Farmington, Maine – The Husson University Men’s Basketball team defeated UMaine-Farmington on Tuesday night by a score of 95-68 in North Atlantic Conference action in Dearborn Gymnasium.
The Eagles trailed by two points early in the first half. Raheem Anderson was fouled a made his way to the free throw line. The senior guard nailed both free throws and launched his team into an impressive 13-0 run. The run started at the 16:31 mark and ended when UMaine-Farmington knocked down a free throw with 11:13 to go in the half. Husson would continue to press their will for the rest of the ball game.
Spear-headed by DJ Bussey and Corey Kaiser, the Eagles’ bench outscored the starters by a tally of 61-34.
IN THE BOX
Bussey finished with 19 points for the Eagles with five three-pointers while Kaiser notched a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
Justin Thompson finished the night with 14 points on 4-7 shooting and 5-6 at the free throw line.
Raheem Anderson added 12 points on 4-14 from the floor with two three-pointers and two free throws.
Riley Robinson led the way for the Beavers with 20 points on 6-13 from the floor and 7-8 at the free throw line. Robinson added five rebounds and one steal.
Milani Hicks added 15 points after going 4-4 from the floor and 7-8 at the free throw line while tallying seven rebounds, two steals, and one block.
Issac Witham notched 14 points on 5-12 from the floor.
BY THE NUMBERS
The Eagles shot 45.6% from the floor (31-68), 45.8% behind the arc (11-24) and 69.6% at the free throw line. Husson tallied 44 rebounds, 21 assists, six steals and one block.
UMF shot 40% from the floor on 22-55 shooting, 18.2% from three-point land (2-11) and 73.3% at the free throw line (22-30). The Beavers notched 27 rebounds, 10 assists, six steals and two blocks.
The Eagles return to the court when the host Colby-Sawyer on Friday, January 12, with a tip-off set for 7:30 pm.