Men's Basketball Host Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday

 

Men's Basketball Host Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday

ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine men's basketball team hosts Florida Gulf Coast in its final non-conference home contest on Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available and can be purchased by calling 581-BEAR or online at www.GoBlackBearsTickets.com. 

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The University of Maine men's basketball team (3-8) hosts the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (8-4) in  the Black Bears' final non-conference home game of the season.

The Black Bears are coming off a 94-69 loss at Marist.

Maine was led by Justin Edwards who had 23 points.

FGCU defeated NAIA-foe Southeastern 86-60 for its fourth win in the last five games. 

Chase Fieler had a team-high 14 points while three other players scored in double-figures; Brett Comer had a game-high 10 assists.

Last season in Fort Myers, Fla., the Eagles took the victory 84-72.

Alasdair Fraser had eight points and five rebounds while Kilian Cato added eight points and four rebounds.

Edwards is currently 99th in the nation in scoring and is 10 points shy of 600 for his career while also ranking 89th in steals per game.

Fraser ranks 38th in the country in rebounds while Mike Allison is 82nd in blocks.

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