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Maroon Musket: Back To Basics

Nick Canelas of the Maroon Musket has an article about how the UMass basketball team is using its practice time during finals week to work on fundamentals by getting back to the basics.

Join head coach John Micheletto and guests Assistant Coach Ryan Miller and Director of Hockey Operations Kevin Czepiel tonight at 7 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings in Chicopee for the Bud Light UMass Hockey Show. Coach Micheletto and hosts Brock Hines and Adam Frenier will recap last weekend's Hockey East games against Notre Dame and preview next Tuesday's non-league matchup against Northeastern.

The live radio show airs from 7-8 p.m. on WHMP (AM 1400/1240, FM 96.9) in the Pioneer Valley. Additionally, fans can listen online at or by downloading the TuneIn Radio app on their mobile devices.

To interact with the broadcast team, tweet your questions for Coach Micheletto @UMassSportsNet or click here to "Ask the Coach". For additional information and a complete show schedule, visit our hockey radio information page.

UMass field hockey and women's lacrosse standout Lisa (Griswold) Lindley was chosen for the US Lacrosse Connecticut Hall of Fame and will be inducted next month. Lindley was a three-time all-American with the Minutewomen and has coached Darien High School to 13 FCIAC titles and 13 state titles, the most of any high school coach in the nation.

Lindley makes CT Hall of Fame for lacrosse | Darien Times

UMass women's basketball won for the fourth time this season with a 71-61 victory over American University, which entered the contest on a three-game winning streak. Daily Collegian staff writer Arthur Hayden has a recap of the action:

UMass women's basketball handles American, 71-61 | Daily Collegian

MBB Recaps From Sunday's 84-75 Loss To FGCU

Coverage Of Hockey's Weekend Series Vs. Notre Dame

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Another solid day for the bench netted UMass its fourth win of the season with a victory over American on Saturday. Read about how the bench has been performing for women's basketball this season in a recent story by Daily Collegian reporter Arthur Hayden.

Minutewomen's bench plays a key factor in new-look season| Daily Collegian

MBB Gameday Preview: Florida Gulf Coast, 12/7/14

UMass returns to Western Mass to face Florida Gulf Coast in the Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase today at 2 p.m. at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. The Minutemen have dropped their last two, while the Eagles are flying high at 7-1.

Massachusetts (5-3) vs FGCU (7-1)
 Date Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2:00 p.m. ET
 Location Springfield, Mass. | MassMutual Center
 Tickets  Ticket Info | 866-UMASS-TIX
 TV watch None
 Radio  105.5 FM WEEI (Springfield/Amherst), 1440 AM WVEI (Worcester), 1200 AM WXKS 
 (Bloomberg Radio in Boston) and 95.5 FM WATD (Boston's South Shore)
 Listen Online | Use the TuneIn App for Mobile Devices to listen
 Online Video watch A-10 Digital Network ($)
 Live Stats gametracker Live Stats
 Game Notes
 Massachusetts (pdf) | FGCU (pdf)
 Social Media
  @UMassAthletics | Live Game Blog

PREVIEW: Women's Basketball vs. American University

UMass hosts the second-ever meeting with American University at the Mullins Center on Saturday, Dec. 6. Tipoff is set for Noon. The Minutewomen will be searching for their third win at home this season against the Eagles. Check out how to attend the game or follow along online if you cannot make it to the Mullins Center below:

  University of Massachusetts Women's Basketball Game Notes
 Game 8 Massachusetts (3-4) vs. American (3-3)
 Date | Time Saturday, December 6, 2014 | Noon
 Location William D. Mullins Memorial Center (9,493) | Amherst, Mass.
 Live Statistics GameTracker
 Watch Live Atlantic 10 Digital Network
 Radio Broadcast WMUA 91.1 FM
 Series History American leads, 1-0. Last meeting: American 82, Massachusetts 59; Nov. 17, 2013
 Game Notes Massachusetts Get Acrobat Reader | American Get Acrobat Reader
 Team Records Massachusetts Get Acrobat Reader | American
 Social Media @UMassAthletics   | @UMassWBB  
 Buy Tickets Available through or 866-862-7784

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In today's Daily Hampshire Gazette, Matt Vautour has a preview of UMass hockey's weekend matchups against Notre Dame. The Minutemen host the Fighting Irish tonight and tomorrow, Dec. 5-6, at 7 p.m. in the Mullins Center.

Read: UMass hopes better play continues with a pair of home games against Notre Dame