Edwards scores a team-high 16 to lead Maine past Albany (NY) 66-52

Justin Edwards led Maine with 16 points in a 66-52 victory over Albany (N.Y.) Saturday in an America East Conference matchup.

Zarko Valjarevic scored 13 points, Alasdair Fraser added 11 and Jon McAllian chipped in 10 off the bench to help Maine (9-15, 4-7) snap a four-game losing streak.

After Mike Black's 3-pointer put the Great Danes ahead early 5-4, Maine used a 22-6 run to go on top 26-11 with 6:55 remaining in the first half. Valjarevic and Alasdair made consecutive 3-pointers to spark the run and the Black Bears led 31-18 halftime.

Albany (18-8, 7-5) had 10 turnovers in the second half and trailed by as many as 15 points.

Edwards scored 14 of his points in the second half while Maine made 14 free throws after intermission.

Sam Rowley had 19 points, 15 rebounds and five steals for the Great Danes, whose four-game road winning streak ended.