Men's Basketball Falls to Duquesne
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The University of Maine men's basketball team fell at Duquesne by the score of 87-73 on Saturday afternoon at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Maine falls to 2-5 on the year while Duquesne improves to 4-3. The Black Bears were led by Justin Edwards (Whitby, Ontario) who had 19 points and eight assists.
Duquesne took a 61-56 edge midway into the second half, but Edwards scored five-straight points to tie the game at 61 with 9:47 left.
However, Duquesne went on a 7-to-2 run with a minute remaining to push the game just out of reach of the Black Bears.
Fraer finished with 14 points and eight rebounds while Xavier Pollard added 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists.