Great start, bad finish for UMaine men's basketball at the America East Tournament. The Bears had a double digit lead in the first half but got outscored by Albany down the stretch 16-6 to win 50-49.

It is the 8th straight year Maine has lost in the opening round of conference tournament play. No UMaine men's team has ever made it to the NCAA field of 64.

Justin Edwards led Maine with 18 points. The Bears finish the season with an 11-19 record.