Conference Honors for Lutete
LOWELL -- UMass Lowell junior guard Christian Lutete was named to the America East men’s basketball All-Conference Second Team and the All-Academic Team on Friday, as the conference announced its annual award winners.
Lutete, who helped the River Hawks (15-16, 7-9 AE) finish fifth in the America East regular season standings, is averaging 18.7 points and 7.6 rebounds per game, while shooting 53 percent from the floor and 39.7 percent from 3-point land.
He was the lone UMass Lowell player recognized with an award.
Vermont junior forward Anthony Lamb was unanimously tabbed as the Player of the Year. He leads the conference in scoring (20.8 ppg) and rebounding (8.0 rpg) and helped the Catamounts capture the regular season title.
Vermont’s John Becker was named Coach of the Year for the fourth time.