All posts by Bob Cimbollek

Players, not officials determine outcomes of most basketball games

Having participated in high school basketball tournaments from five different positions as a player, coach, official, radio/TV color commentator and now as a writer, I have seen officiating differently depending on my role. Many coaches see officials as being more involved in results of one-and-done tournament games but as officials we don’t care who wins […]

Bangor Boys tie a state of Maine defensive record tonight as they hold Lewston scoreless in 2nd quarter in 62-38 win

The Bangor High School Rams Boys basketball team tied a state of Maine defensive scoring record for the least points allowed in one single quarter by out scoring the Lewiston Blue Devils @ Lewiston 25-0 in the 2nd quarter after they lead Lewiston 11-4 at the end of the first quarter. Bangor led 36-4 at […]

UMaine men’s hoop team reduces 3 pt attempts and only plays 6 players double figure minutes in 69-68 upset of UNH

The UMaine men’s basketball team  solved two of their major problems of the season tonite against UNH by reducing the use of the 3 as they only took 33.3% of their FGA’s as 3’s compared to their season average of 43.4% going into the game as they were averaging 25.6 3 point attempts per game […]

Matt Fleming breaks 75 yr. old Bangor High School single game scoring record with 45 points!

After researching the best we could longtime Bangor Basketball Historian and Expert Paul Graffam, father of Bangor High’s outstanding point guard, Ben Graffam, from 1973-75 and myself believe that 6’5″ Junior transfer Matt Fleming broke a 75 year old Bangor high school scoring record for the most points in a game when he had 45 […]