Maine women blow out Bucknell in WBI first-round

12:34 AM, Mar 20, 2014   |    comments
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ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The Maine women's basketball team didn't squander their first post-season birth since 2005 as the Black Bears won convincingly over Bucknell in the first-round of the Women's Basketball Invitational, 77-47. 

Liz Wood led all scorers with 21 points.  Mikaela Gustaffson (13), Lauren Bodine (11), and Ashleigh Roberts (10) also scored in double figures as well. 

Maine shot nearly fifty percent from the field (31-63), which included 12-of-24 shooting from three-point range. 

The win marks the first time the Black Bears have won post-season game since 1999. 

Maine will play at Fairfield in the quarter-finals with day and time to be determined.

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