Proctor’s 26 points lead UMBC past Maine

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CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP)—Darryl Proctor had 26 points and eight rebounds, reserve Rich Flemming added 11 points and Maryland-Baltimore County held off Maine 61-59 on Saturday night.

UMBC (7-7, 1-1 America East), which led 49-38 with 10:53 to go, used an 8-2 run that was capped by Sean McNally’s layup to get within 59-57 with 1:13 left.

But the Retrievers went up 61-57 on a jumper from the foul line by Proctor with 58.2 seconds left and the Black Bears (6-10, 1-2) never made another field goal.

Maine’s Mark Socoby got the last of his 20 points on two free throws with 44.7 seconds left, and his 3-pointer at the buzzer failed.

Jay Greene contributed 11 assists for UMBC, which scored 22 points off 18 turnovers. The Retrievers won their fourth straight game over Maine.

Malachi Peay had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Black Bears, who have lost six of seven.

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 Top Performers
 Maine
Mark Socoby Mark Socoby
6-15,  20 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 UMBC
Darryl Proctor Darryl Proctor
12-14,  26 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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