Utah Valley faces USF in second round of CBI
Utah Valley (25-9) vs. South Florida (20-13)
CBI Second Round, USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley is set to meet South Florida in the second...
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 21 points as Utah Valley beat Cal State Northridge 92-84 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Tuesday night.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 34 points as Vermont beat Maine 73-57 in the America East Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday night.
Vermont meets Maine in America East quarters
No. 8 seed Maine (5-26, 3-13) vs. No. 1 seed Vermont (24-6, 14-2)
America East Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont; Saturday, 7 p.m....
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Mark Carbone came off the bench to tally 14 points to lift New Hampshire to a 60-53 win over Maine on Tuesday night.
Jordan Reed had 13 points for New Hampshire (5-24,...
New Hampshire looks for home win vs Maine
Maine (5-25, 3-12) vs. New Hampshire (4-24, 2-13)
Lundholm Gym, Durham, New Hampshire; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Hampshire looks for its fifth straight win over Maine at...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Baylee Steele recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds to lift Utah Valley to a 64-63 win over California Baptist on Saturday night.
Lutete scores 21 to lead Mass.-Lowell over Maine 70-61
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Christian Lutete had 21 points as UMass Lowell beat Maine 70-61 on Wednesday night.
Obadiah Noel had 14 points for UMass Lowell (15-15, 7-8 America East Conference)....
Yeboah scores 27 to lift Stony Brook over Maine 81-53
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah had a season-high 27 points as Stony Brook easily defeated Maine 81-53 on Saturday night.
Elijah Olaniyi had 16 points and eight rebounds for Stony...
Stony Brook looks to extend streak vs Maine
Maine (5-22, 3-9) vs. Stony Brook (21-6, 9-3)
Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stony Brook looks for its 16th straight win in...
Jake Toolson lifts Utah Valley past Chicago State 103-71
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 25 points as Utah Valley rolled past Chicago State 103-71 on Thursday night.
Lulka scores 14 to carry Albany (NY) past Maine 63-54
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds as Albany got past Maine 63-54 on Sunday.
Cameron Healy had 16 points for Albany (9-17, 4-7 America East Conference). Ahmad Clark added 13 points and seven assists. Devonte Campbell had 11 points for the visiting team.
Andrew Fleming had 14 points for the Black Bears (5-22, 3-9), who have now lost four consecutive games. Isaiah White added 11 points. Dennis Ashley had 10 points.
Jackson leads UMBC past Maine 67-66
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — KJ Jackson scored 22 points as Maryland-Baltimore County narrowly beat Maine 67-66 on Sunday. Joe Sherburne added 21 points for the Retrievers. Sherburne also had nine rebounds for the Retrievers.
Maine's Dennis Ashley hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to make it 67-64. A steal and layup by Vincent Eze cut the lead to a point with 1.4 seconds remaining but the Retrievers were able to inbound the ball to end the game.
Vermont beats Maine for 16 straight time, wins 86-63
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ernie Duncan scored 26 points, Anthony Lamb added 24 and Vermont routed Maine 86-63 on Wednesday night.
The Catamounts (18-5, 8-1 America East Conference) have beaten Maine (5-19, 3-6) in 16 consecutive games, their longest active winning streak against a conference opponent. The last Black Bears win over Vermont was a 71-68 victory at home on Jan. 22, 2013.
Utah Valley downs California Baptist 79-62 behind Toolson
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 17 points on five 3-pointers and Baylee Steele had 16 points with 12 rebounds as Utah Valley downed California Baptist 79-62 on Wednesday night for its third-straight win.
Isaiah White added 15 points for the Wolverines (16-7, 5-3 Western Athletic Conference) and TJ Washington had 11.
Stewarts scores career-high 26; Binghamton beats Maine 78-66
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Caleb Stewart had a career-high 26 points to go with 11 rebounds as Binghamton pulled away in the last five minutes to beat Maine 78-66 on Saturday.
Stewart had five points in the Bearcats' 14-4 closing run, and made a free throw with 19.1 seconds left for his 1,000th career point. Stewart scored a previous career-best 22 points in an 85-79 loss against UMass Lowell on Wednesday night.
Carroll scores 22 and Hartford rallies past Maine
ORONO, Maine (AP) — John Carroll scored 22 points, including two free throws with .5 seconds remaining, and Hartford defeated Maine 77-76 on Wednesday night.
Carroll's free throws capped a last-minute rally in which Hartford scored eight points in the final 25 seconds and overcame a five-point deficit.
