UMaine survived two poor shooting nights from the floor in the America East Tourney by impressive performances from the foul line.
The great teams of UMaine coach Brian McCall in the early 1960s turned in some memorable performances at The Pit.
Long road trips can be tough on a basketball team and Bangor endured them during the regular season and postseason.
There certainly is a lot more pressure on a No. 1 team, especially if it is going into the tournament undefeated at 18-0.
It was a coach’s dream to be a part of coaching players on a freshman team and watching them grow into a state-championship club.
One of the worst decisions a player with the ball can make is to leave their feet and not shoot the ball as it leads to many turnovers or poor shots.
Andrew Fleming’s UMaine teammates played a big role in the career performance as 15 of his baskets came off assists.
Role players don’t seek the limelight and quietly go about their jobs.
Lack of knowledge of the three-second rule has players rushing to get their shots off because they are worried about three seconds being called.
The added scrutiny from social media and websites may be putting more pressure on officials.