Scores

Final

Maine 76

(5-8, 2-7 away)

Quinnipiac 71

(4-7, 1-4 home)

    3:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    TD Banknorth SportsCenter, Hamden, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    MAINE 41 3576
    QUIN 41 3071

    Top Performers

    Maine: J. Edwards 26 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Quinnipiac: D. Johnson 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Maine 76, Quinnipiac 71

    Associated Press

    HAMDEN, Conn. -- Justin Edwards scored 26 points and Alasdair Fraser had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Maine beat Quinnipiac 76-71 Saturday.

    Jon Mesghna added 13 points for Maine (5-8).

    Ahead 48-44 with 17 minutes to play, Mesghna's 3-pointer and Edwards' layup gave Maine its biggest lead of the half, 53-44, with 16:22 remaining.

    Quinnipiac (4-7) answered with a 15-6 run to tie the game at 59 with 9:48 left to play.

    The teams traded baskets over the final 10 minutes but Edwards scored nine points during the span to give the Black Bears a 74-69 advantage with 1:17 remaining.

    Evan Conti made a layup to cut Quinnipiac's deficit to three, 74-71 with 47 seconds left to play, but Zaid Heart missed a tying 3-pointer and Fraser hit two free throws for Maine with 5 seconds left to seal the victory.

    Ike Azotam finished with 16 points and nine rebounds for Quinnipiac.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAINE
    QUIN
    Points 76 71
    FG Made-Attempted 29-53 (.547) 26-71 (.366)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 16-22 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 6

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 29, 2012 MAINE 76, @QUIN 71Recap