ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Both the Maine men and women's basketball teams hit the court Saturday afternoonagainst Albany for some America East conference action.
The men hosted the Great Danes at Memorial Gym. The black bears took the lead midway through the first, only to have it snatched away a couple minutes later, and they never got it back. Maine kept pace, but lost to Albany 85-78.
The women suffered a similar fate, but on the road. Maine only trailed by four after the first half, but a second half Albany surge lead to the great danes getting the win 84-56. Ashliegh Roberts lead the black bears in scoring with 22 points. That pushes her to 16th all time in scoring at Maine.