For the UMaine men's basketball team, another loss, albeit a tight one, to UMass Lowell 62-59. The Bears drop to 1-15 and 0-4 in America East Conference play.

Last night's game at the Cross Center was just the third of the season for the Bears.

Zarko Valjarevic scored 23 points for Maine, including five 3-pointers.

Jahad Thomas led UMass Lowell with 15.

UM Lowell is 9-8 and 3-1.

The Black Bears stay at home for a Saturday night game with Stony Brook as part of a three game homestand.