Halftime Report

N.J. Tech is giving their home crowd exactly what they were hoping for. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead UMass Lowell 42-28.

N.J. Tech came into the game with some extra motivation after the defeat they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

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UMass Lowell River Hawks @ N.J. Tech Highlanders

Current Records: UMass Lowell 16-6, N.J. Tech 6-15

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We've got another exciting America East matchup on schedule as the UMass Lowell River Hawks and the N.J. Tech Highlanders are set to tip at 4:00 p.m. ET on February 10th at Wellness and Events Center. UMass Lowell is looking to tack on another W to their five-game streak on the road.

The oddsmakers set the bar high, but UMass Lowell and the Retrievers didn't disappoint and broke past the 163 point over/under on Thursday. The River Hawks came out on top against the Retrievers by a score of 93-80.

Even though N.J. Tech has not done well against the Catamounts recently (they were 1-8 in their previous nine matchups), they didn't let the past get in their way on Thursday. The Highlanders came out on top in a nail-biter against the Catamounts and snuck past 63-61.

The River Hawks are on a roll lately: they've won nine of their last 11 matchups, which provided a nice bump to their 16-6 record this season. As for the Highlanders, their win ended a four-game drought at home and bumped them up to 6-15.

Saturday's match is shaping up to be a blowout: UMass Lowell just can't miss this season, having made 48.8% of their shots per game. It's a different story for N.J. Tech, though, as they've only made 39.5% of their shots this season. Given UMass Lowell's sizable advantage in that area, the Highlanders will need to find a way to close that gap.

Looking ahead, UMass Lowell is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 8.5 points. This contest will be their ninth straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 4-4 against the spread).


UMass Lowell is a big 8.5-point favorite against N.J. Tech, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 8.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 146 points.

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Series History

UMass Lowell has won 6 out of their last 10 games against N.J. Tech.

  • Jan 11, 2024 - UMass Lowell 70 vs. N.J. Tech 62
  • Feb 04, 2023 - UMass Lowell 90 vs. N.J. Tech 61
  • Dec 31, 2022 - UMass Lowell 67 vs. N.J. Tech 64
  • Feb 16, 2022 - N.J. Tech 59 vs. UMass Lowell 55
  • Jan 06, 2022 - N.J. Tech 77 vs. UMass Lowell 72
  • Jan 03, 2021 - UMass Lowell 74 vs. N.J. Tech 60
  • Jan 02, 2021 - N.J. Tech 73 vs. UMass Lowell 67
  • Dec 11, 2019 - UMass Lowell 72 vs. N.J. Tech 66
  • Dec 01, 2018 - UMass Lowell 94 vs. N.J. Tech 71
  • Dec 03, 2017 - N.J. Tech 78 vs. UMass Lowell 65