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Dartmouth takes care of Maine 74-51

HANOVER, New Hampshire (AP) Alex Mitola hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead Dartmouth past Maine 74-51 on Saturday. Mitola was 7 of 12 from the field, including 4 of 9 from 3-point range, for Dartmouth (2-4). Connor Boehm added 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting. Troy Reid-Knight paced Maine (1-6) with 11. Till Gloger scored all eight of his points in the first half. The...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Live Blog: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Maine Black Bears

After a rare midweek game against the University of Connecticut Huskies, the UMass Lowell River Hawks will face the University of Maine Black Bears on Saturday night live on NBC Sports Network. Due to the television broadcast, Saturday night’s game will start at 8:00 p.m. rather than the normal 7:00 p.m. start. The River Hawks enter the weekend the only team left without a...
Via Mill City Sports
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

MCS Live Faceoff: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Maine Black Bears

The fourth episode of MCS Live Faceoff pregame show brought to you by Beast from the Northeast! Co-hosts Justin Soderberg and Greg Celona will touch on last weekend’s game between the UMass Lowell River Hawks and Harvard Crimson, and Wednesday night’s game against the University of Connecticut Huskies and preview Saturday night’s game between...
Via Mill City Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Maine Black Bears

After a rare midweek game against the University of Connecticut Huskies, the UMass Lowell River Hawks will face the University of Maine Black Bears on Saturday night live on NBC Sports Network. Due to the television broadcast, Saturday night’s game will start at 8:00 p.m. rather than the normal 7:00 p.m. start. The River Hawks enter the weekend...
Via Mill City Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Valjarevic's buzzer beater lifts Maine over Wagner

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Zarko Valjarevic scored 17 points, including a buzzer-beating jumper in overtime, to lift Maine over Wagner 82-81 at the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday night. Till Gloger tied a career-high with 21 points, Shawn Lawton added 18 and Aaron Calixte had 10 points and nine assists for Maine (1-5). Marcus Burton hit three free throws with 1:06 left in overtime, giving...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UMaine Football Fans Try, Fail To Set World Record For Flannel-Wearing

File this one under: only in Maine. Fans of the University of Maine football team attempted Saturday to set the Guinness world record for most fans wearing flannel in one place. Black Bears supporters needed to be wearing at least two articles of plaid-pattered clothing to qualify — a stipulation the school assisted with by handing out flannel “spirit bands” to the first 1...
Via NESN.com
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Valparaiso blows by Maine 93-70

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Alec Peters hit four 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 31 points to help Valparaiso beat Maine 93-70 on Sunday. Peters was 9 of 13 from the field, hit 9 of 10 from the free-throw line and grabbed six rebounds for Valparaiso (4-1). The Crusaders made 53.3 percent of their shots, including 12 of 21 from behind the arc. Shaun Lawton led Maine (0...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New Hampshire overcomes 6 turnovers, beats Maine

ORONO, Maine (AP) New Hampshire overcame six turnovers to beat Maine 20-12 on Saturday, securing the Colonial Athletic Association title and a spot in the FCS Playoffs. New Hampshire (10-1, 8-0) has now won 10 games in a row, a school-record. Sean Goldrich, who came into the game completing 71.2 percent of his passes and averaging 308 yards passing per game, completed just 14 of...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel

ORONO, Maine (AP) The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel. The university had called on football fans to don plaid or tartan-patterned clothing for Saturday's game against the University of New Hampshire. It even gave out 1,500 plaid bandanas to attendees. The school needed more...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Jack Eichel Scores In Overtime, Lifts BU Over Maine 3-2

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but Jack Eichel led Boston University to victory Friday night at Agganis Arena. BU (7-1-1) trailed Maine (3-8-1) by a score of 2-0 heading into the third period, but the Terriers scored three unanswered goals and pulled off the come-from-behind win over the Black Bears. Junior forward Ahti Oksanen scored 4:50 into the third period with...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Winfield, Howard lead NJIT past Maine, 90-86

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Willis Winfield scored 20 points, Ky Howard added 17 and NJIT held off Maine for a 90-86 win on Monday night. Howard was 5 of 5 from the field and grabbed seven rebounds to go along with five assists. Odera Nweke scored 16, Tim Coleman added 12 and Damon Lynn had 11 points for NJIT (1-1). Maine's Till Gloger hit a pair of free throws to make it 83-81 with 1:13...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Beckford, Belcher lift Maine past Elon 24-17

ELON, N.C. (AP) Nigel Beckford ran for 104 yards and a touchdown and caught one of Drew Belcher's two touchdown passes as Maine held off Elon 24-17 on Saturday. The Black Bears (5-5, 4-3 Colonial Athletic) limited Elon to 172 yards of total offense, holding the ball more than 21 minutes long, but the Phoenix (1-10, 0-7) cashed in on both Maine turnovers to stay in the game. Elon...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Late score lifts Maine past Rhode Island 20-14.

