STANDISH, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team struggled from the field and were victimized by a red-hot shooting Saint Joseph's team in a 82-62 loss on Tuesday evening.
The defeat drops the Polar Bears to 1-2 this season. Saint Joseph's was playing in its season-opener and stands at 1-0 on the year.
The Monks connected on 54.9% of their shots and hit an impressive 11-16 from the three-point line in the victory. Bowdoin was successful on just 37.5% of their attempts and made just 5 of 24 from beyond the arc.
Bowdoin had no answer for Saint Joseph's Matthew Medeiros, who totaled 29 points on 9-12 from the field and 6-8 from long distance to go with six rebounds and four assists. The Polar Bears were led by 15 points from Andrew Madlinger and 12 points with eight rebounds from Keegan Pieri.
The Polar Bears will look to return to the win column in their home opener on Tuesday, November 27 against Southern Maine. Tip-off is slated for 5:30 p.m.