The College Blog

UMass has its new basketball coach. (Jim Brown/USA Today Sports)
March 29, 2017 - 6:06 pm
After Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey spurned Massachusetts less than a week ago and had a change of heart just 30 minutes before his introductory press conference, UMass has agreed to terms with Chattanooga head coach Matt McCall, the school announced Wednesday night. “Matt is a rising star in...
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Pat Kelsey will not take the UMass coaching job after all. (James Lang/USA Today Sports)
March 23, 2017 - 6:48 pm
The Massachusetts men’s basketball team was set to usher in its next head basketball coach Thursday afternoon at the John Francis Kennedy Champions Center after the team announced Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey would be replacing former coach Derek Kellogg Tuesday. As media and fans gathered in the...
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Pat Kelsey is the new basketball coach at UMass. (James Lang/USA Today Sports)
March 21, 2017 - 6:50 pm
Massachusetts Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford got his man. After firing UMass men's head basketball coach Derek Kellogg following the Minutemen's (15-18, 4-14 Atlantic 10) second-round exit in the A-10 tournament, UMass hired Winthrop head coach Pat Kelsey to become the school's 22nd head...
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March 18, 2017 - 11:00 pm
When a team has played in this game as often as UMass Lowell has, it has something a lot of other teams might not: experience. For the senior group on the River Hawks, that rings true. Lowell has been in the last five Hockey East championship games, and the senior class has now won two of them...
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UMass Lowell captured its third Hockey East title in the last five years Saturday night. (WEEI.com)
Scott McLaughlin
March 18, 2017 - 9:41 pm
UMass Lowell is back on top of Hockey East. After coming up short in the conference title game each of the previous two seasons, the River Hawks captured their third Hockey East championship in the last five years Saturday night at TD Garden with a 4-3 win over Boston College. The victory serves as...
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March 18, 2017 - 7:00 pm
When a team has played in this game as often as UMass Lowell has, it has something a lot of other teams might not: experience. For the senior group on the River Hawks, that rings true. Lowell has been in the last five Hockey East championship games, and the senior class has now won two of them...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:36 pm
Boston College hadn't been able to beat Boston University all season, never having a single lead on the Terriers in their previous three contests. It's a far cry from what the Eagles usually are able to do against their rival, as they hadn't been swept in a season series in 15 years. The Eagles...
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