Hikim scores 20 to lift UMass Lowell over UMBC 88-71

Feb 12, 2022, 2:35 AM | Updated: 4:36 pm

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Ayinde Hikim had a career-high 20 points as UMass Lowell defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 88-71 on Saturday.

Max Brooks had 17 points and three blocks for UMass Lowell (13-11, 5-7 America East Conference). Everette Hammond added 13 points. Allin Blunt had 10 points.

Keondre Kennedy had 19 points and six rebounds for the Retrievers (12-11, 7-5), whose six-game winning streak ended. Szymon Wojcik added 11 points. L.J. Owens had 11 points.

The River Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Retrievers on the season. UMass Lowell defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 66-64 on Jan. 8.

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Hikim scores 20 to lift UMass Lowell over UMBC 88-71