VESTAL, N.Y. -- Sam Sessoms had 39 points, one short of his career high, and scored the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds left as Binghamton edged past UMass Lowell 86-84 on Thursday night.
Sessoms hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added six assists.
George Tinsley had 15 points and five steals for Binghamton (9-17, 3-10 America East Conference), which ended its six-game losing streak. Pierre Sarr added eight rebounds. Jevon Brown had seven rebounds.
UMass Lowell totaled 52 points in the second half, a season high for the team.
Obadiah Noel, whose 18 points per game entering the matchup ranked second on the River Hawks, shot only 17% in the game (2 of 12).
The Bearcats leveled the season series against the River Hawks with the win. UMass Lowell defeated Binghamton 85-66 on Jan. 11. Binghamton faces Hartford at home on Saturday. UMass Lowell plays Albany at home on Wednesday.
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