Massachusetts Rumors & News

  • Guard Donte Clark to test NBA waters, preserve eligibility with plans to stay at UMass or transfer

    Mass Live "UMass guard Donte Clark will declare for the NBA Draft and not hire an agent, but could still return to the Minutemen next season. A report by Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports Thursday evening said Clark, a rising senior, will transfer from UMass while also declaring for the NBA Draft. Clark,..." April 07

  • Celtics assistant Micah Shrewsberry will interview for UMass coaching job Monday

    Daily Hampshire Gazette "Boston Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry told the Boston Herald he will interview with UMass Monday for its vacant head coaching position. This will be Shrewsberry’s second interview. According to sources familiar with the process, Shrewsberry is one of a small group of candidates still..." March 27

  • Pat Kelsey says no to UMass job, will return as Winthrop coach

    ESPN "Pat Kelsey had a change of heart and will not take the UMass coaching job, citing "personal reasons" for his decision. He instead will return to Winthrop, where he has coached for the past five seasons. Kelsey had signed a contract to coach at UMass on Tuesday. Athletic director Ryan Bamford..." March 24

  • UMass cancels presser as Pat Kelsey reportedly backs out of hoop job

    Boston Herald "Pat Kelsey no longer intends to become the UMass basketball coach, according to an ESPN report. Minutes before UMass was set to introduce Kelsey today, the school announced that the press conference had been cancelled due to "unforeseen circumstances." According to ESPN, Kelsey "had a change..." March 23

  • UMass fires Derek Kellogg after 9 seasons

    Boston Herald "UMass fired basketball coach Derek Kellogg today, hours after its season came to an end with a loss in the Atlantic 10 tournament. Kellogg, the state's highest paid employee who has two years left on his deal, led the Minutement to a 15-18 record and failed to make the postseason for a third..." March 10