Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hoops ends season with first-round NIT loss to Stony Brook

By Stephen Sellner

March 20, 2013

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

And just like that, it's over. A once promising 2012-13 season came crashing down on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team Wednesday night in its 71-58 loss to Stony Brook in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament...

UMass basketball eliminated from Atlantic 10 Tournament with loss to VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — With his team leading by four and one minute, 19 seconds remaining, Rob Brandenberg stepped back and launched a seemingly impossible fall-away 3-pointer in the left corner as the shot clock expired with Chaz Willi...

Sellner: UMass hoops passes eye test for NCAA Tournament

By Stephen Sellner

March 16, 2013

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

NEW YORK — With 19 seconds left, Cady Lalanne leaned over with his hands on his knees as Chaz Williams wrapped his arms around him. Williams then slapped hands with Sampson Carter, and Freddie Riley and Trey Davis joined in...

UMass men’s hoops kicks off A-10 Tournament Thursday against GW

By Stephen Sellner

March 14, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball guard Chaz Williams was watching the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Game on Saturday night when Belmont shocked Murray State in overtime. With the loss, the Racers were denied their automatic...

For Chaz Williams, Atlantic 10 Tournament means a return back home

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

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

Never in his wildest dreams could Chaz Williams have imagined that the area of land across from the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower in Brooklyn would one day become the Barclays Center. Growing up, when Williams was a part of the New York Gauchos AAU team, he a...

Winning four games in four days no easy task for UMass basketball

By Stephen Hewitt

March 14, 2013

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

For coach Derek Kellogg and the Massachusetts men’s basketball team, the task is straightforward, but far from easy. As the No. 6 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which starts Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,...

UMass basketball ready for highly anticipated showdown with Butler

By Stephen Hewitt

March 7, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg says he’s just trying to go through this week like it’s any other ordinary one. This week, however, is not any ordinary week. In a season that’s been full of big games, the Minutemen enter arguably their biggest regular seas...