Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan appears to no longer be with team, sources say

By Stephen Sellner

April 12, 2013

Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Jesse Morgan’s career with the team appears to be over, according to a Wednesday report by The Daily Hampshire Gazette. The report, citing multiple sources close to the program, stated that Morgan, a junior, has been forced to withdraw from the U...

Sellner: UMass men’s hoops playing smarter without Morgan

By Stephen Sellner

February 6, 2013

It’s hard to make a statement that a basketball team has improved when one of its better players is sidelined for the remainder of the season, and that’s certainly not the case with the Massachusetts men’s basketball team...

Hewitt: Strong inside presence emerging for UMass basketball

By Stephen Hewitt

January 28, 2013

When starting shooting guard Jesse Morgan went down for the season with a torn ACL in his right knee on Jan. 10 at Saint Louis, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s season took a major turn. Not only did the Minutemen lose th...

UMass basketball guard Jesse Morgan out for the season with torn ACL

By Stephen Sellner

January 15, 2013

It appears that the status of Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Jesse Morgan’s right knee is worse than initially believed. Initially ruled as a sprain, it was announced Tuesday that Morgan has a torn ACL in his right knee and w...

UMass men’s hoops outlasted at Saint Louis in conference opener

By Stephen Sellner

January 11, 2013

If Thursday night’s Atlantic 10 opener is any indication, fans will have to make sure to get their popcorn ready for conference play. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team stayed neck-and-neck with Saint Louis the entire affa...

Jesse Morgan rides hottest streak of his career in win over Ohio

By Taylor C. Snow

December 20, 2012

Jesse Morgan has always been a streaky shooter for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. And on Wednesday night, the junior guard worked his way into the hottest streak of his career as he dropped a career-high seven 3-pointers and 3...

Jesse Morgan’s career-high 35 points steer Minutemen to win over Ohio

By Daniel Malone

December 20, 2012

It's not often that the play of the Massachusetts men's basketball team has people making comparisons to past UMass greats like Julius Erving and Marcus Camby. But for one night, junior guard Jesse Morgan had people rushing to check the s...

Sampson Carter has another strong game in starting center role

By Stephen Hewitt

December 16, 2012

SPRINGFIELD – On paper, the idea of starting Sampson Carter at center instead of Cady Lalanne seems silly. Carter is listed at 6-foot-8, 220 pounds, while Lalanne is listed at 6-foot-9, 250 pounds, and before the Massachusetts...

Morgan lifts UMass men’s hoops to road win

By Stephen Sellner

December 5, 2012

Jesse Morgan hasn’t exactly shot lights out heading into Tuesday night’s tilt at Northeastern. After all, he was a painful 2-for-17 from 3-point range over the last two games and looked discouraged with his shot. But ...

Jesse Morgan makes strong case to return to starting lineup with big game

By Stephen Hewitt

November 14, 2012

The last couple of weeks hadn’t exactly been favorable for Jesse Morgan. The Massachusetts men’s basketball shooting guard was suspended from the team’s Nov. 3 exhibition game and then didn’t start in his regular position in the starting lineup in...

Jesse Morgan: Something to prove

By Stephen Sellner

November 9, 2012

Jesse Morgan has always felt like he’s had something to prove. Ever since he was cut from his eighth grade AAU basketball team, the Huntington Park Warriors in Philadelphia, Morgan hasn’t stoped working to try to prove...

Podcast: Steve and Steve in the Newsroom

By Stephen Sellner

November 9, 2012

Collegian co-sports editors and men's basketball beat writers Stephen Sellner and Stephen Hewitt preview the upcoming UMass basketball season. Steve and Steve...