Posted November 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Marcus Wasilewski threw four touchdown passes, Nigel Jones scored twice on the ground, and Maine blasted to a 34-6 halftime lead and never looked back in a 55-6 dismantling of winless Rhode Island on Saturday in both teams' season finale. Damarr Aultman returned a kickoff 94 yards to give Maine a 28-6 lead in the second quarter after Rhode Island's Bob Bentsen scored on a 2-yard run. Maine accumulated 565 yards of total offense to 228 for Rhode Island (0-11, 0-8 Colonial Athletic Association). Wasilewski was efficient, completing 15 of 22 passes for 201 yards for the Black Bears (5-6, 4-4). Jones rushed 15 times for 182 yards. Rickey Stevens contributed 110 yards rushing and scored on a 24-yard run for a 41-6 advantage in the third quarter, and Arthur Williams caught five passes for 107 yards and two scores. Jones contributed an 82-yard touchdown run to conclude the scoring.

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As a lifelong fan of the Maine Black Bears hockey team, I witnessed the beginning of a collegiate hockey powerhouse in the 90s. Shawn Walsh was arguably one of the greatest hockey coaches in that era. He turned a once hapless Maine program into one that was revered by many. He was able to recruit [...]
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