Bears Split With River Hawks
The University of Maine basketball teams split a pair of games with the UMass Lowell River Hawks in America East conference play on Thursday night.
The women's side moved above 500 on the season with a comfortable 76-50 win at the Cross Insurance Center, while the men's team fell to the River Hawks by a score of 100-68 on the road.
Both teams will face the Stony Brook Seawolves on Sunday in the next match-up for the respective sides.
Maine Women's Basketball 76-50 UMass Lowell
The game was back and forth between the Black Bears and River Hawks in the early part of the game until UMaine pulled away for good for the easy win. Anita Kelava had a career high 14 points, while Sigi Koizar led the way with 16 points. She also hit three three-pointers which moved her into third all-time in that category in school history. Maine is now 7-5 in conference play after the victory.
UMass Lowell 100-68 UMaine Men's Basketball
After snapping the team's long losing streak the last game, Maine fell to UMass Lowell by 32 in the contest on Thursday. Jahad Thomas had a triple-double in the contest versus the Black Bears, while Maine was led by Wes Myers who had 11 in the game. Maine is now 6-21 on the year and 2-10 in conference play.