McLemore leads Maine over New Hampshire 71-58
ORONO, Maine (AP) Gerald McLemore scored 16 points as Maine ended its five-game losing streak with a 71-58 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday night.
McLemore got 13 of his points in the second half, when the Black Bears (12-15, 6-9 America East Conference) pulled away after leading 29-25 at halftime. The senior guard hit two 3-pointers and Raheem Singleton made one during a span of 1:22 that gave Maine a 63-48 lead with 4:42 remaining.
New Hampshire (12-15, 6-9) had its four-game winning streak snapped. Maine has won four straight against the Wildcats, including an 80-69 decision on Jan. 25.
Updated February 22, 2012