Basketball

 
Sigi Koizar of the University of Maine (left) dribbles up the court during a recent game against Purdue. The senior led the Black Bears to a 49-39 victory over Tennessee Chattanooga on Sunday.

UMaine women use tight defense to shut down UT Chattanooga

on Nov. 27, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.

UMaine, UMPI men’s basketball sum

on Nov. 27, 2016, at 8:57 a.m.
Austin Howard

Junior finds shooting touch as UMaine men handle UMPI

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 26, 2016, at 6:42 p.m.
Vincent Eze (center) of the University of Maine gets fouled as he goes up for a shot during a recent game against Northeastern University in Boston. The redshirt freshman is making the transition to life and college basketball in the U.S. after coming from Nigeria.

A long journey: UMaine freshman from Nigeria still adjusting to life, basketball in United States

By Noah Perkins, Special to the BDN on Nov. 26, 2016, at 7:32 a.m.
It has been a long journey for Vincent Eze: Six years, three high schools, two countries and 6,244 miles. For the 6-foot-8, 230-pound center for the University of Maine, it has felt even longer.

Spurs outlast Celtics, keep streaks intact

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Nov. 25, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.

Local sports results for Nov. 23, 2016

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 23, 2016

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.

TV, radio sports schedule for Nov. 24, 2016

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.

Hampton University upends cold-shooting UMaine women

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 22, 2016, at 8:24 p.m.
Senior guard Sigi Koizar had a game-high 25 points for the Black Bears, including 18 of their 22 points in the second half.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine (8) shoots over Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) in the second quarter on Monday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Thomas, Horford propel Celtics past Timberwolves

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 21, 2016, at 11:07 p.m.

No. 3 South Carolina jumps out early en route to win over UMaine women

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 21, 2016, at 10:43 p.m.
The University of Maine's Jaquan McKennon drives to the basket against LIU Brooklyn during their game in the Steve Wright Classic in Boston on Monday. LIU won 71-66.

LIU hands UMaine men third straight loss

By Sam Perkins, Special to the BDN on Nov. 21, 2016, at 10:39 p.m.
OFF THE RIM

Preseason practices are not the time for scrimmages

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.

UMaine women overcome cold shooting night to beat Saint Peter’s

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 20, 2016, at 10:37 p.m.
The University of Maine's Andrew Fleming dunks the ball against Northeastern during their game in the Steve Wright Classic at Case Gym in Boston on Sunday. Northeastern won 80-72.

Northeastern men’s basketball pulls away from Black Bears

By Sam Perkins, Special to the BDN on Nov. 20, 2016, at 8:28 p.m.
Andrew Fleming of the University of Maine goes up for a dunk during pregame warmups for Saturday's men's basketball game against Boston University at Northeastern's Steve Wright Classic.

UMaine men’s basketball takes step back in loss to Boston U.

By Sam Perkins, Special to the BDN on Nov. 19, 2016, at 10:07 p.m.
Aaron Calixte of the University of Maine drives between University at Albany defenders Richard Peters (left) and Joe Cremo (3) during a January 2016 basketball game in Bangor.

UMaine basketball teams set for weekend games

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.

Defense propels Husson men past Saint Joseph’s in season opener

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
The defending North Atlantic Conference champions limited Saint Joseph’s to a 27.7 percent shooting night in a 75-54 victory.

Husson women’s basketball tops Saint Joseph’s in season opener

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 8:56 p.m.
The reigning North Athletic Conference champions cruised to a 77-50 victory in a non-league matchup.

TV, radio schedule for Nov 18, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.