El Darwich scores 26 as Maine beats Albany 66-62
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sergio El Darwich scored 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Maine held on for a rare win against Albany beating the Great Danes 66-62 on Saturday.
Albany entered the game having beaten Maine five straight times and in 15 of their last 17 meetings.
Duncan scores 11 to lead Vermont over Maine 73-49
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Robin Duncan posted 11 points as Vermont rolled past Maine 73-49 on Wednesday night.
Anthony Lamb had 11 points for Vermont (12-4, 2-0 America East Conference). Samuel Dingba added three blocks.
Sergio El Darwich had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Black Bears (2-15, 0-2), whose losing streak stretched to six games. Isaiah White added 10 points. Andrew Fleming had five assists.
Toolson has perfect night, Utah Valley gets past SHSU 85-79
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had a perfect shooting night to score 20 points as Utah State thwarted Sam Houston State 85-79 on Saturday to extend its home-winning streak to 20 games.
The Wolverines (10-4) have won four straight, and rank fourth nationally in home victories behind South Dakota State (26), Houston (24), Charleston (21) and was tied with Montana going into Saturday's games.
Utah Valley holds off North Dakota 74-68
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Connor Toolson added 15 points with three 3s and Utah Valley jumped to an early lead and held off North Dakota 74-68 on Saturday.
Isaiah White scored 12 points with seven rebounds and TJ Washington added nine with nine assists for the Wolverines (4-3), who made 10 of 22 3-pointers and outshot the Fighting Hawks 51 percent to 44 percent.
The eighth-seeded 21-11 Creighton men’s basketball team faces ninth-seeded 22-11 Kansas State this evening in the NCAA Tournament at Charlotte, North Carolina at 5:50. The game will be televised on TNT. The Bluejays enter this evening coming off an 85-81 loss to Marquette in the BIG EAST Tournament. Creighton has won two of their last three games. The Wildcats are coming off an 83-67 loss to Kansas in the Big XII Tournament. Kansas State has won two of their last three. The teams last played in 1987 with the Wildcats winning 88-78. The winner will meet either Virginia or Maryland-Baltimore County on Sunday.
Berger & White lead Nebraska wrestling in day one of NCAA Championships
Tyler Berger (157) and Isaiah White (165) advanced to the quarterfinal round after Session II action last night at the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nebraska wrestling team represented at NCAA Championships
Seven Nebraska wrestlers will compete at the NCAA Championships today through Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
Creighton's Marcus Foster was named First Team All-BIG EAST and Khyri Thomas garnered Second Team honors in a vote of league coaches announced yesterday. In addition Mitch Ballock was recognized with a spot on the BIG EAST's All-Freshman Team. Creighton (21-10, 10-8 BIG EAST) tied for third place in the BIG EAST and will be the four seed in next week's BIG EAST Tournament. The Bluejays will face fifth-seeded Providence on Thursday at 1:30 on FS1.
Husker wrestlers finish fifth at Big Ten Championships
Colton McCrystal (149), Tyler Berger (157) and Taylor Venz (184) each took fourth place to lead a list of seven total placers yesterday, while Nebraska wrapped up a fifth-place team finish with 72.5 team points at the Big Ten Championships at the Breslin Center.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes and Payton Henson scored 21 apiece and Drew Urquhart finished with a double-double to power top-seeded Vermont to a 75-60 victory over No. 8 seed Maine on Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the America East Conference Tournament.
Vermont will play fifth-seeded Stony Brook in a semifinal on Tuesday.
Albany downs Maine 89-79 behind 24 pts from Cremo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travis Charles grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds and scored 16, Joe Cremo scored 24 and Albany repeatedly blunted Maine's attempted rallies for an 89-79 win Saturday night.
UMass Lowell trio helps tame Maine Black Bears, 88-76
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Jahad Thomas and Ryan Jones combined to score 50 points and UMass Lowell beat Maine, 88-76 in the River Hawks final home game of the season Wednesday night.
UMass Lowell is in seventh place in the America East Conference with two games remaining, including a game at UMBC on Saturday.
Stony Brook continues dominance of Maine with 64-61 win
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Akwasi Yeboah scored with 44 seconds left for the lead and Tyrell Sturdivant added three free throws in Stony Brook's 64-61 victory over Maine on Sunday.
Sturdivant's final free throws with three seconds left made it 63-59.
UC Iroegbu led the Seawolves (10-16, 5-7 America East) with 13 points. Yeboah, Sturdivant and Olaniyi added 11 each with Olaniyi making three 3-pointers. Junior Saintel had a career-high five blocks by halftime.