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Collegian: @UMassTennis sweeps another pair of weekend matchups

Arthur Hayden of the Daily Collegian has a recap of the UMass tennis team's wins over Providence and Saint Louis last weekend as the Minutewomen improved to 7-3 this year. The Minutewomen will be off this week as they prep for a spring break trip to Charleston, S.C., where UMass will play Samford, College of Charleston and Davidson.

Matt Zackman of the Daily Collegian has a preview today of the UMass women's lacrosse team's game on Wednesday at Yale (4 PM). Redshirt junior attack Katie Ott and head coach Angela McMahon both say that a patient offense and focus on defense will be key for the Minutewomen to win.

Collegian: UMass eager to use flat-seam baseballs

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In today's Daily Collegian, Victor Pusateri takes a look at the NCAA's change to flat-seamed baseballs in 2015 and spoke with UMass head coach MikeStone to get his thoughts on the change.

Read: UMass eager to use flat-seam baseballs

Jason Kates of the blog One Bid Wonders spent some time with Jabarie Hinds recently and spoke with the junior transfer about his first season of competition at UMass.

C.J. Anderson had gone 17 Atlantic 10 games without scoring a point despite playing nearly 10 minutes per game. That changed on Saturday at George Washington when the rookie from Memphis recorded a pair of baskets. Dan Malone of spoke with the guard at practice on Monday.

Dan Malone of stopped by men's basketball practice on Monday and spoke with Derek Kellogg and Trey Davis about the fresh start the team is experiencing this week with the opening of the Atlantic 10 Championship. He also liked Trey Davis' new haircut.

Andrew Cyr of the Daily Collegian has a story on the mindset of the UMass men's basketball team with the end of the regular-season and the transition to the Atlantic 10 Championship this week.

Join us tonight from 7-8 p.m. at The Hangar on University Dr. in Amherst for the Bud Light UMass Basketball Show on WEEI. Head coach Derek Kellogg and hosts Josh Maurer and Tim Kenney will be joined by redshirt junior guard Derrick Gordon as the team prepares to take on La Salle in The A-10 Tournament on Thursday in Brooklyn.

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

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Coverage Of @UMassFootball Start Of Spring Practice

UMass football head coach Mark Whipple sat down with reporters last week to preview the start of spring practice which officially began on Saturday afternoon. The Minutemen practiced again on Sunday morning and will have their next sessions on Tuesday and Thursday night before taking off for Spring Break.

Andrew Cyr of the Daily Collegian has a recap of the UMass women's lacrosse team's 9-4 win over Drexel on Friday. Cyr states that while the offensive unit has received much of the acclaim over the past few seasons, it is the defense that's been spectacular this year in the Minutewomen's 6-0 start.