Scores

Final

Maine 48

(3-4, 1-1 away)

Providence 78

(4-1, 2-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, November 27, 2007

    Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island

    1 2 T
    MAINE 25 2348
    PROV 37 4178

    Top Performers

    Maine: B. Andre 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Providence: G. McDermott 17 Pts, 13 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

    Providence 78, Maine 48

    Associated Press

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Geoff McDermott had 17 points and a game-high 13 rebounds to help Providence defeat Maine, 78-48, on Tuesday.

    Weyinmi Efejuku added 14 points and Brian McKenzie added 13 to help the Friars to their fourth win in five games.

    Providence are now 53-7 all-time versus America East opponents.

    Brian Andre, with 17 points and 10 rebounds, was the only player in double figures for Maine (3-4).

    McDermott scored the first six points for Providence which never trailed. Maine tied the game twice, including a layup by Jordan Cook to make it 13-13 after eight minutes.

    The Friars held the visitors to just 35 per cent overall and scored 20 points off 23 Bear turnovers. They also had 14 steals to none for Maine.

    McDermott had already posted a double-double by halftime (12 points, 10 rebounds) in leading Providence to a 37-25 advantage.

    Providence shot 43 percent and made only 9 of 29 three-point attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAINE
    PROV
    Points 48 78
    FG Made-Attempted 19-54 (.352) 29-68 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 9-29 (.310)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 30

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