Birmingham Southern downs Southern Maine in men’s basketball

Posted Dec. 30, 2011, at 7:58 a.m.

WESTWEGO, La. — Kevin Kegarise scored 24 points to lead Birmingham Southern to an 85-73 men’s basketball victory Thursday over Southern Maine in the Big Easy Challenge.

Jasen Jonus scored 15 points and Zac Richards (7 rebounds) and Griffin Schamp posted 10 points each.

Chris Pagentine paced the Huskies of Gorham with 23 points. Jeremy Jackson netted 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Alex Kee added 15 points.

Salem State 70, Colby 57

At Salem, Mass., Brian Clark tallied 22 points and Nate Simpson scored 19 more to propel the Vikings to victory over the Mules in the Salem State Tournament.

Apollos Wade handed out seven assists for the 7-3 winners.

Ben Foreman paced a balanced attack for Colby College of Waterville (3-6) with 13 points. Kyle Donovan scored 11 and Alex Swanson added nine.


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