ORONO — Coming off Wednesday night’s eye-opening victory at Vermont, the University of Maine might have been ripe for a letdown Saturday night. The Black Bears weren’t about to let that happen. UMaine played well early and built a 19-point lead on its way… Read More
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Tyler Kelley made a steal and converted a conventional three-point play with 22.7 seconds left to give St. Joseph’s College the lead for good in a key Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory over Albertus Magnus. The Falcons missed two 3-point attempts in the… Read More
    ORONO — With first place in the America East standings riding on the outcome and the largest crowd of the season in the seats, the University of Maine men’s basketball team did not disappoint Saturday afternoon. The Black Bears suffocated Binghamton University with their tight-knit defense… Read More
    POTSDAM, N.Y. — Kevin Loiselle scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Monday to lead the University of Maine-Fort Kent to a 74-59 Sunrise Conference men’s basketball victory over the State University of New York at Canton. Manny Odugbela had 11 points and four assists for the… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine has won seven men’s basketball games this season in large part because of its defensive efforts. The Hartford Hawks were able to make the Black Bears do some extra work on that end of the floor Wednesday night and took… Read More
    ORONO — It was another fun-filled episode of “One-and-Done, Then Have Some Fun,” Sunday afternoon at Alfond Arena. The University of Maine played strong defense, controlled the rebounding and exhibited its offensive balance to register a 78-57 men’s basketball victory over Colgate. Coach Ted… Read More
    ORONO — When coach Ted Woodward walked into the locker room after Sunday afternoon’s game at Memorial Gymnasium, his University of Maine players wanted to know one thing: “Can we play every game in here?” they wondered aloud. The Black Bears appeared quite comfortable… Read More
    ORONO — In a close game, the team that plays tight defense and executes on offense in the closing minutes usually comes out on top. A case in point was Saturday afternoon’s contest at Alfond Arena. Brown University took care of business down the stretch, holding… Read More
    Husson University of Bangor lost a huge chunk of its offensive production and leadership with the graduation of four key seniors of its men’s basketball team. That means 17th-year coach Warren Caruso’s squad must build around a couple of key seniors and several up-and-coming players as… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine is among the Division I men’s basketball programs that have never qualified for the NCAA tournament. The Black Bears hope to scratch their name from that list and add it to the roster of America East champions this season. Read More
    The Husson University field hockey team’s defenders will have their hands full today when they travel to Wellesley, Mass., to take on high-powered Babson College in an NCAA Division III tournament game. Game time is 4 p.m. The Eagles are 10-5 and won their second straight… Read More
        ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine men's basketball team played its only fall preseason contest Saturday afternoon, earning a 72-57 exhibition victory over Cape Breton (Nova Scotia) University.     Coach Ted Woodward's team played solid defense and dominated the rebounding action while giving several… Read More
    Men’s basketball MAINE vs. CAPE BRETON Time, site: Saturday, 3 p.m. (exhibition); Alfond Arena, Orono Team records (2009-10): Maine 19-11, Cape Breton 20-2 Key players (2009-10 statistics): Maine — 6-3 G Gerald McLemore (14.6 ppg, .398… Read More
    There will be plenty of challenges for the University of Maine's basketball teams this season during the nonconference portion of their respective schedules. Coach Ted Woodward's men will take on the likes of Atlantic Coast Conference power Maryland, which was ranked No. 23 in the… Read More