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Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) Baylor’s Mark Vital on the court during the Championship game Matt Micale Connector Editor On Monday, April 5, the Baylor Bears took down the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Men’s NCAA Championship in Indiana. This was Baylor’s first ever men’s basketball national title. Baylor was the early aggressor and took

UMass Lowell Men’s Basketball falls to Hartford in the America East Championship game

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk guard Obadiah Noel drives to the hoop in America East Championship game against Hartford Matt Micale Connector Editor The River Hawks made it to their first ever divisional America East Championship game this season, but they lost to the Hartford Hawks 64-50. This ended their chance at their

UMass Lowell Men’s Basketball taking first trip to America East Championship game – close to making the NCAA March Madness Tournament

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Teammates Connor Withers and Max Brooks on the court during America East Semifinal game at UMBC Matt Micale Connector Editor After an upset against the UMBC Retrievers in the semifinals, the River Hawks propelled themselves to the America East Championship game for the first time in team history. This is

UMass Lowell’s Women Basketball team in third place of America East – Denise Solis named division’s player of the week

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Denise Solis America East Player of the Week   Matt Micale Connector Editor UMass Lowell’s sophomore forward Denise Solis was named America East’s Player of the Week on Feb. 15. This came after an all-star performance with games against UNH which the River Hawks won on Feb. 13 and 14.

The Celtics lose to the Lakers in close battle 96-95, Saturday January 30th

(Photo courtesy of wcvb.com) Jayson Tatum defending Lebron James during the game’s second half. Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor Connector Staff For any basketball fan, the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has been a staple rivalry. From the battles in the 1960s to their clashes in the 2008 and 2010 NBA championships, both teams have a

Sports Are Returning to Campus

Jeffrey Ring Sports Editor Sports are returning to campus at UMass Lowell. While the university is unsure as far as how many fans will be allowed to attend home games, the school announced on October 27 that they would be launching the “United in Blue, United as One” campaign. The university has set a goal

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

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