ORONO — Binghamton University may have been playing its second straight road game Saturday afternoon, but the Bearcats quickly warmed to the surroundings in Alfond Arena. Binghamton took advantage of its aggressiveness and unselfishness in the open court, shredding the University of Maine’s defense while breezing… Read More
    ORONO — To win tight games, a team must execute down the stretch. Sunday afternoon, the University of Maine made just enough clutch plays to get the job done. Senior Tanna Ross of Newburgh banked in a 3-pointer with four-tenths of a second left,… Read More
    HARTFORD, Conn. – The University of Hartford rattled off a 16-7 spurt to open the second half to transform a six-point halftime lead into a comfortable 41-26 lead and the Hawks pulled away for a 73-43 America East victory over the cold-shooting University of Maine Wednesday night. 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
    PORTLAND — The University of Maine men’s hockey team needed a wake-up call in its exhibition game against the United States National Team Development Program’s Under-18 squad. It came in the way of a game-opening goal by Team USA’s Reid Boucher, whose power-play goal supplied the… Read More
    One day at a time. That is how Rachele Burns plans to deal with her most recent injury. The redshirt freshman on the University of Maine women’s basketball team will miss the rest of the 2010-11 season with an injury to her left knee. Read More
    ORONO — Despite dealing with another headache and continued disappointment, Samantha Wheeler was her usual cheery self Tuesday afternoon. Rather than playing basketball, the University of Maine junior is playing a waiting game as she recovers from a concussion suffered during a Nov. 29 practice. Read More
    Last season, University of Maine men’s hockey defensemen Will O’Neill and Jeff Dimmen combined for 61 points. The University of Wisconsin defense duo of Hobey Baker Award finalist Brendan Smith and Justin Schultz were the only set to outscore the Black Bear pair with their 74… Read More
    The University of Maine men's hockey team has already had an adventure involving the Florida College Classic. And they haven't even reached Estero, Fla., yet. Originally, the ninth-ranked Black Bears were scheduled to practice Sunday night and early Monday morning in… 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
    The University of Maine women’s hockey team’s 8-7-4 start under first-year coach Maria Lewis is the program’s best since the Black Bears went 10-4-5 through their first 19 games in the 2005-2006 season. Maine is 2-3-2 in Hockey East play including a 4-1 win over New Hampshire that… 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
    PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania outscored the University of Maine 17-3 to open the game, building the foundation for a convincing 69-48 women’s basketball victory at The Palestra. Coach Cindy Blodgett’s Black Bears (1-7) spotted the Quakers (3-5) a 36-15 halftime advantage and were never… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine men’s hockey team had a golden opportunity to make a statement about their NCAA Tournament legitimacy Friday night. Instead, the University of New Hampshire Wildcats gave the Black Bears a lesson in resiliency while showing them why they have made… Read More
        WORCESTER, Mass. — Holy Cross outscored the University of Maine 12-2 during a key, five-minute stretch of the second half Saturday afternoon, giving the Crusaders the upper hand on their way to a 79-69 women's basketball victory at the Hart Recreation Center.     Holy Cross… 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