Merrimack (1-2) vs. UMass Lowell (2-3)
Costello Athletic Center, Lowell, Massachusetts; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Merrimack and UMass Lowell look to bounce back from losses....
Jacksonville (1-2) vs. UMass Lowell (2-2)
Costello Athletic Center, Lowell, Massachusetts; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UMass Lowell plays Jacksonville in an early season matchup....
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Christian Lutete posted 19 points as UMass Lowell romped past Massachusetts-Boston 88-45 on Tuesday night.
Obadiah Noel had 14 points for UMass Lowell (2-2). Joey Glynn...
Massachusetts-Boston vs. UMass Lowell (1-2)
Costello Athletic Center, Lowell, Massachusetts; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The UMass Lowell River Hawks are set to battle the Beacons...
NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Lutete poured in a career-high 51 points as UMass Lowell beat Long Island University 87-74 on Friday night.
Lutete sank 16 of 25 shots from the floor, including 7...
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Freshman T.J. Weeks made 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead UMass to a 79-64 season-opening win over UMass Lowell 79-64 on Tuesday night.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — J.R. Lynch had 21 points as Hartford topped UMass Lowell 78-70 in the America East Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.
No. 5 seed UMass Lowell (15-16, 7-9) vs. No. 4 seed Hartford (17-14, 10-6)
America East Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Chase Family Arena, West Hartford, Connecticut; Saturday, 5 p.m....
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Stef Smith had 21 points as Vermont topped UMass Lowell 74-57 on Tuesday night.
Ernie Duncan had 14 points for Vermont (24-6, 14-2 America East Conference), which...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Christian Lutete had 21 points as UMass Lowell beat Maine 70-61 on Wednesday night.
Obadiah Noel had 14 points for UMass Lowell (15-15, 7-8 America East Conference)....
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Travis Weatherington had 18 points to lead five Hartford players in double figures as the Hawks narrowly defeated UMass Lowell 75-73 on Saturday. John Carroll added 15 points...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Sam Sessoms had 21 points as Binghamton topped UMass Lowell 81-66 on Thursday night.
Caleb Stewart had 18 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for Binghamton (8-19,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — KJ Jackson posted 17 points and six rebounds as Maryland-Baltimore County edged past UMass Lowell 70-66 on Saturday.
UMBC's Joe Sherburne made two free throws with 15 seconds left for the final margin after Alex Rivera made a steal and basket with 1:05 to go to get UMass Lowell within two.
Arkel Lamar had 17 points and eight rebounds for UMBC (17-10, 9-3 America East Conference). Sherburne added 12 points. Brandon Horvath had seven rebounds for the home team.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Jaron Cornish had a career-high 30 points as Stony Brook got past UMass Lowell 76-65 on Saturday night.
Elijah Olaniyi had 15 points and eight rebounds for Stony Brook (20-5, 8-2 America East Conference). Akwasi Yeboah added 13 points and 12 rebounds. Jeff Otchere had three blocks for the home team.
Christian Lutete had 19 points and 14 rebounds for the River Hawks (13-12, 5-5). Obadiah Noel added 15 points.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Lutete had 29 points as UMass Lowell rallied late in the second half to edge Binghamton 85-79 on Wednesday night.
Josh Gantz added 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the River Hawks (12-9, 4-2 America East Conference), who have won four straight. Obadiah Noel added another 16 points with nine rebounds and Alex Rivera had 13 points.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored a career-high 35 points, and Obadiah Noel's jump shot with 54 seconds served as the go-ahead basket and UMass Lowell beat Hartford 76-73 on Saturday.
Lutete made 11 of 18 from the field, including 7 of 12 from 3-point range, Noel scored 23 and Josh Gantz scored 10.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Obadiah Noel scored 22 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as UMass Lowell rallied in the second half to beat Albany 84-72 on Wednesday night.
Bryce Daley added 16 points for the River Hawks (10-9, 2-2 America East Conference). Christian Lutete had 13 points and 11 rebounds, Alex Rivera had 12 points and Darius Henderson chipped in 10.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Jayden Martinez recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift New Hampshire to a 68-64 win over UMass Lowell on Wednesday night, breaking the Wildcats' 11-game losing streak.
Josh Hopkins had 19 points for New Hampshire (3-12, 1-1 America East Conference). David Watkins added 13 points and nine rebounds.
After falling behind 31-30 at halftime, New Hampshire outscored UMass Lowell 38-33 in the second half to earn the 4-point victory.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah scored 19 points and Stony Brook scored the last eight points of the game to turn back UMass Lowell 75-63 in the American East Conference opener on Saturday.
Yeboah hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put the Seawolves (13-3) up 60-50 with 8:17 to play. The River Hawks (8-8) battled back, getting with 64-61 on a layup by Obadiah Noel with 4:04 remaining.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Christian Lutete poured in 29 points on 10-of-12 shooting, scoring five in a 12-2 overtime run, to lead UMass Lowell to a 100-91 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday.
Lutete sank 4 of 6 from 3-point range and grabbed nine rebounds for the River Hawks (8-7), who made 46 percent from distance (11 of 24). Obadiah Noel pitched in with 22 points, five rebounds, five steals and three assists. Ryan Jones scored 18 and Josh Gantz contributed 10 points and seven assists.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored a career-high 34 points to lead UMass Lowell to a 97-79 victory over Loyola (Maryland) on Friday night.
UMass Lowell (7-7) improves to 5-0 at home. Loyola (4-8) has lost three of its last four games.
NEW YORK (AP) — Starting guards Jalen Jordan and Glenn Sanabria scored 21 points each and St. Francis (NY) defeated UMass Lowell 75-69 on Tuesday night.
