DURHAM, N.H. -- Gerald McLemore scored 26 points as Maine snapped a six-game losing streak with a 70-53 victory over New Hampshire on Tuesday night.
McLemore scored three baskets during a 10-4 run late in the first half that gave the Black Bears (15-13, 9-6 America East Conference) a 27-19 lead with 5:46 to go until halftime.
Maine led 35-25 at the half and never by fewer than eight points in the second half, shooting 49 percent (25 of 51) overall to 35.3 percent (18 of 51) for the Wildcats (12-16, 6-9).
The Black Bears beat New Hampshire 64-50 when the teams met Jan. 25 in Orono, Maine, and were 8-1 in the America East before losing their past five conference games.
Tyrone Conley scored 16 points for New Hampshire, which also got 14 points and 11 rebounds from Dane DiLiegro.