Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Minutemen need to take big step forward

By Adam Miller

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

In today’s world of sports, you can generally judge how good a coach is within three years. However, if you were to judge Massachusetts men’s basketball coach Derek Kellogg by those standards, you would be setting unrealistic...

A look at the 2010-11 Minutemen

By Herb Scribner

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

The Massachusetts men’s basketball team enters into the 2010-11 season with a rebuilt roster after losing top scorer Ricky Harris. From the guards all the way down to their center, the Minutemen are filled with a packed roster constantly ...

Derek Kellogg uses past relationship in recruiting with Minutemen

By Herb Scribner

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

A team is as good as its recruiting. When the Massachusetts men’s basketball team added five freshman last season, it was only the beginning of what UMass coach Derek Kellogg had in mind for the upcoming seasons. This year, the M...

Anthony Gurley looks to lead in senior year

By Jay Asser

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

For Massachusetts men's basketball guard Anthony Gurley, there is no future left to live up to the high expectations. The senior has one final year at UMass to prove he was deserving of the hype he received when he transferred from W...

Playing hoops with Derek Kellogg

By David Brinch

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday around 11:15 a.m., I briskly make my way to the new campus recreation center in order to play in a weekly pick-up game consisting of a diverse group associated with the University of Massachusetts. Professors,...

Walk-ons show promise, potential

By Herb Scribner

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Take a look at the two walk-ons on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team this year and you’ll notice they couldn’t be any more different on the surface. Freshmen Andrew McCarthy and Jordan Couture, however, will try...

Sophomores primed to make jump

By Jay Asser

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

When five incoming freshmen arrived to the Massachusetts men’s basketball team last year, they brought with them high expectations and hopes of a return to prominence. One year later, four of those players are now sophomores and the h...

Minutemen looking for improvement in third season under Derek Kellogg

By Jay Asser

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

Now in the third year of the Derek Kellogg regime, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team is headed in a direction that didn’t seem plausible the last two seasons: on the rise. After taking over the remains of former coach...

Senior Gary Correia mentoring freshman Daryl Traynham

By Herb Scribner

November 16, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball

For Gary Correia and Daryl Traynham, this season will be a constant battle for the guard position on the Massachusetts men’s basketball team. Traynham, a freshman recruited from Maryland, dawns the maroon and white jersey...

Bonnie Otto begins 24th year at UMass

By David Brinch

November 18, 2009

Filed under Men's Basketball

Twenty-four years and five head coaches later, Bonnie Otto’s basketball knowledge has increased from when she first began working as the secretary for the Massachusetts basketball team. “I didn’t even know how many guys...