HOW IT HAPPENED
guard CJ Donaldsoon (Bridgeport, CT) scored seven points and
hauled in a team-high 10 rebounds to go along with seven assists.
Roosevelt Shider (Meriden, CT) contributed 13 points and two
rebounds in the victory for the Anchormen.
Justin Campbell (New Haven, CT) was also in double figures
with 12 points and seven boards in the win.
Christian McCue (Hampden, ME) paced Southern Maine with 19
points in the setback.
USM had control
of the game early and posted an 11-6 advantage after a three-pointer
from McCue with 13:33 left in the first half.
and took its first lead since the early going when a free throw from
Donaldson put the Anchormen up by one, 21-20, with just under four
minutes remaining in the stanza.
RIC took a
30-25 lead heading into the locker room at halftime.
took their first double-digit lead of the contest when a
three-pointer from Smith with 18:13 left in the contest made the
RIC led by as
many as 23 points late in the game when a layup from junior center
Grant Gillis (Jamestown, RI) put the team up, 60-37, with