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...
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2 days ago
While it's pulled away late to win some games comfortably, Massachusetts has also experienced its share of tight contests.
Seeking their best start in 18 years, the 21st-ranked Minutemen could be tested again Saturday against BYU at the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase.
UMass used a second-half surge for a 69-57 win at Eastern Michigan on Tuesday in its first game as a ranked...
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3 days ago
Massachusetts' first week ranked in the AP Top 25 in 15 years consisted of plenty of rest following a strong start that included a tournament championship.
The 21st-ranked Minutemen get back to work Tuesday night as they face Eastern Michigan in their first true road game of the season.
UMass (6-0) has been tested plenty in the early portion of its schedule, beating foes from...
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7 days ago
After beating Boston College and LSU to start the season, Derek Kellogg’s UMass Minutemen welcomed the previously undefeated Youngstown State Penguins to the Mullins Center. UMass, a team that should contend in the Atlantic 10 with VCU and Saint Louis leading the way, took care of business to the tune of an 85-69 victory. the highlight...
One poor media member’s Tuesday afternoon began with a face full of Derrick Gordon.
The broadcaster’s unfortunate encounter with the UMass guard came late in the second half of the Minutemen’s 11 a.m. date with LSU at Mullins Center. Competing with LSU’s Johnny O’Bryant III for a rebound while UMass clung to a six-point lead, Gordon decided to sell out, diving for the loose...
When the Tigers travel to Amherst Tuesday morning for a 10 a.m. tip-off at Massachusetts, they'll encounter a team fueled by point guard Chaz Williams and center Cady Lalanne. TSD publisher Ben Love previews the Minutemen inside with quotes from LSU coach Johnny Jones.
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season. We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters...
On Saturday morning, the UMass Minutemen unveiled the classiest gesture I have seen thus far to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and the shooting at MIT. The nameplates of the jerseys have Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell and Sean Collier’s names on them, plus another one that has the hashtag “#BostonStrong” on it.
They already had an idea to...
On Saturday afternoon, Massachusetts traveled to The Ryan Center to take on Rhode Island. The visitors from Amherst found themselves with four point lead at the half (37-33) thanks to half court heave as time expired by Chaz Williams.
After the intermission, the Minutemen attacked from both inside and outside. In the second half, they shot over 50% from the floor, including 6 for...
When the University of Massachusetts lost 99-94 to a mediocre St. Bonaventure team on Feb. 20, the Minutemen’s NCAA Tournament at-large hopes went on life support.
The loss was the third straight defeat for UMass, dropping the Minutemen to 16-9 (6-6 Atlantic 10).
But UMass bounced back from that loss with a solid home win Feb. 23 against Dayton and then really improved its Big...
UMass’ Jesse Morgan will be out for the season with a knee injury.
UMass’ second leading scorer Jesse Morgan, a junior, will be out for the rest of the season after injuring his right knee in the team’s loss to Saint Louis last Thursday.
Morgan is averaging 13.4 points per contest and is shooting over 35% from three point range. Morgan is one of the Minutemen’s most experienced...
ST. LOUIS - Rob Loe scored a career-high 20 points to lead four Saint Louis players in double figures, and the Billikens outscored Massachusetts 20-8 over the final 9:14 to claim a 70-62 victory Thursday night at Chaifetz Arena is the Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams.
The victory was SLU's ninth in a row and capped a 9-0 home stand for the Billikens (12-3, 1-0)...
UMass downed American International at the Mullins Center on Saturday by a score of 87-82 behind 24 points and 11 assists from preseason all conference point guard Chaz Williams. UMass shot 48% from the floor and canned 12 of 24 three pointers while assisting on 22 field goals.
While the result is not surprising nor all that impressive, UMass remains the Atlantic...
Raphiael Putney recorded a double-double and Chaz Williams scored 19 points as Massachusetts beat Saint Louis 72-59 on Saturday in Atlantic 10 action.
Putney finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and five steals, while Williams added seven assists, six rebounds and a game-high 11 free throws.
UMass (16-5, 5-2) held a 23-21 lead before Williams hit a jumper, sparking an 18-5 run...
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January 28, 2012
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