Black Bears Split With UMBC
Blanca Millan had another double-double to lead her UMaine women's team to a road win while the men's team struggled down the stretch and lost at home.
UMaine Women 64 UMBC 50: The Black Bears picked up their second America East road win in Baltimore with Blanca Millan getting a double-double, 19 points and 11 rebounds. Julie Brosseau added 18 ponts.
The Bears dominated the glass, out rebounding UMBC 45-26. And Maine outscored the Retrievers by 23 points in the middle quarters.
The Black Bears are 2-1 AE and 9-7 overall. UMBC is 0-3 and 1-15.
UMBC 72 UMaine Men 67: The Bears had the Retrievers in a 61-61 tie in the final minutes at the Cross Center in Bangor but UMBC went on a 7-0 run to beat the Bears.
Aaron Calixte had 24 points for the Black Bears on 9-for-12 shooting. Andrew Fleming added 14 points.
Five UMBC players were in double digit scoring, led by Jarius Lyles with 16.
Maine falls to 1-2 AE and 4-14 overall. UMBC is 2-1 and 11-7.