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Basketball Highlights: UMass beats Saint Joseph’s after stellar second half

Basketball Highlights: UMass beats Saint Joseph's after stellar second half

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

January 30, 2020

The Minutemen shot over 72 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes of play to get their second win in a row.

Basketball Highlights: UMass defeats Duquesne

Basketball Highlights: UMass defeats Duquesne

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

January 27, 2020

Freshmen Preston Santos and Kolton Mitchell each started their first career game and helped the Minutemen get the upset victory.

Wire News Weekly – 1.19.20

Wire News Weekly - 1.19.20

Rebecca Duffy, Video Editor

January 26, 2020

In the first episode of the brand new series "Wire News Weekly," Host Rebecca Duffy talks about this week's major news headlines from UMass Amherst and local communities. For the week of January 19th, 2020, students move in, U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III visits Amherst and more!

Basketball Highlights: UMass beats La Salle for first A-10 win

Basketball Highlights: UMass beats La Salle for first A-10 win

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

January 10, 2020

Following the game, head coach Matt McCall revealed that freshman T.J. Weeks would have season-ending surgery on Friday. Weeks had missed the team's last five games with an abdominal issue.

Basketball Highlights: UMass Manhandles Maine

Basketball Highlights: UMass Manhandles Maine

Lucas Alvarez, Sports Co-editor

December 21, 2019

C.J. Jackson stepped up in the place of Sy Chatman after the latter decided to enter the transfer portal.

The Paws Program brings smiles to students

The Paws Program brings smiles to students

Nicole Biagioni

December 16, 2019

Ever wonder who’s behind the paws program? Nicole Biagioni takes a look into the organization that puts on de-stress events, and the therapy dog group that brings happiness to UMass Amherst students.

Basketball Highlights: UMass falls to Yale in overtime

Basketball Highlights: UMass falls to Yale in overtime

Lucas Alvarez, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Despite Tre Mitchell's huge performance, UMass was unable to come away with the win.

Meet Campus Design & Copy: A student co-op that is more than just printing

Meet Campus Design & Copy: A student co-op that is more than just printing

Rebecca Duffy, Video Editor

December 9, 2019

Video editor Rebecca Duffy sat down with Campus Design & Copy co-managers to discuss what it's like to work at CD&C and how their temporary relocation from the Student Union affected business.

Hockey Highlights: UMass tops Maine on Cale Makar night

Hockey Highlights: UMass tops Maine on Cale Makar night

Chase Purrington, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

Cale Makar was in the building, but the Minutemen didn't need his Hobey Baker skills tonight. 

Women’s Basketball: UMass outlasts UNH comeback effort for win

Women's Basketball: UMass outlasts UNH comeback effort for win

Marty Keane, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Despite a 17-point halftime lead, the Minutewomen were able to hang on to win 67-65.

Basketball Highlights: South Carolina holds off UMass’ late game rally

Basketball Highlights: South Carolina holds off UMass' late game rally

Liam Shea, Reporter

December 5, 2019

Tre Mitchell's 17-point effort wasn't enough to stop South Carolina.

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