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The University of Maine has been forced to alter the schedule for its Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic after Wright State was unable to obtain flights to Bangor. The event will now be held Friday through Sunday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Snowstorm forces Wright State to withdraw from UMaine women’s basketball tourney

By Pete Warner on Nov. 26, 2014, at 6:41 p.m.
BANGOR | The snowstorm that hit New England on Wednesday has resulted in the realignment of the University of Maine’s scheduled women’s basketball tournament. Wright State University of Dayton, Ohio, one of four teams scheduled to participate Friday and and Saturday in the Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic, will not …

Local sports results for November 26, 2014

on Nov. 26, 2014, at 6:06 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL Monday’s Results GIRLS HOCKEY Yarmouth/Freeport 9, Brunswick 0 COLLEGE Tuesday’s Results MEN’S BASKETBALL Bowdoin 67, U-New England 48 Colby 103, Thomas 68 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Colby 92, Thomas 28 U-New England 68, Bowdoin 64 MEN’S HOCKEY Bowdoin 3, U-New England 0 Salem State 4, Southern Maine 3 WOMEN’S …

Sports briefs for November 26, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 26, 2014, at 6:06 p.m.
Brewers’ Braun encouraged about thumb Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is feeling so good about an offseason procedure to address a nerve problem near his right thumb that he says it’s 100 percent better. Bothered by the thumb problem for the past two seasons, Braun’s production at the plate declined …

TV, radio schedule for November 27, 2014

on Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
BASKETBALL, MEN Orlando Classic SANTA CLARA vs. TENNESSEE, noon, ESPN2-TV KANSAS vs. RHODE ISLAND, 2 p.m., ESPN2-TV MICHIGAN STATE vs. RIDER, 6:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV GEORGIA TECH vs. MARQUETTE, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV Battle 4 Atlantis First Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV Second Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 3 p.m., ESPN-TV DirecTV Wooden …

College roundup: Hudnet powers Colby men’s basketball team by Thomas

on Nov. 25, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
WATERVILLE | Chris Hudnet recorded 25 points, eight rebounds and three steals to propel the Colby College Mules by the Thomas College Terriers 103-68 in men’s basketball action Tuesday night at Thomas’ Larry Mahaney Gym. Hudnut nailed 9 of 9 free throws and hit 8 of 10 shots from …
Wasburn High School's Joan Overman (top) goes up for a shot over Forest Hills Consolidated School's Keely Taylor during the Class D girls State Championship game at the Augusta Civic Center in this March 2014 file photo.

Seniors hoping to lead Washburn girls basketball team to fifth straight Class D state title

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 25, 2014, at 5:45 p.m.
Mackenzie Worcester and Joan Overman know they will be facing a pressure-filled basketball season at Washburn High School. The two senior standouts have helped the Beavers capture the last three of the school’s four consecutive Class D state girls basketball championships, and they will be leading the team when they …

TV, radio schedule for November 26, 2014

on Nov. 25, 2014, at 4:05 p.m.
BASKETBALL, MEN LEHIGH at DEPAUL, 8 p.m., FS1-TV Battle 4 Atlantis BUTLER vs. NORTH CAROLINA, noon, ESPN2-TV OKLAHOMA vs. UCLA, 2 p.m., ESPN2-TV EA Sports Maui Invitational Fifth Place: Teams TBA:, 5 p.m., ESPN2-TV Third Place: Teams TBA:, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV Teams TBA:, 10 p.m., ESPN-TV; WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) …

College roundup: Butler powers Husson men’s basketball teams by Nichols

on Nov. 24, 2014, at 9:48 p.m.
DUDLEY, Massachusetts — Trevon Butler recorded 24 points, nine rebounds and four assists to power the Husson University Eagles by the Nichols College Bison 81-73 in men’s basketball action Monday night. Butler scored four points during a pivotal 8-1 run over four minutes that gave Husson a 55-49 lead with …

TV, radio schedule for November 25, 2014

on Nov. 24, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Live, 7 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio BASKETBALL, MEN EASTERN ILLINOIS at CREIGHTON, 8 p.m., FS1-TV EA Sports Maui Invitational Game 5: Teams TBA, 2 p.m., ESPN2-TV Game 6: Teams TBA, 4:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV First Semifinal, Teams TBA:, 7:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 …
Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger (7) lays the ball in the basket past Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez (42) during the second half at TD Garden in Boston Sunday night.

