ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine women’s basketball team (9-9, 5-1) travels to meet UMass Lowell (2-15, 1-6) for the second time this season. It takes place on Wednesdays at 11am at Tsongas Center. Maine is looking for a season sweep after beating the Riverhawks 70-63 in overtime on January 4.
The game will be broadcast live on ESPN+ and can be heard locally on 92.9 The Ticket and nationally on GoBlackBears.com.
ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine women’s basketball team improved to 5-1 in the Eastern United States with a 50-46 win in Binghamton Saturday afternoon. Adriana Smith He led the Black Bears with his 10th double-double of the season in the conference.
Smith finished the tournament with 17 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and three assists. Her scoring total extended her double-digit scoring streak to nine straight. Caroline Bornemann Add 8 points and 5 boards, Sera Hodgson Hit a pair of triples and finished with 7 points. Anne Simon Added four points and three rebounds before leaving with injury early in the third quarter.
Maine won its seventh rebounding battle in its last eight games as the Black Bears stole 46 boards to Binghamton’s 39 in the contest. Main limited Binghamton to the lowest point total (46) in one of the best defensive efforts of the season. The Black Bears held Binghamton to his single figures in the second quarter (3) and fourth quarter (9).
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Maine, who is second in the conference averaging 64.3 points per game in the league, is led by a sophomore forward. Adriana SmithA two-time East American Player of the Week award, Smith leads the Eastern United States in rebounding (8.8) and ranks third in both points scored (14.8) and assists (3.8). Smith, who is averaging 23.0 points, 10.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game in the league, recorded 10 double-doubles during the season, leading the Eastern United States and ranking 17th nationally in this category. increase. Smith has scored in double digits in each of his last nine games, and has had a double-double in six of his last seven, with a career-high in his final game at Binghamton in Maine. has recorded his rebounds of 15. Caroline Bornemann They check in 17th in the league with 9.8 points per game and rank 7th in 6.1 rebounds. Anne SimonThe 35-year-old, who will miss undisclosed minutes after going down with a foot injury in the final main draw at Binghamton, has added 10.7 points. Olivia LockwoodThe most likely replacement for Simon in the starting lineup is averaging 6.2 points and shooting 31.0% from downtown. Maine he leads the Eastern United States with 6.9 triples and 13.6 assists per game. The Black Bears have won seven of their last eight games on rebounds, going 6-2.
SEE UMASS LOWELL:
After starting the league Platt 0-6, UMass Lowell earned its first win in the US East on Sunday, defeating Bryant 76-63. At UMass Lowell, Ivory Finley (9.6) and Jaini Edmonds (9.4) lead the way in scoring, with no player averaging double figures. Kaylen Banwareesingh paced his UMass Lowell with 7.6 rebounds and finished with 8.7 points. The Riverhawks ranked lowest in the Eastern United States, scoring 333rd out of 350 programs and averaging only 53.5 points per game. The Riverhawks are also last in the American East in scoring defensively, giving their opponents 67.5 points per game. UMass Lowell excels at forcing turnovers and is second in the league to check in with 16.9 takeaways.
Series of UMASS LOWELL:
It will be the 21st meeting between Maine and UMass Lowell, and the second of the season after the Maines won 70-63 overtime at home on 4 January. Headbutt series. Maine has gone 4-1 in his final five games against UMass Lowell, but in his latest matchup in the series, he went 70-63 in overtime. In that contest Adriana Smith Scored 30 points while grabbing 10 rebounds. He’s 7-1 in Maine’s all-time series since the Hawks joined the East in 2013. The first meeting between the two teams came on January 23, 2014 at Lowell against the Black He Bears who won his 75–66 victory.
|58.9||points per game||53.5|
|61.8||Opponent points per game||67.5|
|33.2||3-PT FG percent||27.8|
|33.1||rebounds per game||30.8|
|13.6||assists per game||9.9|
|16.4||turnover per game||19.2|
|13.2||Forced turnover per game||16.9|
|5.8||steals per game||7.1|
|2.8||Blocks per game||3.7|