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Lowe Drafted By D-League's Reno Bighorns

Lowe is a member of UMass' 100 Seasons Of Basketball All-2000s Team.

Lowe is a member of UMass' 100 Seasons Of Basketball All-2000s Team.
UMass' all-time assist leader Chris Lowe was drafted by the Reno Bighorns in the third round of the NBA D-League Draft on Wednesday night. Lowe will have a chance to play with the affiliate of the Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings. Lowe finished his career at UMass with 678 assists.

Nov. 5, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. - UMass' all-time assist leader Chris Lowe was drafted by the Reno Bighorns in the third round of the NBA D-League Draft on Wednesday night. Lowe will have a chance to play with the affiliate of the Orlando Magic and Sacramento Kings. Lowe finished his career at UMass with 678 helpers.

Lowe, left UMass as the all-time leader in assists with 678. He was named to the Atlantic 10 Honorable Mention Team as a senior. He is a member of UMass' 100 Seasons Of Basketball All-2000s Team with Gary Forbes, Stephane Lasme, Rashaun Freeman and Monty Mack. He spent four years as UMass' starting point guard. Over last four seasons, UMass was 54-31 in his last 85 starts. (64 win pct.) He became the all-time UMass career assist leader (678). Passing Carl Smith (633) at Saint Joseph's (2/22).Passed Edgar Padilla (597) at Xavier (1/31). Lowe is the first player in UMass history with 1,000 points and 600 assists. Lowe is seventh player in A-10 history with 1,000 pts & 600 assists. He finished fifth in career assists in Atlantic 10 history with 678 passing Smith (633) and George Washington's No. 6 Shawnta Rogers (634). Lowe became the 41st player in UMass history to score 1,000 points with a running lay-up vs. Richmond (2/4). Finished 26th with 1,152.

In 30 starts as a senior, he averaged 12.4 points and 6.4 assists per game. Ranks 9TH in NCAA and second in A-10 in assists. With 193 assists this season ranked fifth in single-season assists. Also has the No. 3 mark with 214 last season. With 124 career games played, ranks eighth all-time in UMass history. Eight games this season with 10 or more assists giving him 14 in career, all in last two seasons and ALL in the his LAST 43 games.

 

 

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