Vermont 64, Maine 51
Marqus Blakely and Evan Fjeld each recorded a double-double,
leading Vermont over Maine 64-51 on Wednesday night.
Blakely scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had five
steals for the Catamounts (16-8, 7-3 America East Conference), who
have won back-to-back games. The Catamounts swept the season series
with the Black Bears, defeating them 64-56 on Jan. 7.
Fjeld scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds, while Maurice Joseph
added 11 points for Vermont.
Joseph sealed a three-point play that put Vermont up 5-0,
Fjeld’s layup made it seven straight points to open the game for
the Catamounts, and they never trailed.
Vermont led by eight at the break and outscored Maine 27-22 in
the second half.
Murphy Burnatowski scored 13 points for the Black Bears (14-8,
6-3), who have lost two games in a row for the first time since