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Sophomores lead Duquesne past UMass Lowell 83-71

PITTSBURGH (AP) Eric Williams Jr. finished with 22 points, five rebounds and four steals and Michael Hughes scored a career-high 19 to power Duquesne to an 83-71 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday.

Williams hit all five of his shots, including three 3-pointers, and 9 of 13 free throws for the Dukes (4-1). Hughes knocked down 8 of 10 shots, grabbed six rebounds and added two blocks. Marcus Weathers pitched in with 10 points and six boards.

Williams, Hughes and Weathers are all sophomores for the Dukes, who led the River Hawks 46-33 at halftime. It was Duquesne's highest-scoring first half of the season. The Dukes are now 18-1 when they have the lead with five minutes left in the game under second-year coach Keith Dambrot.

Alex Rivera, who averages 13.8 points per game off the bench, scored 19 to lead UMass Lowell. Rivera came in shooting 43 percent from 3-point range and buried 5 of 9 attempts against the Dukes. The rest of the River Hawks (4-4) made just 2 of 11 from distance. Obadiah Noel scored 18 and Josh Gantz had 14 points and six boards. Duquesne held Lowell's second-leading scorer Christian Lutete (15 per game) to two points on 1-of-5 shooting.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 1 Eric Williams Jr. made 2nd of 2 free throws 22.0
+ 1 Eric Williams Jr. made 1st of 2 free throws 22.0
  Personal foul on Obadiah Noel 22.0
  Defensive rebound by Eric Williams Jr. 22.0
  Alex Rivera missed 3-pt. jump shot 24.0
+ 2 Eric Williams Jr. made layup, assist by Tavian Dunn-Martin 30.0
+ 1 Alex Rivera made 2nd of 2 free throws 38.0
+ 1 Alex Rivera made 1st of 2 free throws 38.0
  Personal foul on Frankie Hughes 38.0
+ 1 Eric Williams Jr. made 2nd of 2 free throws 51.0
+ 1 Eric Williams Jr. made 1st of 2 free throws 51.0
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 4-4 333871
home team logo Duquesne 4-1 463783
Team Stats
away team logo UMass Lowell 4-4 76.8 PPG 38.5 RPG 15.6 APG
home team logo Duquesne 4-1 73.5 PPG 38.1 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
23
C. Lutete 18.7 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.4 APG 53.4 FG%
50
E. Williams Jr. 14.0 PPG 7.6 RPG 1.4 APG 42.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB