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Dolphins 37 43 80
River Hawks 34 44 78

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) Kevin Norman had 21 points, Amahne Santos made the winning free throws with 3.2 seconds left and Jacksonville narrowly defeated UMass Lowell 80-78 on Friday night.

The game was tied at 66 with 5:41 remaining and Jacksonville in the midst of a 7-0 run. The Dolphins held the lead into the final minute. UML's Christian Lutete made a layup to tie the score at 78 with 18 seconds remaining. Santos was fouled with 3.2 seconds left and made both free throws for the go-ahead points. The River Hawks got off a 3-pointer from beyond the top of the key but it missed to the left side.

Destin Barnes had 17 points for Jacksonville (2-2). Santos added 16 points and six assists, and David Bell had 13 points for the Dolphins. Norman shot 8 for 10 from the floor and collected seven rebounds.

Christian Lutete had 24 points and nine rebounds for the River Hawks (2-3). Josh Gantz added 15 points. Connor Withers had 14 points.

Jacksonville takes on Dartmouth on Saturday. UMass Lowell plays Merrimack at home on Saturday.


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