Idris Joyner scored 14 points and Ryan Miller added 11 for the Northeast Conference Warriors (4-3), who are in their inaugural year of a four-year classification as a Division I team. They stunned Northwestern 71-61 for their first Division I win and have also beaten Northwestern, UMass-Lowell and Jacksonville.
Merrimack next plays at Hartford on Sunday.
Morgan Wootten, Hall of Fame high school hoops coach, dies at 88
Hall of Fame high school basketball coach Morgan Wootten, of whom John Wooden once said that he knows of "no finer coach at any level," died at age 88, according to DeMatha Catholic High School, where Wootten coached for 46 years.
Bean's double-double helps Utah St. overwhelm Air Force
Justin Bean scored 16 points with 13 rebounds and Sam Merrill scored 15 and Utah State beat Air Force 72-47 on Tuesday.
Martin, Manigault lead New Mexico in win over San Jose St.
Missing four starters for a variety of reasons, New Mexico turned to Zane Martin and Corey Manigault, who combined for 41 points Tuesday to help the Lobos beat San Jose State 86-59.