The host U-Maine-Fort Kent men’s basketball team defeated Dalhousie Agricultural Campus 79-60 Saturday evening in the night cap of the 2014 United Insurance Can-Am Classic in Fort Kent, Maine.
UMFK used a 22-8 second half run to gain a double digit lead that they would not relinquish. UMFK shot 52% (33-63) from the floor and dished out 24 assists led by Given’s 10 helpers.
David Martinez (FR Valencia, Spain) scored seven of his team high 16 points during the critical run and the forward also grabbed a game-high 13 boards. Both totals were career-highs for the first year player. Jeremy Bishop (JR Montreal, Canada) added 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals and three blocks and James Givens (JR Fairfield, California) had 10 points and a game-best nine assists. Fred Sanchez (SO Bronx, NY) and Jorege Matesanz (JR Sevilla, Spain) added 14 and 10 points respectively.
DAL AG was led by Taran Jordan (Truro, Nova Scotia) who had 12 points and 10 assists.
In the men’s first game the University of Maine-Presque Isle closed the first half on a 22-9 run and opened the second on a 17-8 run in a 92-75 win over the University of New Brunswick-St. John.
UMPI shot 55% (36-65) from the floor including nine three points and dished out 25 assists in the win. UNB-SJ shot just 40% (23-58) but was able to knock down 23-27 free throws on the day.
Thiago Conceicao (FR Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) paced six UMPI Owls in double figures with a game-high 28 points and Derek Healy (SO Hanover, MA) had 12 points and seven assists. UNB-SJ was led by Jarred Crawford (3RD Yr Quispamsis, New Brunswick) who scored 21 points to go with eight rebounds.BOX SCORE