The University of Maine men's basketball team fell to 6-20 on the season and 3-8 in conference play after a 71-56 loss to UNH Thursday at Lundholm Gymnasium.

The scored was tied at 48-48, but the Wildcats outscored the Black Bears 23-8 late in the game. UNH with the win improved to 10-15 overall and 6-5 in America East play.

UMaine's Aaron Calixte scored his 1,000th career point by knocking down a free throw with 5:16 left in the first half. He finished the game with a team-high 16 points.

Andrew Fleming scored 12 points and has now reached double-digits in scoring in five consecutive games.

The Black Bears will face Stony Brook Sunday at the Cross Insurance Center.

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