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Men’s basketball wins Tsongas Center debut against NJIT in blow out fashion

Men’s basketball wins Tsongas Center debut against NJIT in blow out fashion

Lutete led the River Hawks with a career high 28 points (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (5-5) won their debut game at the Tsongas Center on Saturday defeating the visiting New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders (7-2) with a final score of 94-71. Redshirt junior

Op-Ed: Melo could help the Celtics

Anthony can still contribute to a contending team only if he can accept a lesser role (Photo courtesy of Mary Altaffer/Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor It pains me to say this as a Boston Celtics fan, but they should sign Carmelo Anthony once he becomes available. I think he has just enough left in

Rolling has a near triple double as women’s basketball wins 79-45

Idom and teammate McKie set personal bests with 13 points each helping guide the River Hawks to victory (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team (2-1) won their second straight game 79-45 against the Fisher College Falcons (5-1) in their last home game before heading into

The strange saga between Mayweather and Rizin FF

The Mayweather-Nasukawa mega fight will only live in the imaginations of fight fans (Photo courtesy of AFP/Getty Images) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor On Wednesday, Nov. 7, Floyd Mayweather Jr. released a statement on his Instagram account where he claimed to not have agreed to an official bout with Tenshin Nasukawa. Mayweather and Nasukawa appeared in a

Men’s basketball wins home opener in overtime thriller

Obadiah Noel led UMass Lowell with 17 points (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (1-1) earned their first win of the season on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Wagner Seahawks (0-2) with a final score of 88-84 in overtime. The River Hawks had four players in double figures and

River Hawks tie Wildcats with Lohin’s late game heroics

UMass Lowell fought back in the third period to salvage a tie against UNH (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Alecia Connolly and Aaron Robinson  Connector Editors Ryan Lohin scored two goals in 27 seconds after returning from injury, and the UMass Lowell River Hawks overcame a 2-0 third period deficit to tie the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Friday night in Hockey East

Men’s basketball has high hopes for new season

Ryan Jones and Joshua Gantz will captain a young core to potential success this year (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team will be starting a new chapter this season in their sixth year in division I history with senior captains Ryan Jones and Joshua Gantz

The Student in Student-Athletes

Student athletes have the difficult task of mixing sports, academics and life at UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Melany Sheldon Connector Contributor We are used to the idea about student-athletes at UMass Lowell: their athletic performances and how they represent our school when they wear the River Hawks jersey. What is not

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