Massachusetts Daily Collegian

George Washington falls to JMU, Butler defeats Fordham

By Jason Kates

May 1, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The James Madison baseball team used an eight-run eighth inning to defeat George Washington, 14-5, on Sunday, winning the weekend series two games to one. Going into the bottom of the eighth with a 6-5 lead, the Dukes (20-23,...

Butler spoils near-sellout crowd in convincing win over UMass hoops

By Stephen Sellner

March 8, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The fans did their part, but the Massachusetts men’s basketball team failed to return the favor. In front of a crowd of 9,341 at the Mullins Center, UMass (18-10, 8-7 Atlantic 10) was dominated on the offensive glass and coul...

UMass basketball beaten badly on the glass in loss to Butler

By Stephen Hewitt

March 8, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The game plan is simple for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team: Get a defensive stop, grab the defensive rebound, get on the fast break and convert transition buckets. When one of those ingredients goes missing,...

UMass basketball ready for highly anticipated showdown with Butler

By Stephen Hewitt

March 7, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg says he’s just trying to go through this week like it’s any other ordinary one. This week, however, is not any ordinary week. In a season that’s been full of big games, the Minutemen enter arguably their biggest regular seas...

No. 11 Butler avoids upset, Richmond wins in OT

By Tom Mulherin

February 20, 2013

Filed under Sports

The No. 11 Butler men’s basketball team defeated Fordham, 68-63, on Saturday, averting a near disastrous upset on the road. The Bulldogs (21-5, 8-3 Atlantic 10) led by just two points with only 18 seconds left in the game...

Butler regains winning form, Saint Louis continues winning streak

By Mark Chiarelli

February 6, 2013

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

A strong second half performance by junior standout Rotnei Clarke returned No. 9 Butler to the win column with a 75-68 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday. Clarke’s 23 points led all scorers, as the Bulldogs (18-4, 5-2 Atlantic ...

Rebounding woes cost Minutewomen in the second half

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

For 20 minutes the Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s rebounding renaissance frustrated Butler. Only 20 minutes. The Minutewomen (3-16, 1-3 Atlantic 10) scored 17 of their 35 first half points on second chance opportunities. ...

Bulldogs rout Marian, ’Cuse notches back-to-back wins

By Stephen Hewitt

November 15, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Men's Basketball

It was a historic night in Indianapolis on Saturday night as the No. 18 Butler men’s basketball team unveiled a banner signifying its Final Four accomplishments from last season, its first ever appearance in the Final Four....