Lowe, Forbes help Massachusetts defeat Marist 83-68

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP)—Chris Lowe scored a career-high 23 points and Gary Forbes added 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Massachusetts defeat Marist 83-68 on Saturday night.

Ricky Harris added 18 points for Massachusetts (6-2), which outscored the Red Foxes 31-10 in the final 8:30 to snap Marist’s five-game win streak.

Louie McCroskey led Marist (6-4) with 22 points. Jay Gavin had 12.

The game was tied at 32 at intermission. Marist took its largest lead of the game at 58-52 with 8:15 left in the game on a Spongy Benjamin lay-up.

Harris tied the game at 58-58 with 6:36 left when he converted a driving lay-up off a Lowe steal, and the Minutemen retook the lead 30 seconds later when Forbes converted the fourth of four straight free throws.

Etienne Brower’s 3-pointer with 3:39 left gave Massachusetts a 70-60 lead, capping an 18-2 run.

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9-17,  22 Pts
11 Rebs, 0 Assists
C. Lowe C. Lowe
7-13,  23 Pts
2 Rebs, 6 Assists

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