BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's basketball team scored a season-high 95 points and had little trouble dispatching the University of Maine-Farmington on Friday evening at Morrell Gymnasium, 95-48.
The Polar Bears close out their fall semester with a record of 5-3, winning four of their last five before the break. Farmington drops to 0-8 on the season
- Bowdoin came out red-hot, hitting seven of their first eight three-pointers in the first half and sprinting to a 22-6 lead after just seven minutes of play.
- First-year Jack Simonds led the charge, scoring 16 first-half points, including 4-5 from long-range to give the hosts a 52-27 lead at halftime
- The Polar Bears reserves continued to roll in the second half as 11 different Bowdoin players scored
- Bowdoin would lead by as many as 53 in the second half en route to their largest margin of victory this season
By The Numbers
- Bowdoin finished at 60% shooting for the game and held UMF to 31.6%, including 16.7% from three-point range
- Simonds finished with a game-high 27 points in just 23 minutes. He also grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots while going 11-13 from the field, including 5-6 three-pointers
- Lucas Hausman scored 19 points on 7-10 shooting while Matt Palecki added 11 points and seven boards. Blake Gordon led the Bowdoin reserves with seven points off the bench
- UMF was paced by 13 points from Nick Hilton and 12 from Eric Berry
- The Polar Bears owned a 44-23 edge in rebounding
- Bowdoin has one more game remaining in the calendar year - Wednesday, December 30 at home against Saint Joseph's at 7:00 p.m.
- UMF is off until Saturday, January 2 when they travel to Waterville to play Colby