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UMass beats Rhode Island 67-62 to reach 3rd round in A-10

NEW YORK (AP) Trey Davis hit a step-back 3-pointer with 32.7 seconds left to help send Massachusetts into the third round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament with a 67-62 victory against Rhode Island on Thursday night. The 10th-seeded Minutemen (14-17) will face No. 2 VCU on Friday at Barclays Center. The No. 7 seed Rams (17-15) trailed by eight with five minutes left, but Jared Terrell...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Massachusetts hangs on for 70-64 win over George Mason

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Jabarie Hinds scored 17 points with 6-for-12 shooting to lead Massachusetts to a 70-64 win over George Mason on Sunday. Trey Davis added 16 points, including three 3-pointers, and Antwan Space had 15 points for UMass (12-14, 5-9 Atlantic 10), which hit 25 of 59 from the field and got 18 assists. The Minutemen opened the game with a 3-pointer from Davis and...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Atlantic 10 roundup: one month until tournament time

With a month to go until the next Atlantic 10 tournament champion is crowned, much is left to be decided. The A-10 is as tough as ever and could potentially send as many as four teams to the NCAA tournament. Yet up and down the league standings, plenty is yet to be determined as teams fight to earn bids and salvage seasons. With a month left in the regular season, let’s look at...
Via The Student Section
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Davis, Anderson lead UMass to 61-56 OT win over Rhode Island

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Trey Davis had 20 points, and C.J. Anderson scored all six of his points in overtime to help UMass snap a six-game skid and beat Rhode Island 61-56 Tuesday night. Donte Clark added 17 points for UMass. The Minutemen (9-11, 2-6 Atlantic 10) scored the first six points - four by Davis and two by Anderson - of overtime to take a 57-51 lead with 1:38 to play....
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Bartley leads SLU to second straight win, 86-75 over UMass

AMHERST, Mass. -- Marcus Bartley scored a career-high 17 points and Saint Louis beat Massachusetts 86-75 on Saturday. Bartley was 5-of-7 shooting, including three 3-pointers, for the Billikens (8-11, 3-4 Atlantic 10). Miles Reynolds added 14 points and eight assists and Brett Jolly scored 10 points. Bartley, Reynolds and Jolly came off the bench, which scored 46 points. Jermaine...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Bartley leads Saint Louis over UMass 86-75

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Marcus Bartley scored a career-high 17 points and Saint Louis beat Massachusetts 86-75 on Saturday. Bartley was 5-of-7 shooting, including three 3-pointers, for the Billikens (8-11, 3-4 Atlantic 10). Miles Reynolds added 14 points and eight assists and Brett Jolly scored 10 points. Bartley, Reynolds and Jolly came off the bench, which scored 46 points. Jermaine...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Gibbs scores 43 in Davidson's 86-74 win over UMass

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Jack Gibbs scored a career-high 43 points and Davidson beat Massachusetts 86-74 on Saturday. Gibbs was 12 of 26 from the field, including four 3-pointers, and made 15 of 16 free throws while adding eight assists. Gibbs, coming in ranked fourth in the nation at 24.4 points per game, has reached 40 points three times this season and 30 six times. Peyton Aldridge...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #11 UMass Lowell vs. UMass

The UMass Lowell River Hawks closes a home-and-home series against the UMass Minutemen in Hockey East conference game at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Saturday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. eastern. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 11 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 81 consecutive weeks. The River...
Via Mill City Sports
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #11 UMass Lowell at UMass

The UMass Lowell River Hawks opens up a home-and-home series against the UMass Minutemen in Hockey East conference game at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Massachusetts on Friday, January 15 at 7:00 p.m. eastern. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 11 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 81 consecutive weeks. The River...
Via Mill City Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Davis scores 18 points and UMass defeats La Salle 74-67

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Trey Davis scored 18 points, passing 1,000 for his career, and Massachusetts defeated La Salle 74-67 in an Atlantic-10 opener on Sunday. Seth Berger and Donte Clark scored 15 points each and Antwan Space added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Minutemen (8-5). UMass outrebounded the Explorers 47-31 and had 15 on the offensive boards. Jordan Price scored 23...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UMass Player’s 40-Point Performance Motivated By Mom Pulling Plug on Phone

On Sunday, UMass guard Trey Davis scored 13 points on 4-16 shooting in a 77-76 Minutemen loss to Florida Gulf Coast. One Wednesday, he put up 40 points on 10-18 shooting in a 103-95 overtime win over New Orleans. So what changed? Davis’ mother turned off his cell phone data, according to MassLive.com. “Man, my mom turned my phone off after the game we just lost,” Davis, who...
Via The Comeback
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass' Trey Davis motivated by mom taking cell phone away

How do you get a struggling college basketball player to pull his head out of his you-know-what and starting making some shots? Take away his cell phone, apparently. UMass point guard Trey Davis scored 40 points in a thrilling 103-95 overtime win over New Orleans Wednesday night. In the Minutemen’s previous three games, Davis had shot just 26.3 percent from the field. Then his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass' Davis credits mom shutting off his data plan for 40-point game

