Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Chaz Williams uses aggressiveness, swagger in bounce-back performance

By Stephen Sellner

March 9, 2013

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

KINGSTON, R.I. — Massachusetts men’s basketball point guard Chaz Williams hadn’t been playing like his normal self. Thursday night saw Butler swarm the junior with constant doses of double-screens that forced the ball...

VCU beats Xavier, La Salle gets by URI

By Jason Kates

February 27, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to defeat Xavier 75-71 in Cincinnati. Trailing 39-26 at the break, the Rams outscored the Musketeers 49-32 in the second half to secure...

UMass basketball not overlooking URI in rivalry game

By Stephen Hewitt

February 6, 2013

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

At a quick glance, the Massachusetts men’s basketball team has several reasons to overlook Rhode Island. The Rams (6-14, 1-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) are ranked dead last in the conference in scoring offense this season (62.2 points per game) and are stuck in a four-game losing streak he...

Minutemen host URI in regular-season finale

By Stephen Hewitt

November 3, 2011

Filed under Men's Soccer

If there’s one thing Massachusetts men’s soccer coach Sam Koch can take away from a season lost, it’s that his team more often than not was good enough to be better than what its record indicates. Although the Min...

Flyers soaring over competition

By Nick Canelas

September 19, 2011

Filed under Conference Notebooks

The Dayton women’s soccer team put on yet another impressive set of performances this past week, capping off a pair of wins against high quality opponents to improve its record to 8-1. The No. 24-ranked Flyers had hi...

Rivalry with URI gets tense

By Herb Scribner

February 17, 2011

Filed under Basketball

Just when the Massachusetts men’s basketball team could use a win to pick up its spirit, it heads to Rhode Island to take on its highly competitive rival. This will be the 136th meeting between the sides, the longest se...

Trip to Puerto Rico benefits UMass

By Nick Bellofatto

January 23, 2011

Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The Massachusetts men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had a very busy winter break. The athletes left UMass after finals week, headed to Puerto Rico in late December for their annual trip and ended it all in Rhode...

Minutewomen to face ailing Rams on Sunday

By Michael Counos

October 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

The Massachusetts women’s soccer team will return to action on the road as it travels to play against Atlantic 10 conference opponent Rhode Island on Sunday. Both UMass (5-8-0, 2-2-0 in A-10) and URI (1-11-1, 1-3-0 in A-...

Road play still daunts Minutewomen

By David Martin

October 14, 2010

Filed under Women's Soccer

Playing at home and playing away are two very different halves to the same coin.  One side can be smooth, clean and easy to read, while the other can be scared and rough, almost impossible to figure out. That same coin reflects the season thus far for the Massachu...