Thursday, December 3, 2009
Black Bears 76, Colgate 66
UMaine outscored host Colgate 29-15 in the final 9 and a half minutes Thursday to pull away in Hamilton, N.Y.
Terrance Mitchell (game-high 24 points) and Sean McNally (20 points, 9 rebounds) led the surge down the stretch as the Black Bears completed a rally from as much as 10 down. Mitchell had 11 in the final 9-plus minutes and McNally eight.
Junior Bernal had seven points and six rebounds while Murphy Burnatowski added seven points and five rebounds. Gerald McLemore (11 points) joined Mitchell (pictured above) and McNally in double figures.
UMaine shot 48 percent from the floor, 44 percent from the arc and held a huge advantage on free throws (27 of 35), making more freebies than Colgate shot (17 of 22).