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Friday’s Class B basketball state championship summaries

on March 03, 2017, at 8:58 p.m.
Gray-New Gloucester's Alicia Dumont (left) battles to keep control of a rebound against Houlton's Emma Peterson during their Class B girls basketball state championship game at the Augusta Civic Center on Friday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Gray-New Gloucester outlasts Houlton for ‘B’ girls state crown

By Ernie Clark on March 03, 2017, at 8:49 p.m.
Sigi Koizar of the University of Maine, pictured playing in a Feb. 9 game, on Thursday earned her third consecutive All-America East first-team honor.

UMaine’s Koizar, Sole, Millan earn America East accolades

By Larry Mahoney on March 03, 2017, at 8:20 p.m.
Senior Darla Morales, pictured during a game in December 2016, was among five double-figure scorers on Friday as Husson University beat DeSales 74-72 for the program's first NCAA Division III postseason victory.

Husson women rally for first NCAA tournament victory in program history

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 03, 2017, at 7:50 p.m.

UMaine women to battle Binghamton in America East quarterfinal

on March 03, 2017, at 7:10 p.m.

Friday’s Husson University NCAA basketball summaries

on March 03, 2017, at 7:09 p.m.

Portland embracing America East women’s basketball tournament

By Larry Mahoney on March 03, 2017, at 7:08 p.m.

Illinois Tech stuns UMaine-Fort Kent men in 2OT

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 03, 2017, at 6:17 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent men’s basketball team appeared to be well on its way to the USCAA Division I national championship game Thursday night.

MPBN/PBS Kids channel to air state championship basketball games

By Larry Mahoney on March 02, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
Husson University's Mitch Worcester (left) battles for a rebound against Thomas College's Ian King (center) and Andrew Middleton during a January basketball game at Newman Gym in Bangor.

Resilience leads Worcester back to starting lineup for Husson men’s postseason run

By Ernie Clark on March 02, 2017, at 2:07 p.m.
“He’s been averaging 18.5 points, shooting 47 percent from the field and 52 percent from the 3-point line and 87 percent from the foul line.”
Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) gets tripped up by Cleveland's Channing Frye during the third quarter of Wednesdya night's NBA game at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics beat the Cavaliers 103-99.

Thomas propels Celtics past James, Cavs

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on March 02, 2017, at 11:41 a.m.
The Mount Desert Island boys basketball team celebrates its Class B North title on Feb. 25 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Trojans from Bar Harbor are among 20 teams that will play for state championships on Friday and Saturday in Augusta and Bangor.

Points may be at a premium during basketball championship weekend

By Ernie Clark on March 02, 2017, at 11:33 a.m.
If the regional tournaments are any indication, expect low-scoring games when 10 high school basketball state champions are crowned this weekend.

Vermont routs UMaine in America East men’s basketball quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on March 02, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
The undermanned University of Maine Black Bears ran into the hottest men’s basketball team in the country Wednesday night — and it wasn’t pretty.

McCloskey leads UMFK to victory at USCAA nationals

By Ernie Clark on March 01, 2017, at 7:47 p.m.
Husson University's Chandler Guerrette goes up for two past University of Maine at Farmington's Elizabeth Ferry during a 2015 game at Newman Gymnasium in Bangor.

Humble senior guard enjoys memorable career for Husson women

By Larry Mahoney on March 01, 2017, at 1:22 p.m.
“She is an amazing athlete but she is 100 times a better person than an athlete.”

2017 BDN North region all-tournament boys basketball teams

on March 01, 2017, at 8 a.m.
Coach Brian McDormand of Old Town High School, pictured during a game in December 2014, has resigned his position after seven seasons.

Two local high school basketball coaches resign from positions

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 28, 2017, at 7:20 p.m.
George Stevens Academy's Taylor Schildroth (right) drives up for two past Fort Fairfield's Jared Harvey during their Class C boys basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on March 25. Schildroth was named the BDN's William Warner tourney MVP in Class C.

GSA’s Schildroth repeats as ‘C’ North boys tournament MVP

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 28, 2017, at 7:18 p.m.
University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) puts up a shot past University of New Hampshire's Iba Camara at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Beleaguered UMaine men face Vermont in AE basketball quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 28, 2017, at 7 p.m.

2017 BDN North region all-tournament boys basketball teams

on Feb. 28, 2017, at 6:01 p.m.