The first season in the Bob Walsh era came to an end for the UMaine basketball team with an 83-66 loss to Albany in the America East quarterfinals.The Great Danes got off to a hot start shooting 60 percent in the first half leading to a 21 point halftime lead. Albany also dominated the glass out rebounding the Bears 40 to 19 on their way to a semifinal matchup against New Hampshire.

Maine was led by a couple of first year players in the loss with Aaron Calixte scoring a team high 16 points and Kevin Little adding 14. Bob Walsh ends his first season at Maine with an overall record of 3-27.

AMERICA EAST QUARTERFINAL SCORES

  • #1 Albany 83   #8 Maine 66
  • #2 Vermont 66   #7 UMBC 39
  • #3 Stony Brook 62   #6 Binghamton 57
  • #4 New Hampshire 67   #5 Hartford 63  (OT)