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Maine Women’s Basketball Guard Rachele Burns Debuts Against South Alabama 

Black Friday left the Maine Women’s basketball team black and blue after a 65-43 loss to Navy in the Dead River Classic. This afternoon, the team back on the floor at the Alfond.Maine taking on South Alabama which lost to Florida in the opening game of the tourney.Samantha Wheeler had a very good day from the floor. Seven of 12 shooting for 19 points. The junior from New Hampshire was the only Black Bear named to the All-Tournament Team.Maine shot much better today than yesterday. Here Brittany Williams hits a three from the corner. Maine shot just under 50 percent in the second half however they came up short falling 66 to 55.The biggest surprise though, Rachele Burns, the red-shirt freshman from Gorham made her first appearance in a Black Bear uniform today. She’s had three surgeries on her right knee and hasn’t played since her junior year in high school. She finished with three points in 16 minutes of play. After the game she talked about her debut…