Posts Tagged ‘Ted Woodward’

 
Maine's Gerald McLemore (32) puts up a second-half shot over Stony Brook's Anthony Mayo (32) in Orono, Maine Saturday night, Jan. 22, 2011. Maine won 70-59.

Strong start helped Maine men win 13th

By Pete Warner on Jan. 22, 2011, at 9:53 p.m.
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 to a 70-59 America East men’s …

Big crowd energizes Maine men in win

By Pete Warner on Jan. 15, 2011, at 7:08 p.m.
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 and turned in a …

UMaine men’s basketball wins third straight

By Pete Warner on Dec. 19, 2010, at 5:02 p.m.
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 Woodward’s Black Bears (5-5) won their …

UMaine men cruise past Norfolk State at Pit

By Pete Warner on Dec. 12, 2010, at 2:41 p.m.
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 in their regular practice facility, shooting …
Maine's Troy Barnies (15) and Andrew Rodgers (11) try to block Brown's Sean McGonagill (22) in the paint during the first half of their game in Orono, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. Brown defeated Maine 62-54. BangorDailyNews/Michael C. York

Bears struggle in second half in loss to Brown

By Pete Warner on Dec. 04, 2010, at 4:35 p.m.
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 the University of Maine …
Andrew Rogers (left) and Gerald McLemore (32) of the University of Maine will be among the key players who look to carry coach Ted Woodward's Black Bears to an America East men's basketball championship this season. UMaine opens Friday at Utah Valley State.

Maine men’s basketball looks to take next step

By Pete Warner on Nov. 09, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
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. With a nucleus that features …

Husson field hockey plays Babson today in NCAA tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 09, 2010, at 7:50 p.m.
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 North Atlantic Conference championship …

Several newcomers in mix for UMaine hoop teams

By Pete Warner on Nov. 01, 2010, at 7:35 p.m.
Judging from the weekend’s exhibition action, there are likely to be some new faces making significant contributions to the University of Maine men’s and women’s basketball teams this season. Both of the Black Bears’ first-year players played often and played well for Ted Woodward’s squad, while Cindy Blodgett’s women incorporated …

UMaine men’s basketball defeats Cape Breton

By Pete Warner on Oct. 30, 2010, at 5:35 p.m.
    ORONO | 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 hundred Black Bear fans …

UMaine men thrive on competition, intensity

By Pete Warner on Oct. 26, 2010, at 6:18 p.m.
ORONO — Ted Woodward spent Monday’s practice session in Memorial Gym preaching a central message to his team. “It’s about nothing else other than winning,” said the University of Maine men’s basketball coach. Whether he was stressing the importance of setting a good screen, focusing on the need for the …
Gerald McLemore (left) of the University of Maine men's basketball team sits down for an interview with WABI-TV sports director Tim Throckmorton, while Black Bears women's coach Cindy Blodgett (second left, behind)) chats with reporter Melissa Kim of WLBZ-TV during Wednesday's UMaine basketball media day at the Memorial Gym in Orono.

UMaine basketball: Men’s expectations high; women seek improvement

By Pete Warner on Oct. 20, 2010, at 9:19 p.m.
ORONO — Expectations and excitement filled the air Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium. Members of the University of Maine men’s basketball team discussed being picked to finish third in America East this season. And while the men hope to live up to high expectations this season, the Black Bears women …
University of Maine President Robert Kennedy (right), flanked by (from left) interim athletic director Steve Abbott, women's basketball coach Cindy Blodgett and men's basketball coach Ted Woodward, talks about a $5.5 million gift from the Harold Alfond Foundation during a Friday morning press conference in Orono. The money will go toward improvements at Alfond Arena and the Memorial Gym.

$5.5M Alfond donation boosts UMaine athletic facilities projects

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2010, at 8:35 p.m.
The Memorial Gymnasium and field house complex has been a hub of activity and the architectural anchor on the north end of the University of Maine’s Orono campus since it was dedicated in 1933. Time and extensive use have taken a toll on the facility over the years, but the …

UMaine men 3rd, women 8th in AE hoop polls

By Pete Warner on Oct. 14, 2010, at 10:30 p.m.
College basketball coaches, as a rule, try not to put a lot of stock in preseason polls. That said, there is no denying a team’s place in the voting hierarchy is a reflection of what a program has done lately. Coach Ted Woodward’s University of Maine men were selected to …
 
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