After five road games to begin the season, the spotlight will shine on the UMaine men's basketball team as they play their home opener tonight at the Cross Insurance Center.The 0-5 Bears are hoping for some home cooking to get them in the win column as new head coach Bob Walsh makes his home debut. Maine will take on a Wagner Seahawk team that comes in with a 2-3 record that includes a come from behind win over Penn their last time out. This will be just the second meeting between the two teams with Wagner taking their first match-up back in the 1991-92 season.

Shaun Lawton leads the Bears offense this season averaging 12 points and 3 steals per game while Marko Pirovic is pulling down 5 boards per game.

Black Bear coach Bob Walsh will join the Morning Pitch Tuesday morning at 7:30 to preview the match-up.