UMass Lowell returns to the Tsongas with new jerseys. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)Last weekend, the UMass Lowell River Hawks had an up and down weekend. The first shutout the Maine Black Bears on Friday night and then lose in overtime to the Boston University Terriers on Sunday afternoon. Both on the road.
Now the River Hawks return home for the first time in six weeks to...
Last weekend, the UMass Lowell River Hawks had an up and down weekend. The first shutout the Maine Black Bears on Friday night and then lose in overtime to the Boston University Terriers on Sunday afternoon. Both on the road.
Now the River Hawks return home for the first time in six weeks to face the Providence College Friars at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Friday...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) Damon Lynn scored 27 points and N.J.I.T. pulled away in the closing minutes on Monday for a 65-55 win and a season sweep of Maine.
The Highlanders (11-10), who beat the Black Bears (1-17) 90-86 in the second game of the season, got five points from Lynn and Rob Ukawuba in a 12-0 run for a 51-45 lead with 4:19 to go.
Maine was within five until Lynn and Winfield...
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5 days ago
UMass Lowell’s Chapie scores twice in win. (Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports)ORONO, Maine – The UMass Lowell River Hawks bounce back from a shutout loss to the UConn Huskies with a shutout win of their own over the University of Maine Black Bears on Friday night, 2-0.
UMass Lowell does their best work when scoring first and working with the lead early in the game. The River...
The UMass Lowell River Hawks are coming off their first Hockey East conference loss this season against the UConn Huskies in Connecticut last weekend. The River Hawks were the last time to lose a conference game.
Now the River Hawks will look to rebound against the University of Maine Black Bears on Friday.
In their last meeting, the River Hawks topped the Black Bears in a tight...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) Jahad Thomas made a pair of free throws with nine seconds left to preserve a narrow come-from-behind victory as UMass-Lowell edged Maine 62-59 Tuesday night.
Thomas scored 15 points with eight rebounds, seven assists and five steals in the victory - UMass-Lowell's seventh decided by 10 points or fewer and its sixth second-half comeback. Chad Holley scored 14 and...
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11 days ago
BCI picked up on a tweet out of Maine reporting that BC will face the Black Bears again in 2015. My preference is to rotate the FCS patsies, but it really doesn't matter. Next year's non-conference schedule is very soft, but that will help our young team.Sad and strange news as former BC Basketball reserve Nate Fox was killed two days before Christmas. Police are investigating. After...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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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