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Maxie Esho’s Career-High 23 Points Lead UMass To 71-62 Win Over BC

UMass pulled away from Boston College in the second half to win 71-62 in the middle game of the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader at TD Garden on Sunday. Maxie Esho scored 23 points and hauled in nine rebounds for the Minutemen, while sophomore guard Derrick Gordon chipped in 15 of his own. The Eagles built an 8-point halftime lead, but UMass went on a 21-5 run to start the second...
Via NESN.com
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

BC Pranked with UMass Jersey on Doug Flutie’s Statue (Photo)

The UMass Minutemen moved to the FBS in 2012, and it’s been tough years in football for the school. The record stands at 2-22 and this year won’t be any better with new coach Mark Whipple at the helm. However, the best way to get some laughs if you know it’s going to be a long season on the field is to have some fun with the other guys off the field. An obvious UMass fan decided...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Gordon Comes Out, First Openly Gay D-1 Basketball Player

UMass Minutemen guard Derrick Gordon came out to the world on Wednesday morning, just a week after coming out to his parents, coach and teammates. Gordon becomes the first openly gay division 1 basketball player, something that Michael Sam certainly made possible. Go over to ESPN.com to read the full story and see his interview; maybe one day we will get to the point when it isn’t...
Via Diehardsport
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass turns away VCU 80-75

Chaz Williams scored 20 points, including four key free throws late, as Massachusetts topped Virginia Commonwealth 80-75 in front of a sellout crowd Friday night. Williams hit two free throws to put UMass (21-5, 8-4 Atlantic 10 Conference) up 78-75 with 16.8 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Williams came up with a steal and was fouled again, hitting two more at the...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass-Saint Joseph's Preview

The road has not been kind to Massachusetts and star guard Chaz Williams. The 21st-ranked Minutemen conclude a two-game swing away from home Saturday night against Saint Joseph's, and they'll look to avoid a third straight road defeat in a place they've had trouble securing wins. UMass (17-3, 4-2 Atlantic 10) has dropped two of three and is in danger of falling out...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Storms College Basketball Rankings, Aims for Deep Postseason Run

Nothing comes easy in the Atlantic 10 Conference. The VCU Rams were the consensus preseason pick to run away with the A-10 men’s college basketball title, but now that conference play is underway, it’s obvious it’s going to be a dogfight this year. For the moment, the top dogs are the No. 16 Massachusetts Minutemen at 14-1 straight up and a healthy 9-6 against the spread. The...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NESNPlus To Carry UMass Basketball Game Against George Mason On Wednesday (Listing)

The UMass Minutemen basketball team is No. 16 in the country with a 14-1 record and an undefeated Atlantic 10 Conference record. Wednesday night, the Minutemen take on conference foe George Mason in a bid to stay unbeaten, and NESN will have all the action on NESNPlus. Tip-off for the game is at 7:00 p.m. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams carries UMass past Saint Joseph's 66-62

Chaz Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the closing six minutes Wednesday night, leading No. 19 Massachusetts to a 66-62 comeback win over Saint Joseph's in the conference openers for both teams. Maxie Esho scored 12 points and Raphiael Putney had 11 for the Minutemen (13-1 overall, 1-0 Atlantic-10). Halil Kanacevic led Saint Joseph's (9-5, 0-1) with 19 points and...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 23 Massachusetts beats Miami of Ohio 73-65

Chaz Williams had 18 points and eight assists, leading No. 23 Massachusetts to a 73-65 victory over Miami of Ohio on Saturday night. Maxie Esho added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Minutemen (12-1), who host Saint Joseph's on Wednesday in their Atlantic-10 opener. Cady Lalanne had 12 points and Trey Davis finished with 11. Will Felder scored 22 points for Miami (4-7)...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 21 U Mass beats BYU to win seventh straight

Chaz Williams had career highs of 32 points and 15 assists, and Sampson Carter scored 20 for No. 21 Massachusetts on Saturday to lead the Minutemen to their eighth straight victory, 105-96 over Brigham Young. Raphiael Putney added 15 points for UMass (8-0) in the third annual Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase, played down the street from the basketball shrine in the town where James...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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