Hartford beats Maine 54-44 to end 5-game losing streak

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jalen Ross scored 19 points, Jason Dunne added 10 and Hartford snapped a five-game losing streak with a 54-44 victory over Maine on Monday.

Ross, who ranks second in the America East Conference with 20.9 points per game, had 11 points in Hartford’s 33-29 first half to finish in double figures for the 33rd straight game. Dunne made a 3-pointer on the first possession of the game and Hartford never trailed.

Hartford has won 11 of the last 14 against the Black Bears.

Hassan Attia grabbed double-digit rebounds (11) for the first time in his career for Hartford (6-13, 1-3).

Vincent Eze had 13 points and nine rebounds for Maine (5-15, 1-4). Wesley Myers, averaging 26.8 points in conference play, added 12 points on 4-of-17 shooting.

Maine was held to 32.1 percent shooting and lost its ninth game in the last 10.