2010-11 Men's Basketball News

  • BEAVERS' BEST OF 2011: Meader earns 400th win in February
    December 27, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball coach Dick Meader earned his 400th career victory as the Beavers took an 89-88 overtime win over Castleton State College in North Atlantic Conference action in February.
  • The FAN -- The Farmington Athletics News
    August 15, 2011
    The FAN, the Farmington Athletic News, is an annual newsletter of the University of Maine at Farmington Athletics Department. The 2010-2011 edition is now available.
  • Taylor named to All-State Second Team, two freshmen recognized
    March 11, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) was honored on the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association All-State Second Team as announced by the MMBCWA today. Taylor, an All-State First Team in 2010, was joined in recognition by Farmington freshmen Ben Johnson (Manchester, Maine) and Pet Sumner (Cramerton, N.C.), who were both named to the All-State Rookie Team.
  • Taylor returns to All-NAC First Team
    February 23, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) has been named to the All-North Atlantic Conference First Team for men's basketball as announced by the conference today. Taylor was also honored on the All-NAC First Team in 2010 and was a NAC Honorable Mention honoree in 2009.
  • Men's basketball loses to Castleton in opening round
    February 22, 2011
    In a rematch of the 2010 North Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Final, fourth-seeded Castleton State College came away with an 80-67 win over the fifth seed University of Maine at Farmington this evening at Glenbrook Gymnasium. With the win, Castleton (15-11) advances to the NAC semifinal round where the Spartans will square off against top-seeded Husson. Farmington’s season closed out at 10-15.
  • Men's basketball heads to Castleton for NAC first-round clash
    February 21, 2011
    No. 5 University of Maine at Farmington (10-14, 6-8) are tabbed to take on No. 4 Castleton State College (14-11, 9-5) in the North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball First Round Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Castleton, Vt. The Beavers stumbled in the final week of the regular season, falling to Husson University 85-60 in Bangor Tuesday and Maine Maritime Academy 65-53 in Castine Saturday.
  • Men's basketball struggles in regular-season finale
    February 19, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team closed out its regular season with a 65-53 North Atlantic Conference loss to Maine Maritime Academy this afternoon. The Beavers (10-14 overall, 6-8 in NAC) finished in fifth place in the NAC. Farmington is scheduled to visit No. 4 Castleton State College (14-11, 9-5) in the NAC First Round on Tuesday. Game time is to be announced.
  • Men's basketball hammered by Husson
    February 15, 2011
    Husson University opened with a 30-10 start on its way to an 85-60 win over the University of Maine at Farmington in North Atlantic Conference men's basketball action tonight at Newman Gymnasium. The Beavers (10-13 overall, 6-7 in NAC) are scheduled to visit Maine Maritime Academy for their regular-season finale Saturday at 2 p.m. The Eagles ran their record to 19-5 (12-1).
  • Late run allow men's basketball to snatch win from Johnson St.
    February 12, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington scored the final 12 points of the game to lift the Beavers to a 57-53 victory over Johnson State College in North Atlantic Conference men's basketball action today at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (10-12 overall, 6-6 in NAC) are scheduled visit Husson University Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The Badgers (6-16, 3-9) are slated to host Castleton State College Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Men's basketball loses to Lyndon in overtime
    February 11, 2011
    Phil Warrick (Springfield, Mass.) scored a game-high 30 points to guide Lyndon State College to an 83-80 overtime win over the University of Maine at Farmington in North Atlantic Conference action tonight at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (9-12 overall, 5-6 in NAC) are scheduled to host Johnson State College Saturday at 2 p.m.. The Hornets improved to 9-13 (8-3).
  • Taylor helps men's basketball to 3-0 week, earns NAC top honor
    February 07, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) was feted as the North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season as announced by the conference today. Taylor led the Beavers (9-11, 5-5) with 15.7 points and 9.3 rebounds in a 3-0 week for Farmington in NAC competition. The senior posted 29 points and 12 boards against Green Mountain.
