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Men’s basketball turns a corner

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

Expected attendance increase for basketball teams

Taylor Carito Connector Editor As both the men’s and women’s teams continue to establish themselves in Division I basketball, more and more people are drawn to games to support them. Support and attendance are continuing to grow, and more and more games are expected to be moved to the Tsongas Center to accommodate the numbers.

Livingston’s last stand

Tyler Livingston, the lone senior on the men’s basketball team, gears up for what he hopes will be an impressive final season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tyler Livingston thought that it was all over for him basketball-wise after high school. As a senior at Alvirne High School, Livingston had no

Chancellor Moloney courted by the sport of basketball

Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has high hopes for the River Hawks this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Marlon Pitter  Connector Editor On the fourth floor of University Crossing works one of UMass Lowell’s biggest basketball fans. Though it may not seem apparent in normal conversation, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has a special place in her heart for

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