Women’s Basketball

MAINE vs. UMASS LOWELL

Time, site: Wednesday, 7 p.m., Cross Insurance Center, Bangor

Records: Maine 14-13 (8-6 America East), UML 5-21 (4-11)

Series, last meeting: Maine leads 1-0, Maine 75-66 on 1/23/14

Key players: Maine — 5-9 G Ashleigh Roberts (13.3 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, 1.4 steals per game), 5-10 F Liz Wood (12.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.9 assists per game, 2.0 spg), 5-6 G Cherrish Wallace (7.9 ppg, 3.6 apg), 5-9 G Lauren Bodine (7.4 ppg, .431 3-pt. FG pct.), 5-9 G Sigi Koizar (5.0 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.4 apg), 6-2 F Mikaela Gustafsson (4.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg); UML — 5-5 G Shannon Samuels (14.6 ppg, 3.7 apg, 2.3 spg), 5-9 G Jasmine McRoy (13.8 ppg, 5.8 rpg), 6-2 F Lindsey Doucette (11.0 ppg, 2.3 spg, 1.2 blocks per game), 5-9 G Nicole Hayner (7.0 ppg), 5-7 G Melissa Frase (5.0 ppg).

Game notes: The Black Bears hope to celebrate “Senior Night” with a victory over the River Hawks that would stop a two-game losing streak. UMaine is coming off a 73-65 setback Saturday at Stony Brook. Seniors Roberts, Wallace, Rachele Burns of Gorham and Ali Nalivaika will be recognized prior to the game. UMass Lowell, a first-year Division I team that is not eligible for next week’s AE tournament. The seventh-place River Hawks have dropped three in a row, including a 78-71 loss Saturday at New Hampshire. UML averages 64.9 ppg but has allowed a league-high 79.9 points per contest.