LOWELL, Mass. (AP) Everette Hammond had 18 points as UMass Lowell easily defeated Rivier 91-55 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.

Hammond shot 4 for 6 from behind the arc.

Justin Faison had 12 points for UMass Lowell. John Hall added 11 points and eight rebounds. Quinton Mincey had 10 points.

Miles Gillette had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Raiders. Pharaoh Davis and Nikolas Pignone added 13 points apiece.

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