Dates, television and tip times still need to be determined, but UMass now knows who it will play and where in the 2013-14 Atlantic 10 season. With the league only having 13 teams for the upcoming season, each team will play four teams twice (home and home); four at home only and four on the road only. Home and home: George Mason, St. Bonaventure, Saint Joseph's and Rhode Island - This looks like a group of four teams likely to be middle of the pack
Since the Minutemen signed Demetrius Dyson, it was obvious that somebody else on the Minuteman roster last year wasn't going to be there. Izzy Freeman, who had been academically ineligible since mid-season has been the logical choice. A UMass source confirmed JUCORecruiting's tweet that the 7-foot-1 center signed with State Fair Community College. Freeman was athletic for his size and ran the floor well, but his game wasn't nearly polished enough to be a contributor. His academic problems prevented him from practicing, further stunting his
According to CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, UMass and Providence, who had a memorable down-to-the-wire game in Puerto Rico that finished with Terrell Vinson's buzzer beater, will play again this year at the Mullins Center on Dec. 28. JonRothstein4:15pm via TweetDeck Providence and Umass will begin a home and home series on December 28th in Amherst. Return game in 2014-15 at the Dunkin Donuts Center. The Friars were 19-15 last year (9-9 Big East). They advanced to the quarterfinals fo the NIT.
So here's the deal: Any time a Notre Dame player transfers, people are going to speculate that said departee might be looking at UMass because Charley Molnar was in South Bend before Amherst. In the case of Everett Golson, the quarterback who led the Irish to the BCS Championship game as a freshman before Saturday's revelation , the rumors are going to be louder and more prevelant because Molnar was the quarterbacks coach and it's safe to assume he had a relationship with him. News
UMass announced a series of summer events, all at Gillette Stadium, designed to spark interest in the 2013 Minutemen. Start times for these events are TBA. TOUR EVENTS Wednesday, June 5 – Area Band Directors Reception Cost: Free Location: Gillette Stadium Wednesday, June 5 – Youth Football and Cheerleading Presidents Reception Cost: Free Location: Gillette Stadium Thursday, June 6 – Community Group Organizers Reception Cost: Free Location: Gillette Stadium Thursday, June 14 – Football 101 Women’s Clinic Cost: $45 – All proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Location: Gillette
The University of Massachusetts men’s basketball coaching staff’s connections in Tennessee paid off Wednesday as the Minutemen got a verbal commitment from Demetrius Dyson, a shooting guard from the Memphis suburb of Brighton. Dyson, a 6-foot-5, shooting guard originally committed to Lipscomb, but has been getting Big 12 and Southeastern Conference interest since he withdrew that commitment. Dyson took an unofficial visit to UMass in October.
UMass released a statement about Chaz Williams' decision not to declare for the NBA Draft Massachusetts Point Guard Chaz Williams To Return For Senior Season AMHERST, Mass. – Massachusetts junior Chaz Williams will remain in school for his senior season, as announced by head coach Derek Kellogg Monday. “I just want to thank everybody around the community and at UMass, from the coaches to the fans for allowing me to do the things I do,” Williams said. “Coach Kellogg was nice enough to allow me to
After a night of speculating, UMass senior guard Chaz Williams decided to return to UMass. Made his announcement with this tweet: "Chaz3Williams Apr 28, 11:57pm via Echofon Thank God For Allowing Me 2 Have This Opportunity!! After A Long Month Of Thinking & Talkin 2 My Family, I Decided 2 Return For My Sr Yr!!"
When Michael Cox decided to transfer from Michigan to the University of Massachusetts for his final collegiate season, the running back from Dorchester, wanted to prove he could be a featured running back for an FBS team. He did it well enough to be taken in the NFL draft. Cox was taken by the New York Giants as the 47th player selected in the seventh and final round of the draft, the 253 overall pick, the second to last player selected. “That was the
UMass' dominant effort Friday in its 16-8 win over Delaware wasn't wasted. The Minutemen got the help they needed Saturday, a Penn State 16-7 win over Hofstra and a Towson 13-6 win over Saint Joseph's. The Minutemen will be the No. 4 seed as they attempt to defend their title. They will play No. 1-seed Penn State, Wednesday at 3 p.m. at State College. The championship will be Friday at 3 p.m. at the site of the highest remaining seed.