Senior point guard Trey Davis is averaging 19.5 points per game for UMass this season. On Wednesday night he went off for a career-high 40 points in a 103-95 win against New Orleans. Why the monster game? According to Davis, he didn't have the distraction of his phone because his mom shut off his data plan after he only scored 13 points on 4 of 16 shooting in the Minutemen's previous...
Via Fox Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #5 UMass Lowell vs. UConn

The UMass Lowell River Hawks take on the UConn Huskies in the second game of a Hockey East home-and-home series at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Sunday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m. eastern. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 75 consecutive weeks. The River Hawks have...
Via Mill City Sports
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hinds, Davis score 20 each in UMass' 99-69 win over BU

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Jabarie Hinds and Trey Davis scored 20 points each and Massachusetts beat Boston University 99-69 on Wednesday night. Rashaan Holloway and Donte Clark added 18 points each and C.J. Anderson 12 for the Minutemen (5-1), who made 38 of 69 shots for 55.1 percent. Clark had four 3-pointers and Hinds and Davis three apiece as UMass hit 13 of 25 from beyond the arc...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass rallies for 85-79 win over Howard

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Trey Davis scored 10 straight points for Massachusetts to rally the Minutemen to an 85-79 victory over Howard in a season opener on Saturday. Davis and Jabarie Hinds scored 19 points apiece. Donte Clark added 16, Zach Coleman 13 and Seth Berger 10. Five points from James Daniel and a dunk from James Miller had Howard in front 54-40 with 16:56 to go. But a...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Frohnapfel with 3 touchdown passes; UMass beats FIU

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Blake Frohnapfel threw three touchdown passes to lead Massachusetts to a 24-14 victory over Florida International on Saturday. Frohnapfel was 32 of 42 for 363 yards passing. He threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Marken Michel early in the game, and connected with Michel again on an 5-yard scoring throw with 7:11 remaining to cap the scoring. Tajae Sharpe had...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Frohnapfel with 3 touchdown passes; UMass beats FIU

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Blake Frohnapfel threw three touchdown passes to lead Massachusetts to a 24-14 victory over Florida International on Saturday. Frohnapfel was 32 of 42 for 363 yards passing. He threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Marken Michel early in the game, and connected with Michel again on an 5-yard scoring throw with 7:11 remaining to cap the scoring. Tajae Sharpe had...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

FIU drops second straight with loss to Massachusetts

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Blake Frohnapfel threw three touchdown passes to lead Massachusetts to a 24-14 victory over Florida International on Saturday. Frohnapfel was 32 of 42 for 363 yards passing. He threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Marken Michel early in the game, and connected with Michel again on an 5-yard scoring throw with 7:11 remaining to cap the scoring. Tajae Sharpe had...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Frohnapfel with 3 touchdown passes; UMass beats FIU 24-14

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Blake Frohnapfel threw three touchdown passes to lead Massachusetts to a 24-14 victory over Florida International on Saturday. Frohnapfel was 32 of 42 for 363 yards passing. He threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Marken Michel early in the game, and connected with Michel again on an 5-yard scoring throw with 7:11 remaining to cap the scoring. Tajae Sharpe had 15...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

FIU drops second straight with loss to Massachusetts

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- Blake Frohnapfel threw three touchdown passes to lead Massachusetts to a 24-14 victory over Florida International on Saturday. Frohnapfel was 32 of 42 for 363 yards passing. He threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Marken Michel early in the game, and connected with Michel again on an 5-yard scoring throw with 7:11 remaining to cap the scoring. Tajae Sharpe had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass WR arrested for allegedly breaking into car

UMass Minutemen wide receiver Jalen Williams was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly breaking into a car and was subsequently booked on charges of “breaking and entering during the nighttime to commit a felony” as well as larceny over $250. Matt Vauhtor of the Daily Hampshire Gazette reported Williams’ arrest. A senior from Atlanta, Williams told reporters that he...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

GAME STORY: Buffs play full a 60, decimate the Minutemen

  BOULDER- Coming into Saturday’s matchup with the UMass Minutemen, there wasn’t much confidence that the Colorado Buffaloes would win the game, let alone dominate it, but the Buffs came out and did just that, dismembering the Minutemen by a score of 48-14. “I almost don’t know what to say, it’s been so long,” said a relived Mike MacIntyre after the game. “The young...
Via BSN Denver
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

What they’re saying: UMass TE not impressed with Buffs energy

  All week you hear what the Buffs are thinking heading into the weekends matchup, but what are the Minutemen thinking? We did a scan of their local outlets to give you a sample, and found UMass isn’t short on confidence, and like the rest of us, weren’t too impressed with the Buffs in week one. From The Massachusetts Daily Collegian: UMass football set for season opener against...
Via BSN Denver
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Gordon and the Sad Story of Homophobia in Sports

Today, I’d like to talk to everyone about homophobia. It’s an ugly and terrible thing that still manages to exist, despite the United States taking a myriad number of steps forward to combat it, and it’s becoming incredibly prevalent in the sports world, both on the collegiate and professional level. In the most recent instance, it has surrounded former UMass Minutemen guard...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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