El Darwich scores 36 in Maine’s OT win over UMass-Lowell
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Sergio El Darwich had a career-high 36 points with 10 assists and nine rebounds as Maine topped UMass Lowell 104-98 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Precious Okoh and Andrew Fleming added 14 points each and Vilgot Larsson scored 12 for Maine (5-13, 1-3 America East Conference).
El Darwich, who made 12 of 13 from the free-throw line, was 6 for 6 in Maine’s 13-3 run late in the overtime period. Lowell scored only eight points in overtime before Obadiah Noel’s four-point play with 12 seconds remaining.
Christian Lutete had 29 points and nine rebounds for the River Hawks (8-11, 2-2). Noel scored 26 points. He added five assists but had seven turnovers. Connor Withers scored 13 points.
Maine takes on Binghamton at home on Sunday. UMass-Lowell plays at Albany next Wednesday.
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