Why both UMaine basketball teams schedule D-3, D-2, NAIA2 and USCAA teams for non-conference games.

The University of Maine men’s and women’s basketball double-header was scheduled for tonght, Tuesday, December 5th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor against non D-1 opponents. The women now 5-4 (two wins are over a D-3 MMA team and over a NAIA2/USCAA UMFK team) beat D-3 Maine Maritime Academy now 3-3 by a 89-49 […]

Here’s why fewer players are trying out for high school basketball

During the week of high school basketball tryouts, I was browsing through a Maine basketball website, MBR.org., and came across posts about numbers being down for tryouts at many schools, especially Class AA and A South schools. Bangor High School had 45 players try out for its varsity boys, junior varsity and freshman teams, according […]