ORONO - The University of Maine men's basketball team fell to America East Regular Season Champion Stony Brook by the score of 69-53 on Sunday afternoon at the Alfond Arena. Maine falls to 11-17 overall and 6-9 in America East play while Stony Brook improves to 21-6 and 12-2 in league play. Maine was led by its America East Player of the Game Xavier Pollard (Bronx, N.Y.) who had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Stony Brook came out of the gate on fire and held a 33-18 lead with less than two minutes left in the first half.
Maine responded to go on a 7-to-2 run capped by a Shaun Lawton (Harlem, N.Y.) three at the buzzer to cut the lead to 35-25 at intermission.