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New Hampshire beats Maine 88-75 for 3rd straight win

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Tanner Leissner had 26 points and nine rebounds, Ronnel Jordan added 25 points with 11 boards and New Hampshire beat Maine 88-75 on Monday night. Leissner had 16 points in the first half to help New Hampshire build a 43-38 lead. Maine was within 70-66 with five minutes left after Ryan Bernstein's 3-pointer, but New Hampshire replied with a 9-2 run for an 11...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lyles scores 37 as UMBC beats Maine 83-79, breaks skid

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Jairus Lyles scored a career-high 37 points - including eight in a row late in the game - and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County defeated Maine 83-79 on Saturday, ending a seven-game losing streak. The sophomore Lyles connected on 14 of 19 shots from the field, including three 3-pointers, for the third-most points in school history. Joe Sherburne...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoops in New England: The University of Maine

This is the second part in a recurring series profiling college basketball programs in New England. The second stop is a place where basketball and winning have never been synonymous, but a new coach is working to change that. … When it comes to basketball, few programs own a more barren history than the University of Maine. The program began play in 1904 and has had only two 20...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoops in New England: The University of Maine

This is the second part in a recurring series profiling college basketball programs in New England. The second stop is a place where basketball and winning have never been synonymous, but a new coach is working to change that. … When it comes to basketball, few programs own a more barren history than the University of Maine. The program began play in 1904 and has had only two 20...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermont beats Maine 85-68

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Ethan O'Day had 23 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three blocks on Wednesday night and Vermont beat Maine 85-68. Darren Payen added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Catamounts (14-10, 6-3 America East Conference), who have won four of their last five. After the eighth tie of the game at 49-all, Vermont pulled away during the middle of the second...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Little, Vann lead Maine past Binghamton 74-63

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Kevin Little scored 22 points; Issac Vann added 19 and Maine pulled away midway through the second half to beat Binghamton 74-63 on Saturday. Little made five 3-pointers and finished 8-of-15 shooting from the field. Vann was 7 of 10 from the floor, matched a career-best with 11 rebounds and added a career-high six assists for Maine (8-13, 4-4 America East Conference...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rugged start for Maine coach Harasymiak

(STATS) - New Maine coach Joe Harasymiak won't ease into his rookie season in 2016. The Black Bears will open against two FBS opponents and one of the defending CAA Football champions as part of an 11-game schedule announced Friday. Harasymiak, a Maine assistant the last five seasons before he succeeded the retired Jack Cosgrove, will make his debut at Connecticut on Sept. 1 ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Maine beats Hartford 105-100 in overtime

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Aaron Calixte scored 23 points and Till Gloger 22, both career highs, and Maine rallied from a seven-point deficit in overtime to beat Hartford 105-100 on Wednesday night. Gloger was 10 of 14 from the floor and Calixte 8 of 14 for the Black Bears (7-13, 3-4 America East). Kevin Little added 16 points and Devine Eke made all six of his shots and scored...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Hampshire tops Maine 99-91

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Tanner Leissner scored 30 points, a career high, and New Hampshire topped Maine 99-91 Monday night. Leissner was 11 of 18 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds for the Wildcats (9-8, 2-2 American East). New Hampshire shot over 49 percent and outrebounded Maine 52-33, led by Iba Camara with 18 boards, to go with his 16 points. Daniel Dion had 19 points and...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Maine upsets American East leader Albany 81-79

ORONO, Maine (AP) Reserve Ussac Vann led Maine with 19 points to help the Black Bears upset American East leader Albany 81-79 on Friday. Vann made 8 of 9 shots for the Black Bears (6-11, 2-2). Aaron Calixte and Kevin Little each scored 16 points for Maine. Peter Hooley led Albany (14-5, 3-1) with 29 points, Evan Singletary had 15 and Mike Rowley added 12. Hooley's layup tied...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyles, Elliott lead Maryland-Baltimore County by Maine 89-76

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) Jairus Lyles scored 27 points, Rodney Elliott had 21 and Maryland-Baltimore County defeated Maine 89-76 on Saturday. Joe Sherburne added 14 points and Will Darley had 10 rebounds for the Retrievers (5-12, 1-1 American East). Lyles made 10 of 14 shots, had seven rebounds, four steals and three assists. Elliott went 13 of 14 from the foul line and dished eight...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Trae Bell-Haynes scores 27 to lead Vermont past Maine 90-72

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Trae Bell-Haynes scored 27 on 10-of-14 shooting, and Ethan O'Day finished with 19 points, eight rebounds, five assists and two steals to lead Vermont to a 90-72 win over Maine on Wednesday night. Cam Ward added 10 points for the Catamounts (9-7, 1-0 America East), who have won three in a row and five of their last six. Five Vermont players scored during 13...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Maine makes 13 3-pointers, beats Brown 98-92

