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.
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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.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
VCU coach Shaka Smart says Mullins Center was a 'first-class...
VCU coach Shaka Smart says Mullins Center was a 'first-class basketball environment' in UMass' 80-75 win; this is what it sounded like UMass fans packed the Mullins Center and made a difference in the MInutemen's win over the VCU Rams Friday night.
Friday's Pregame Shootaround: VCU visits UMass and a showdown in the A-Sun
Like teams that prefer to play fast? This is the game to watch then, with both the Rams and Minutemen ranked in the top 25 nationally in adjusted tempo.
Maddux Sports Blog
Atlantic 10 College Basketball Handicapping: VCU Rams at Massachusetts Minutemen
Virginia Commonwealth Rams at Massachusetts Minutemen William D. Mullins Center - Amherst, Massachusetts Friday, February 21, 2014, 7:00 pm Eastern, TV: ESPN2 Opening Line: UMass -1 Current Line: UMass -1 1/2 Opening Total: 147 1/2 Current Total: 147 1/2 Opening Money Line: UMass -120 / VCU +100 Current Money Line: UMass -125 / VCU +105 Two 20 win ... (more)
Sully's Court: Big weekend for big games, starting with UMass-VCU
Mercer at Florida Gulf Coast: The two best teams in the Atlantic Sun, one of them likely to be in tournament.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
UMass basketball vs. VCU: Minutemen hope 3rd time's the charm...
The Minutemen matched up with VCU twice in its first season as members of the Atlantic 10 Conference, and twice they were done in by Rams coach Shaka Smart and his unique "Havoc" style of pressure defense.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Video: VCU basketball coach Shaka Smart discusses matchup with UMass
For as important as Friday's game against Virginia Commonwealth is for the University of Massachusetts basketball team, it's important to remember that the Rams need a good win just as badly as the Minutemen do.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Massachusetts defeats George Washington 67-61
The Minutemen handed the Colonials their first home loss of the season. UMass shot 49 percent from the floor, including 5 of 15 from beyond the arc.