The UMaine women's basketball team is a step closer to that America East Conference championship game. An anything-but-easy 58-47 quarterfinal win over UNH Saturday afternoon.

Junior guard Sigi Koizar led the Black Bears with 23 points. Senior Liz Wood had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Senior Liz Belanger led UNH with 23 points.

The win puts Maine at 25-7. The 25 wins is the most since the 2003-04 season and it is the just the fourth time in program history to hit 25 wins.

2016 America East Women's Basketball Championship
Quarterfinals - Saturday, March 5 - Binghamton University
Game 1: No. 2 Maine 58, No. 7 New Hampshire 47
Game 2: No. 3 Stony Brook 60, No.6 Hartford 42
Game 3: No. 1 Albany vs. No. 8 Vermont, 6:00 PM
Game 4: No. 4 UMBC vs. No. 5 Binghamton, 8:15 PM

Semifinals - Sunday, March 6 - Binghamton University

Game 5: No. 2 Maine vs. Winner Game 2 - 2:00 PM
Game 6: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 - 4:15 PM

Championship Game - Friday, March 11
at highest remaining seed

Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 4:30 PM