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Heartbreaker: River Hawks overtaken by Sacred Heart in 89-69 nail-biter

Heartbreaker: River Hawks overtaken by Sacred Heart in 89-69 nail-biter

A stock photograph of UMass Lowell freshman forward Alan Blunt. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Branden Milton-Kielbowicz Connector Contributor After leading the game for the entire second half until the closing minutes, the River Hawks fell to Sacred Heart 89–86. The River Hawks had one of their best games yet offensively, with graduate forward

River Hawks snap losing streak with big win over Brown

Graduate guard Josh Gantz was a key factor in the River Hawks’ defensive effort Tuesday night, registering four steals and three blocks in the second half. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Branden Melton-Kielbowicz Connector Contributor A late 9–0 run and hyperactive defense secured the UMass Lowell River Hawks (3–5) a 75–63 victory over the Brown University Bears (4–2) to snap a three-game losing

Relentless River Hawks dominate Beacons in home opener at Costello

Christian Lutete came into this matchup averaging over 25 points for the River Hawks (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marcos Aguilar  Connector Editor With a dominate performance at Costello Athletic Center, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (2-2) confidently took their home opener with a win over the visiting UMass Boston Beacons (0-1), 88-45.

River Hawks hang tough in 74-65 loss to Vermont Catamounts

Marcos Aguilar Sports Editor The UMass Lowell Men’s basketball team (12-11,4-4) fell to the conference leading Vermont Catamounts (17-5, 7-1) this past Saturday night at the Tsongas Center. Vermont forward and America East leading scorer Anthony Lamb, led the way for the visitors with 29 points and 12 rebounds. “Just really proud. It sounds funny

Men’s Basketball stunned mid-week by Maine Black Bears

Marcos Aguilar Connector Editor   We’re on to Vermont.   The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team (12-10, 4-3) disappointingly had their four game winning streak snapped by the Maine Black Bears (4-19, 2-5) in a 78-59 blow out loss this past Wednesday night at the Tsongas Center. Being statistically the worst team in the conference,

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

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