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Tom Garrick: The patient, strong head coach that women’s basketball needs and deserves

Tom Garrick: The patient, strong head coach that women’s basketball needs and deserves

Garrick hopes to change the team from within to build respect (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The way that UMass Lowell women’s basketball coach Tom Garrick sees it, coaching is a lot like parenting. “I approach coaching the same way as I approach raising children. I’m consistent every day, and I am demanding. But

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

Op-Ed: Jayson Tatum will make or break the season for the Celtics

Tatum has continued to show his superstar potential through the start of the season (Photo courtesy of Associated Press) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has become one of the most exciting young players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also has the potential to be the best player on the

Seattle Storm win third WNBA championship sweeping the Washington Mystics, 3-0

The Storm win their third championship with help from stars Stewart, Bird and their supporting cast (Courtesy of Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Editor For the third time in franchise history, the Seattle Storm have won the WNBA finals sweeping the Washington Mystics 3-0. The Storm capped off the series beating the

Their head’s in the game, but their heart’s in the song

2 Chainz’s college coach compared his skill set to NBA player George Gervin, who played for 14 pro seasons. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Musicians are the best at their craft because of the dedication they put into the medium. For many, it was their childhood dream to become to be a

Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

Pierce was a seminal piece of the 2008 Boston Celtics’ Championship-winning team. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Sunday, Feb. 11, Boston legend forward Paul Pierce, known as “The Truth,” had his jersey retired and raised to the rafters of the TD Garden. One of the instrumental members of the “Big Three”

Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach Jason Kidd fired

Kidd served as the Milwaukee Bucks’ head coach for four years (Courtesy of Gregory Shamus). Matt Kaiser Connector Contributor On Monday, Jan. 22, the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and 10-time NBA All-Star, Jason Kidd, was fired after approximately three and a half seasons at the helm. It was reported that this action was

Men’s basketball ready for upcoming season following pre-season exhibition games

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team are prepared for their first season of Division I eligibility. The team believes this is due in large part to the 10-day Italy trip back in August where everyone on the team got to improve and bond together before the season begins Nov. 10. The

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