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Zach Coleman, right, of UMass, passes around Mo Alie-Cox, of VCU, Thursday at the Mullins Center.

Notebook: Hinds and Coleman recapture early form to help lift UMass past VCU

Thursday, February 11, 2016

AMHERST — When UMass got off to a 5-1 start, Jabarie Hinds looked like an all-conference player and Zach Coleman was one of the most improved players on the team, if not the entire Atlantic 10. But as Hinds slumped and Coleman battled a knee injury, the Minutemen weren’t the same. In Thursday’s 69-63 upset of VCU, both players looked a lot more like their November selves and UMass reaped the benefits. UMass is 7-1 when Hinds scores at least 17 points and he had 18 on Thursday to go with seven assists. He was 7 for 10 from the field and made the only …

UMass holds on to stun VCU, 69-63

Thursday, February 11, 2016

AMHERST — When Zach Coleman’s second free throw pinged off the rim with 24 seconds left and UMass clinging to a three-point lead, he and Tyler Bergantino leapt into traffic. The ball crowd-surfed above the swarm of eager hands for a few moments before Coleman, with a well-timed leap, batted it out to …

UMass softball looking to overcome early bumps before conference play begins

Thursday, February 11, 2016

UMass softball coach Kristi Stefanoni is ready for the early bumps that await her team. It’s a young and largely inexperienced team that she’ll take south this weekend to open the season. “We’re looking small, mighty and scrappy,” she said. “The first two tournaments are going to be about putting things together and seeing where we are because we’re so young. We have …

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