GAME NOTES: Men's Basketball Heads to Massachusetts for Two Non-Conference Games

GAME NOTES: Men's Basketball Heads to Massachusetts for Two Non-Conference Games

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Wednesday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (1-1) at Pine Manor College (0-1), 7:00 p.m., Pine Manor Gymnasium, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Thursday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy at Eastern Nazarene College (0-1), 7:00 p.m., Lahue Physical Education Center, Quincy, Mass.

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Series Histories: This is the first-ever meeting between the Mariners and Pine Manor and Eastern Nazarene.

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy men's basketball fell to York College 79-72 on Saturday afternoon in non-conference action at York College Gym. 

The Mariners built an early 10-2 lead, but the Cardinals fought back and took a 41-36 advantage into halftime.

York led by as many as 10 points in the second half, but the Mariners scored nine-unanswered points to tie the game at 60-60 with 9:41 remaining. Maine Maritime took a 63-62 lead after a three-pointer from Nicholas DePatsy (Waldoboro, Maine) but the Cardinals held the Mariners to just nine points in the final seven minutes of the game to hang on for the win.

Freshman DeMerrill Levy (Houston, Texas) led the Mariners with 29 points, on 11-of-15 shooting from the floor, and a perfect 4-of-4 from beyond the arc. Levy also contributed three rebounds and two assists.

DePatsy recorded 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal and Adam Richardson (Bradley, Maine) added 11 points, a team-high eight rebounds, and four assists.

Stephan Cadet led York with 16 points, seven rebounds, an assist, a steal and a block. Darin Dove added 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists and a block and Malique John chipped in with 11 points, eight rebounds, and two assists.

The Mariners shot 50 percent from the floor, and 50 percent from three-point land while the Cardinals shot 38.2 percent from the floor and 35.7 percent from beyond the arc. York held a 43-36 edge in rebounds. 

Pine Manor College's Last Game: Pine Manor fell to Husson University 86-59 on Saturday.

Keith Brown led the Gators with 22 points, three rebounds and two assists.

Eastern Nazarene College's Last Game: The Eastern Nazarene College men's basketball team dropped a 95-81 decision at Endicott Monday evening.

The Lions slip to 0-1 on the year with the result while the Gulls improve to 1-0 overall.

Garrett Crandell poured in 28 points and added five rebounds and three assists in his debut for Eastern Nazarene. Josh Rice notched a double-double with 21 points and 12 boards. Jacob Waldroop finished with nine points, five rebounds, and five assists. Ricky Shearman chipped in with nine points while Andrew Mitchell tallied eight points.

After Crandell splashed a three-pointer for the visitors to open the game, the home side rattled off 12 unanswered points to grab a 12-3 lead with 16:23 remaining in the first half.

Endicott stretched its advantage to double-digits with 14:51 on the clock, 17-7, on a trey by Keith Brown.

The Gulls widened the gap to 32-12 after a 12-0 run with 10:58 left to play in the opening frame. 

Eastern Nazarene cut the deficit to nine with 1:10 to go in the first half as Crandell drained a three-pointer from the right wing, 54-45. 

The Lions trailed 56-45 at the half after trailing by as much as 22 points in the first period.

The guests shot 44.8% from the floor and connected on 6-of-11 from behind the arc in the opening half. The hosts sported a field-goal percentage of 60.7% at the break to go with 12-of-20 shooting from three-point range.

Crandell paced Eastern Nazarene with 15 first-half points while Rice recorded nine points and five boards. 

Endicott edged the Lions 39-36 in the second stanza to collect its first victory of the season.

Eastern Nazarene finished with a field-goal percentage of 43.3% to go with 47.8% shooting from long distance. The Gulls shot 50.8% from the floor on the night and sank 18-of-37 three-point attempts. 

Endicott's Brown led all scorers with 49 points while Matt McDevitt netted 14 points and Vinny Clifford added 10.

The Mariners: After two games, the Mariners are averaging 77.5 points, 40.5 rebounds and 19.5 assists per game, while shooting 52.2 percent from the floor, 50 percent from three-point land and 70.8 percent from the line. 

DeMerrill Levy leads the Mariners with 23.5 points per game, Kimani Anderson (Houston, Texas) leads the team with eight rebounds per game and Adams Richardson leads MMA with five assists per game. Riley Jorgenson (Vienna, Va.) leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. 

The Gators: After one game, the Gators average 59 points, 40 rebounds and 16 assists per game, while shooting 30.6 percent from the floor, 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the line. 

Keith Brown leads the Gators with 22 points per game, Carlos Martins leads Pine Manor with 12 rebounds per game, Shaun Miller leads the team with five assists per game and Keyshon Saunders leads the team with two steals per game.

The Lions: After one game Eastern Nazarene averages 81.0 points, 39 rebounds, 14 assists per game, while shooting 43.3 percent from the floor.

Garrett Crandell leads the Lions with 28 points and four steals per game, while Josh Rice averages 23 points per game and a team-high 12 rebounds per game. Jacob Waldroop leads the Lions with five assists and two blocks per game.