URI Rams Have Another Disappointing Day on the Court
Maine edges Rhode Island 76-74 in overtime
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) – Alasdair Fraser scored 23 points and
Justin Edwards 21 as Maine edged Rhode Island 76-74 in overtime in
a nonconference game Sunday.
Raheem Singleton hit two free throws for the Black Bears (3-2)
to break a 74-74 tie in overtime, and Rhode Island's Mike Powell,
whose 3-pointer forced overtime, missed shots with 51 seconds left
and at the buzzer.
Maine was 0 of 5 from the field in overtime, getting its other
two points on free throws by Edwards. The Rams (1-7) shot 1 of 7
from the field in overtime, getting a basket from Nikola Malesevic
that tied it at 74.
Gerald McLemore had 17 points for Maine, with 14 coming in the
first half when the Black Bears took a 39-34 lead.
Malesevic and Jamal Wilson scored 19 apiece to lead Rhode
Island, and Orion Outerbridge and Jonathan Holton added 14 each.
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