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
    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
    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
    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
    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… 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
    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,… Read More
    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… Read More