Men's Basketball Preview: Owls Go for Win on Senior Night

Game

Men's Basketball: UMFK Bengals @UMPI Owls 

Time

7:30pm Thursday, February 7, 2013

Location

Wieden Gym  /  Presque Isle, ME

Last Meeting

UMPI 71, UMFK 63 (12-5-12)

Live Webcast

http://livestats.prestosports.com/mepresque 

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Notes

Blue Out:  Fans are encouraged to all wear blue t-shirts to show their suppport for the Owls in their final home game of the season.  A limited amount of blue shirts will be available for fans wishing to participate.

Senior Night:  Owls' seniors Gerardo Vasquez, Brad Trask, and Patrick Manifold will be honored with a brief ceremony prior to the announcing of starting lineups.

 

University of Maine-Presque Isle OWLS

2012 Record 10-12
Head Coach Jim Casciano
Last Game WIN, 81-65 vs. Fisher College (2-3-13)
Affiliation NCAA Division III & USCAA
Conference Association of NCAA Division III Independents
About the Owls

*  Patrick Manifold (Sr./Great Yarmouth, UK) was named the Association of NCAA Division III Independents "Player of the Week" for men's basketball on Tuesday.  Manifold had two "double-double's" in three games last week including a 31-point, 12-rebound performance in an 81-65 win over Fisher on Sunday.

*  Gerardo Vasquez (Sr./Houston, TX) currently leads the Owls with 3.4 assists per game.

*  Brad Trask (Sr./Easton, ME) has started all 21 games for Coach Jim Casciano's squad this year and is averaging 5.5 points per game in February.

 

University of Maine-Fort Kent BENGALS

2012 Record 2-20
Head Coach Eric Werntgen
 Last Game LOST, 79-52 at Eastern Maine CC (2-4-13)
 Affiliation USCAA
 Conference Independent
About the Bengals

*  UMFK's two wins have come in the past two weeks, both coming at the expense of the University of Maine-Augusta.

*  Yoshives Belizaire is averaging 15 points per game to lead the Bengals.  He is the only Fort Kent scorer currently averaging in double figures.

*  In their last game at Eastern Maine CC, Curtis Bouchard came off the bench to lead the team in scoring with 10 points.