ORONO, Maine -- Xavier Pollard scored 14 points, leading six Maine players in double figures as the Black Bears overpowered Fisher College, an NAIA team, 97-42 Thursday night.
Alasdair Fraser added 13 points and 14 rebounds, and Zarko Valjarevic had 13 points in 14 minutes off the bench for Maine (3-5). Justin Edwards and Till Gloger each scored 12and Stefan Micovic had 10. Freshman guard Shaun Lawton handed out eight assists.
The Black Bears shot 62.9 percent (39 of 62) from the field to 23.2 percent (16 of 69) for the Falcons (4-5). It was Maine's highest point total and largest victory margin since a 113-49 blowout of Maine-Machias, its last non-NCAA opponent, in its opener last season.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.