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Hockey East Roundup: Maine Scores Five Unanswered Goals, Defeats UNH 5-2

New Hampshire took a 2-0 lead at Verizon Wireless Arena on Friday, but Maine did the rest of the work from there. The Black Bears (4-12-1) scored five unanswered goals, holding off the Wildcats (4-10-1) en route to a 5-2 win. All five goals were scored by different skaters. UNH got on the board early, as junior forward Collin MacDonald scored just 4:58...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn gets 1st win, beats Maine 83-70

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Elvar Fridriksson had 19 points and seven assists to lead LIU Brooklyn to its first win of the season, a convincing 83-70 victory over Maine on Tuesday night. Landon Atterberry scored 16 points, Iverson Fleming added 11 and Gerrell Martin chipped in 10 for LIU Brooklyn (1-6). Maine held a slim 34-30 halftime lead, but Fridriksson nailed a 3 to open the second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Louria’s overtime goal lifts UMass Lowell past Maine

(Photo/Chris Tran/Mill City Sports) LOWELL, Mass. – It took extra time, but in the end the UMass Lowell River Hawks managed to defeat the University of Maine Black Bears, 3-2 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. At the 3:57 mark of the overtime period, freshman forward Michael Louria gathered a loose puck off a side shot from Evan Campbell and stick-handled to get...
Via Mill City Sports
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pirates New Affiliate in Morgantown Will Be Called The West Virginia Black Bears

A few weeks ago, the Morgantown franchise (which just relocated from Jamestown) held a naming contest. Today, the franchise announces that the new team will be called the West Virginia Black Bears. The team is the new Pittsburgh Pirates’ affiliate in the New York-Penn League, which is the level just below their other team in West Virginia, the Power. It'S OFFICIAL! We will take...
Via Pirates Prospects
October 22, 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...
Via Mill City Sports
September 20, 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...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 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...
Via CaneInsider
February 14, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

YouTube sensation Oliver Wahlstrom makes college commitment

For 13-year-old shootout phenom Oliver Wahlstrom, hockey is just plain fun. The University of Maine will make sure he keeps playing for a long time. According to Chris Peters of CBS Eye on Hockey, Wahlstrom made a verbal commitment to play collegiate hockey for the University of Maine. Obviously, the kid isn’t going to college any time soon – the seventh grader will be a college...
Via Around The Rink
January 10, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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