49ers top UMass in front of sellout Homecoming crowd

Courtesy of Charlotte49ers.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Behind balance scoring, the Charlotte 49ers (17-4, A-10: 5-2) defeated the Massachusetts Minutemen (14-6, A-10: 4-3) in front a sold out homecoming crowd in Halton Arena. “It was a great team win,” Charlotte coach Alan Major said. “I mean TEAM in capital letters. Everyone stepped up and contributed on […]

Riley & Esho lead UMass past Eastern Michigan 75-61

Courtesy of UMassAthletics.com AMHERST, Mass. – Behind 18 points from Freddie Riley and 13 points from Maxie Esho, the UMass basketball team cruised past Eastern Michigan 75-61 on Saturday afternoon at the Mullins Center. A strong shooting effort from behind the arc paced the Minutemen thanks in part to Riley’s 6-of-9 shooting performance. As a team, UMass (10-3) hit […]

UMass defeats Elon overtime, 78-73

Terrell Vinson scored a career-high 22 points and Chaz Williams netted 20 points as the UMass men’s basketball team outlasted Elon 78-73 in overtime on Saturday afternoon at the Mass Mutual Center. The game was a back-and-forth affair with 11 ties and six lead changes until the Minutemen took control in the bonus period…

Jesse Morgan’s late shooting streaks UMass past Northeastern 72-66

Jesse Morgan scored 12 of his 18 points in the final seven minutes of play as the UMass basketball team overcame a late second-half deficit to defeat Northeastern 72-66 on Tuesday evening at Matthews Arena. After Morgan’s fourth three-pointer of the game tied the game 62-62 with just over three minutes to go, the Minutemen received timely baskets from Chaz Williams and Sampson Carter before hitting six consecutive free throws to seal the win.