Maine opens its America East schedule 

Maine opens its America East schedule tonight at the Alfond. The Black Bears are 5-and-7 prior to their first conference outing. Hartford enters the game with a record of 6-and-6 overall.

The Black Bears are returning home after falling 89-to-69 to 18th-ranked Nevada. The Bears are led by Junior Bernal, who’s averaging 11-point-8 points per game, and Jon Sheets, who’s is averaging 11-point-5 points per game.

Also lending a hand will be Brian Andre, who made his debut on December 23th. He had 16 points in two games against Nevada and Penn State.