Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Youth making considerable impact as practices resume

By Mark Chiarelli

October 3, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Official practices began last Friday for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, setting in motion a 30-practices-in-40-days schedule building up to the season opener against Boston College on Nov. 10. For anyone alarmed that the return of basketball season snuck up this ...

Video highlights: UMass basketball snaps losing skid with win over Dayton

By Mark Chiarelli

February 25, 2013

Filed under Highlight Reels, Sports Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

The UMass men's basketball team snapped a 3-game losing streak with a 77-66 win over the Dayton Flyers. Here are the highlights. Umass Dayton Highlights from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Hewitt: Atlantic 10 is becoming an elite college basketball conference

By Stephen Hewitt

November 9, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

I want to say something. I’m going to put it out there. If you like it, you can take it. If you don’t, send it right back. The Atlantic 10 is quickly becoming an elite college basketball conference. To clarify: The...

Minutemen will have to fight to make it to the NCAA tournament

By Nate Luippold

February 23, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

It’s been nearly 14 seasons since the University of Massachusetts men’s basketball team last played in an NCAA Tournament game. Over the past decade and a half, the Minutemen have come close several times to making i...

UMass on the road again

By Jay Asser

February 1, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Following two straight Atlantic 10 wins and three consecutive road victories, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team will look to continue hitting its stride when it takes on conference foe Saint Louis on the road Wednesday. After...

Second-half offensive attack beats UM

By Jay Asser

January 23, 2011

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

In its loss to Atlantic 10 foe Richmond, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team had the tough task of defending a Spiders’ offense which went off for 51 of their 84 points in the second half. After an Anthony Gurley 3-pointer...

UMass drops 2nd-straight game to Black Bears at Mullins

By Jay Asser

December 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team had its worst offensive night of the season, dropping its first game on its home floor at the Mullins Center, 68-56, against Maine on Wednesday night. Heading into halftime locked in...

Shooting woes plague Minutemen against Black Bears

By Herb Scribner

December 9, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

It was as if there wasn’t a basket for the Massachusetts men’s basketball team to score on Wednesday night. “I thought our offense was terrible,” UMass coach Derek Kellogg said. “I don’t remember a team as a player, a coach, a high school kid, whatever it migh...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8, 2010

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

December 9, 2010

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The article, “Four Loko is only the face of the issue,” brings up issues that many students aren’t aware of. The rate of underage students consuming Four Loko has risen greatly in the past couple of years,...

Minutemen escape Sacred Heart, 73-65, on Wednesday

By Adam Miller

November 18, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

If there’s anything the Massachusetts men’s basketball team learned from its first win of the season against Rider, it’s that no lead is ever insurmountable for a young, scrappy team. The Minutemen (2-0) almost l...