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Albany wins 84-66 after Maine scores 10 in first half

Albany's Joe Cremo scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and Maine couldn't recover from a 10-point effort in the first 20 minutes with the Great Danes taking an 84-66 victory on Saturday. Maine (4-15, 1-3 America East) made only 4 of 30 shots in the first half for 13 percent, including 1 of 10 3-pointers, while giving up 14 points off turnovers and committing 17 fouls, with...
Via AP on Yahoo
3 days ago

Brown, Gorecki lead No. 14 Duke women past Maine 69-39

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Lexie Brown scored 26 points, Hayley Gorecki had a double-double and No. 14 Duke defeated Maine 69-39 on Tuesday night. Gorecki had 13 points and 10 rebounds for her second straight double-double starting in place of senior sharpshooter Rebecca Greenwell. Greenwell, who is two 3-pointers shy of the school record, missed her second game with knee pain and is considered...
Via MyNorthwest.com
28 days ago

McCowan leads No. 5 Mississippi State past Maine, 83-43

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Teaira McCowan had 18 points and 11 rebounds in her seventh double-double of the season, and No. 5 Mississippi State beat Maine 83-43 on Sunday. The Bulldogs (11-0) shot 50 percent or better for the second straight game as they knocked down 31 of 62 shots. They held Maine to 32.7 percent from the field (16 of 49). After closing the first quarter with an 18...
Via MyNorthwest.com
December 17, 2017

Mavunga’s double-double leads No. 8 Ohio State past Maine

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga scored 26 points, Sierra Calhoun added 16 and No. 8 Ohio State beat Maine 83-70 on Sunday. Mavunga made 11 of 12 field goals and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Buckeyes (8-2). Her sixth double-double of the year came early in the second quarter when she notched her 10th point after playing only nine minutes. Julie Brosseau had a career-high 29...
Via MyNorthwest.com
December 03, 2017

Ott’s Return Means Pride Have an Iron Wall

From May 1-31, NWHL teams can re-sign players from their 2016-17 roster and their draft picks during the restricted free agency period, and beginning on June 1 any unsigned players left will be free to sign with any team. The third season of the NWHL will begin in October as the Buffalo Beauts defend their Isobel Cup championship, and with up to 12 players unable to participate in...
Via The Hockey Writers
August 30, 2017

Esks ink Roy, five other 2017 draft picks

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos announced Thursday they’ve signed six of their 2017 draft picks, including second round selection and offensive lineman Jean-Simon Roy. LB Christophe Mulumba; DB Jordan Hoover; DE Kwaku Boateng; OL Kwabena Asare; and DE Mark Mackie were also signed. Mulumba, the 22nd overall pick out of the University of Maine, was considered one of the top two linebackers...
Via CFL.ca
May 25, 2017

UAlbany beats Maine 66-50 for America East title, NCAA berth

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Senior Imani Tate scored 21 points and the University at Albany beat Maine 66-50 on Friday to win the America East Tournament title for a record sixth straight time and earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Albany (21-11) got this one with a new coach, again on its home court. Joanna Bernabei-McNamee is the first head coach in league history...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Maine edges Binghamton in regular-season finale

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) Andrew Fleming scored 17 points and Austin Howard 14, including the go-ahead basket, and Maine rallied to beat Binghamton 72-71 in a regular-season finale on Saturday. Howard's midrange jumper followed by his two free throws after a steal by Fleming gave the Black Bears a 70-67 lead with 32 seconds left. Willie Rodriguez scored for the Bearcats but Ryan Bernstein...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Maine Basketball: Locker Room Fight Over Music Leaves Player With Broken Jaw

The Maine basketball program could certainly benefit from improving its chemistry in the locker room. According to reports, an argument in the Black Bears locker room over music volume led to a fight that left senior guard Marko Pirovic with two fractures in his jaw. Pirovic was transported to the hospital and players told the coaching staff that he had slipped in the shower. That...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 24, 2017

Albany (NY) controls Maine behind Nichols in 74-56 win

ORONO, Maine (AP) David Nichols scored 20 points and Devonte Campbell and Joe Cremo added double-doubles in points and rebounds and Albany (NY) dominated Maine from the start for a 74-56 on Sunday. Campbell and Cremo each scored 10 points while Campbell grabbed 13 rebounds and Cremo 11. Albany (18-11, 9-5 America East) raced to a 19-2 lead and extended it to 26-6 - on the strength...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Smith, Leissner lead New Hampshire to sweep of Maine, 64-51

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Jaleen Smith and Tanner Leissner combined to score 41 points and New Hampshire swept its America East Conference series with Maine with a 64-51 victory Wednesday night. The Wildcats now have won back-to-back games after snapping a four-game losing skid with a win over Binghamton Sunday. New Hampshire plays two of its three remaining regular season games at home...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Stony Brook edges Maine on free throw in strange finish

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Roland Nyama capped a career scoring day of 26 points with a free throw with 0.5 left and Stony Brook defeated Maine 67-66 on Sunday. Maine's Jaquan McKennon made 1 of 2 free throws to tie the game then Stony Brook let the clock wind down before Lucas Woodhouse missed a 3-pointer and the ball went out of bounds to Maine with 1.2 seconds left. But a length...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Maine snaps 7-game skid with 52-41 win over Hartford

