DURHAM, N.H.
- Senior guard Whitney Edwards (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) and freshman Chrissy Hall (Nortbridge, Mass.) tallied 12 points apiece to lead the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team past Maine, 65-55, Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.
    The Wildcats (8-13, 3-6 America East) also had a solid effort from senior Danielle Clark (Corinna, Maine), with 11 points and nine rebounds was one board short of her second consecutive double-double. Clark was awarded America East Player of the Game for the Wildcats. Ashley Underwood led the charge for the Black Bears with 21 points, including five 3-pointers. She was named America East Player of the Game for the Black Bears.
    With the score tied, 11-11 with 11:56 remaining in the first half, New Hampshire hit a jumper followed by a 3-pointer from Ashley Cerniglia (Pittsford, N.Y.) to put the Wildcats ahead for good. Cerniglia finished the game with eight points. Clark hit a three in the final few minutes of the half and Hall sunk a jumper with just over a minute remaining to give the Wildcats an eight point lead at the half (31-23).
    The visitors got within three points (48-45) halfway through the second half on a jumper from Bracey Barker. Barker finished the game with 13 points. The Wildcats hit seven free throws in the final 1:29 of action to pull ahead by 12 points (65-53) and shut the door on the Black Bears.
    The Wildcats return to action on Wed., Feb. 7 vs. Hartford. Tip off is at 7 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium. The game can be heard live on The UNH Sports Network. The game will also be broadcasted on MetroCast Cable, shown throughout the week. Tickets are still available at www.UNHWildcats.com.
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