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UMass basketball: Minutemen’s 2nd half rally falls short in 64-60 loss to Dayton 

01-07-2024 4:07 PM

Looking to make a major statement about the state of the Atlantic 10 Conference with a win on Sunday afternoon, the UMass men’s basketball team settled for a near-miss.The Minutemen racked up 20 offensive rebounds and held host Dayton to just 38.3...


US advances to world junior semifinals; Canada gets knocked out by UMass goalie Michael Hrabal, Czechia

01-02-2024 5:18 PM

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Gabe Perreault scored twice and six other players had a goal as the U.S. routed Latvia 7-2 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the IIHF world junior championship.Perreault, the New York Rangers’ 2023 first-round pick,...


UMass basketball: Matt Cross, Keon Thompson lift Minutemen past Siena 79-66 in non-conference finale

12-30-2023 6:24 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — The UMass men’s basketball team found out rather quickly that a 2-10 Siena team that walked into the Mullins Center on Saturday afternoon was much better than its record indicated, as the Saints gave the Minutemen everything they could...


The Real Score: Experience is the best teacher at the PV Tip-Off

12-14-2023 3:00 PM

Our previous articles have focused on the timely and relevant research of our faculty and its real-world implications in the sport industry. This month, as the McCormack Department of Sport Management’s Director of Internships, I want to focus on our...


UMass basketball: Minutemen welcome Commonwealth foe UMass Lowell for Saturday matinee

12-08-2023 5:40 PM

By GARRETT COTE

The overall youth of the UMass men’s basketball team finally slipped through the cracks and came to the forefront in the Minutemen’s 81-71 road loss to Towson on Wednesday night.UMass hadn’t been away from home yet this year, and maybe that’s much of...


Appeals Court revives age bias suit filed by former UMass women’s soccer coach Ed Matz

12-08-2023 4:08 PM

By JAMES PENTLAND

AMHERST — A former head women’s soccer coach’s age discrimination case against the University of Massachusetts can proceed to trial, the Massachusetts Appeals Court said Thursday.The decision reversed an October 2022 ruling by Hampshire Superior Court...


UMass hockey: Minutemen prepare to face Alaska Anchorage for first time

12-07-2023 4:14 PM

By THOMAS JOHNSTON

An unfamiliar opponent is coming to the Mullins Center on Friday to take on the Massachusetts hockey team. Alaska Anchorage — which has never played UMass — will make the cross-country trek to Amherst for a two-game series against the Minutemen. The...


UMass football: Kay'Ron Lynch-Adams declares for NFL Draft

12-02-2023 10:16 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — The best player on the UMass football team in 2023 decided Friday that he was going to forgo his senior year with the Minutemen and enter the 2024 NFL Draft.Kay’Ron Lynch-Adams, who rushed for 1,157 yards on the ground and added 12...


UMass basketball: Minutemen outlast South Florida in herky-jerky affair (PHOTOS)

12-02-2023 10:00 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — Each fan who attended the UMass men’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon rubbed their eyes at one point or another to make sure what they were watching was real.The Minutemen and South Florida combined to shoot 33-for-109, committed a...


UMass basketball: Minutemen return after lengthy break to host South Florida

12-01-2023 5:34 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — UMass men’s basketball head coach Frank Martin had never gone as many days in between games as he did over the past week and a half.Saturday afternoon’s matchup with South Florida (2-3) stands as the Minutemen’s first game in 10 days, and...


UMass basketball: Minutewomen look to halt skid on the road at Yale

11-30-2023 5:07 PM

By HANNAH BEVIS

The UMass women’s basketball team returned from the Cancun Challenge with a little more of a tan and a lot to work on. It wasn’t a huge surprise that the Minutewomen went 0-3 in the tournament – they were going up against incredibly tough opponents,...


UMass football: Minutemen see double-digit players enter transfer portal

11-30-2023 2:41 PM

By GARRETT COTE

It’s a college football fan’s favorite time of year once again.Conference championships take place this weekend, with monumental stakes riding on several games. The College Football Playoff is far from set – the top eight teams in the country...


UMass hockey: Minutemen back in action at Vermont; BC’s Ryan Leonard earns Hockey East Player of the Week honors

11-30-2023 2:20 PM

By HANNAH BEVIS

There’s a lot going right for the UMass men’s ice hockey team in the first half of the season. The Minutemen (9-3-1) currently sit No. 10 in both the USCHO and USA Hockey/The Rink national polls, and are riding a three-game win streak going into...


UMass football: Minutemen limp to finish line in disappointing 31-18 season-ending loss to UConn

11-25-2023 5:42 PM

By GEORGE MILLER

AMHERST – Saturday's first half tripped up UMass with turnovers and left the Minutemen in a deep hole in their final game of 2023, deep-sixing their chance to equal the high-water mark in the program's Division I FBS history.Connecticut opened with an...


UMass hockey: Kenny Connors nets winner as Minutemen outlast Harvard, 6-5

11-24-2023 11:35 PM

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The 11th-ranked UMass hockey team erased three different deficits as 13 different Minutemen contributed points in a 6-5 come-from-behind victory at No. 20 Harvard on Friday.With the win, UMass improved to 9-3-1, while the Crimson fell to 1-2-3 on the...


UMass football: Minutemen welcome UConn to Amherst for season finale

11-24-2023 3:01 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST – Three of the four remaining independent FBS football teams (including Army, which is joining the AAC next season) are located in the northeast region of the country.UMass (3-8) defeated the Black Knights 21-14 earlier in the season, so its...


Through The Maroon: UConn-UMass rivalry, Stefanie Kulesza and packing the Mullins Center

11-24-2023 1:24 PM

By HANNAH BEVIS, GARRETT COTE and THOMAS JOHNSTON

Thomas JohnstonOne of the great things about college sports is the rivalries between local schools. It's what makes weekends like this so exciting, getting to see Michigan play Ohio State, Auburn take on Alabama, etc. It's one of the best weekends in...


UMass basketball: Minutewomen looking for answers as they head to Mexico for Cancun Challenge

11-22-2023 4:42 PM

By HANNAH BEVIS

The UMass women’s basketball team is hoping that a change of scenery might give them the boost they need to get back in the win column. The Minutewomen (1-4) are headed to Cancun, Mexico to participate in the Cancun Challenge, a 10-team tournament...


UMass football: Don Brown recaps Liberty loss, turns Minutemen’s focus to finale against UConn

11-20-2023 4:31 PM

By GARRETT COTE

AMHERST — The UMass football team hit the road for the final time in 2023 on Saturday when the Minutemen took on Liberty in their second-to-last game of the regular season.Being 26.5-point underdogs to an undefeated Flames tean that is fighting for a...


UMass football: Minutemen looking to hand undefeated Liberty their first loss 

11-17-2023 2:00 PM

By GARRETT COTE

For the sixth consecutive season the UMass football team matches up with Liberty, as the Minutemen come into Saturday’s contest in Lynchburg, Va. with the undefeated Flames fresh off a bye week. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. on ESPN-Plus.The second...



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