Stories about Boys Basketball

 
Tyler McFarland (right) of Bentley University battles for position to grab a rebound during a game. The senior from Rockport is among six former Maine high school stars who have helped the Falcons reach the NCAA Division II tournament.

Senior among Maine catalysts in Bentley’s NCAA tourney run

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2016, at 5:31 p.m.
Tyler McFarland and his Bentley teammates, including five other Mainers, will compete in the NCAA Division II tournament.
The University of Maine’s Issac Vann (left) goes up hard for two past Husson University’s Tyler Norris during their exhibition game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Nov. 7, 2015. Vann has been named to the America East All-Rookie team and will lead the Black Bears in their AE quarterfinal against Vermont Wednesday night.

Husson, UMaine teams ready for tournament games

By Pete Warner on Feb. 29, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
It is going to be an exciting week for the basketball teams at the University of Maine and Husson University.

South Portland Boys Basketball 50 at Portland 52

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 11:53 p.m.

Waynflete Boys Basketball 46 at George Stevens Academy 59

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.

Oceanside Boys Basketball 28 at Falmouth 59

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 3 p.m.

Easton Boys Basketball 44 at Valley 55

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Lake Region celebrates as time expires to give them the win against Ellsworth during their Class B boys state championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Friday.

Lake Region boys hold off Ellsworth for first state title in 31 years

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 26, 2016, at 11:26 p.m.
BANGOR | The Lake Region Lakers scored the first 16 points of the second half to pull away from Ellsworth 63-47 and win their first Class B boys basketball state championship in 31 years Friday night. The Naples-based Lakers led by just four points at intermission but cranked up …

Ellsworth Boys Basketball 47 at Lake Region 63

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 26, 2016, at 10:55 p.m.

Biddeford Boys Basketball at Cheverus (Awaiting score)

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 22, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Keenan Hendricks (left) fakes out Hampden's Conary Moore by passing to a teammate instead of taking a shot during the fourth quarter of the Class A North boys semifinal basketball game on Feb. 17 at the Augusta Civic Center.

Oceanside guard, Oxford Hills forward earn MVP honors

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
“Keenan’s been clutch for us all year,” said Oceanside coach Matt Breen of the 6-foot-1 Hendricks.

Brunswick Boys Basketball 44 at Falmouth 58

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 9 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, No. 2 Falmouth surged to a 10-2 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to the victory over No. 4 Brunswick in the Class A South final. Senior Thomas Coyne paced Falmouth (17-4) with 21 points and his younger brother, …

Waynflete Boys Basketball 43 at Winthrop 41

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, Milo Belleau’s two free throws in the final minute of overtime gave No. 4 Waynflete the winning edge over No. 2 Winthrop in the Class C South final. Belleau also assisted on a Will Nelligan’s 3-point basket in overtime and blocked Winthrop’s final shot attempt …

Bucksport Boys Basketball 43 at George Stevens Academy 55

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 8:35 p.m.

Yarmouth Boys Basketball 43 at Lake Region 53

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, No. 1 Lake Region hit 13 of 18 free throws in the fourth quarter to secure the title win over No. 3 Yarmouth in the Class B South final. Jackson Lesure sparked Lake Region (19-2) in the fourth quarter when he scored eight …

Orono Boys Basketball 34 at Ellsworth 52

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.

Seacoast Christian Boys Basketball 45 at Valley 52

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, Cody Lawyerson scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half to help No. 1 Valley pull away from Seacoast Christian of South Berwick to win the Class D South crown. Collins Miller added 12 points for Valley of Bingham (21-0). Caleb Lacroix paced …
Easton's Jacob Flewelling (center) Southern Aroostook defensemen Tyler M. Batchelder (right) and Robert J. Lillis during the Class D North boys basketball championship final at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.

Easton boys oust Southern Aroostook for Class D north title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 20, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The Easton boys won their first regional championship in 36 years.

Southern Aroostook Boys Basketball 52 at Easton 57

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.

Portland boys roll by Deering to win Class AA North crown

By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on Feb. 19, 2016, at 11:07 p.m.
AUGUSTA | That playoff-tested maxim about the third game being a charm, or a curse, when two close rivals play each other in the aftermath of two similar regular-season results? Forget it. If Portland High School played the way they did on Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center, …

Schenck Boys Basketball 39 at Georges Stevens Academy 68

By Joe McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.