Men's Basketball Travels to Northeastern for Wednesday Night Game

 
November 27, 2012

Men's Basketball Travels to Northeastern for Wednesday Night Game

ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine men's basketball team heads to Boston to take on the Northeastern Huskies on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Fans can hear all the action on the Black Bear Sports Network. 

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The University of Maine men's basketball team (1-4) travels to take on CAA member Northeastern (4-2) for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

The Black Bears are coming off a 72-66 win over Siena, which snapped a 12-game losing skid to the Saints.

Xavier Pollard notched career-highs of 15 points and 12 assists while Alasdair Fraser added 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks and Justin Edwards pitched in with 19 points and six boards.

Northeastern is coming off a 67-59 loss to Charlotte in the championship game of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout.

Joel Smith had a game-high 19 points while David Walker added 13 points and four assists for the Huskies.

The Black Bears and Huskies last tangled on Nov. 24, 2007, with the Huskies taking the contest 70-57.

Northeastern owns a 64-46 edge in the series and has a three-game win streak against the Black Bears dating back to when the two sides were both in America East.

Maine's Fraser is looking for his sixth-consecutive game to open the season with at least eight rebounds and his fourth game in his last five with at least three blocks. 



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