Vermont secures a 93-81 win over Maine

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ORONO, Maine (AP)—Colin McIntosh scored 23 points and Marqus Blakely added 19 points and 13 rebounds as Vermont defeated Maine 93-81 Sunday and gained a share of the America East regular season title.

The Catamounts (23-7, 13-3) won seven straight and 14 of 15 to share the crown with Binghamton, the third time in five years they have earned at least a share of the title.

The Catamounts were playing without Mike Trimboli and leading 56-54 when they took control with a 14-3 run for a 70-57 lead with 9:09 remaining. Vermont extended the lead to 89-69 with 2:17 to go.

Sean McNally had 24 points for Maine (9-20, 4-12). Troy Barnies added 19 and Kaimondre Owes 18.

McIntosh scored 15 points as the Catamounts took a 46-42 lead at the half. Blakely had 17 of his 19 points in the second half.

Nick Vier and Maurice Joseph each added 16 points for Vermont.

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