Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UPDATED: UMass defeats Duquesne, advances to Atlantic City

By Stephen Sellner

March 7, 2012

As the clock turned to all zeros, Chaz Williams jumped into the arms of Sean Carter as the electric Mullins Center rejoiced. It was a gritty, grind-it-out contest where each team refused to give in. But it was th...

Javorn Farrell has career game in big UMass victory

By Stephen Hewitt

March 7, 2012

In its biggest game of the season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team received monster production from one of its most unlikely sources. Javorn Farrell, the junior guard who has watched most of this season f...

Forcing turnovers key to Minutemen success

By Stephen Hewitt

December 6, 2011

When Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg installed a new up-tempo, run-and-press style of play during the offseason, he did it with many factors in mind. One of those factors was the fact that he has one...

UMass a mix of returners and newcomers

By Staff

November 10, 2011

When the Massachusetts men’s basketball team takes the floor on Friday night, it will showcase a lineup and roster stock piled with athleticism and depth. UMass is filled with a balance of returning players and newcomers,...

Podcast – MHoop/MLax: Bouncing back and storming ahead

By Nick O'Malley

February 23, 2011

In a two part podcast, Nick O'Malley talks basketball with Jay Asser and Herb Scriber and Lacrosse with Dave Brinch. With the most recent win over URI, has  the men's basketball team come back into form? With two straight wins, is it tim...

Halftime leads work for Minutemen’s basketball team

By Jay Asser

February 3, 2011

Going into halftime with a lead does more than just give a team a cushion in the second half. It allows players to gain confidence and believe that they are on their way to winning. Such is the case with the Massachusetts men’s ...

Podcast: What the URI win means for UMass

By Nick O'Malley

February 1, 2011

Jay Asser returns to the podcast as he and Nick O'Malley discuss the Minutemen in their win over the Rams and what leading scorer Anthony Gurley's role in the offense truly is. Right-click,  save as to download: Collegian Cast: 1-31 BBall We're still on iTunes! Sea...


By Herb Scribner

January 23, 2011

Since Atlantic 10 play began, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team adopted a style of play that saw its prolific scorer Anthony Gurley work with the rest of the team in a pass-oriented offense. This was not the case on ...

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

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...

Minutemen trying to improve foul trouble

By Herb Scribner

December 7, 2010

Fouls are a double-edged sword for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. The Minutemen (7-1) not only squander from their own difficulties at the free throw line, but also give up a slew of fouls to the opposition. “Yeah I think that’s what we’re going to work o...

Last second call keeps Minutemen undefeated

By Herb Scribner

December 2, 2010

While guard Anthony Gurley scored the final two points to give the Massachusetts men’s basketball team a victory on Wednesday night, he did so without making the final basket. With one second remaining, the Minutemen (7-0)...

Farrell playing well since returning from injury

By Herb Scribner

November 22, 2010

If there’s one player the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is glad to have back, it’s guard Javorn Farrell. “Two wins against two very good teams can be correlated to him being back in the lineup,” UMass coach Derek...