UVM Beats Bears, Playoffs Next [VIDEO]
— Maine Basketball (@BlackBearMBB) February 28, 2018
The UMaine men's basketball lost its regular season finale to first place Vermont 74-62. Now the two teams will turn around and play again in the quarterfinal round of the America East Tournament.
The Bears will finish the regular in 8th place at 3-13 (6-25 overall). The Catamounts are the #1 seed at 15-1 (25-6 overall). The AE playoff game is Saturday night at 7pm in Vermont.
Last night was senior night at the Cross Center in Bangor. Ilker Er and Garvey Melmed were honored at four year players for the Black Bears.
Aaron Calixte had 19 and Andrew Fleming had 18 to lead Maine in scoring.
Trae Bell-Haynes had 16 for Vermont.
AMERICA EAST MEN'S FIRST ROUND PLAYOFFS
#7 UMass Lowell at #2 UMBC, 1 p.m. – UMBC Event Center
#6 New Hampshire at #3 Hartford, 4 p.m. – Chase Family Arena
#8 Maine at #1 Vermont, 7 p.m. – Patrick Gym
#5 Stony Brook at #4 Albany, 7 p.m. – SEFCU Arena