Massachusetts Daily Collegian

George Washington knocks off Creighton, VCU rebounds

By Anthony Chiusano

December 3, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

After falling to No. 25 Marquette on Friday in the Wooden Legacy, the George Washington men’s basketball team rebounded to defeat No. 20 Creighton 60-53 on Sunday to take home third place in the tournament. It was George Washington’s first win against a nationally-ranked ...

URI wins first game of season, GW falls to SEC foe

By Robbie Acer

December 3, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Rhode Island women’s basketball team won its first game of the season Friday, defeating the Detroit 70-59 in the first game of the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament. Detroit (2-6) battled with the Rams (1-6) in a first half marked by 11 lead changes, but ultimately fell short of Rhode Island’s attack. ...

UMass field hockey remains undefeated in A-10 play with win over VCU

By Jason Kates

October 28, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Just two days after defeating conference rival Richmond in a penalty shootout, the No. 12 Massachusetts field hockey team was victorious once again, this time defeating Virginia Commonwealth 3-1. The Minutewomen (14-4, 5-0...

VCU tops UMass in double overtime

By Matthew Zackman

October 7, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Women's Soccer

After 106 minutes of scoreless soccer, the Virginia Commonwealth women’s soccer team finally capitalized. Rams senior forward Courtney Conrad sent a through ball to  sophomore striker Kailyn Slade, who put the ball past Massachusetts  goalkeeper Danielle Kriscenski i...

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...

VCU trounces Bulldogs, No. 18 SLU extends streak

By Tom Mulherin

March 5, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team upset No. 20 Butler on Saturday., destroying the Bulldogs, 84-52, in Richmond, Va. The 32-point decision is the largest margin of victory for the Rams (23-6, 11-3 Atlantic 10) ...

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...