Maine
Columbia
65 - 59 Final
  for this game

McNally leads Maine over Columbia 65-59

Dec 31, 2009 - 2:46 AM NEW YORK(AP) -- Sean McNally had 16 points, seven rebounds and three steals and Maine rallied to defeat Columbia 65-59 on Wednesday night.

The Black Bears (6-5), who shot 6-for-18 from the floor in the first half, trailed 33-24 at halftime.

Maine then opened the second half with a 12-2 run to pull ahead 36-35 with 16:04 left.

The Lions (5-6) hit five straight free throws to take a 40-38 lead, but Maine answered with a Murphy Burnatowski 3-pointer with 13:17 left and never trailed again. Columbia was 5-for-23 from the field in the second half.

With the Black Bears up 61-54, Niko Scott scored five straight points to cut the margin to 61-59 with 42 seconds left. Maine made 4 of 6 free throws to seal the win.

Terrance Mitchell added 14 points for Maine.

Scott scored 16 points to lead Columbia, which was 5-for-9 from long range in the first half, but only 1-for-6 in the second.








  • NCAA BB
    MAINE 65
    COLUMBIA 59 FINAL

    Dec 30 9:04 PM
  • 48
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 37 roots (Close Finish)

    Maine 62, Columbia 59  2nd - 0:17Dec 30 8:58 PM
  • 11
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    RUWTbot Added 11 roots (Close Finish)

    Maine 54, Columbia 50  2nd - 4:47Dec 30 8:40 PM


  • NCAA BB
    MAINE 24
    COLUMBIA 33 HALFTIME

    Dec 30 7:56 PM