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Kevin Little and Troy Reid-Knight made back-to-back 3s in the final two minutes to help Maine hold on to beat Brown 98-92 on Saturday. Little scored 24 points with six 3-pointers, and Reid-Knight added 17 with three 3s. Aaron Calixte chipped in 22 points with three 3-pointers and six assists for Maine (4-9), which shot 13 of 24 for 54 percent from beyond the...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Chartouny has career-high 21, Fordham rolls over Maine 70-53

NEW YORK (AP) Joseph Chartouny had a career-high 21 points to lead Fordham to its ninth straight win, a 70-53 victory over Maine on Saturday. Chartouny, who was 4 of 9 from long range, had seven steals, seven rebounds and dished out three assists. Ryan Rhoomes added 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. David Pekarek and Antwoine Anderson...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UMaine taps defensive coordinator to serve as coach

ORONO, Maine (AP) Maine interim football coach Joe Harasymiak has been tapped to lead the Black Bears on a permanent basis, athletic director Karlton Creech said Wednesday. Harasymiak, who served the past two seasons as defensive coordinator and linebacker coach, said he was humbled to become the team's 35th coach. The four-year deal is worth $150,000 per year. ''To think of...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

BC snaps 6-game losing streak with 91-60 win over Maine

BOSTON (AP) Eli Carter scored 16 points, had nine assists and eight rebounds to help Boston College snap a six-game losing streak with a 91-60 victory over Maine on Sunday. Jerome Robinson also scored 16 points, A.J. Turner and Darryl Hicks each scored 11, and Dennis Clifford 10 for the Eagles (4-6), who led by 15 at halftime and broke it wide open early in the second. The Eagles...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dartmouth beats Maine 79-69

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Evan Boudreaux posted a double-double, scoring 18 points with 13 rebounds, as Dartmouth beat Maine 79-69 on Wednesday night. Boudreaux finished with 5-of-10 shooting from the field and 8-of-8 from the line for the Big Green (3-3). Miles Wright added 19 points and four rebounds and Connor Boehm had 14 points and five rebounds. Dartmouth won it with superior...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Maine picks up its 2nd win in a row, holds off CCSU 81-74

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) Kevin Little scored 19 points and Ilija Stojiljkovic grabbed 11 rebounds and Maine picked up its first road win of the season, holding off Central Connecticut State, 81-74 on Sunday afternoon. After beating Longwood, 92-82 on Wednesday, the Black Bears (2-3) now have their first two-game win streak since February 1, 2014. Jahlil Nails hit the second of...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Beal hits 6 3's, scores 23; Maine beats Longwood 92-82

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Garet Beal made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points, and Maine beat Longwood 92-82 on Wednesday for the Lancers' fourth straight loss. Troy Reid-Knight hit consecutive 3-pointers midway through the second half - as part of nine Maine 3's in the second half - for a 69-52 lead. The Black Bears made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 1:19 to seal it...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Longtime Maine coach Cosgrove retires

(STATS) - Jack Cosgrove is retiring after 23 seasons as Maine's head football coach and will transition into a senior associate director of athletics position at his alma mater. In announcing the change Tuesday, Maine said a national search for Cosgrove's successor will begin immediately and that defensive coordinator Joe Harasymiak will serve as interim head coach. "His successful...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Henson's 24 points lead Wagner over Maine 87-73

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) Corey Henson scored 24 points, Dwaun Anderson added 15, and Wagner pulled away late in an 87-73 win over Maine on Saturday. Wagner (1-2) led throughout the first half and into the second until a 7-0 spurt by Maine (0-3) put the Black Bears up by two with 14:18 to play. But the Seahawks responded with a 13-0 run, with six points by Henson. Henson was 5...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

New Hampshire stifles Maine, 22-6

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Sean Goldrich threw for 286 yards with a touchdown and added a third quarter rushing touchdown to help lead New Hampshire to a 22-6 win over Maine on Saturday. Dalton Crossan finished with 85 yards rushing, including a 43-yard touchdown run, and also caught five passes for 44 yards with a score for the Wildcats (7-4, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who finished...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Boyle earns shutout as UMass Lowell dismantles Maine

ORONO, Maine — The UMass Lowell River Hawks put up six goals, four in the first period, to complete the weekend home-and-home sweep of the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, 6-0. “We’re extremely happy to be leaving [Alfond Arena] with some points,” said UMass Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin. “I thought there was a great crowd tonight, a great college environment. We were the beneficiary...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LIVE BLOG: #5 UMass Lowell at Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks close out a home-and-home series against the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, November 15 at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine. Puck is scheduled to drop at 5:00 p.m. eastern and will air on the American Sports Network and NESN. The River Hawks currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. UMass Lowell have been nationally ranked...
Via Mill City Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #5 UMass Lowell at Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks close out a home-and-home series against the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, November 15 at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine. Puck is scheduled to drop at 5:00 p.m. eastern and will air on the American Sports Network and NESN. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked...
Via Mill City Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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