Men's Basketball Preview: Owls Go for Win on Senior Night
Men's Basketball: UMFK Bengals @UMPI Owls
7:30pm Thursday, February 7, 2013
Wieden Gym / Presque Isle, ME
UMPI 71, UMFK 63 (12-5-12)
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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.
University of Maine-Presque Isle OWLS
|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
|Head Coach||Eric Werntgen|
|Last Game||LOST, 79-52 at Eastern Maine CC (2-4-13)|
|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.