Maine Men’s Hoops Let One Slip Away Against Hartford 

The Maine men’s basketball team started conference play with an impressive win over pre-season conference favorite Boston University. Tonight the Black Bears looking to go 2-0 in America East.Maine hosting Hartford. In the crowd for tonight’s game, former South Portland star Keegan Hyland. He’s looking to transfer out of Gonzaga. Tonight he made an official visit to UMaine. Second half, Maine trailing by five. Andrew Rodgers… off the bench. Nails a three. Maine down by two. 57-55.Moments later, Rodgers feeds it to the Conference Player of the Week, Troy Barnies of Auburn. Nice move for the layup. He had a team-high 18. Game tied at 57.But Maine could not get over the top. Hartford get 19 points from forward Morgan Sabia. Maine had a chance in the final seconds but a three from Murphy Burnatowski at the buzzer was no good. Hartford wins 61-59..Maine now 7-7 this year.