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Matt Harris leading a successful men’s basketball team

Matt Harris leading a successful men’s basketball team

Matt Harris is one of the leading 3-point shooters for the River Hawks. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team is off to their best start since entering Division I. The team has won five of their first seven game, with key wins over opponents that got the better of them

River Hawks suffer first home loss of the season 87-80 to Sacred Heart

Junior guard Ryan Jones defends against the Sacred Heart offense. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Kelly Skelton Connector Staff Following five straight wins, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team entered the game against the Sacred Heart Pioneers looking to earn their sixth, but fell short 87-80 Wednesday night. A rowdy crowd just shy of 900 fans packed the

Disappointing overtime loss breaks River Hawks’ four-game win streak

  Senior forward John Edwardh looks to make a pass while being defended by a Bentley player. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor An unevenly played game led to the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team snapping their four-game win streak on Tuesday Nov. 28 at the Tsongas Center. The River Hawks were handed a

River Hawks stage comeback to top Loyola 83-75

Senior guard Matt Harris led the River Hawks with 19 points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The Costello Athletic Center was rather quiet for the majority of the UMass Lowell men’s basketball game against the Loyola Greyhounds, until it wasn’t. The River Hawks stormed back from a sizable deficit to stay

River Hawks continue to roll in 74-66 win over LIU Brooklyn

Guard Rinardo Perry had 13 points in the River Hawks’ victory. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff On Thanksgiving Eve, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team gave their fans a thrilling 74-66 win over the Long Island University (LIU) Black Birds, avenging last year’s heartbreaking overtime loss. Riding a three-game win streak

River Hawks gaining steam with 5-2 triumph over University of Connecticut

Junior forward Ryan Dmowski celebrates following a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Following a perfect weekend of Hockey East conference play, a confident UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team took to the Tsongas Center ice surface Friday night with each unit firing on all cylinders. The River Hawks overtook the University

Men’s Basketball grind out quality 76-73 win over Marist

Senior guard Matt Harris led UMass Lowell with 23 points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team edged out a 76-73 victory over the Marist College Red Foxes Wednesday night at the Costello Athletic Center. Senior guard Matt Harris led the River Hawks with 23 points. “We

Women’s basketball earns first win of the season over Columbia

The win snaps the River Hawk’s 18-game losing streak. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team beat Columbia University Lions  77-70 on Wednesday evening at the Costello Athletic Center. The win snaps the team’s 18-game losing streak dating back to last year. Redshirt junior guard Brianna Rudolph

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