3 hrs ago
Williams awaits tourney homecoming
Chaz Williams said he was excited to head to the Atlantic 10 Tournament at the Barclays Center, not far from where the University of Massachusetts senior point guard grew up in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, N.Y., but not entirely for reasons people might expect.
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8 hrs ago
Previewing the NCAA conference basketball tournaments
Even if it is Big East 2.0, the conference tournament still will be interesting.
17 hrs ago
Cotton Named To U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District Team
Providence's College senior guard Bryce Cotton was named to the District I All-District Team as it was announced by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday, March 11. District I includes players from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Inside Bay Area
College basketball: Wichita State (34-0) keeps cruising
After the nation's only unbeaten made another put-away run in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament title game, guard Fred VanVleet fired back at doubters who cast aspersions on a schedule ranked 113th in the nation.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
No. 17 Saint Louis ends 3-game losing streak
Saint Louis guard Jordair Jett, center, cannot get a handle on the ball after Massachusetts guard Chaz Williams lost control during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Amherst, Mass., Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Updated Atlantic 10 tournament seeding: UMass must beat Saint Louis to clinch 1st-round bye
Before practice Friday, University of Massachusetts senior point guard Chaz Williams said he wouldn't do so well if quizzed on the various seeding scenarios in play for the final weekend of regular season games before the start of the Atlantic 10 Championship in Brooklyn this week.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
New York Daily News
Hamill: Brooklyn basketball hero coming home to Barclays
Chaz Williams loves coming home to Brooklyn. The kid from Bushwick who led Bishop Ford High to a state championship in his junior year will do a fast break back into the Borough of Baskets.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
UMass Basketball Wards Off Pesky Duquesne, 77-74, on the Road
Trey Williams came off the bench to lead the way with 20 points as UMass got a much needed win against the Dukes.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Robert Morris gets NEC Tournament victory
Lucky Jones scored 19 points and Anthony Myers-Pate added 10 as regular-season champion and top seed Robert Morris defeated eighth-seeded Fairleigh Dickinson 60-53 Wednesday night in the first round of the Northeast Conference tournament.
The Drill: Hidden hoop gems
You'll be hearing the acronym "RPI" plenty in the next 12 days. It's the ranking that measures teams on a number of factors, including strength of schedule and performance against top-flight teams.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Massachusetts' offense poses big challenge for Duquesne
Duquesne had the weekend off to savor its road upset a week ago against then-No.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Miami Herald
Sibert, Dayton hold off UMass 86-79
Jordan Sibert matched his career-high with 23 points and Dayton hit enough free throws down the stretch to defeat Massachusetts 86-79 on Saturday.
Flyers Look for Win No. 20, Host Massachusetts on Saturday
FLYERS LOOK FOR WIN NO. 20, HOST MASSACHUSETTS ON SATURDAY Looking for their 20th victory of the season, the University of Dayton Flyers host the Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday at 11 a.m. ET.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Secondary Break: Thursday's Links
Meet the most-marketed 12-year old basketball player in the world When it comes to the discussion of basketball players who have yet to hit their teenage years, there's no shortage of opinions in the recruiting world.
Blogging the Bracket
I Slept On It: Many Bubble Teams Lose
Baylor, Nebraska, N.C. State, Richmond, and West Virginia all fell on Wednesday night.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
UMass Survives Upset Scare, Beats URI 70-67
Chaz Williams scored 16 points and dished out 6 assists, Trey Davis added 13 points off the bench, and UMass outrebounded URI 41-28 en route a 70-67 victory Wednesday night in Amherst.
Halftime notes: UMass 31, Rhode Island 30
After one half of play, the University of Massachusetts basketball team leads Rhode Island 31-30.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Video: UMass Sports Insider feature on Minutemen PG Chaz Williams
This time of year, University of Massachusetts basketball fans can't get enough of Chaz Williams.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Miami Herald
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.
UMass tops VCU in a thriller, avenging losses from previous season
Chaz Williams had had enough of Havoc. In two games against the vaunted VCU defense last season, Williams had compiled as many turnovers as assists, both losses for Minutemen.