Reserve guard Chauncey Hawkins added 16 points as the Terriers (6-4) got 62 points from their backcourt.
Josh Gantz and Obadiah Noel scored 17 points each to lead four River Hawks (6-7) in double figures. UMass Lowell had only four points from its bench.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half when UMass Lowell broke out to a 17-point lead, Alex Rivera added a double-double and the River Hawks rolled past Maine-Fort Kent 110-63 on Friday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored a career-high 28 points and hot-shooting UMass Lowell rolled to a 94-71 win over NJIT on Saturday.
Lutete hit 4 of 7 from 3-point range as the River Hawks (5-5) made 11 of 22 behind the arc and shot 58 percent (34 of 59) overall. Alex Rivera hit 3 of 4 from distance and added 16 points and eight rebounds. Obadiah Noel had 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Josh Gantz and Ryan Jones scored 12 apiece.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn cruised past another mid-major opponent, but with an effort that did not please coach Dan Hurley.
Jalen Adams and Christian Vital each scored 19 points and the Huskies beat UMass Lowell 97-75 on Tuesday night.
Alterique Gilbert and Josh Carlton added 15 points each for UConn (6-1), which won its third straight, all home wins over lesser competition.
Obadiah Noel had 20 points for UMass Lowell (4-5), which was able to cut a 23-point Husky lead to 10 by halftime.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Obadiah Noel and Josh Gantz combined to score 38 points and Christian Lutete added a double-double to propel UMass Lowell to an 88-59 victory over Division III-member Massachusetts-Boston on Friday.
Noel made half of his 12 shots and all eight of his free throws to score a season-high 20 for the River Hawks (4-3), while Gantz added 18 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals. Lutete pitched in with 10 points and 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ryan Jones scored 21 points with five 3-pointers and six assists, Alex Rivera added 20 points with four 3s and UMass Lowell held off Sacred Heart 94-90 on Sunday.
Christian Lutete had 19 points with 11 rebounds and Obadiah Noel added 14 points for UMass Lowell (3-3), which shot 52 percent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Christian Lutete scored 25 points and grabbed five rebounds and Massachusetts-Lowell beat Army 92-85 on Saturday.
Lutete was 9 of 13 from the field including four from distance for the River Hawks (2-3). Obadiah Noel added 19 points and five rebounds, Alex Rivera had 16 points and Josh Gantz scored 15 points with seven rebounds and four assists.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Desmond Cambridge scored 23 points on Friday night, and Brown pulled away late in the first half and then held on for an 82-74 win over UMass-Lowell.
Brandon Anderson added 12 points and six assists, and Chris Sullivan scored 11 for the Bears (1-2).
The game was closely contested for the first 14 minutes before Brown scored 14 straight points to build a 43-28 lead late in the first half. The Bears had their largest lead at 47-30 on the opening basket of the second half.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Obadiah Noel scored 17 points, Christian Lutete scored seven of his 13 points in overtime and grabbed 11 rebounds, and UMass Lowell beat Wagner 88-84 on Saturday.
Lutete and Alex Rivera each hit 3s and Rivera's jumper with 2:20 left in OT put the River Hawks up 83-79. Wagner closed to 86-84 after Ryan Jones made 1 of 2 free throws. Wagner's Romone Saunders missed a basket and Tyrone Nesby IV missed a 3 with 3 seconds left after Lutete iced it with two free throws.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Carl Pierre scored 21 points and Luwane Pipkins scored 19 and UMass beat UMass Lowell 83-75 in a season opener for both teams Tuesday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Jahad Thomas scored 22 points and UMass Lowell scored its last 10 points from the foul line and beat Binghamton 74-69 on Sunday.
UMass Lowell (10-16, 4-9 America East) shot 10 of 12 from the free throw line in the final 1:48 — 5 of 6 by Obadiah Noel — to keep Binghamton at bay. Binghamton's first score, a layup by Thomas Bruce, marked the Bearcats' only lead.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — John Carroll scored 24 points, Hassan Attia added a career-high 20 and Hartford beat UMass Lowell 84-73 on Wednesday night for its sixth win in eight games.
J.R. Lynch had 19 points and a career-high nine assists, and Jason Dunne scored 11 for the Hawks (9-8, 2-1 America East Conference), who shot 56.9 percent from the floor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elijah Davis hit four 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 20 points, Blake Francis also scored 20 — on 7-of-8 shooting — and JoJo Cooper added a double-double as Wagner cruised to a 90-72 victory over UMass Lowell for its fifth straight win.
Davis hit 4 of 7 from beyond the 3-point arc and all three of his 2-pointers for the Seahawks (6-1). Cooper finished with 10 points and a career-high 13 assists and Nigel Jackson contributed 14 points and seven rebounds.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mohamed Bendary matched a career high, scoring 16 points off the bench, Anthony Tarke added 18 and NJIT forced 23 turnovers to defeat UMass Lowell 78-65 on Sunday.
Tarke had three of the 14 Highlander steals and NJIT (5-3) scored 26 points off the turnovers. UMass Lowell (5-3) entered averaging 13 turnovers a game, but made 14 in the second half alone.
Zach Cooks and Abdul Lewis chipped in 10 points each for the Highlanders, who have won five straight at home.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Jones scored 23 points and UMass Lowell broke open a tie game in the second half with a 31-1 run in taking a 102-63 victory over UMass Boston on Sunday.
The game was tied at 52 with 14 minutes remaining when the River Hawks went on their tear with Matt Harris leading the way with 10 points. Lowell shot 10 of 12 from the floor during the run while the Division II Beacons were 0 of 12.