|America East Tournament - Recap - Hartford Defeats UMass-Lowell 78-70|
Hartford grabbed a 78-70 win over UMass-Lowell on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from J.R. Lynch at Reich Family Pavilion.
Hartford got 17 points from John Carroll and another 15 points from George Blagojevic. J.R. Lynch contributed 6 assists, while John Carroll cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
UMass-Lowell got a 21-point performance from Obadiah Noel, who was supported by 18 points from Christian Lutete. Shawn Jones had 4 assists in a losing cause for UMass-Lowell, while Josh Gantz grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UMass-Lowell were victorious, as the score was 37-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Hartford as they grabbed 32 boards, while UMass-Lowell only had 28