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Andrew Fleming scored 11 points, hauled in eight rebounds and Maine held Hartford to just 12 field goals Monday night in a 52-41 win that snapped a seven-game losing skid for the Black Bears. Trailing 21-20 at the break, Maine overtook Hartford for good with Fleming's jumper that made it 25-24 with 16:53 left and then steadily pulled away. Vincent Eze's basket...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2017  |  Discuss

UMBC beats Maine 83-71 for 3rd straight win

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Will Darley scored hit six 3-pointers and finished with 31 points and UMBC won its third straight game with an 83-71 win over Maine on Saturday. Darley finished 11 of 20 from the field overall. Joe Sherburne added 16 points for the Retrievers (16-7, 7-3 America East), who hit nine 3-pointers and outscored the Black Bears 20-5 off the bench. The 16 victories...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Rose scores career-best 20, leads Binghamton over Maine

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Timmy Rose had a career-best 20 points, and Willie Rodriguez made a pair of key 3-pointers to help Binghamton pull away and beat Maine 65-54 on Sunday. Rose was 6 of 8 from the floor and hit three 3-pointers. Rodriguez made 5 of 14 field goals for the Bearcats (12-11, 3-5 America East), who have won three straight since snapping a five-game skid. Wesley Myers...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) beats Maine 81-63 behind Nichols' 28 points

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) David Nichols scored 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting, Devonte Campbell added a career-high 13 points and made all six of his free throws, and Albany (NY) never trailed in beating Maine 81-63 on Sunday to win its third straight. Nichols capped Albany's 13-5 opening run with a jumper and the Great Danes led 33-22 at halftime behind his 13 points. Albany outrebounded...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Camara's double-double leads New Hampshire over Maine

ORONO, Maine (AP) Iba Camara scored a career-high 21 points and pulled down 11 rebounds and New Hampshire defeated Maine 74-63 on Thursday night. Tanner Leissner added 17 points, Jaleen Smith 16 and Daniel Dion 15 with the three collecting four assists each. The Wildcats (12-7, 3-2 America East) shot 55 percent in winning for the third time in four games and matching their best...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Maine to face competitive 2017 schedule

(STATS) - Maine coach Joe Harasymiak's second season in 2017 will include a pair of games against FBS opponents. Highlights of the Black Bears' 11-game schedule which was announced Wednesday are a Sept. 30 visit to Central Florida and a Nov. 11 matchup against UMass at Fenway Park. After a record-setting season for home attendance, Maine will host five opponents: Bryant (Sept...
Via FOX Sports
January 18, 2017

Hartford beats Maine 54-44 to end 5-game losing streak

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Jalen Ross scored 19 points, Jason Dunne added 10 and Hartford snapped a five-game losing streak with a 54-44 victory over Maine on Monday. Ross, who ranks second in the America East Conference with 20.9 points per game, had 11 points in Hartford's 33-29 first half to finish in double figures for the 33rd straight game. Dunne made a 3-pointer on the first...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

FCS teams will play at Fenway Park

(STATS) - Fenway Park has hosted its share of doubleheaders through the years. The weekend of Nov. 10, there will be another one of sorts. Ivy League programs Brown and Dartmouth will meet Nov. 10 at the venerable baseball stadium, and Maine will take on former conference rival and current FBS program UMass the following day. "To be able to play a college football game at Fenway...
Via FOX Sports
January 12, 2017

Maine to play UMass at Fenway in 2017

(STATS) - Maine will have the honor of playing at Fenway Park later this year, taking on former conference rival and current FBS program UMass. The 59th meeting between the schools will take place at the historic home of the Boston Red Sox on Nov. 11. "To be able to play a college football game at Fenway Park, where all the history and tradition is so rich, we could not be more...
Via FOX Sports
January 12, 2017

Myers's late 3-point play lifts Maine past Mass-Lowell

ORONO, Maine (AP) Wesley Myers converted a 3-point play with four seconds left and matched a career-best with 31 points to help Maine edge Massachusetts-Lowell 73-71 on Wednesday night. Logan Primerano's jump shot gave the River Hawks a 71-70 lead with 13 seconds to play. Myers was then fouled scoring a layup and added the free throw for the game winner. Myers was 12 of 22 from...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

UMBC is 2-0 in America East play for 1st time since 2007-08

BALTIMORE (AP) Nolan Gerrity scored 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting, Jairus Lyles had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland, Baltimore County beat Maine 75-64 on Sunday. Maine cut a 17-point deficit to 62-55 with 5:13 left, but UMBC scored the next seven points for a 14-point lead. K.J. Maura had 13 points and 11 assists for UMBC (11-4, 2-0 America East) and Will Darley scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2017  |  Discuss

UMaine women's hoops coach takes indefinite medical leave

ORONO, Maine (AP) The women's basketball coach at the University of Maine is taking an indefinite medical leave. UMaine announced Richard Barron's leave Friday. The university says Barron will be replaced by Amy Vachon, an associate head coach in her sixth season on the staff. UMaine did not reveal the nature of Barron's medical condition. He says he's on medication that has...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Columbia hits season-high 13 3s in 98-73 rout of Maine

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Luke Petrasek scored 22 points, Mike Smith had 21 and the duo combined to make six of Columbia's season-high 13 3-pointers in a 98-73 victory over Maine on Monday. Petrasek was just 6 of 15 from the floor but hit 7 of 8 free-throw attempts and Smith scored 21 for the second straight game. Quinton Adlesh buried a 3 from the wing to put Columbia up by 20 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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