Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass men’s hoops struggles in exhibition win

By Stephen Sellner

November 5, 2012

Coming off its appearance in the National Invitation Tournament Final Four a year ago and facing a Division II opponent in its first exhibition game, one would think the Massachusetts men’s basketball team would use the...

Preseason report: UMass men’s basketball near full strength

By Stephen Hewitt

September 23, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s opener is still about a month and a half away, but the team is hard at work preparing for a season that is full of expectations. The Minutemen practiced for about an hour on Saturda...

UPDATED: UMass defeats Temple, 77-71, in A-10 quarterfinals

By Jackson Alexander

March 9, 2012

Also see: UMass uses 2nd half surge to beat Temple ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A week after earning a trip to Boardwalk Hall, Massachusetts men’s basketball team coach Derek Kellogg secured arguably the biggest win of his tenu...

Men’s Basketball Podcast: Carter, Morgan beat URI, A-10 Tourney next

By Stephen Sellner

March 5, 2012

Assistant Sports Editors Stephen Sellner, Jackson Alexander, and Stephen Hewitt discuss the latest 89-83 hoops victory over Rhode Island, and preview UMass' matchup against Duquesne in the opening round of the A-10 tourname...

Carter, Morgan power UMass past URI on Senior Day

By Stephen Hewitt

March 5, 2012

It may have taken four, long and sometimes grueling seasons, but the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and coach Derek Kellogg can finally call themselves 20-game winners. Jesse Morgan led all scorers with 25 points on a ...

Minutemen travel to No. 23 Temple

By Jackson Alexander

February 28, 2012

After suffering its most lopsided defeat of the season, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team hits the road for a must-win game against Atlantic 10 leader Temple. UMass (19-9, 8-6 A-10) currently sits in a tie for sixth place in the A...

Morgan looks to snap out of shooting slump in Philadelphia

By Stephen Hewitt

February 28, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team has gone through plenty of highs and lows through its 2011-12 season, but perhaps none more extreme than one of its best shooting threats in Jesse Morgan. The sophomore guard is fourth on the team...

2nd-half runs lift Minutemen past Bonnies

By Stephen Sellner

February 9, 2012

It’s been a reoccurring theme for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team all season long. At times, it can look rattled and seem destined for a long night. But all it takes is a shift in momentum and the Minutemen unle...

Morgan catches fire to lead UM to win

By Jackson Alexander

February 9, 2012

What a difference a year makes. On Feb. 8, 2011, Jesse Morgan had played in just six of UMass’ 22 games and scored a total of 13 points all season. On Feb. 8, 2012, Morgan led his team to a 76-67 win over St. Bonave...

UMass 2nd-half surge falls short in road loss to Explorers

By Stephen Hewitt

January 11, 2012

Make that four losses in as many tries for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team when it has visited Tom Gola Arena under the helm of coach Derek Kellogg. Even a 50-31 second-half advantage, which included a 21-6 run t...

Minutemen tame Tigers

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 1, 2011

It took the first nine minutes of regulation for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team to hit its stride. From that moment on, Towson didn’t stand a chance. UMass (6-2) turned a five-point first half lead into a 19-point adva...

Kellogg features depth during UMass win

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 1, 2011

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team stepped onto the court Wednesday night in an unfamiliar fashion. For the first time this season, their floor general, Chaz Williams, and greatest 3-point threat, Freddie Riley, fo...