Trail Blazers beat slumping Celtics for seventh straight victory

By SportsDirect on Nov. 23, 2014, at 8:57 p.m.
BOSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and matched his season best of 14 rebounds while Chris Kaman matched his season high of 16 points as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Boston Celtics for their seventh straight win, 94-88 in NBA action Sunday night at the TD Garden. Damian …

Sacred Heart, Maine women’s basketball summary

on Nov. 23, 2014, at 6:45 p.m.
Sacred Heart 59, Maine 58 Sacred Heart (3-0) 59 Hickey 2-5 0-1 5, Tarsi 0-0 2-2 2, Williams 4-9 0-0 8, Shepard 4-11 0-0 9, Kimmel 8-17 7-8 28, Carter 1-5 0-0 2, Haines 1-1 0-0 2, Ettienne 0-1 0-0 0, Castro 1-2 0-0 3; Totals: 21-51 9-11 59 Maine …

Valparaiso, Maine men’s basketball summary

on Nov. 23, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
Valparaiso 93, Maine 70 Maine men (0-4) 70 Pirovic 3-6 2-2 10, Mackey 1-3 0-0 2, Calixte 4-8 1-1 10, Lawton 4-6 8 -8 16, Reid-Knight 0-2 0-2 0, Little 6-13 0-0 15, Valjarevic 0-6 0-0 0, Nissen 2-6 2-2 6, Ward 0-0 0-0 0, Melmed 1-1 0-2 2, Gloger …
Maine's Sigi Koizar (42) drives to the hoop in the final seconds against Sacred Heart at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Sunday Nov. 23, 2014.

Sacred Heart holds off UMaine women’s basketball team in final seconds

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
BANGOR | The University of Maine came up one play short on Sunday afternoon. Hannah Kimmel scored off a cut to the basket with 9.6 seconds left to give Sacred Heart the lead, then Sigi Koizar’s runner rolled across the rim as the horn sounded as the Pioneers escaped …

Valparaiso cruises past UMaine men’s basketball team, 93-70

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2014, at 1:03 p.m.
Valparaiso University torched the University of Maine for 53 first-half points on Sunday morning, paving the way to a 93-70 men’s basketball victory in the second round of the Central Michigan Tournament at Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Alex Peters powered the Crusaders, pouring in a game-high 31 points and grabbing six …

College roundup: UMFK men’s basketball edges UMM

on Nov. 22, 2014, at 11:45 p.m.
Men’s Basketball UMFK 73, UMM 72 At Fort Kent on Saturday, Jake Rioux’s 3-pointer with 3:39 left capped a 19-8 scoring run that lifted the Bengals to victory over the Clippers. Qaadir Ali scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half for the University of Maine-Fort Kent. Joe …

Saturday’s Maine sports scores

on Nov. 22, 2014, at 10:20 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL State Championships Class A: Thornton Acad. 35, Windham 14 Class B: Marshwood 44, Brunswick 18 Class C: Oak Hill 41, MCI 21 COLLEGE Saturday’s Results MEN’S BASKETBALL Bates 74, Husson 65 Bowdoin 75, Saint Joseph’s 69 Colby 80, Endicott 69 UM-Fort Kent 72, UM-Machias 70 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL …

Central Michigan, Maine men’s basketball summary

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:50 p.m.
Maine men (0-3) 48 Pirovic 5-11 0-5 11, Valjarevic 1-5 0-0 3, Mackey 2-4 1-2 5, Lawton 3-6 2-4 9, Reid-Knight 2-7 2-2 6, Calixte 2-6 0-0 4, Little 2-7 0-0 4, Ejiga 0-0 0-0 0, Ward 0-0 0-0 0, Melmed 0-3 0-0 0, Gloger 3-5 0-0 6. Totals: 20-54 …

Central Michigan runs past Maine men’s basketball team

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 9:26 p.m.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Michigan — The Central Michigan Chippewas controlled the rebounding game and used a smooth fast break to run past the Maine Black Bears for a 76-48 men’s basketball win in the Central Michigan Tournament on Friday night at McGuirk Arena. After a slow start in the first half, …

Maine vs. Sacred Heart women’s basketball capsule

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 5:51 p.m.
Time, site: Sunday, 1 p.m., Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Records: Sacred Heart 2-0, Maine 1-2 Series, last meeting: Sacred Heart 1-0, Sacred Heart 76-75 on Dec. 29, 2013 Key players: Maine — 5-8 G Sigi Koizar (16.7 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game), 5-10 F …

Sports briefs for Nov. 21, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Nov. 21, 2014, at 5:25 p.m.
Oxford Hills’ Winslow commits to CMCC Oxford Hills High School senior standout Anna Winslow has committed to attend and play basketball at Central Maine Community College in Auburn next season, according to a news release from CMCC. Winslow, a 6-foot-1 forward, helped lead the Vikings of South Paris to the …
 
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