Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Twenty years later, memories of Calipari-Chaney feud live on

By Stephen Hewitt

February 13, 2014

The story of the historic coaching feud between John Calipari and John Chaney – one of the most talked about in college basketball history – starts well before their famous confrontation in the Mullins Center press room 2...

Elaine Sortino inducted into UMass Athletic Hall of Fame

By Stephen Hewitt

October 15, 2013

During their weekly staff meetings behind closed doors in University of Massachusetts conference rooms, Elaine Sortino would typically sit to Athletic Director John McCutcheon's right, silent yet attentive to the topic being discu...

Video: Celebration of Life of Elaine Sortino

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

October 13, 2013

Friends and colleagues of late UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino shared their memories of her during a ceremony in the Mullins Center. Sortino Video from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

UMass basketball retires Marcus Camby’s No. 21

By Stephen Hewitt

January 20, 2013

Growing up, Marcus Camby always looked up to Julius Erving. Now, whenever he looks up to the Mullins Center rafters, he’ll see his name and number alongside his. Camby, one of the greatest basketball players to ever put...

UMass takes on Stanford in NIT semifinals at MSG

By Stephen Hewitt

March 27, 2012

It might not exactly be the same Final Four that he experienced four years ago, but Derek Kellogg will certainly take it. In 2008, as an assistant coach to head coach John Calipari at Memphis, Kellogg helped the Tigers reach...

Bonnie Otto begins 24th year at UMass

By David Brinch

November 18, 2009

Twenty-four years and five head coaches later, Bonnie Otto’s basketball knowledge has increased from when she first began working as the secretary for the Massachusetts basketball team. “I didn’t even know how many guys...