Coach Woodward: ‘We need to physically attack for rebounds and keep our turnovers low’

By Pete Warner, BDN Staff
Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 7:57 p.m.

Men’s Basketball

MAINE vs. FISHER

Time, site: Thursday, 7 p.m., Memorial Gym, Orono

Records: Maine 2-3, Fisher 4-3

Series, last meeting: Maine leads 1-0, Maine 81-36 on 11/13/07

Key players: Maine — 6-3 G Justin Edwards (16.6 ppg, 4.0 apg), 6-8 F Alasdair Fraser (13.6 ppg, 8.9 rpg), 6-3 G Xavier Pollard (10.9 ppg, 5.0 apg), 6-6 G Jon Mesghna (7.1 ppg, 3.7 rpg), 6-9 F Mike Allison (6.0 ppg, 6.1 rpg), 6-8 F Till Gloger (3.8 ppg, 2.3 rpg); Fisher — 6-3 G/F Tyler Shular (12.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg), 6-5 F Ryan McCorkle (12.6 ppg, 8.3 rpg), 6-0 G Tyler Radicioni (9.4 ppg), 6-7 C Dana Hines (7.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg), 6-3 F Chris Green (7.4 ppg, 2.0 apg)

Maine coach Ted Woodward’s keys to the game: “Defensively, we need to guard the ball, allow no easy scoring opportunities. We need to physically attack for rebounds and keep our turnovers low.”

Game notes: The Bears play a sub-Div. I foe for the 11th straight season. Fisher, an NAIA Div. II team, is shooting 39 percent from 3-point range, while UMaine is at .235. Falcons coach David Lindberg played ball at Ellsworth High.

http://bangordailynews.com/2012/12/05/sports/umaine-sports/coach-woodward-we-need-to-physically-attack-for-rebounds-and-keep-our-turnovers-low/ printed on July 11, 2014