UMass-Lowell defeats Binghamton 71-59
NEW YORK (AP)
Akeem Williams scored 23 points and finished with nine assists to lead Massachusetts-Lowell in a 71-59 victory over Binghamton on Saturday afternoon.
Williams was 4 of 4 from the line, and has now made 30 consecutive free throws dating back to November 26. Antonio Bivins scored 16 points and Tyler Livingston added 12 for the River Hawks (3-11, 2-1 America East Conference).
Binghamton went up 39-33 to start the second half. Two quick 3-pointers from Chad Holley and Williams tied the game and sparked a 20-0 run that gave the River Hawks a 53-39 advantage with 9:16 to play.
The Bearcats (4-12, 1-2) shot well from the free-throw line (81.3 percent) but struggled from the floor, missing 23 shot attempts in the second half and shooting 4 of 21 from 3-point range. Yosef Yacob led Binghamton with 22 points.