1. NCAA Basketball 2013-14: New England Power Rankings, Part 2

    One month into the college basketball season, we have found out a lot more about the 22 New England teams that compete at the highest level of college basketball. UMass Lowell, as expected, is struggling mightily after its transition from DII...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 10 months ago 431 reads 0 comments

  2. UMass Basketball 2013-14: UMass Earns First Top 25 Ranking in 15 Years

    Nov. 23, 1998. The great Bill Clinton was in his second term as President of the United States, Justin Bieber was four years old, and NHL legend Wayne Gretzky was in the final year of his illustrious career...

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  3. NCAA Basketball 2013-14: Best Massachusetts-Born Players in College Basketball

    While Anthony Bennett, the number one overall pick in last June’s draft, has struggled mightily at the outset of his NBA career, the same has not been true for Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Michael Carter-Williams...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 11 months ago 3,762 reads 0 comments

  4. Where Does Victorino's Slam Rank Among Epic Home Runs in Sox Playoff History?

    When Shane Victorino deposited an 0-2 curveball from Detroit pitcher Jose Veras into the seats high above the Green Monster in the bottom of the 7th inning of last night’s ALCS ...

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  5. UMass Basketball: The 10 Best Players of the Derek Kellogg Era

    Derek Kellogg was named head coach of the University of Massachusetts men's basketball program on April 23, 2008, taking over for the departed Travis Ford, who left to become the head man at Oklahoma State...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 11 months ago 2,395 reads 1 comments

  6. NCAA Basketball 2013-14: Preseason New England Power Rankings

    College basketball is generally not the first thing that comes to mind when considering athletic tradition in New England. The region is and always has been dominated by professional sports, and rightfully so...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 12 months ago 5,288 reads 1 comments

  7. UMass Basketball: 5 Biggest Games of the 2013-14 Season

    The release of the college basketball schedule at the end of summer is one of the most exciting events all year for followers of the sport...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 12 months ago 1,751 reads 4 comments

  8. UMass Basketball: Who Will Emerge as the Sixth Man in 2013-14?

    Every successful college basketball team has an effective sixth man to bring off the bench. Whether that player provides energy, tough rebounding, an infusion of scoring or some ...

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  9. UMass Basketball: 5 Reasons the Minutemen Will Return to NCAA Tourney in '13-'14

    Throughout the 1990s, the University of Massachusetts was a powerhouse in college basketball. John Calipari took over as head coach in 1988 and led the Minutemen from obscurity ...

    Wes Popolizio Written by Wes Popolizio about 1 year ago 4,002 reads 2 comments