Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass welcomes Hall of Fame coach to Mullins Center

By Andrew Cyr

November 20, 2013

It’s not every day that you see a Hall of Fame coach standing on the sidelines at the Mullins Center. This Wednesday, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team hosts Rutgers, led by Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer. Stringer’s career achievements are spectac...

Early struggles force UMass women’s basketball to try different lineups

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

November 20, 2013

A young team takes time to come together and find out what works best for them, and that’s just what the Massachusetts women’s basketball team is doing this season, as the team has sent out three different pairs of starting...

UMass women’s basketball hurts itself with turnovers in loss to AU

By Andrew Cyr

November 18, 2013

At the beginning of the season, Massachusetts women’s basketball coach Sharon Dawley knew that with a young team that likes to run in transition, there were going to be turnovers. However, there comes a time when the turnover...

Defense key for UMass women’s basketball moving forward

By Joey Saade

November 14, 2013

The Massachusetts women's basketball team didn't get off to the start it hoped for in last weekend's season-opening slate of games. And a lack of defense was primarily the reason why. The Minutewomen dropped both of their ...

Duquesne women’s basketball victorious in Maggie Dixon Classic

By Eugene Kucinski

November 13, 2013

After a 10-0 run to close out the game, the Duquesne women’s basketball team defeated Cal Poly 84-69 on Friday. The Dukes’ offense was led by Raegan Moore with 19 points and Wumi Agunbiade with 20 points and nine rebounds. The Mustangs were led by Ariana Ele...

Youth and leadership keys to women’s basketball success this season

By Joey Saade

November 6, 2013

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team is ready to turn the page. After a disappointing 3-26 finish to last season—their worst in 23 years—the Minutewomen are focused on flipping the switch and reversing th...

UMass women’s basketball seeks redemption

By Andrew Cyr

November 6, 2013

No team is more excited to start fresh this winter than the Massachusetts women’s basketball team. The Minutewomen ended the 2012-13 season with 13 straight losses and an overall record of 3-26, which was UMass’ worst recor...

UMass women’s basketball set to begin three-game road trip in Saint Louis

By Daniel Malone

February 7, 2013

Finding itself bogged down in yet another extended losing streak, the Massachusetts women's basketball team is hoping a change of scenery can help reverse its fortunes. The Minutewomen will get just that when they embark on a three-game, out of state road trip beginning at Saint Louis o...

Overmatched Minutewomen blown out on the road by No. 17 Dayton

By Daniel Malone

January 28, 2013

It’s been a difficult season full of inconsistent play and frustrating defeats for the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, but the Minutewomen’s 83-44 loss at No. 17 Dayton on Sunday might be the team’s lowest point yet. ...

Rebounding woes cost Minutewomen in the second half

By Jeffrey Okerman

January 24, 2013

For 20 minutes the Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s rebounding renaissance frustrated Butler. Only 20 minutes. The Minutewomen (3-16, 1-3 Atlantic 10) scored 17 of their 35 first half points on second chance opportunities. ...

Final hurdle trips up Minutewomen

By Jeffrey Okerman

November 27, 2012

With just over four minutes left to play on Sunday, a light at the end of the tunnel shone bright. But when the final buzzer blew, that light had been expunged. For the Massachusetts women’s basketball team, the buzzer meant the 63-...

UMass embarrassed at Notre Dame, fall to Quinnipiac

By Peter Cappiello

November 19, 2012

Overmatched and outplayed by a clearly superior opponent, the Massachusetts women’s basketball team came up empty on the road against No. 7 Notre Dame on Sunday, falling 94-50 in a game that was over almost before it began. T...