Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass nearly defeats A-10 elite in Temple

By Herb Scribner

March 3, 2011

Despite its loss to No. 24 Temple on Wednesday night at the Mullins Center, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team made strides in the right direction. In its second to last game of the regular season, UMass nearly overt...

Minutemen break losing streak with win at URI

By Herb Scribner

February 21, 2011

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 ...

Rivalry with URI gets tense

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2011

Just when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team could use a win to pick up its spirit, it heads to Rhode Island to take on its highly competitive rival. This will be the 136th meeting between the sides, the longest se...

Denying opponent’s shots from beyond the arc key for UM

By Herb Scribner

February 11, 2011

Shots from beyond the arc are killers, at least for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. In their last two losses, the Minutemen (13-9, 5-4 Atlantic 10) suffered a downpour of 3-pointers. “They hurt, at crucial times, times when...

Minutemen defeat Rams

By Herb Scribner

January 30, 2011

Something has inspired the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Whether it was from their travel issues, the 4,239 in attendance at Sunday’s game or a Gordon Bombay-like speech from UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the M...

Men’s basketball face off against rival Spiders

By Herb Scribner

January 20, 2011

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...

Minutemen need to take big step forward

By Adam Miller

November 16, 2010

In today’s world of sports, you can generally judge how good a coach is within three years. However, if you were to judge Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg by those standards, you would be setting unrealistic...

Senior Gary Correia mentoring freshman Daryl Traynham

By Herb Scribner

November 16, 2010

For Gary Correia and Daryl Traynham, this season will be a constant battle for the guard position on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Traynham, a freshman recruited from Maryland, dawns the maroon and white jersey...

Late surge by Minutemen comes up short

By David Brinch

February 4, 2010

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was almost there. A big second half comeback, improved shooting, and stout defense nearly came together for the Minutemen against Xavier Wednesday night at the Mullins Center. UMass (8-14, 2-6 Atlantic 10), however, couldn’t hold...