|Husson University||UM-Presque Isle|
PRESQUE ISLE — Raheem Anderson poured in 30 points to propel the Husson University Eagles to a 78-70 men’s basketball victory over the University of Maine-Presque Isle Owls on Tuesday night.
Anderson hit 11 of 21 shots from the field, including three 3-pointers, and 5 of 6 shots from the line to pace the Eagles (2-0). Anderson also had three assists and two steals.
Mitch Worcester, a Washburn native, returned to Aroostook County, with a strong performance as he scored 15 points and had four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Justin Thompson chipped in with nine points and Justin Martin grabbed 11 rebounds.
Deandre Duncombe paced UMPI (2-1) with 23 points and six rebounds. Kevin Collins added 13 points and Willburn Griffiths had nine.
Husson edged out to a 34-32 halftime lead and then outscored the Owls 44-38 in the second half.