Maine vs. Albany: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Maine vs. Albany: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Maine 49
(11-19, 3-15 away)
Albany 50
(22-10, 12-4 home)
Venue: SEFCU Arena
8:15PM ET / 5:15PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Maine 33 16 49
Albany 24 26 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Maine J Edwards 18 J Edwards 7 J Edwards 3
Albany S Rowley 19 S Rowley 8 M Black 2

In a low-scoring game, Maine lost by a slim margin to Albany 50-49 in the quarterfinals of the America East Tournament. With the loss, the Black Bears are now 1-2 against Albany this season. Justin Edwards put up a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast) for the Black Bears. Xavier Pollard had 13 points and added six rebounds. For the Great Danes, Sam Rowley got a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds. Maine (11-19) finished the regular season sixth in the America East with a 6-10 record in conference play.

Maine Game Notes

  • The last time Maine started the season 11-19 was 1996.
  • Maine beat the spread by 9.5 points.
  • The Black Bears have been unlucky seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Maine is 25-25 in close games.
  • Maine has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-6) after recording eight or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 33.3 percent or better this season, Maine has lost 76 percent of the time (4-13).
  • Maine set season lows for free throws made (four) and total points (49).
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Black Bears opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Justin Edwards accounted for 36.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Justin Edwards and Xavier Pollard) accounted for 46.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Justin Edwards has led the team in scoring 18 times and in rebounding 5 times in 30 games this season.
  • Justin Edwards has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Xavier Pollard.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Alasdair Fraser.

Albany Game Notes

  • The Great Danes won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Albany is 27-35 in close games.
  • Sam Rowley accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Sam Rowley and John Puk) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Sam Rowley has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 17 times in 32 games this season.
  • Sam Rowley has five straight double-digit point games.
MAINE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJustin Edwards351873426
B+Xavier Pollard331360203
C+Till Gloger13211010
CAlasdair Fraser28432011
CShaun Lawton15231103
C-Kilian Cato5300010
C-Jon McAllian16320000
D+Mike Allison34140020
DZ. Valjarevic21301103
ALB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASam Rowley371981103
B-Jacob Iati361111101
CMike Black31932004
CPeter Hooley13231102
CJohn Puk26280002
C-DJ Evans13310000
D+Blake Metcalf14210001
DGary Johnson26220001
-Luke Devlin4001000

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