BIDDEFORD, Maine – The Bowdoin College men's basketball team scored 69 points in the first half and coasted to a 114-94 win at UNE on Tuesday evening.
The Polar Bears improve to 2-1 with the win while the Nor'easters fall to 1-3.
- With UNE holding an early 7-4 lead, Bowdoin used a 10-0 run, led by four points from Zavier Rucker, to take the lead for good.
- After the Nor'easters cut the lead to 14-9, another 10-0 Bowdoin surge, capped by a Hugh O'Neil layup, pushed the lead to double figures.
- The Polar Bears were on fire in the opening twenty minutes, going 25-36 and going 16-18 from inside the three-point arc. They also connected on nine trifectas to post 69 points in the period and own a 69-38 lead.
- Bowdoin owned as much as a 35-point lead on their way to the win.
By The Numbers
- David Reynolds continued his hot play, scoring a game-high 26 points, including 6-8 from three-point range, and five rebounds.
- Zavier Rucker added 23 points, eight assists and five rebounds for Bowdoin.
- Hugh O'Neil had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Sam Grad added 15 points off the bench.
- Bowdoin finished at 58% shooting for the contest and held a 55-30 advantage in rebounding,
- The Polar Bears head to Massachusetts on Sunday as they return to action at Babson at 2:00 p.m.