ERIE, Pa. – Chris Wright scored 23 points and Omar Reed added 20 as the Maine Red Claws remained alive for a D-League playoff spot tonight with a 110-99 win over the Erie BayHawks at Erie Insurance Arena.

The Red Claws (26-23) eliminated the BayHawks (25-24) from postseason contention and kept themselves afloat pending other results around the league tonight. They potentially could need to beat the BayHawks against Saturday night.

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Maine never trailed and jumped to a 16-point lead early, but Erie cut it to one, 32-31, with 9:35 to go in the first half. Behind Fab Melo and Wright, and with guard Jermaine Taylor ailing, they rebuilt the lead to 56-45 at the half.

Demonte Harper led Erie with 22 points and Cory Higgins added 20.