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Due to impending winter weather, tonight's Bud Light UMass Basketball Show - which was originally slated to take place at Nathan Bill's Bar & Restaurant in Springfield - will air live from The Hangar on University Dr. in Amherst from 7-8 p.m. on the UMass Sports Network. Head coach Derek Kellogg and hosts Josh Maurer and Tim Kenney will be joined by redshirt junior guard Jabarie Hinds.

Listen live on 105.5 FM (Springfield) and 1440 AM (Worcester). Fans can also access the broadcast at WEEI.com/UMass or on mobile devices by downloading the TuneIn Radio app. A podcast of the show will be available on UMassAthletics.com following the show.

Submit a question for Coach Kellogg by tweeting @UMassSportsNet or by clicking here. Selected questions will be used during tonight's show.

Listen Live | TuneIn Radio App | Show Schedule and Information | UMass Podcasts

A pair of former Minutemen, Eddie Olczyk and Joel Hanley, stopped by the UMass Sports Network radio booth during intermission of hockey's 4-1 win over 14th-ranked Merrimack on Sunday at the Mullins Center. Olczyk is currently an assistant coach at Utica College and Hanley has enjoyed a successful second professional season skating for the AHL's Portland Pirates.

Coverage Of Hockey's 4-1 Win Over #14 Merrimack

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The UMass hockey team completed a three-point weekend vs. #14/15 Merrimack last night, defeating the Warriors, 4-1 at the Mullins Center.

Several news outlets had coverage of the win:

Collegian: UMass tops Merrimack 4-1 to cap off successful weekend series
Collegian: Steve Mastalerz, defense delivers for UMass hockey
The Mack Report: Merrimack Gets Tripped Up by UMass
MassLive: PHOTOS: UMass hockey downs No. 14 Merrimack 4-1 at the Mullins Center

Also check out the highlights and postgame press conference:

UMass men's lacrosse all-American short-stick defensive midfielder Ryan Izzo was selected in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse draft by the Ohio Machine with the fifth pick of the fourth round (27th overall).

Inside Lacrosse staff reporter Kyle Devitte gave his thoughts on the selection after Ohio used its second pick of the night on Izzo:

5 Ohio: Ryan Izzo, M, UMass

KD Analysis: This is where you take d-mids and character guys. I like this pick a lot, as Izzo is a guy that emerged in the last few weeks as a serious prospect.

Read up more about the draft through Inside Lacrosse and Lacrosse Magazine now. Keep up to date with the UMass men's lacrosse season through UMassAthletics.com.

PREVIEW: Women's Basketball at Richmond

UMass women's basketball looks to rebound from back-to-back losses to league-leading George Washington and Fordham with a trip to Richmond. MinuteFans can follow along through the links below:

University of Massachusetts Women's Basketball Game Notes
Game 19 Massachusetts (8-10 Overall, 2-4 Atlantic 10) at Richmond (11-7, 3-2)
Date | Time Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 2:00 p.m.
Location Robins Center (7,201) | Richmond, Va.
Live Statistics NeuLion (provided by Richmond)
Watch Atlantic 10 Digital Network (provided by Richmond)
Radio Broadcast WMUA 91.1 FM
Series History Richmond leads, 14-2. Last meeting: Richmond 89, Massachusetts 76; Feb. 19, 2014
Game Notes Massachusetts (available shortly) | Richmond (available shortly)
Team Records Massachusetts Get Acrobat Reader | Richmond Get Acrobat Reader
Social Media @UMassAthletics   | @UMassWBB  
Buy Tickets Available through Richmond's Ticket Central

More on the Minutewomen is available through UMassAthletics.com.

Coverage of Hockey's 4-4 Tie At #14/15 Merrimack

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The UMass hockey team battled back from a 3-1 deficit in the third period to play to a 4-4 tie at #14/15 Merrimack on Friday night. Several media outlets had coverage of the game:

USCHO.com: Merrimack and Massachusetts rack up penalties, skate to tie
Gazette: Friday's colleges: Third period surge nets UMass hockey a tie at No. 14 Merrimack
The Mack Report: Merrimack "Not Ready to Play" against UMass
The Mack Report: Postgame pressers and pregame podcasts

Also, check out the highlights from Pack Network:

On SI.com, Sam Page has a lengthy piece on former UMass hockey netminder Jonathan Quick, analyzing the former Minuteman's status as an "elite" NHL goaltender.

Read: Does Jonathan Quick pass the Eye Test as an elite goalie?

Jack Andrade of the Boston Globe has a story today on the process equipment managers take with handling footballs prior to and during a game. Longtime UMass football equipment manager Paul Bys explains the processes which are used in the collegiate game and how he and his staff work with the footballs over the course of the season.

In today's Daily Collegian, Ross Gienieczko has a piece on freshman goaltender Henry Dill who has started seven of the past eight games for the Minutemen.

Read: Freshman Henry Dill has brought stability at goaltender for UMass hockey

MBB Recaps From Wednesday's 62-56 Loss At Saint Joseph's

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