Coach Woodward: ‘We have to take care of the basketball and execute defensively’

Posted Nov. 23, 2012, at 8:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball

MAINE vs. SIENA

Time, site: Sunday, 2 p.m., Alfond Arena, Orono

Records: Maine 0-3, Siena 2-3

Series, last meeting: Siena leads 13-4, Siena 71-60 on 2/23/11

Key players: Maine — 6-3 G Xavier Pollard (10.7 ppg, 5.0), 6-7 F Alasdair Fraser (10.3 ppg, 7.0 rpg), 6-3 G Justin Edwards (10.0 ppg, 4.0 apg), 6-9 F Mike Allison (9.3 ppg, 6.3 rpg), 6-6 G Jon Mesghna (6.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg), 6-8 F Till Gloger (6.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg); Siena — 6-8 F O.D. Anosike (15.2 ppg, 13.2 rpg), 5-8 G Evan Hymes (13.2 ppg, 3.0 apg), 6-5 G Rob Poole (11.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg),5-10 G Rakeem Brookins (10.0 ppg, 3.0 apg), 6-6 F Trenity Burdine (3.5 ppg, 4.0 rpg)

Maine coach Ted Woodward’s keys to the game: “Certainly, we have to rebound, take care of the basketball and execute defensively.”

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