It wasn't easy but the University of Maine women's basketball team pulled out a win over Stony Brook on the road while the men lost to the Seawolves at home.Sigi Koizar and Liz Wood were the only two Black Bears that scored in double-figures with Koizar hitting for a career high 23 points and Wood adding 17. Maine's largest lead was 10 points about midway through the second half when Wood scored seven straight points. After Stony Brook closed the gap, Koizar was able to hit some key shots down the stretch.

The Bears improve to 11-6 on the season and 3-1 in America East, tied with New Hampshire for second place in the standings.

The UMaine men were not as successful as they got outscored by Stony Brook 41-16 in the first half before losing their 15th game of the season 82-39. The Seawolves shot 60% from the field and nearly 50% from the 3-point line. Freshman point guard Aaron Calixte was the only Bear to score in double-figures with 11 points. Maine is now 1-15 overall and 0-4 in the conference. They will play another America East game Monday afternoon when they host New Jersey Institute of Technology in the Cross Center at 1pm.