Vermont comes from behind to beat Maine 75-65

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP)—Marqus Blakely scored 23 points and grabbed 20 rebounds as Vermont came from behind to defeat Maine 75-65 on Wednesday night.

Vermont (15-6, 6-2 America East) won its sixth straight game after trailing by eight points early in the second half. The Catamounts tied it 52-52 with 9:20 left in the game, and used a 12-2 run over five minutes to pull ahead 68-58 with 2:13 left.

Colin McIntosh scored 13 points for Vermont and Evan Fjeld added 12. Mike Trimboli had four assists to become the school?s all-time leader with 568.

Mark Socoby scored 20 points for Maine (8-13, 3-5). Kiamondre Owes added 15 and Junior Bernal had 10 for the Black Bears.

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 Top Performers
 Maine
Mark Socoby Mark Socoby
5-11,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Vermont
Marqus Blakely Marqus Blakely
11-19,  23 Pts
20 Rebs, 2 Assists

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