Binghamton visits UMass-Lowell after Covington’s 27-point game

Binghamton Bearcats (12-13, 4-8 America East) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (17-7, 8-3 America East)

Lowell, Massachusetts; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UMass-Lowell plays the Binghamton Bearcats after Yuri Covington scored 27 points in UMass-Lowell’s 86-77 win against the Bryant Bulldogs.

The River Hawks have gone 7-3 at home. UMass-Lowell leads the America East in rebounding, averaging 40.1 boards. Max Brooks leads the River Hawks with 7.5 rebounds.

The Bearcats are 4-8 against America East opponents. Binghamton ranks fourth in the America East with 9.1 offensive rebounds per game led by Armon Harried averaging 1.7.

UMass-Lowell makes 48.7% of its shots from the field this season, which is 6.8 percentage points higher than Binghamton has allowed to its opponents (41.9%). Binghamton averages 5.0 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.1 fewer made shots on average than the 6.1 per game UMass-Lowell allows.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ayinde Hikim is averaging 15.3 points, 5.3 assists and 1.8 steals for the River Hawks.

Tymu Chenery is averaging 14.6 points and 1.5 blocks for the Bearcats.

LAST 10 GAMES: River Hawks: 7-3, averaging 79.0 points, 36.9 rebounds, 12.5 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.1 points per game.

Bearcats: 4-6, averaging 65.5 points, 36.5 rebounds, 13.3 assists, 4.6 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.0 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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