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UMass hockey to play in Northern Ireland

Monday, February 8, 2016

UMass has been chosen to play in the second Friendship Four Tournament in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Nov. 25-16. The Minutemen and Vermont will represent Hockey East while St. Lawrence and Quinnipiac will represent the ECAC in the second annual event. Each team will play two games in a tournament style event with the winner receiving the Belpot Trophy. “UMass hockey is excited to represent the Commonwealth next November in …

Matt Vautour: Rashaan Holloway shows potential, inexperience as UMass basketball searches for post answers

Sunday, February 7, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. Derek Kellogg was reluctant to turn to Rashaan Holloway early in Saturday’s 69-53 loss to Richmond, as the UMass coach faced the same dilemma he has all year. The freshman big man can be the Minutemen’s best offensive option inside, but his size, which is officially listed at 6-foot-11, 335 pounds, makes it hard for him to keep up with more …

UMass can’t solve Richmond zone, falls on the road, 69-53

Saturday, February 6, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond’s new defensive style ended its recent struggles and restarted UMass’ at the same time. The Minutemen never got on track offensively and fell 69-53 on Saturday at the Robins Center. Richmond has played a 2-3 matchup zone mixed with man-to-man since Chris Mooney was hired in 2005. The matchup is different enough to require extra preparation for most opponents. …

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