Central Connecticut State University tried as hard as they could to give the University of Maine men’s basketball team an early Christmas present but Maine wouldn’t accept it. Why because CCSU up 3 points and less than 7 seconds to go in the regulation time did not foul and allowed Maine’s Sergio El Darwich to […]
Playing a game at the tournament site will give the coaches, players, and teams a chance to get on the floor, which is a lot different to play on when compared to their high school gymnasiums.
In 1953, we officiated six basketball games a day for $2.50 a game.
The start of Maine high school 2018-19 basketball season is this coming Friday, December 7th on the same night of the only college football game on ESPN2 TV in the country on the same evening at 8:00pm with the UMaine Blackbears football team is at Weber State in a quarter-final championship tournament. How much will […]
The University of Maine men’s and women’s basketball teams have similar problems so far this season. The problems center around shooting and lack of adequate big post players. When comparing team shooting percentages, the men are shooting 41.2 percent from the floor and the women are at 41.9 while the women are hitting 31.9 percent […]
Sometimes when I post a Basketball BLOG here on the Bangor Daily News BLOG I will also post the title and a brief explanation about the article on MBR.org so that if anyone is interested they can go to my BLOG. Well today it is the complete opposite and reverse. I wrote an article Sunday […]
With high school basketball preseason in full swing, coaches are in the midst of trying to keep their teams positive, happy and strong for the full season. This was something I tried to accomplish with my teams by making sure I was also happy and I was able to do so by being fair with […]
The toughest two days for high school basketball players and coaches — tryouts — started Monday and continue Tuesday. Before the Maine Principals’ Association sports season policy was implemented years ago, there were five weeks of preseason compared to the three weeks now. When five weeks, I usually used the first four days for tryouts […]
Interestingly enough the most viewed “Off the Rim” Basketball BLOG in the Bangor Daily News since it was posted on June 3rd, 2018 was entitled, “Will 2 basketballs go thru the basket’s rim side by side at the exact same time”? It was the most viewed hit for most of the days since it was […]
OVER 2000 ATTEMPTS lst: Steve Nash……..90.43 Former NBA player 2nd: Mark Price……..90.39 Former NBA player 3rd: Steve Curry…….90.33 Only Current NBA player