ORONO, Maine—Justin Edwards had 24 points, Alasdair Fraser notched a double-double and five Maine players finished with double-digit scoring as the Black Bears crushed Maine-Machias 113-49 in their season opener on Monday night.
Gerald McLemore scored 21 points and Fraser had 19 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Maine. Kilian
After both teams traded 3-pointers to open the game, Fraser threw down a dunk that began a 20-0 run that blew the contest open for the Black Bears. They never trailed, led by 31 points at the break and outscored the Clippers 50-17 in the second half in the easy win.
The Black Bears shot 69.8 percent (44 of 63) from the floor compared to just a 28.1 percent (16 of 57) mark for the Clippers.
Jeremy Tolbert scored 11 points to lead the Clippers.