Men's basketball uses big first half to beat USM

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 2, 2010
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Eric Beaulieu

GORHAM, Maine --- Eric Beaulieu shot 8-for-8 from the field and finished with 16 points in powering the 25th-ranked Colby College men's basketball team to a ninth straight win with a 74-60 win over University of Southern Maine on Tuesday night.

The Mules are 16-2 overall heading into Friday's clash at Williams College in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game at 8 p.m. The two teams are tied at 5-0 for first place in the league. Southern Maine falls to 2-18.

Mike Russell had a game-high 18 points, including a 4-for-4 effort from the foul line. Adam Choice went over, 1,400 career points after finishing with 14 points, while Justin Sherman added nine points and eight rebounds.

Colby led 41-13 at intermission as the Mules shot 55 perent from the field.

COLBY 74, SOUTHERN MAINE 60

COLBY (16-2)

Mike Russell 7-11 4-4 18; Eric Beaulieu 8-8 0-1 16; Adam Choice 4-10 6-8 14;

Justin Sherman 4-8 0-0 9; Gil Haylon 2-4 0-0 6; Christian Van Loenen 2-5 0-1

5; Chas Woodward 2-4 0-0 4; Alex Swanson 1-2 0-0 2; Nick Rimsa 0-1 0-0 0;

Gus David 0-1 0-0 0; Tim Concannon 0-0 0-0 0; Matt Cheever 0-0 0-0 0; Ben

Foreman 0-0 0-0 0; Gordon Fischer 0-0 0-0 0; Dominique Kone 0-0 0-0 0.

Totals 30-54 10-14 74.

SOUTHERN MAINE (2-18)

Troy Jellison 4-10 4-5 15; Luke Pollock 4-7 3-4 12; Otis Smith 4-11 1-2 10;

Alex Kee 2-8 3-3 7; Ethan Cushman 3-3 0-0 6; Tucker LaClair 2-5 0-0 4; Will

Clemmer 0-2 3-8 3; John Sewall 1-7 1-2 3; Jordan Hebert 0-1 0-0 0; Eric

Thistle 0-1 0-0 0; Nick Peirce 0-1 0-0 0; Billy Zolper 0-6 0-0 0. Totals

20-62 15-24 60.

Colby.........................   41   33  -   74

Southern Maine................   13   47  -   60

3-point goals--Colby 4-11 (Gil Haylon 2-4; Christian Van Loenen 1-3; Justin

Sherman 1-3; Adam Choice 0-1), Southern Maine 5-28 (Troy Jellison 3-6; Otis

Smith 1-4; Luke Pollock 1-2; John Sewall 0-4; Jordan Hebert 0-1; Eric

Thistle 0-1; Nick Peirce 0-1; Billy Zolper 0-5; Alex Kee 0-4). Fouled

out--Colby-None, Southern Maine-None. Rebounds--Colby 42 (Justin Sherman 8),

Southern Maine 29 (Will Clemmer 7; Otis Smith 7). Assists--Colby 13 (Adam

Choice 5), Southern Maine 7 (Will Clemmer 2; Billy Zolper 2). Total

fouls--Colby 17, Southern Maine 14. Technical fouls--Colby-None, Southern

Maine-None. A-346

 


 
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