Men's basketball plays at Southern Maine

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 5, 2007
GORHAM, Maine --- The Colby College men's basketball team, ranked first in the Maine State Coaches poll, moved to 6-0 on the season as the Mules posted an 86-65 non-conference win over University of Southern Maine on Wednesday night.

The Mules are averaging 93.7 points per game and have an average margin of victory at 16.8 points. Colby had a 44-26 advantage in rebounding against USM (2-4) and has an 8.8 margin over the opponent this season.

Artie Cutrone, the NESCAC and Maine State Player of the Week for last week, shot 7-for-10 from the field to finish with a game-high 17 points and three assists. Adam Choice finished with 13 points and five rebounds, while Michael Russell had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Mark Gaudet (3-for-5 from 3-point range) and Mac Simpson both had 12 points for the winners.

Colby shot 52 percent from the field for the game and led 42-30 at halftime.

COLBY COLLEGE 86, SOUTHERN MAINE 65

COLBY COLLEGE (6-0)

Artie Cutrone 7-10 1-1 17; Adam Choice 6-12 1-2 13; Mark Gaudet 4-7 1-1 12; Mac Simpson 4-10 2-2 12; Michael Russell 5-8 1-2 11; Justin Sherman 2-4 0-0 5; Chas Woodward 2-3 0-0 4; David Chase 1-1 2-2 4; Gil Haylon 1-4 0-0 3; Christian van Loenen 1-1 0-0 2; Preston Decker 1-2 0-0 2; Chris Lemmons 0-1 0-0 0; Noah Atlas 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 34-65 9-12 86.

SOUTHERN MAINE (2-4)

Ian Hebert 4-8 3-3 11; Greg Whitaker 4-11 0-0 10; Luke Pollock 3-4 0-0 7; Troy Gabriele 2-6 2-2 6; Kione Morgan 2-5 2-2 6; Drew Coppenrath 3-8 0-0 6; Dan Hartford 2-4 0-0 5; Phil Broomfield 2-6 0-0 4; Martin Jordan 1-1 0-0 3; Alan Campbell 1-1 0-0 3; David Bastian 1-1 0-0 2; Broderic Jones 1-7 0-0 2; Troy Jellison 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-65 7-7 65.

Colby College.................  42  44  -  86

Southern Maine................  30  35  -  65

3-point goals-Colby College 9-22 (Mark Gaudet 3-5; Artie Cutrone 2-4; Mac Simpson 2-7; Justin Sherman 1-2; Gil Haylon 1-3; Adam Choice 0-1), Southern Maine 6-14 (Greg Whitaker 2-3; Martin Jordan 1-1; Dan Hartford 1-1; Luke Pollock 1-2; Alan Campbell 1-1; Broderic Jones 0-2; Troy Jellison 0-1; Phil Broomfield 0-1; Drew Coppenrath 0-1; Troy Gabriele 0-1). Fouled out--Colby College-None, Southern Maine-None. Rebounds-Colby College 44 (Michael Russell 11), Southern Maine 26 (Ian Hebert 6). Assists-Colby College 13 (Artie Cutrone 3; Preston Decker 3), Southern Maine 11 (Broderic Jones 5). Total fouls-Colby College 15, Southern Maine 12. A-338


 
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