It’s been a long and difficult season for the Maine Women’s basketball team. Losers of eight straight, Maine can still get out of the America East cellar by grabbing a couple wins before the conference tournament.Maine hosting Hartford. The Black Bears looking for their first conference win in nearly a month.One of the bright spots for the Maine this year, freshman guard Ashliegh Roberts. Fighting to the basket, gets it to fall. She had 10 points tonight.Moments later, Maine still fighting. They keep going after that offensive board. Corinne Wellington gets the bucket. Freshman Amber Smith had a team high 17 points.But Hartford kept their distance on Maine tonight. They never trailed. The Hawks win 62-49. Maine falls to 3-21 overall, 1-11 in conference.