Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New season, new feel for Minutemen

By Stephen Hewitt

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

When the Massachusetts men’s basketball team exited the Mullins Center court last March after being humiliated by Dayton in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament, it was clear that something needed to be changed...

It’s time for a change in philosophy on offense

By Jay Asser

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you watched the first-round exit by the Massachusetts men’s basketball team in the Atlantic 10 tournament last season, you were treated to an abysmal display of offense. The Minutemen scored 16 points in the first half and connected on 28.1 percent of their shots en route t...

Analyzing the “brotherhood”

By Herb Scribner

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

It was sometimes dreadful watching the Massachusetts men’s basketball team last season. Aside from the fact that the Collegian press conference seat is stationed right next to the wicked loud band, I had to watch a sha...

UMass a mix of returners and newcomers

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

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,...

Williams handed keys to new UMass offense

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

A basketball team goes as far as its point guard can take it. Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg should know that as well as anyone. After all, he did serve as the Minutemen’s floor general in the early...

New offense will tap into UMass’ athleticism

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 10, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

After being blown out by Dayton on its home floor in the first round of last year’s Atlantic 10 tournament, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg knew he needed to make a change. Kellogg did just that and dismissed...

UM looking for help on the road

By Herb Scribner

March 4, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Atlantic 10 regular season is just about over, and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will finish it out on the road at Fordham. The Minutemen (15-13, 7-8 A-10) stroll into Rose Hill Gym on Saturday after a 73-67 loss to Temple. ...

Minutemen head to Fordham for final regular season game

By Jay Asser

March 3, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball

As the Massachusetts men’s basketball team plays its final game of the regular season, it will be in control of its own postseason fate. With a win at Fordham on Saturday, the Minutemen (15-13, 7-8 Atlantic 10) can secure a home game at ...

Schedule to benefit ailing Minutemen

By Adam Miller

September 13, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports Columns

If you’ve gotten used to seeing the Massachusetts men’s basketball team play some of the best teams in the nation on ESPN, you might not like this year’s schedule. In the first two years under UMass coach Derek Kellogg, the Minutemen have p...