UNH Hoops Gets UMaine Twice
The UNH Wildcats took two games from the UMaine Black Bears. At the Cross Center in Bangor, the men's team beat the Bears 74-63. In Durham, NH the women's team beat Maine 50-44.
In Bangor, UNH jumped out to a 9-2 start and never did trail in this one. Iba Camera and Tanner Leissner controlled the inside, scoring 21 and 17 respectively. The Wildcats shot 55% from the field.
Maine's Wes Myers led the Bears with 25 points. No other player scored more than 13.
UMaine did get freshman Andrew Fleming back on the floor after missing games with an ankle injury. He scored six points in 24 minutes of play.
The Black Bears are 1-5 in America East, 5-16 overall.
UNH is 3-2 and 12-7.
In Durham, NH, the UNH women set a school record with their ninth straight win, beating UMaine 50-44. The Wildcats are 5-0 in the conference and 15-3 overall.
New Hampshire had three starters in double digit scoring, led by Olivia Healy with 16.
Both teams had shooting woes in the first half but UNH kicked it up in the second half shooting 61% (11-for-18).
UMaine finished shooting just 32% all night.
Blanca Millan was Maine's top scorer with 10 points.
The Black Bears fall to 3-3 AE, 10-11 overall.