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Jerickson Fedrick's 10-yard touchdown run with just under 2 minutes remaining lifted Maine to a 20-14 win over Rhode Island on Saturday. Fedrick's score capped an 11-play, 70-yard drive to help the Black Bears (3-5, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association) beat the Rams (0-8, 0-4) for the eighth-straight time. Myles Holmes had given Rhode Island a 14-6 lead by returning...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany too strong; beats Maine 20-7

ORONO, Maine (AP) Omar Osbourne rushed for 98 yards, Christian Dorsey had a 60-yard fumble return for a touchdown, and Albany (N.Y.) beat Maine 20-7 on Saturday. Will Fiacchi had 120 yards through the air and a touchdown for an Albany offense that won despite finishing with just 212 yards of total offense. Dorsey's fumble return tied the game at 7 and field goals of 52 and 46 yards...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Stony Brook rallies to beat Maine 19-7

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) Stony Brook gave up a lightning-fast touchdown less than a minute into the game, but rallied to beat Maine 19-7 Saturday night. The Seawolves (3-4, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) were down 7-0 after Maine's Daniel Collins connected with Jeremy Salmon for 73 yards on their second play. It was the Black Bears (2-4, 1-2) longest play from scrimmage this season...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Hockey Classic Facilities - Rent a Shower and Toilets

I have to say this is a first in my hockey career. A locker room with Rent a Can & Showers! http://t.co/xGwqAOyn5O pic.twitter.com/SRvySMdbaU— Gary Shuchuk (@gshuchuk) October 9, 2014Wisconsin Badgers assistant coach, Gary Shuchuk tweeted this picture from Alaska Anchorage. The Badgers are playing in the Kendall Hockey Classic. Apparently, the facilities aren't all that good...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova breezes by Maine 41-20

ORONO, Maine (AP) John Robertson threw for 285 yards and four touchdowns, Poppy Livers added 87 yards receiving and a touchdown, and Villanova beat Maine 41-20 on Saturday. Villanova led 21-13 at halftime, and then Robertson threw two third quarter touchdowns, including a 43-yard strike to Kevin Gulyas. It was the fourth consecutive game in which Robertson had thrown four TD's for...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngsters shine as BC follows upset with rout of Maine

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — After last Saturday’s victory over No. 9 Southern California, the Boston College Eagles were on cloud nine. BC struggled out of the gate against Maine, but recovered in the second half for a 40-10 victory over Maine on Saturday. The Eagles ran 85 offensive plays and rushed for 413 yards en route to improving to 3-1 on the season...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Likely To Be Heavy Favorite Against Maine After USC Win

Coming off a huge upset victory last weekend, the Boston College Eagles will have a low-key matchup on Saturday afternoon as they play host to the CAA’s Maine Black Bears at Alumni Stadium. The game had yet to receive a betting line at the sportsbooks as of late Thursday. Boston College improved to 2-1 both straight-up and against the spread on the season last weekend when they...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Maine limits Norfolk St to 100 yards in 10-6 win

ORONO, Maine (AP) The Maine defense, led by Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga's 14 tackles, held Norfolk State to just 100 total yards to lead the Black Bears to a 10-6 victory in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Cameron Marouf kicked field goals of 46- and 38-yards on Norfolk State's first two possessions and the Spartans took a 6-0 lead. Maine forced Norfolk State into...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NESN 30: University Of Maine Wins First NCAA Division I Hockey Title (Video)

It was a storybook season for the University of Maine men’s ice hockey team. In 1993, the Black Bears were competing against Lake Superior State for their first NCAA Division I hockey title. They were down 4-2 in the third period, but they weren’t done yet. Maine scored three times in four-and-a-half minutes, solidifying a spectacular ending for their first title and finishing...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Maine Wide Receiver Derrick Johnson As Undrafted Free Agent

Maine’s Derrick Johnson must have had an impressive showing at his New England Patriots rookie minicamp tryout. The Patriots signed the wide receiver as an undrafted free agent, his agent, Josh Stevens, confirmed Sunday on Twitter. Johnson, 22, had an impressive showing at his pro day in May. He ran a 4.47-second 40-yard dash with a 6.60-second three-cone drill and 4.20-second...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bivins, UMass Lowell upend Maine 84-72

Antonio Bivins came off the bench to put in 24 points while grabbing 12 rebounds in leading UMass-Lowell to an 84-72 win over Maine on Thursday night. DJ Mlachnik added 19 points for the River Hawks, who shot 54 percent from the field. Maine (5-22, 3-12 America East), who lost to the River Hawks earlier in the season, led 38-35 at the break, but UMass-Lowell (10-18, 8-8) broke...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) hangs on for 74-63 win over Maine

Peter Hooley scored 21 points, including a key 3-pointer, as Albany held on for a 74-63 win over Maine on Saturday. After blowing a 47-27 halftime advantage, Albany (13-13, 7-6 America East) clung to a one-point lead with 7:44 to go when Hooley hit a 3-pointer that made it 60-56 and quelled the Maine rally. The Great Danes pulled away, preserving the win in the final 2 minutes by...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes Baseball Starts Season Strong with 6-3 Win Over Maine Black Bears

The Miami Hurricanes had a solid first inning that propelled them into their first victory of the 2014 season. They beat the Maine Black Bears 6-3 on Friday night at Mark Light Field in Coral Gables. Maine starting pitcher Tommy Lawrence had 41 pitches in the first inning and walked five. Miami went through their entire batting order to go up 4-0. Tyler Palmer had a home run in the...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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