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  1. Shaka Smart, Derek Kellogg speak to the strength of the Atlantic 10

    Feb 23, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

    Shaka Smart

    AMHERST, Mass. – Following Friday night’s loss to UMass, VCU head coach Shaka Smart entered the room for his postgame press conference, firing off a question before even taking his seat at the table. “Is this the same room where John Chaney said, ‘I’ll kill you’?,” he asked, referring to the former Temple coach’s confrontation with…

  2. Late Night Snacks: UMass outruns VCU

    Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT

    Chaz Williams

    Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…

  3. UMass bounces back with a 90-52 Atlantic 10 win over Fordham (VIDEO)

    Jan 26, 2014, 1:55 PM EDT

    Chaz Williams

    UMass, the No. 13 team in the nation, saw its late-game magic run out in a loss, on the road, against Richmond on Wednesday night. The Minutemen used come-from-behind wins against St. Joesph’s, St. Bonaventure and George Mason in three of the four games leading up to its matchup with the Spiders. And on Sunday…

  4. UMass opens season with important win while Boston College looks for key non-conference victory

    Nov 10, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT

    Derek Kellogg

    BOSTON – In the middle game of Sunday’s Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader, UMass kicked off its season with a quality non-conference win over Boston College, using a second half surge to propel the Minutemen to an 86-73 victory inside the TD Garden. “We all knew that this game hurt us or help us down the…

  5. Boston University’s Joe Jones to co-host Coaches vs. Cancer tip-off breakfast

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT

    dailyfreepress.com

    To kick-off college basketball in the Bay State, the head coaches of the seven Division 1 schools in Massachusetts will gather at Boston’s TD Garden on the morning of September 26 for the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast. The breakfast will be hosted and moderated by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, with first-year Boston Celtics head coach Brad…

  6. 1965 Springfield College basketball team, John Calipari, Derek Kellogg, and Bruiser Flint inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame

    Jun 23, 2013, 1:10 PM EDT

    NE Hall of Fame

    Basketball has developed into a true global sport; the NBA’s wild popularity in China and other foreign countries is evidence of this. The number of players from overseas playing in the NBA and in the college game is at an all-time high. Nearly 50 years ago, the Springfield College men’s basketball put the game we…

  7. Video: Minutemen get their heads shrunk

    Jul 21, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT

    Watch UMass head coach get deep, deep into the intersection between psychobabble and coachspeak as he explains why the Minutemen are working with a shrink. No word yet whether Kellogg and his staff have instituted the classic “fall backward into my arms” drill, but we’ll keep our eyes open.

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