Basketball

 

Wizards turn fast start into 118-93 win

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 10, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
Otto Porter had a career-high 34 points and 14 rebounds as the Washington Wizards turned a 26-point lead in the first quarter into a 118-93 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

TV, radio schedule for Nov. 10, 2016

on Nov. 09, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.

2016-2017 UMaine women’s basketball schedule

on Nov. 09, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
Maine's Sigi Koizar shoots over Stony Brook's Kori Bayne-Walker during an America East Tourney semifinal March 6 at the Events Center in Vestal, New York.

Youthful UMaine women’s basketball team talented, but a work in progress

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 09, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
“There is no question in my mind that this team could be the best I’ve ever had here by the end of the season. But it isn’t the best team today,” said coach Richard Barron.
Maine Black Bears head coach Bob Walsh speaks to forward Till Gloger (25) during the second half of a game against the Boston College Eagles on Dec. 13 at Silvio O. Conte Forum.

Transfers an emerging factor in UMaine men’s basketball recruiting

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 09, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
Reasons for transferring are myriad, from moving closer to home or seeking to compete at a higher level to merely wanting to be part of a winning program.
University of Maine's Ilker Er (left) gives a young fan a high five during the basketball media day and kids clinic on Oct. 25  at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Rebuilding UMaine men’s basketball team seeks stability, upward mobility

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 08, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
“You play exhibition games for a purpose, to learn from them, so I think we’ll do that.”

UMaine men’s basketball 2016-17 schedule

on Nov. 08, 2016, at 1:52 p.m.
EXTRA POINTS

Loss to UMFK shocks UMaine men’s basketball fans

on Nov. 07, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay (0) tries to gain control of the ball while Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) defends during the second half at TD Garden in  Boston on Sunday night.

Nuggets power past Celtics

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 06, 2016, at 11:17 p.m.
OFF THE RIM

UMaine @ Fort Kent pulls big, huge upset edging D-1 UMaine men 80-75

on Nov. 05, 2016, at 8:11 p.m.

UMaine-Fort Kent men beat Division I UMaine in basketball exhibition

on Nov. 05, 2016, at 6:52 p.m.
OFF THE RIM

Competitive basketball in Taylor Tip-Off Events, this Sunday

on Nov. 04, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket on Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Thursday  night. The Cavs won 128-122.

James pours in 30 as Cavaliers outlast Celtics

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 03, 2016, at 11:19 p.m.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) drives to the basket during the first quarter against the Chicago Bulls at TD Garden.

Celtics hang on, pin first loss on Bulls

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Nov. 02, 2016, at 10:58 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Nov, 3, 2016

on Nov. 02, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
Former Mount Desert Island High School teammates Kelsey Shaw (left) of Stonehill College and Sierra Tapley of the University of Maine square off during an exhibition game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Sunday.

Former MDI basketball teammates enjoy college confrontation

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 01, 2016, at 11:26 a.m.
OFF THE RIM

Bringing back some very really old, old great basketball memories

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 7:27 p.m.
OFF THE RIM

WNBA title redeems LA Spark’s Candace Parker & Nneda Ogwumikes

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 6:25 p.m.

UMaine women’s basketball team gets valuable tuneup vs. Stonehill

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 30, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
OFF THE RIM

Women Newcomers Lead D-1 UMaine to win over D-2 Stonehill

on Oct. 30, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.