Maine Maritime Stumbles Against Colby

Maine Maritime Stumbles Against Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy men's basketball fell to Colby College 87-68, on Tuesday night inside of Wadsworth Gym.

How it Happened: Riley Jorgenson (Vienna, Va.) scored the Mariners' first eight points, giving the visitors a 8-6 lead with 15:37 to go in the first half. The Mules went on a 19-0 run with nine minutes to go and took a 41-21 lead into halftime.

Colby's early lead proved to be too much for the Mariners to overcome and the Mules hung on for the victory.

Inside the Numbers: Jorgenson scored a game-high 22 points, to go along with four rebounds and two steals, while Adam Richardson (Bradley, Maine) added 20 points, seven rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Sam Jefferson led Colby with 20 points, three rebounds, three steals and a block, both Matt Hanna and Noah Tyson contributed 12 points and Wallace Tucker added 10 points. 

The Mariners shot 44.9 percent from the floor and 47.4 percent from three-point land, while the Mules shot 42.9 percent from the floor and 38.2 percent from beyond the arc. The Mules held a 40-32 advantage in rebounds.

Up Next: The Mariners fall to 6-7 on the season, while the Mules improve to 12-4 overall. Maine Maritime returns to action on Saturday, January 19 when they host UMaine-Presque Isle at 2:00 pm.