations wer...

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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...

Men’s basketball face off against rival Spiders

By Herb Scribner

January 20, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

On Saturday, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will have another opportunity to knock off a top Atlantic 10 opponent when it returns to the Mullins Center for a contest against Richmond. The Minutemen (11-6, 3-1 A-10) re...

UM men’s basketball team starting to shine

By Jay Asser

January 20, 2011

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball

While the strength of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team may lay in the backcourt, Terrell Vinson and Sean Carter are proving in the conference schedule that the team’s big men should not be overlooked. Both Vinson a...