Scores

Final

Rhode Island 21

(1-5, 0-3 CAA)

Maine 27

(5-1, 3-0 CAA)

1:00 PM ET, October 15, 2011

Alfond Stadium (ME), Orono, ME

1 2 3 4 T
URI 0 0 7 1421
MAIN 7 7 13 027

Top Performers

Passing: W. Smith (MAIN) - 233 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: P. Brown (MAIN) - 29 CAR, 103 YDS

Receiving: A. Baskerville (URI) - 8 REC, 115 YDS, 2 TD

Maine 27, Rhode Island 21

Associated Press

ORONO, Maine -- Warren Smith threw the first three Maine touchdowns, and the Black Bears held on for a 27-21 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.

After a 22-yard touchdown pass to Pushaun Brown, a 41-yarder to Mauri McDonald and a 21-yarder to Derek Session by Smith, Maine held a 21-0 lead with 9:26 left in the third quarter.

Rhode Island (1-5, 0-3) answered on a 25-yard touchdown pass from Robert Bensten to Anthony Baskerville to close the gap. Then late in the third quarter, Bensten threw an interception from his own 4-yad line to seal Rhode Island's fate. Maine's Vinson Givans ran back the interception 12 yards for a 27-7 lead.

The Rams tacked on two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, but it was too late.

Smith finished with 233 yards and three touchdowns on 18 of 26 passing.

Brown led the Rams with 103 yards on 29 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
MAIN
1st Downs1418
Total Yards301351
Passing160233
Rushing141118
Penalties5-4410-102
3rd Down Conversions4-134-13
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers31
Possession30:0329:57

Passing Leaders

Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bentsen11/171589.321
MaineC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smith18/262339.030

Rushing Leaders

Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hurd16543.4025
Johnson9333.709
MaineCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown291033.6017
Smith5153.007

Receiving Leaders

Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Baskerville811514.4229
Bynum33210.7012
MaineRECYDSAVGTDLG
McDonald913915.4141
Session22814.0121

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERURIMAIN
TD06:59Pushaun Brown 22 Yd Pass From Warren Smith (Brian Harvey Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERURIMAIN
TD05:37Maurice McDonald 41 Yd Pass From Warren Smith (Brian Harvey Kick) 014
THIRD QUARTERURIMAIN
TD09:26Derek Session 21 Yd Pass From Warren Smith (Brian Harvey Kick) 021
TD04:55Anthony Baskerville 25 Yd Pass From Robert Bentsen (Louis Feinstein Kick) 721
TD01:12Vinson Givans 2 Yd Interception Return (Pat Blocked) 727
FOURTH QUARTERURIMAIN
TD13:07Chris Mancuso 1 Yd Run (Louis Feinstein Kick) 1427
TD01:56Anthony Baskerville 4 Yd Pass From Robert Bentsen (Louis Feinstein Kick) 2127