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NCAA Game Summary - Middle Tennessee vs. Maine



(Sunday, December 29th)

Final Score: Maine 89, Middle Tennessee 85 (OT)

Chattanooga, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Dimitry Coronel tallied 27 points as the Maine Black Bears bested the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in overtime, 89-85, as part of the Dr. Pepper Classic at McKenzie Arena.

Coronel shot 10-of-22 from the field for the Black Bears (2-9), including 5- of-8 from 3-point range. Zarko Valjarevic netted 20 points on 7-of-10 from the floor. Shaun Lawton and Kilian Cato both scored 12 points.

Shawn Jones recorded a double-double with 16 points and an impressive 20 rebounds for the Blue Raiders (8-5). Neiko Hunter scored 20 points on 7-of-17 from the field. Jaqawn Raymond (18 points), Kerry Hammonds (12) and Reggie Upshaw (10) also scored in double figures.

Both teams struggled to find their scoring touch in the first half, with the Black Bears shooting 35.5 percent from the field and the Blue Raiders shooting 34.3 percent but helping themselves at the line where they were 10-of-15. At halftime Middle Tennessee held onto a slight, 34-31, advantage.

The Black Bears stepped up their game in the second half, shooting a much improved 65.4 percent from the floor, including 8-of-11 from 3-point range. With 1:29 left a Cato dunk tied the score at 74-74, taking the game to overtime.

The Black Bears were the first to score in the overtime period and would not relinquish that lead, hitting 6-of-7 at the free-throw line to secure the comeback victory.

Middle Tennessee's 3-point shooting was a major weakness, as the Blue Raiders hit only 5-of-25 from the perimeter. The Black Bears, in turn, hit 14-of-22 from beyond the arc.

Maine will face the Chattanooga in its final game of the event on Monday and Middle Tennessee State will take on Grand Canyon.

12/29 21:34:15 ET

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