February 5, 2012

Clippers Win Close One

Machias, ME-  The University of Maine at Machias men's basketball team pulled out another close victory over Paul Smith College Sunday in the Reynolds Center.  The Clippers beat the Bobcats by a final score of 83-79.  The win moves the Clippers record to 17-7 and 8-2 in the Yankee Conference.

The Clippers saw four players reach double figures in scoring led by David Mendez with 25 including 4 three point field goals.  Will Lewis chipped in 18 points and had 6 assists.  Jeremy Tolbert finished with 11 and Floyd Higgins tallied 10 points and 8 rebounds.  The Bobcats were led by Kashean Alston with 23 points.

The Clippers return to action Tuesday night with a home game against Eastern Maine.  The Clippers have an opportunity to move into a tie for first in the Yankee Conference with a win over Eastern Maine.  Tip for the game is set for 7:30 pm.