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Maine Black Bears men's basketball

The Maine Black Bears men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents University of Maine in Orono, Maine, United States. The school's team currently competes in the America East Conference, which they joined upon its founding in 1979. Their current head coach is Richard Barron, who previously served as the head coach of the women's basketball program from 2011-2017 before taking a leave of absence.[3] The Black Bears have never appeared in the NCAA tournament.

Maine Black Bears
2019–20 Maine Black Bears men's basketball team
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UniversityUniversity of Maine
First season1904–05[1]
All-time record1184-903[1]
Head coachRichard Barron (1st season)
ConferenceAmerica East
LocationOrono, Maine
ArenaCross Insurance Center, Memorial Gym
(Capacity: 5,800 , 3,100)
NicknameBlack Bears
ColorsMaine Blue, White, and Navy[2]
              
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


RecordsEdit

All-Time Leaders[4]Edit

*Accurate as of 2-6-2018

PointsEdit

Rank Player Career Total
1 Rufus Harris 1976-1980 2,206
2 Bob Warner 1972-1976 1,758
3 Gerald McLemore 2008-2012 1,657
4 Kevin Reed 2002-2007 1,601
5 Francois Bouchard 1989-1994 1,541
6 Casey Arena 1992-1996 1,531
7 Roger Lapham 1975-1979 1,523
8 Jim Stephenson 1966-1969 1,518
9 Skip Chappelle 1959-1962 1,352
10 Jeff Cross 1980-1984 1,337

AssistsEdit

Rank Player Career Total
1 Marty Higgins 1988-1992 619
2 Casey Arena 1992-1996 574
3 Andy Bedard 1995-2000 489
4 Deont Hursey 1990-1994 446
5 Jeff Sturgeon 1980-1984 427
6 Jim Boylen 1983-1987 370
7 Junior Bernal 2006-2010 358
8 Matt Rossignol 1985-1989 328
9 Eric Dobson 2002-2004 325
10 Rufus Harris 1976-1980 305

ReboundsEdit

Rank Player Career Total
1 Bob Warner 1972-1976 1,304
2 Allen Ledbetter 1995-1999 1,017
3 Jeff Cross 1980-1984 894
4 Rufus Harris 1976-1980 806
5 Francois Bouchard 1989-1994 792
6 Nick Susi 1969-1972 756
7 Kevin Nelson 1975-1979 754
8 Kevin Reed 2002-2007 732
9 Guy Strang 1963-1966 727
10 Steve Gavett 1973-1977 708

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2013-14 Maine Men's Basketball Media Guide". Issuu. University of Maine Athletics Department. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Colors – Branding Toolbox – University of Maine. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Barron named UMaine men's basketball head coach following Walsh's decision not to extend contract" (Press release). Maine Black Bears. March 5, 2018. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "University of Maine Athletics" (PDF). goblackbears.com. Retrieved 2018-02-07.

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