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Lyles scores 18 in UMBC's 1st postseason win in 4 years

BALTIMORE (AP) Jairus Lyles scored 18 points and had five steals and Maryland-Baltimore County used a second-half surge to break a string of four straight post-season losses with an 89-77 defeat of UMass-Lowell in an America East Conference quarterfinal on Saturday.

The game was the first tournament game UMBC has hosted at the four-year-old RAC Center. The second-seeded Retrievers (22-10) advance to the AEC semifinal round Tuesday.

Daniel Akin opened the second half with three consecutive layups as the Retrievers erased a 12-point deficit, scoring 51 points in the half. Lyles scored 16 of his points and made four of his steals after the break. K.J. Maura drained a 3 with 14:31 remaining to put UMBC ahead for the rest of the game.

The Retrievers turned 13 UMass-Lowell turnovers into 27 points.

Jourdan Grant and Maura scored 16 each for UMBC, Maura with seven assists.

UMass Lowell (12-18) advanced to the tournament as the No. 7 seed in its first year of postseason eligibility in Division I. The River Hawks were led by 18 points and 16 rebounds from Jahad Thomas.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo UMass Lowell 12-18 492877
home team logo UMBC 22-10 385189
Team Stats
away team logo UMass Lowell 12-18 76.2 PPG 35.1 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo UMBC 22-10 73.1 PPG 38.1 RPG 15.2 APG
Key Players
10
J. Thomas 21.1 PPG 8.4 RPG 4.0 APG 51.5 FG%
11
K. Maura 11.3 PPG 2.2 RPG 5.0 APG 46.9 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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