NCAA Basketball

UMass Lowell River Hawks (11-12)


Tue. 11/9 Sat. 11/13 Tue. 11/16 Wed. 11/17 Fri. 11/19
vs. Rivier 
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@ Dayton 
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@ OkSt 
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vs. CentCt 
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@ GW 
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Hartford wins America East, advances to 1st NCAA Tournament

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Austin Williams scored 20 points with eight rebounds and three steals, and Hartford earned an automatic bid to its first NCAA Tournament, beating UMass Lowell 64-50 on Saturday in the America East championship.

Fourth-seeded Hartford was in the title game for the second straight season after last year's contest against Vermont was canceled due to COVID-19. The Hawks upset the second-seeded Catamounts this year in the semifinals to make it the first time in tournament history the title game didn't include either of the top two seeds.

Sixth-seeded UMass Lowell won its first-ever Division I postseason game in the opening round and also knocked off top-seeded UMBC in the semis when Connor Withers matched a tournament record with nine 3-pointers.

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Leaders
Points: O. Noel20.3
Rebounds: C. Withers6.1
Assists: B. Daley3.5
FG%: O. Noel48.6%
FT%: O. Noel75.3%
3P%: No qualifiers
Steals: O. Noel1.1
Blocks: C. Withers1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga0-0
2 UCLA0-0
3 Kansas0-0
4 Villanova0-0
5 Texas0-0
6 Michigan0-0
7 Purdue0-0
8 Baylor0-0
9 Duke0-0
10 Kentucky0-0
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
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America East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UMBC 10-4 14-6
Vermont 10-4 10-5
New Hampshire 9-6 10-9
Hartford 8-6 15-9
Albany 6-6 7-9
UMass Lowell 7-8 11-12
Stony Brook 7-9 9-14
NJIT 6-10 7-12
Binghamton 4-10 4-14
Maine 2-6 2-7
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.5 (250)
Rebounds: 8.7 (256)
Assists: 11.6 (287)
FG%: 45.2% (103)
FT%: 66.2% (306)
3P%: 34.6% (134)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.9 (197)
Rebounds: 25.8 (150)
Assists: 10.2 (17)
FG%: 42.6% (144)
FT%: 71.7% (224)
3P%: 31.6% (70)
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