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UMass Lowell ‘in the right place’ finishing transition to Division I

UMass Lowell ‘in the right place’ finishing transition to Division I

In many ways, UMass Lowell has exceeded expectations as its transition to Division I wanes. (Courtesy of America East) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor With every road trip comes a map. With every long-term goal comes a plan on how to achieve it. With the final weeks winding down on UMass Lowell’s transition to becoming a

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

Men’s basketball sails past Fisher College, 97-73

Jahad Thomas was one of five River Hawks to tally 10+ plus on Saturday afternoon against Fisher College. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Freshman guard Rinardo Perry scored a career-high 16 points to lead UMass Lowell to their 97-73 victory over the Fisher College Falcons. Senior forward Tyler Livingston also added 13 points for

On a level playing field

UMass Lowell was added as the conference’s ninth member for the 2013-14 academic year. (Courtesy of America East) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Turning point — a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. In February 2013, UMass Lowell announced that all of its athletic teams will compete

Men’s basketball falls in 75-74 heartbreaker to NJIT

Sophomore guard Ryan Jones makes a move around a NJIT defender. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The River Hawks clawed back from a fifteen-point deficit after the first half, coming within seven points of NJIT only four minutes into the second half. They came within one point six minutes in. Scoring was back and

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

Men’s basketball nabs first victory of season against Wagner 87-76

UMass Lowell guard Rinardo Perry drives past Wagner’s JoJo Cooper. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team took its first victory of the season with a nail-biter against Wagner University. The cat-and-mouse game had both teams score 50 points in the second half to battle to an 87-76 win. “Wagner’s

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