Coach Barron: Maine needs to do a better job rebounding vs. Syracuse

Posted Nov. 12, 2012, at 8:42 p.m.

Women’s College Basketball

MAINE vs. SYRACUSE

Time, site: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Records: Maine 0-2, Syracuse 1-0

Series, last meeting: Maine leads 1-0, Maine 59-45 on Dec. 2, 1988

Key players: Maine — 5-9 G Ashleigh Roberts (15.5 points per game, 3 rebounds per game, 6-2 F Mikaela Gustafsson (9.5 ppg, 6 rpg), 5-10 F Liz Wood (9.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg), 5-7 G Brittany Wells (7 ppg), 6-3 C Anna Heise (6.5 ppg, 5 rpg), 5-6 G Courtney Anderson (6.5 ppg, 5 rpg); Syracuse — 6-4 C Kayla Alexander (20 ppg, 10 rpg, 8 blocks per game, 4 steals per game), 5-9 G Brittney Sykes (11 ppg, 3 spg), 6-3 C Shakeya Leary (11 ppg, 4 rpg), 5-9 G Carmen Tyson-Thomas (10 ppg, 8 rpg), 5-11 G Brianna Butler (10 ppg, 3 rpg), 5-7 G La’Shay Taft (9 ppg)

Maine coach Richard Barron’s keys to the game: “We’ve got to take care of the ball, knock down our open shots and do a better job rebounding.”

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