Men's Basketball Takes on Big East Foe Seton Hall on Wednesday Evening
NEWARK, N.J. -- The University of Maine men's basketball team takes on Big East opponent Seton Hall on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Fans can catch all the action on the Black Bear Sports Network.
The University of Maine men's basketball team (0-3) plays its only Big East Conference opponent of the year against the Seton Hall Pirates (3-1).
The Black Bears are coming off a heartbreaking 70-68 loss to Brown.
Junior forward Alasdair Fraser notched his second-consecutive double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks while sophomore guard Justin Edwards had 16 points, six rebounds and four assists.
Seton Hall is coming off a 60-55 win over Rhode Island.
Eugene Teague notched 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Pirates.
Maine last played a Big East team last season on Dec. 8 against Notre Dame where Maine fell in a hard fought contest 87-78.
Justin Edwards had 20 points, six rebounds and four assists in the contest while Alasdair Fraser added 17 points and seven rebounds.
The Black Bears return three starters in 2011-12 All-Conference players Mike Allison (All-Defensive), Alasdair Fraser (Third Team) and Justin Edwards (All-Rookie).
Fraser was named to the America East and College Sports Madness Preseason All-Conference First Teams while Edwards (CSM First Team) and Allison (CSM Second Team) also garnered honors.
The Black Bears were picked to finish fifth in America East according to the preseason coaches' poll.