Entering their first season in Division I, it's all about learning for River Hawks
- AP Photo/Fred BeckhamAkeem Williams was a prolific scorer last season, averaging 19.9 points per game for UMass-Lowell.
2012-13: 15-13 (10-12 in Division II's Northeast-10 Conference)
In-conference offense: N/A
In-conference defense: N/A
Massachusetts-Lowell begins its transition into Division I and won't be eligible for postseason until the 2017-18 season. The River Hawks hired Pat Duquette, Bill Coen's top assistant at Northeastern, to replace Greg Herenda who left for Fairleigh Dickinson. Duquette signed a five-year contract and will take over the team's move from Division II's Northeast-10 to the America East.
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