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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...
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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

Maine holds on for 83-80 win over UMBC

Xavier Pollard and Zarko Valjarevic scored 18 points each as Maine held on for an 83-80 victory over University of Maryland, Baltimore County Saturday afternoon. UMBC had closed to 77-75 following a Chase Plummer jump shot, but Valjarevic quickly followed with a 3-pointer to extend the lead. UMBC made five free throws to close the gap to 81-80 with 55 seconds remaining. Troy Reid...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pollard keys surge, Maine tops New Hampshire 68-60

Xavier Pollard's jumper midway through the second half gave Maine the lead and he added eight of the Black Bears final 19 points to spark a 68-60 win over New Hampshire Wednesday night. Maine held the Wildcats scoreless for almost three minutes down the stretch on their home court to secure the win. The game was the 184th meeting between the rivals. Maine holds a 117-67 advantage...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Bivins leads UMass Lowell over Maine 74-62

Antonio Bivins scored 25 points as Massachusetts-Lowell rallied in the second half to defeat Maine 74-62 on Thursday night. Bivins made 10 of 12 shots from the floor and all five of his free-throw attempts. Chad Holley added 12 points and Akeem Williams 11. Kerry Weldon had 13 rebounds. Lowell (5-13, 4-3 America East) snapped a two-game losing streak. Xavier Pollard scored 15 points...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Frozen Fenway: Maine Defeats Boston University 7-3 With Impressive Special Teams Performance

Great special teams play has been an integral part of Maine’s success this season and it was the deciding factor in its decisive 7-3 victory over Boston University during Saturday’s Frozen Fenway doubleheader. The Black Bears entered the matchup as the only Hockey East squad ranked in the top five of power-play percentage and penalty killing success, and it wasn’t hard to see...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Frozen Fenway Live: Boston University, Maine Square Off In Iconic Outdoor Setting

The Boston University Terriers and the Maine Black Bears will conclude Frozen Fenway 2014 with a fantastic matchup featuring two of Hockey East’s top programs. This is the first time these two schools have played since Maine defeated BU 7-0 on home ice in mid-November. At 7-10-2 (2-4-1 in Hockey East), Saturday afternoon’s game is incredibly important for the Terriers as they...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Oliver Wahlstrom, 13-Year-Old YouTube Hockey Sensation, Verbally Commits to University of Maine (Videos)

Anyone who has watched his or her fair share of Boston Bruins games over the past few years remembers Oliver Wahlstrom, the undisputed champion of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 circuit. The young phenom, who was just 9 years old when he made his debut on the Bruins’ intermission showcase, will be taking his talents to Hockey East — in 2019. Wahlstrom, who now plays on the North Yarmouth...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Maine rolls by Binghamton 82-66

Dimitry Akanda-Coronel scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Maine used a strong first half to take down Binghamton 82-66 on Sunday. Maine (3-10, 1-0 America East Conference) opened a 49-28 halftime lead, led by 13 points from Kilian Cato. The Black Bears shot 56 percent in the first half and forced 13 first-half turnovers by Binghamton (3-11, 0-1). After falling behind...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Maine defeats Middle Tennessee 89-85 in OT

Dimitry Akanda-Coronel scored 27 points, including three in overtime as Maine defeated Middle Tennessee 89-85 Sunday in the first game of the Dr. Pepper Classic. Maine (2-9) snapped an eight-game losing streak, and will play either tournament host Chattanooga or Grand Canyon in the championship game Monday. Akanda-Coronel opened overtime with a three-point play to give Maine a...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Army defeats Maine 90-80

Kyle Wilson scored 24 points to help Army beat Maine 90-80 on Friday night. Kevin Ferguson had 15 point and 6 rebounds for the Black Knights (2-6). Mo Williams had 11. Maine (1-7) was led by Xavier Pollard with 19 points. Troy Reid-Knight and Garet Beal each scored 11. Maine shot 51 percent from the field in the first half and only trailed Army 46-44 at the break. The Black Knights...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 12 UConn beats Maine 95-68 to improve to 9-0

Maine coach Ted Woodward thought if he could stop UConn from getting easy baskets, the Black Bears might have a better chance of staying with the Huskies. No. 12 UConn scored only 30 points in the paint, but seven players hit shots from 3-point range, and the Huskies made 14 shots from behind the arc in a 95-68 rout of the Black Bears on Friday night. ''There's only so many things...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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