Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Preseason report: Sampson Carter practices, UMass still trying to complete schedule

By Stephen Hewitt

September 28, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was back at practice Thursday at the Curry Hicks Cage, where a familiar face joined them on the court for drills and workouts. Five days after resorting to pedaling on a stationary...

Minutemen head to Madison Square Garden for chance in NIT

By Staff

March 26, 2012

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team will play at Madison Square Garden in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals for the second time in five years after the Minutemen defeated Drexel and former UMass coach Bruiser Flint last Tuesday in Philadelphia, 72-...

Passing of the torch

By Staff

March 26, 2012

I’m not the only one who’s noticed the Massachusetts men’s basketball team take itself deep into the National Invitation Tournament.  Most members of the University of Massachusetts community have heard about it and they ...

Do-or-die time as UMass travels to MSU in NIT

By Stephen Sellner

March 12, 2012

Throw out the 22-win season. Throw out the 14-1 record at home. And throw out big wins over NCAA tournament teams Temple, Saint Louis, Xavier, St. Bonaventure and Davidson. The Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s se...

Podcast: Minutemen come up short vs. La Salle

By Stephen Sellner

February 21, 2012

Men's basketball beat writers Stephen Sellner, Jackson Alexander, Stephen Hewitt, discuss the Minutemen's toe-length 72-71 loss that they surrendered to La Salle on Saturday. Podcast: UMass basketball vs. La Salle...

Vinson providing experience, versatility for Minutemen

By Stephen Sellner

February 8, 2012

After any given game, some people may go straight to the stat sheet to try and make an assessment on who played well and who didn’t bring their best game to the floor. In some cases, it’s an effective and simple method. However if it’...

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...

Defending A-10 champion Richmond struggles against Davidson

By Nick Canelas

November 16, 2011

Despite opening its season with a 66-56 win at home over American, the Richmond men's basketball team could not do the same on the road against Davidson, falling, 74-61, thanks in large part to Jake Cohen's 22 point performance. Cohen was one of four Wildcats (2-0) to scor...

A look at the Atlantic 10

By Staff

November 10, 2011

Over the past five seasons, Xavier has held a stranglehold over the rest of the Atlantic 10 and is unlikely to loosen their grip anytime soon. There’s only one question when discussing A-10 teams this season; who can beat...

Podcast: MLax – Back from hiatus

By Nick O'Malley

April 5, 2011

  After a couple weeks off, Nick O'Malley and Herb Scribner  come back and talk men's lacrosse and wrap up men's basketball. You're a couple clicks away from: 4-4 CollegianCast  ...

A-10 Tournament Picks: Men’s Hoops should, probably, most likely win

By Nick O'Malley

March 7, 2011

While we don’t get to see the class of the Atlantic 10 in action until this weekend, we do get four solid matchups in the opening round of the conference tournament. Surprisingly, even the No. 11 and No. 12 seeds have a shot...

Minutemen lose in overtime to No. 24 Temple on senior night

By Jay Asser

March 3, 2011

When the final whistle blew, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team knew it hung with No. 24 Temple for two periods of basketball. It was in the third period – the overtime period – where the Minutemen (15-13, 7-8 Atlantic 10) could...