NAC Hoops: Eagles Sweep UMPI
The Husson Eagles went north to play the new kid on the block in the North Atlantic Conference, the UMaine Presque Isle Owls, and swept the Friday night doubleheader.
Husson Men 113 UMPI 68: Justin Martin had a double-double in 22 minutes of action, scoring 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. 12 different players scored points in this one as the Eagles jumped up to a 31 point lead at the half.
Shyquinn Dix led UMPI with 24 points.
The Eagles are 3-0 in NAC play (7=5 overall). The Owls are 0-3 and 5-5.
Husson Women 67 UMPI 48: The Eagles were playing their first game since knocking off #8 in the nation Chicago last weekend. Kenzie Worcester led Husson with 20 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Vanessa Duarte scored 16.
Rhylee Wright had 16 for UMPI.
The Eagles improve to 3-0 NAC and 6-5 overall. UMPI drops to 1-2 and 5-5.
NOTE: The Eagles stay in Presque Isle tonight and the teams play another doubleheader Saturday afternoon.