Russell, Foreman lead Mules past Husson

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 6, 2011
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Ben Foreman

BANGOR, Maine --- Mike Russell had a double-double in scoring and rebounding with 23 points and 20 rebounds in leading the Colby College men's basketball team to a 75-70 win at Husson University on Thursday night.

Russell, who also had four steals, shot 10-for-17 from the field to help Colby move to 6-6 overall. Husson, ranked second in the Maine coaches poll, fell to 7-4 overall.

Ben Foreman added 13 points and three assists for Colby, which led 40-37 at intermission. Christian Van Loenen chipped in with 12 points, six assists, and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Gordon Fischer was 4-for-6 from the field in scoring 10 points and Kyle Donovan had eight points.

Josh Jones paced Husson with 26 points and Luis Media added 19 points.

The Mules led 40-37 at halftime and extended the lead to 50-39 early in the second half. Colby kept the lead until Husson's Eric Modica went 2-for-2 from the foul line to give the Eagles a 68-67 lead.

Foreman took over the game in the final few minutes. He nailed a 3-point shot to put Colby back up 70-68 with 2:06 to play. After Husson tied the game at 70-70, Foreman was 5-for-6 from the foul line in the last two minutes for the final points of the game.

COLBY COLLEGE 75, HUSSON 70

COLBY COLLEGE (6-6)

Mike Russell 10-17 3-10 23; Ben Foreman 2-5 7-8 13; Christian Van Loenen 4-8

2-3 12; Gordon Fischer 4-6 0-0 10; Kyle Donovan 3-9 0-0 8; Uzoma Orchingwa

1-5 3-4 5; Eric Beaulieu 0-2 3-4 3; Gus David 0-1 1-2 1; Alex Swanson 0-0

0-0 0; Noah Atlas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-53 19-31 75.

HUSSON (7-4)

Josh Jones 6-10 13-16 26; Luis Media 5-7 7-8 19; Jay Uhrin 2-10 7-8 11; Eric

Modica 2-6 2-2 6; Tim Hughes 1-3 1-2 3; Marc Zaharchuk 1-4 1-2 3; Brad Libby

0-2 2-2 2; Jon Klages 0-0 0-0 0; Daeshawn McMorrin 0-3 0-0 0; Brooks

Spaulding 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-45 33-40 70.

Colby College.................   40   35  -   75

HUSSON........................   37   33  -   70

3-point goals--Colby College 8-17 (Ben Foreman 2-4; Kyle Donovan 2-4; Gordon

Fischer 2-4; Christian Van Loenen 2-2; Gus David 0-1; Eric Beaulieu 0-1;

Mike Russell 0-1), HUSSON 3-11 (Luis Media 2-2; Josh Jones 1-2; Daeshawn

McMorrin 0-3; Jay Uhrin 0-4). Fouled out--Colby College-Eric Beaulieu; Kyle

Donovan, HUSSON-Daeshawn McMorrin. Rebounds--Colby College 36 (Mike Russell

20), HUSSON 25 (Josh Jones 7). Assists--Colby College 14 (Christian Van

Loenen 6), HUSSON 7 (Eric Modica 2; Luis Media 2; Josh Jones 2). Total

fouls--Colby College 29, HUSSON 22. Technical fouls--Colby College-Mike

Russell, HUSSON-Brad Libby. A-150


 
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