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Listening ahead to 2014

January 27, 2014

The final act: Chaz Williams looks to leave his mark at UMass

By Patrick Strohecker

November 7, 2013

When you think of Massachusetts men’s basketball legends, the names of Julius Erving, Lou Roe and Marcus Camby are the first ones to come to mind. Chaz Williams has a chance to be viewed in the same light. A redshirt senior from Bro...

Refocused: Raphiael Putney hopes to bounce back with strong senior season

By Mark Chiarelli

November 7, 2013

Raphiael Putney is a seafood guy. Apart of the program Athletes in Action this summer, a religious-based basketball retreat, Putney traveled to Spain for a two-week stint and participated in the program’s basketball tour...

Back where he belongs: Derrick Gordon ready to finally step in for UMass

By Patrick Strohecker

November 7, 2013

The last time Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Derrick Gordon played in an NCAA game, he was on the nation’s biggest stage. As a freshman at Western Kentucky in 2012, Gordon led the Hilltoppers to the second round of the NCA...

Ben Gallacher has a new chance at big dreams at UMass

By Nick Canelas

October 10, 2013

Ben Gallacher is your everyday laid back guy from Alberta, Canada. He's a college student who tries not to take life too seriously. He enjoys hanging out with friends and has a supportive family. Just two years ago, he taught himself how to play the guitar by watching i...

UMass goaltender Steve Mastalerz ready for new challenges in ‘13

By Cameron McDonough

October 10, 2013

It was never a matter of if Steve Mastalerz would attend the University of Massachusetts. Rather, it was a matter of if he would get an offer to play for its hockey team. And once he got the official offer to play for the ...

A.J. Doyle living the dream as UMass’ starting quarterback

By Nick Canelas

September 26, 2013

A.J. Doyle had a chance to lead the Massachusetts football team to an upset. Trailing by a mere three points to Vanderbilt early in the third quarter on Saturday, the Minutemen had the ball and another chance to take their f...