Ihekwoaba leads Maine against Binghamton after 22-point showing

Binghamton Bearcats (5-7, 2-1 America East) at Maine Black Bears (3-10, 0-2 America East)

Bangor, Maine; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Maine faces the Binghamton Bearcats after Sam Ihekwoaba scored 22 points in Maine’s 80-72 loss to the Stony Brook Seawolves.

The Black Bears are 3-2 in home games. Maine is 3-3 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 12.9 turnovers per game.

The Bearcats have gone 2-1 against America East opponents. Binghamton ranks third in the America East with 32.8 rebounds per game led by Christian Hinckson averaging 5.5.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: LeChaun DuHart is averaging 8.8 points for the Black Bears. Vukasin Masic is averaging 7.3 points and 3.6 assists over the past 10 games for Maine.

Tyler Bertram averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Bearcats, scoring 10.7 points while shooting 42.9% from beyond the arc. Jacob Falko is averaging 9.3 points over the last 10 games for Binghamton.

LAST 10 GAMES: Black Bears: 2-8, averaging 55.0 points, 28.2 rebounds, 11.0 assists, 6.8 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 37.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.5 points per game.

Bearcats: 4-6, averaging 66.4 points, 31.7 rebounds, 10.6 assists, 5.1 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 42.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.8 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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