UMBC beats Maine 83-71 for 3rd straight win
BANGOR, Maine (AP) Will Darley scored hit six 3-pointers and finished with 31 points and UMBC won its third straight game with an 83-71 win over Maine on Saturday.
Darley finished 11 of 20 from the field overall. Joe Sherburne added 16 points for the Retrievers (16-7, 7-3 America East), who hit nine 3-pointers and outscored the Black Bears 20-5 off the bench.
The 16 victories on the season are UMBC’s most since winning 15 in 2008-09, and its eight road wins are the most since 2007-08.
Wes Myers scored 33 points on 11-of-18 shooting and 9 of 12 at the line to lead the Black Bears (5-20, 1-9), who have lost seven straight. Vincent Eze added 15 points for Maine.
UMBC led by three at halftime but took control in the second, building a 72-53 lead after a Darley 3 with 6:35 left. Maine cut it to single digits late, but ran out of time.