The Maine Men lose another close one at home at the “PIT” 77-71 against Marist in their bracket0buster game.
Marist lead by 12 39-27 ate the half and Maine outscored them in the second half 44 to 38.Marist shot a hot 51.8% from the floor on 29 for 56 while Maine struggled at 39.7% on 25 oif 63. Marist also shot 55.3% to Maines 36.8% from beyond the 3 point arch. Marist was 8 for 15 and Maine was 6-19. Marist was 11-17 from the line for 64.&% to Maine’s hot 14-16 for 87.5%
Marist had 22 assists to Maine’s 16 and Marist had 17 Turnovers to Maine’s 13. Maine out rebounded Marist 33-31, but Marist was stronger on the offensive boarrds with 10 to Maine’s 5.
Maine had 4 players in Doiuble digits. McLemore with 20, Allison and Edwatds with 12 each and Singelton with 11. Fraser had just 6 on 3 for 13 shooting from the floor.
Maine now awaits UNH on Wednesday at home in a big game that could decide oif they finsih tied, ahead or behind UNH in the final AE Conference Standings
Maine also has to hit the road at Stonybrook in their last confeence regular season game before the AE Tourney