(Lynn, Mass.) The Fisher College Men's Basketball team fought back from a 14 point deficit with a 19-6 run late in the second half but couldn't find the equalizer as they dropped the final game of the first semester this evening, 72-68 to visiting University of Maine-Fort Kent inside the Fecteau-Leary Gymnasium. Fisher enters the holiday break with a 7-5 overall record while the Bengals improve to 10-2.
Senior Darrell Grady (Staten Island, N.Y.) led the way for the Falcons as he totaled 23 points and pulled down six rebounds. Classmates Kyle Holmes (Hamden, Conn.) finished with 14 points and Brodric Smith (Los Angeles, Calif.) collected 12 points in the loss. Senior Cooper Neal (Fresno, Calif.) finished one point shy of a double-double with nine points and ten rebounds. Juniors Roger Hamel (Huntington Beach, Calif.) and Jamontay Thompson (Tangerine, Fla.) also registered points for Fisher on the night.
UMFK saw senior Rosevelt Smith Jr. (Fairfield, Calif.) record a double-double with a game-high 26 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman Stephon Bell (Phoenix, Ariz.) also pulled down twelve rebounds while senior Joe McCloskey (Howland, Maine) scored 16 points and swatted away four shots. In all four Bengals reached double figures as both senior Fred Sanchez (Bronx, N.Y.), 4-for-6 beyond the arc, and junior Travis Harlin Jr. (Long Beach, Calif.) recorded 12 and 10 points, respectively.
This closes out the first semester portion of the schedule for the Falcons. They will return to action after the New Year when they travel to Cornell University on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Maine-Fort Kent will return to action when they tip-off at the Penn State Brandywine Holiday Classic on December 29-30 down in Media, Pennsylvania.