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Seth Orensky is a former contributor for SB Nation Boston, covering the Boston University and UMASS men's basketball beats along with college basketball throughout the area. A 2011 graduate of Boston University, Seth is in his fourth year covering college basketball in Boston and is also a freelance play by play broadcaster.

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UConn Lands Holy Cross Transfer R.J. Evans

While the exodus continued in Storrs Friday with Alex Oriakhi officially transferring to Missouri, it's not all bad news for Huskies fans. Holy Cross junior R.J. Evans officially committed to UConn...

Former UConn Forward Alex Oriakhi Transferring To Missouri

After spending three seasons in Storrs, Alex Oriakhi will take his skills to Missouri to team-up with former teammate Phil Pressey. The Tigers announced the Lowell native would officially transfer...

UConn Freshmen Andre Drummond To Enter NBA Draft

UConn freshmen forward Andre Drummond will reportedly declare for the NBA Draft Thursday afternoon according to multiple outlets including the Hartford Courant and New Haven Register. The 6'10"...

College Basketball 2012: List Of New England Transfers

Each year Jeff Goodman of releases his list of men's basketball players that plan to transfer. This year the list sports almost 300 names, with 19 players from New England schools....

UConn Will Learn Andre Drummond's Decision Wednesday Or Thursday

UConn entered the 2011-12 season with hopes of repeating as champions thanks to a strong recruiting class and several stars coming back. After an abysmal showing, the 2012-13 season outlook just...

College Basketball: Boston College Junior Guard Matt Humphrey Will Transfer

Boston College's second leading scorer will transfer after averaging over 10 points per game in his lone season with the Eagles.

College Basketball 2011-2012 Season Recap: New England All-Region Awards

While the 2011-12 season didn't necessarily bring as much postseason hardware back to New England, the season brought plenty to talk about. Seth Orensky presents the SB Nation Boston college basketball postseason awards.

NIT 2012, UMass Vs. Stanford Final Score: Stanford Too Much For UMass in 74-64 Win

All NIT long UMass had been able to come up with a timely run to get back into games and break opponent's backs. Tuesday night that run came too early and fell short, as (5) UMass (25-12) finally...

NIT 2012, UMass Vs. Stanford Halftime Score: Stanford Leads Minutemen 36-33

Midway through the first half Stanford looked like they were going to run away from UMass and right into the National Invitational Tournament Championship Game. The Cardinal grabbed a 26-14 lead at...

NIT 2012 Semifinals, (5) UMass Vs. (3) Stanford: Minutemen Look To Down The Cardinal At Madison Square Garden

Chaz Williams and the Minutemen have seen and achieved a lot this season. They traveled to the Bahamas, swept their Massachusetts rivals, knocked off a ranked Temple squad to make it to the...

NIT 2012: UMass Is Last New England Team Standing For A Reason

UMass is back in the national spotlight after three consecutive road wins in the NIT and these Minutemen will likely be garnering more and more attention over the next two years. With a young roster and an effective system, Derek Kellogg has his alma mater back on the right track.

NIT Tournament 2012, UMass Vs. Drexel Final Score: Minutemen Rally From 17-point Deficit, Down Bruiser Flint And Drexel

Things looked grim after 20 minutes at the Daskalakis Center in Philadelphia. UMass not only found themselves trailing by 10 but the (5) Minutemen couldn't find an answer to the (3) Drexel...

NIT Tournament 2012, UMass Vs. Drexel Halftime Score: Dragons Lead UMass 41-31

Tuesday night's showdown was supposed to be about Bruiser Flint facing his former team and his mentee, when the UMass Minutemen came to town for an NIT Quarterfinal showdown. Massachusetts native D...

NIT Tournament 2012, UMass Vs. Drexel: Minutemen Face Former Coach Bruiser Flint With NIT Semis Spot On The Line

Assistant coach versus former player, head coach versus graduate-assistant coach, mentor versus mentee: all three descriptions fit the relationship between former UMass head coach and current...

NIT 2012, UMass Vs. Seton Hall: Minutemen Look To Knock Off Pirates, Extend Season

Four Atlantic 10 teams earned at-large berths to the National Invitation Tournament, but UMass finds themselves as the lone representative after the first set games. The sixth-seeded Minutemen...

NCAA Tournament 2012, (8) Iowa State Vs. (9) UConn Final Score: Iowa State Crushes UConn 77-64

UConn's (20-14) season came to a close as the Huskies turned in another middling performance, but this time with their season on the the line. After winning two games in the Big East Tournament to...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Harvard Vs. Vanderbilt Final Score: Harvard Gives Vandy Late Scare But Falls 79-70

After trailing by as many as 18 points late in the second half, (12) Harvard (26-5) put a scare in (5) Vanderbilt (25-6) before eventually falling 79-70. In the team's first tournament appearance...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Iowa State Vs. UConn: Huskies Look To Earn Date With Kentucky

In one of the most intriguing matchups of the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament, Jim Calhoun and No. 9 seed UConn (20-13) will look to down No. 8 seed Iowa State (22-10) Thursday night at 9:20...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Harvard Vs. Vanderbilt: Crimson Look For First Ever Tournament Victory

Harvard (26-4) will play its first NCAA Tournament game since 1946 Thursday afternoon when they take on No. 5 seed Vanderbilt (24-6) Thursday afternoon at 4:40 in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Vermont Vs. Lamar Final Score: Catamounts Thrash Lamar 71-59

Vermont's first NCAA Tournament win may have been more dramatic and on a bigger stage but the Catamounts second victory in the Big Dance was just as sweet. The Catamounts (24-11) showed the nation...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Vermont Vs. Lamar Halftime Update: Vermont Leads 30-21

Lamar coach Pat Knight and Vermont bench boss John Becker described Thursday's matchup as a contrast of styles with the likely winner being the team who was able to establish their tempo. Through...

NCAA Tournament 2012, Vermont Vs. Lamar: Catamounts Look To Avoid Early Exit

Vermont (23-11) will look to earn their second NCAA Tournament win in program history when they take on fellow 16 seed Lamar (23-11) Tuesday night at 6:40 p.m. in Dayton.(TV: TruTV/Radio: 101.3 FM...

NIT 2012, UMass Vs. Mississippi State Final Score: Minutemen Bump Bulldogs, 101-96, In Double OT

It might not have been the NCAA Tournament but No. 5 seed UMass and No. 4 seed Mississippi State provided almost everything a postseason game should have: star power, momentum shifts and clutch...

NIT 2012: UMass Vs. Mississippi State Halftime Update: Minutemen Jump All Over Bulldogs 41-31

UMass has struggled on the road all season but heart and energy have never been a problem for Derek Kellogg's young squad. After 20 minutes in Starkville, the (5) Minutemen have jumped all over (4)...

NIT 2012: UMass Vs. Mississippi State: Minutemen Look To Build Off Late Season Success

After falling just short Saturday against St. Bonaventure in the Atlantic 10 semifinals, (5) UMass (22-11) will make their 19th postseason appearance in program history when they travel to...

UMass Vs. St. Bonaventure: Minutemen Look To Continue Run Against Bonnies

1After winning just their second and third Atlantic 10 Tournament games in the past decade, UMass (22-10) will face off against St. Bonaventure (18-11) Saturday at 1 p.m. in the semifinal round in...

Atlantic 10 Tournament 2012: UMass Upsets Temple 77-71, Advances To Semis For First Time Since 2001

UMass' recent history in the Atlantic 10 Tournament has been forgettable at best; the Minutemen had won just 2 of their past 10 games heading into this season and had failed to make a run since...

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