FARMINGTON, Maine – Jack Simonds scored 30 points to lead the Bowdoin College men’s basketball team to a 85-63 win over Maine-Farmington in the final game of the fall semester on Saturday afternoon.
The Polar Bears finish up the first semester with a record of 5-3 while the Beavers drop to 2-5.
Bowdoin shot 60.7% from the field in the opening half to take a 12-point lead at intermission.
UMF held a 22-21 lead midway through the half before a 12-2 Bowdoin run, highlighted by a pair of Liam
Farley three-pointers, gave the Polar Bears the lead for good.
The Beavers stayed within striking distance early in the second half until a 11-0 Bowdoin surge, highlighted by consecutive three-pointers from Simonds, Farley and Neil Fuller pushed the Polar Bear lead to 23 points with under 15 minutes to go.
Bowdoin extended its lead to as many as 25 points on their way to the win.
Simonds ended 12-18 from the field, including a trio of three-pointers to reach 30 points for the second time this season.
Blake Gordon was the only other Polar Bear in double digits with 14 while Tim Ahn finished with a team-best five assists and Neil Fuller ended with a team-high seven boards.
Farmington was led by 12 points from Isaac Witham.
Bowdoin finished at 53% shooting for the game, including 10-19 from three-point range.