Maine stuns Boston College 52-51

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BOSTON (AP)—Sean McNally scored 15 points and hit two free throws with 1:10 left as Maine stunned Boston College 52-51 on Saturday.

Gerald McLemore added 14 points for the Black Bears (7-5), who won four of their last five games. Their lone lost during the span came against No. 10 Connecticut by 17 points.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Eagles (9-5), who were upset at home for the third time this season. BC dropped games against Harvard and Rhode Island in December.

Rakim Sanders, who was held to nine points on 3-of-10 shooting for BC, missed a layup on a baseline drive with 2 seconds left.

Joe Trapani paced BC with 17 points.

After Maine’s Troy Barnies missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with 1.2 seconds left, Reggie Jackson missed a desperation 3-pointer before pounding the press table in frustration after the horn sounded.

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7 Rebs, 1 Assists
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