Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass basketball continues to get valuable contribution from bench

By Patrick Strohecker

January 4, 2014

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team may not have the deepest bench in the country, but the players that coach Derek Kellogg does use, contribute in a big way. Saturday night’s 73-65 win over Miami (Ohio) was once again...

UMass men’s basketball pulls away from Eastern Michigan

By Patrick Strohecker

December 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

It wasn’t pretty, but it did the job. Playing its first game as a ranked team in 15 years, the No. 21 Massachusetts men’s basketball team beat Eastern Michigan with a big second half on the road Tuesday night. Trailing by...

UMass men’s basketball wins Charleston Classic

By Mark Chiarelli

November 25, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Many writers with votes in the Associated Press Top 25 poll have a decision to make regarding the Massachusetts men’s basketball team Monday morning. On Sunday night, in the championship game of the Charleston Classic,...

Veteran leadership offers steady hand in UMass’ win

By Mark Chiarelli

November 17, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Winter Sports

  The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s 85-69 victory over Youngstown State wasn’t flashy, nor was it ever in doubt. UMass carried itself with a business-like manner, spending  all but one minute, 23 seconds...

VCU dominates Illinois State in season opener

By Frank Corona

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The No. 14 Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team wasted no time legitimizing its place atop the Atlantic 10 rankings on Friday, as the Rams blew out Illinois State 96-58 in their season opener. VCU (1-0) started off stro...

The final act: Chaz Williams looks to leave his mark at UMass

By Patrick Strohecker

November 7, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

When you think of Massachusetts men’s basketball legends, the names of Julius Erving, Lou Roe and Marcus Camby are the first ones to come to mind. Chaz Williams has a chance to be viewed in the same light. A redshirt senior from Bro...

Refocused: Raphiael Putney hopes to bounce back with strong senior season

By Mark Chiarelli

November 7, 2013

Filed under Archives, Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Raphiael Putney is a seafood guy. Apart of the program Athletes in Action this summer, a religious-based basketball retreat, Putney traveled to Spain for a two-week stint and participated in the program’s basketball tour...

Veterans provide boost for UMass in exhibition

By Mark Chiarelli

November 6, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

If the Massachusetts men’s basketball team plans to be a national contender, it will need production from a stable of veterans. Tuesday’s performance from Sampson Carter, Derrick Gordon and Cady Lalanne offered the first step...

Live blog: Minutemen face GW in first round of Atlantic 10 tournament

By Collegian Sports Staff

March 14, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

UMass vs George Washington - A-10 first round...