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Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

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

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

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