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River Hawks extend win streak to six with win over NJIT

Redshirt freshman guard Jahad Thomas scored 20 points in a team-high 35 minutes and graduate student Marco Banegas-Flores added a career-high 19 points as UMass Lowell men’s basketball hung on to beat NJIT 71-67 on Wednesday evening. “We’re real happy,” said Head Coach Pat Duquette. “We’re just continuing to play. We’re doing all the things

Men’s basketball on pace for strong season

(Photo/Christopher Tran/Connector) Nick Giannino Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team more than held their own last season, exceeding expectations in their first full season as Division I with a .500 record in the conference at 8-8 and an overall record of 10-18. Considering the strength of their schedule (they played games against national