CASTINE, Maine – Riley Jorgenson (Vienna, Va.) dropped a triple-double of 11 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists and Nicholas DePatsy (Waldoboro, Maine) contributed a career and game-high 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Maine Maritime Academy men's basketball to a 93-71 non-conference victory over UMaine-Fort Kent inside of Smith Gymnasium on Tuesday evening.
How it Happened: The Mariners shot 60.6 percent from the floor and splashed nine 3-pointers in the first half to take a commanding 50-30 lead into halftime.
Adam Richardson (Bradley, Maine) hit a layup to spark a nine-point run for the Mariners to open up the second half and gave the Mariners a 58-30 lead at 17:38. Riley MacLeod (Bucksport, Maine) scored eight-straight points to make it 68-35 at 13:30 and despite at 14-point run for the Bengals late in the half, the Mariners came away with the 93-71 victory.
Inside the Numbers: Jorgenson added two steals to go along with his triple-double, while shooting 4-of-7 from the floor and DePatsy added four rebounds and two assists to his career-high.
Richardson ended the evening with 20 points, five assists, a rebound, a steal and a block, Andrew Liebert (Plano, Texas) contributed 11 points, seven rebounds, four assists and a steal and MacLeod rounded out the Mariners in double-figures with 10 points, five assists, a rebound, a steal and a block.
Jarid Walton led the Bengals with 21 points, four rebounds, two blocks and a steal, Chance Cole added 18 points, three rebounds and a steal and Jacob Powell contributed 13 points, four assists, three steals and two rebounds. Kwame Oduro chipped in with 12 points, five rebounds, and three steals.
The Mariners shot 62.5 percent from the floor and 54.5 percent from beyond the arc, while the Bengals shot 39.7 percent from the floor and just 20 percent from three-point land. The Mariners held a 38-22 advantage in rebounds.
Up Next: The Mariners improve to 8-7 overall, while the Bengals dip to 8-16 on the season. Maine Maritime returns to action on Friday, January 25 at UMaine-Farmington for a 5:30 pm conference matchup.