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Friday’s colleges: UMass hockey shut out by UConn in regular-season finale

Friday, February 27, 2015

The UMass hockey team will be the No. 12 seed in next week’s Hockey East playoffs. Friday’s 4-0 loss to Connecticut prevented any chance of moving up in the standings so they’ll play a best-of-three series at the No. 5 seed likely beginning Friday. The Minutemen are idle Saturday, but results from other games will determine which of five teams they end up playing. UMass fell behind 2-0 after the …

Slumping UMass looks to get back on track vs. Fordham

Friday, February 27, 2015

AMHERST — The last time UMass played Fordham the Rams were reeling. They’d lost eight straight and were winless in Atlantic 10 play. But on Feb. 4 in the Bronx, New York, the Minutemen saw why Fordham freshmen Eric Paschall and Christian Sengfelder are competing with each other for Atlantic 10 rookie of the year honors and why Ram fans are hopeful that …

UMass releases 2015 football schedule

Friday, February 27, 2015

AMHERST — After a 2014 season that featured games on almost every day of the week, UMass’ final football season in the Mid-American Conference will feature a slate of games almost exclusively on Saturday. On the schedule that was released Friday afternoon, the Minutemen have just one weekday game, their regular season finale at Buffalo on Friday, Nov. 27. None of the kickoff …

Gazette writer Matt Vautour shares his thoughts about the Minutemen and college sports.

UMass 2015 Football Schedule
Friday, February 27, 2015
Updated Atlantic 10 Picture
Friday, February 27, 2015
Updated look at the A-10 Picture
Sunday, February 22, 2015

Wednesday’s colleges: UMass drops fifth straight with loss at URI

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Cierra Dillard had 16 points and Emily Mital added 15 but the UMass women’s basketball team fell 70-58 at Rhode Island Wednesday. Kim Pierre-Louis had nine points and 15 rebounds for the Minutewomen (8-13, 2-7 Atlantic 10). Springfield 56, Smith College 52 — Alyssa Barrett had 12 points …

Jabarie Hinds lifts UMass to 78-72 win over Fordham

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

NEW YORK — In front of a cadre of friends and family not far from his Mount Vernon home, Jabarie Hinds had his best game for UMass. In almost every game this season, the junior guard has had …

UMass signing day class includes 7 Floridians, 6 Bay Staters, 1 Australian

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Not many coaches leave signing day excited about players they didn’t get. UMass coach Mark Whipple said Southeastern Conference schools swooped in and snared a “couple of kids” the Minutemen had hoped to sign shortly before signing day. …

UMass’ Cady Lalanne going for 1,000th career point at Fordham

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

UMass is hoping that the most newsworthy thing that comes from Wednesday’s 7 p.m. game at Fordham is that Cady Lalanne scores his 1,000th career point. Anything more newsworthy could spell trouble. Fordham is 5-14 overall and 0-8 …

Matt Vautour: Briante Weber’s injury is a loss for VCU, college basketball

Monday, February 2, 2015

UMass doesn’t play VCU for almost three weeks, but Minutemen coach Derek Kellogg used his opening statement on Monday’s conference call to express his condolences to VCU and guard Briante Weber, who tore his knee Saturday ending his …

Notebook: UMass chancellor says search for next athletic director could take 4-6 weeks

Sunday, February 1, 2015

ST. LOUIS — UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy said the search to find a replacement for athletic director John McCutcheon, who resigned Thursday to take the same post at California-Santa Barbara, could take as little as four to six …

Weekend colleges: Connor Green leads Amherst past Bowdoin

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Connor Green struck for a season-high 33 points and 12 points as the Amherst College men’s basketball team beat Bowdoin 81-66 in Amherst on Saturday. Johnny McCarthy had 15 points and Jayde Dawson added 10 for the Lord Jeffs (14-5, 4-3 NESCAC). Women’s basketball Wellesley 48, Mount Holyoke …

UMass wrestles away first road win over Saint Louis

Saturday, January 31, 2015

ST. LOUIS — Since Saint Louis joined the Atlantic 10 in 2005, all five trips to the Gateway to the West have ended in disappointment for the UMass basketball team. Most games between the Minutemen and Billikens in …

Short turnaround before road trip of UMass hoops

Friday, January 30, 2015

ST. LOUIS — The UMass men’s basketball team won’t get much time to celebrate Thursday’s win over Dayton, or correct any of the problems it survived in that game, as the Minutemen will take on Saint Louis, Saturday at 4 p.m. at Chaifetz Arena. UMass was scheduled to …

UMass notebook: Trey Davis leaves late following collision on screen

Thursday, January 29, 2015

AMHERST — As walked off the court helped along by athletic trainer Dave Maclutsky and team doctor Pierre Rouzier, UMass junior guard Trey Davis’ immediate future appeared to be in doubt. Davis spent the final seconds of UMass’ …