The UMaine Men never led the game at the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday, November 23, falling against the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils 64-56. It was Central Connecticut’s first win of the season.
Maine was 31-21 behind at the end of the first half.
Maine didn’t shoot well in the night. They were 6-20 (30%) off the field in the 1st half before they heated up a bit in the 2nd half and shot 11-23 (47.8%). The total was 17-43 (39.5%). Beyond the 3-point arc, it was only 2-14. They managed to reach the free throw line and took advantage of this and went 20-26
Maine was led by Stephane Ingo with 14 points, which was a game high. He and Vukasin Masic led the team with 6 rebounds.
The Blue Devils had 3 players in the double digits. Tre Mitchell had 12 points. Davonte Sweatman had 11 points and Nigel Scantlebury and Jayden Brown each had 10 points. Andre Snoddy was Central Connecticut State’s top rebounder with 6 rebounds.
The Blue Devils shot 45.1% (23-51) off the field. They were 5-18 (27.8%) from beyond the 3-point line and 13-16 from the free-throw line.
Maine is 2-3 now.
The Black Bears are on their way for their next 3 games. You will play against Bradley on Saturday, November 27th at 3pm in Peoria, Illinois. They play Columbia in New York on Saturday, December 4, and finally Quinnipiac on Saturday, December 11, before returning home to the University of New England on Saturday, December 18.
The game on Saturday, November 27th will be broadcast on 92.9 The Ticket, with the pregame starting at 2:30 p.m.
Check out photos from the game thanks to Walter Churchill.
Maine – Central Connecticut State men’s basketball
The Maine Black Bears hosted the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils at the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday evening, November 23rd