AE: Black Bears Sweep Binghamton
A big day for UMaine hoops teams, sweeping the Binghamton Bearcats. The women's team winning for a sixth straight time. The men's team scored an overtime victory.
UMaine Women 61 Binghamton 38: In Vestal, NY Blanca Millan scored a game high 20 points to lead the Black Bears to another win. It is Millan's 9th game of 20+ points this year. She added nine rebounds and five steals.
Maine led wire to wire.
The Bears six game streak gets them to 8-2 in America East, tied with UAlbany. Maine is 15-8 overall. Albany lost at UNH Saturday to drop to 8-2.
The Bearcats are 6-4 and 15-8.
UMaine Men 81 Binghamton 79: At Cross Center in Bangor, the Black Bear men's team squeezed out an overtime win. Celio Araujo scored seven points in overtime and Ilker Er hit two free throws with 20 seconds left to win it.
Isaiah White led Maine with 23 points. Andrew Fleming had 16.
The Black Bears get the third AE win, now 3-7 (6-19 overall).