BALTIMORE (AP) — Connor Withers scored a career-high 28 points and Obadiah Noel added 22 points as UMass Lowell narrowly defeated top-seeded Maryland-Baltimore County 79-77 in the America East Conference tournament on Saturday.
Withers made 1 of 2 free throws with 18 seconds left, and Max Brooks had two blocks on the final possession to seal it.
Kalil Thomas had 10 points for UMass Lowell (11-11). Withers hit 9 of 13 3-pointers.
R.J. Eytle-Rock had 18 points and six rebounds for the Retrievers (14-6). L.J. Owens added 13 points. Darnell Rogers had 13 points.