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 […]

Today, America East Conference basketball coaches were right in their pre-season coaches poll!

The America East Conference’s men’s and women’s head basketball coaches’ pre-season poll had the men finishing in 9th place and the women finishing in 6th place. As of today, both groups are correct as the Maine men are currently in 9th place in the RPI rankings for the American East Conference teams and the women […]