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

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

A most promising season: Women’s basketball season preview

Megan Hendrick will return to the court this season. (Courtesy UMass Lowell Athletics) Monique Reyes Connector Contributor The road to recovery seems to be the theme this year for the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team. With hopeful spirits, they are looking forward to increasing their 3-25 record from last season. The most anticipated change of

UMass Lowell students face off against New England Blazers wheelchair basketball team

The New England Blazers played against the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team in April of last year. (Julia Malakie/Lowell Sun) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff On Friday, Oct. 20, in their annual partnership with the New England Blazers, the physical therapy club invited students to learn first-hand the challenges people in wheelchairs go through by playing

Men’s basketball turns a corner

UMass Lowell looks to turn the corner next season with Isaac White and Jahad Thomas leading the charge. (Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Alex Salucco Connector Editor For most teams, injuries are something that sets a program back – but for a team that is not eligible for postseason play until next season, injuries can give

River Hawks lose halftime lead to Vermont to 61-46 finish

Junior forward Kayla Gibbs scored 13 points Thursday night, the sixteenth straight game in which she tallied over ten points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor UMass Lowell (3-16, 0-6 AE) fell 46-61 to the Vermont Catamounts (5-13, 2-4 AE) on Thursday night in an America East matchup. Led offensively by junior forward

Game day pump-up songs

“Gold on the Ceiling” was the third song on the Black Keys album “El Camino” released in 2011. (Courtesy of Easy Eye Sound Studio) Christopher Romano Connector Staff As fun and exciting as basketball is, the crowd needs music to go along with the game. Music can help a losing team pick up their stamina or

Top 10 NCAA basketball throwback jerseys

Bill Walton won two consecutive NCAA Championships at UCLA. (Courtesy of ncaa.com) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor A quarter-length sleeve shirt and knee-length padded pants – imagine Lebron James barreling down the lane in that. In the early 1900s, that was the appropriate attire. After compiling this list of NCAA basketball throwback jerseys and realizing I

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