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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