Army defeats Maine 90-80

The Associated Press

BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- Kyle Wilson scored 24 points to help Army beat Maine 90-80 on Friday night.

Kevin Ferguson had 15 point and 6 rebounds for the Black Knights (2-6). Mo Williams had 11.

Maine (1-7) was led by Xavier Pollard with 19 points. Troy Reid-Knight and Garet Beal each scored 11.

Maine shot 51 percent from the field in the first half and only trailed Army 46-44 at the break. The Black Knights used a 19-6 run in the first six minutes of the second half to take a 15 point lead 65-50.

Army outrebounded Maine by only four rebounds 37-33, but 14 of those were offensive rebounds as Army scored 25 second-chance points compared to four for the Black Bears.

Maine cut the lead to 83-75 with 1:41 left, but Army made 9 of 10 free throws to ice the game.

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