ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sarju Patel scored 23 points as Albany (NY) beat UMass-Lowell 89-63 on Sunday.
Patel added five rebounds for the Great Danes (6-12, 1-2 America East Conference). Gerald Drumgoole Jr. scored 22 points while going 6 of 13 from the floor, including 5 for 6 from distance, and 5 for 5 from the line, and added five rebounds and six assists. Aaron Reddish shot 6 for 9 (3 for 3 from 3-point range) and 6 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 21 points.
Yuri Covington led the way for the River Hawks (14-3, 2-1) with 14 points. Cam Morris III added 14 points and two blocks for UMass-Lowell. Abdoul Karim Coulibaly also had nine points.
Both teams play again on Wednesday. Albany visits Bryant and UMass-Lowell hosts Vermont.
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