Saturday, January 23, 2010

Black Bears 77, Hartford 69

UMaine held Hartford scoreless for the final 3:14 on its way to a fifth straight victory and a share of first place in America East. The Black Bears (13-6, 5-1 America East) have now won more games than any team since the 2004-05 edition went 14-15.

After Joe Zeglinski (18 points) pulled the Hawks within 71-69 with a 3-pointer, the Black Bears finished with a 6-0 run, keyed by four straight free throws from Terrance Mitchell (17 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals). Mitchell was 9-for-9 from the line for the game.

Gerald McLemore led all scorers with 27 points. He was 7-of-11 from deep. Junior Bernal had 11 points, five rebounds and four assists.

UMaine is 3-0 on the road in America East play and 8-4 away from home overall.

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