Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Week off recharges UMass men’s hoops for final push of regular season

By Stephen Sellner

March 1, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Before the start of the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s practice on Wednesday, a game of two-on-two broke out on the Mullins Center floor. It was Chaz Williams and Sampson Carter taking on Trey Davis and Raph...

Cady Lalanne bringing fans back down high school memory lane

By Stephen Hewitt

February 28, 2013

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

Cady Lalanne still likes to remind Tyler Bergantino about it from time to time. It began nearly three years ago to date, on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, Fla., where the two high school basketball standouts – Lalanne a senior, Bergantino a sophomore – pl...

Minutewomen downed by Duquesne despite late surge

By Peter Cappiello

February 26, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With about three minutes left on the clock, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team could almost taste its first win in 11 tries. Senior center Jasmine Watson sank a layup to cut her team’s deficit to four as UMass ...

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....

Cady Lalanne puts whole package together in win over Dayton

By Stephen Hewitt

February 23, 2013

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

In losses to Temple and then St. Bonaventure last week, Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg wasn’t happy with Cady Lalanne’s energy. Sure, the sophomore center had dominated the first half of each of those...

UMass men’s hoops looks to get back on track at St. Bonaventure

By Stephen Sellner

February 20, 2013

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

When the clock hit all zeros in Saturday's 1-point loss to Temple, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team’s likelihood of making the NCAA Tournament as an at-large bid took a major hit. Losses at Virginia Commonwe...

UMass men’s hoops closes rivalry with 83-82 loss to Temple

By Stephen Sellner

February 17, 2013

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

For 39 minutes, 42 seconds, the possible final chapter of a storied rivalry between the Massachusetts men’s basketball team and Temple was everything fans on both sides could have asked for. UMass had the ball down by...

Last-second strategy becomes predictable in UMass basketball loss to Temple

By Stephen Hewitt

February 16, 2013

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

It had happened so many times that it became predictable. With 17.6 seconds left, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team was down one with the ball, a situation it has become quite familiar with over the course of a season that has been ...

UMass men’s hoops faces toughest test of season at VCU

By Stephen Sellner

February 14, 2013

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

Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg has gone into most Atlantic 10 games with another worthy, dangerous conference foe. But Thursday night’s test at Virginia Commonwealth is right at the top of the list. “I’d probably say it’s our toughest game of the season ...

Fast-paced styles to collide when UMass basketball visits VCU

By Stephen Hewitt

February 14, 2013

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

When Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams thinks about what the pace of the game will be like during Thursday night’s road contest at Virginia Commonwealth, he can’t help but bring it all back to, of all things, video games. “The game will be pretty fast,” Wil...

Minutewomen suffer from shooting struggles

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

With just a second on the clock, Massachusetts women’s basketball guard Kiara Bomben rose up and drained a 3-pointer, closing out the first half and bringing UMass within one point of Temple. However, those crucial three of Bomben...

Late rally falls short in UMass basketball loss to Charlotte

By Stephen Hewitt

February 2, 2013

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

Down one with possession and time running out, Chaz Williams received the ball and looked to score yet another game-winner. The Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard, who made the winning layup in the team’s one-point thrill...