NEW LONDON, CONN.--(12/3/11)--Junior Greg Marshall led three Coast Guard players in double figures with 14 points and the Bears used a 13-0 second half run to beat SUNY Maritime 88-70 in the consolation game of the Citizens Bank Camel/Cadet Classic at the Coast Guard Academy.
The Bears improve to 5-2 on the season while the Privateers drop to 1-6 overall.
Coast Guard had its largest lead of the first half at 28-12 with 9:19 remaining and the Bears led 44-34 at the break.
Maritime got back in the game using a 14-4 run early in the second half closing to with 50-48 with 15:13 left in the game, however Coast Guard responded with 13 straight, six of those by junior Jimmy Knudsen, for a 63-48 lead with 10:47 left. The Bears controlled play the rest of the way.
Knudsen and sophomore Devonte Weems each had ten points for Coast Guard while senior Trip Fernandes added nine points and a team-high eight rebounds. Weems, who was named to the All-tournament team, had a career-high seven assists.
Senior Sam Porte led Maritime with a game-high 29 points and 12 rebounds to earn a spot on the All-tournament team. Senior Mike McSloy added 13 points while freshman Louis Lewis finished with ten points for the Privateers.
Coast Guard shot 47.8 percent from the field (33-69) while making six of 15 from 3-point range. Maritime was 26 of 61 (42.6 percent) from the floor while connecting on six of 16 from behind the arc.
The Bears outrebounded Maritime 44-31.
February 28, 2012 Marshall Named to All-Conference team
February 20, 2012 Black History Month Feature: Mark Harris ('96)
February 18, 2012 Bears Drop Season Finale
February 11, 2012 Bears Fall Short; Tourney Hopes Ended
February 8, 2012 Marshall, Benedict Lead Bears to OT Win
February 4, 2012 WPI Holds Off Coast Guard
February 1, 2012 Pride Hold off Bears
January 28, 2012 Bears Fall at No. 6 MIT
January 25, 2012 Bears beat Wheaton for First NEWMAC Win
January 18, 2012 Bears Rally Falls Short at Babson
January 16, 2012 Bears Drop Squeaker at Conn.
January 14, 2012 Bears Drop Fourth Straight
January 11, 2012 #3 MIT Beats Bears
January 7, 2012 Bears Rally Falls Short
January 4, 2012 Bears Drop NEWMAC Opener at WPI
December 31, 2011 Bears Close out 2011 With Win
December 9, 2011 Bears Fall at Roger Williams
December 3, 2011 Bears Win Consolation Game
December 2, 2011 Bears Late Rally Falls Short
November 29, 2011 Bears Beat Rival Merchant Marine
November 22, 2011 Bears Run Win Streak to Three
November 19, 2011 Rodriguez Leads Bears to Victory
November 18, 2011 Marshall, Anderson Lead Bears to OT Win
November 15, 2011 Bears Fall to Albertus in Opener