  • Meader earns 400th win as men's basketball takes OT thriller
    February 05, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball coach Dick Meader earned his 400th career victory as the Beavers took an 89-88 overtime win over Castleton State College in North Atlantic Conference action. The Beavers (9-10, 4-5) are scheduled to host Lyndon State College Friday at 5:30 p.m. The Spartans (11-9, 6-3) are slated to visit Green Mountain College Tuesday at 6 p.m.
  • Men's basketball starts hot, stops Green Mountain
    February 04, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team stormed out to a 21-2 start on its way to a 73-45 victory over Green Mountain College in North Atlantic Conference action tonight at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (8-11 overall, in NAC) are slated to host Castleton State College Saturday at 2 p.m. The Eagles slipped to 0-13 (0-8).
  • Men's basketball storms out to lead, rolls by MMA
    January 31, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team scored 19 points over the first 4:16 on its way to a 61-39 North Atlantic Conference win over Maine Maritime Academy tonight at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (7-11 overall, 3-5 in NAC) are scheduled to host Green Mountain College Friday at 5:30 p.m., while the Mariners (8-9, 3-4) are tabbed to visit Lyndon State College Friday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Johnson feted as NAC, MMBCWA top rookie
    January 31, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington freshman center Ben Johnson (Manchester, Maine) was named the North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference today. Johnson also was honored as the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Rookie of the Week.
  • Men's basketball can't handle Husson
    January 29, 2011
    Jay Uhrin (Hampden, Maine) tallied a career-high 29 points as Husson University notched an 86-76 win over the University of Maine at Farmington in North Atlantic Conference men's basketball action this afternoon at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (6-11 overall, 2-5 in NAC) are scheduled to host Maine Maritime Academy Monday at 7:30 p.m.. The Eagles (12-4) remained undefeated in NAC play at 6-0 with a trip to Waterville to face Thomas College Monday.
  • Men's basketball outdueled by Duncanson, Thomas
    January 26, 2011
    Andrew Duncanson (Portland, Maine) poured in a career-high 36 points to power Thomas College to an 85-75 North Atlantic Conference men's basketball win over University of Maine at Farmington tonight in Dearborn Gymnasium. The Beavers (6-10 overall, 2-4 in NAC) slated to host Husson University Saturday at 3 p.m. The Terriers (7-7, 4-2) are scheduled to face Maine Maritime Academy in Waterville on Saturday at 4 p.m.
  • Taylor shares state's top weekly honor
    January 24, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) earned Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Co-Player of the Week recognition as announced today. Taylor shared the honor with Colby College senior guard Christian van Loenen.
  • Men's basketball outlasted by Lyndon
    January 22, 2011
    Lyndon State College edged University of Maine at Farmington 78-75 in North Atlantic Conference men's basketball action this afternoon The Beavers (6-9 overall, 2-3 in NAC) are scheduled to host Thomas College Wednesday (women's game at 5:30 p.m., men to follow). The Hornets upped their record to 4-11, but 3-1 in the NAC.
  • Men's basketball cruises by Johnson State
    January 21, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team charged out to a 23-point first-half command en route to a 62-44 North Atlantic Conference win over Johnson State College tonight. The Beavers (6-8 overall, 2-2 in NAC) are scheduled to visit Lyndon State College on Saturday at 4 p.m. The Badgers plummeted to 3-9 (0-3).
  • Sumner nabs MMBCWA rookie accolades
    January 18, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington freshman guard Pet Sumner (Cramerton, N.C.) was named the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Rookie of the Week as announced today. Sumner posted a new season-high point total against Green Mountain, going for 20 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor and 4-for-4 from both the free throw line and behind the arc. For the week, he averaged 11.3 points per contest, and connected on 61 percent (11 of 18) of his field goal attempts.
  • Men's basketball rolls at Green Mountain
    January 15, 2011
    The University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team stopped a three-game skid with a 96-49 North Atlantic Conference win over Green Mountain College this afternoon. The Beavers (5-8 overall, 1-2 in NAC) are slated to return to Farmington to host Maine Maritime Academy on Tuesday (women at 5:30 p.m., men to follow). The Eagles dropped to 0-6 (0-2).
  • Men's basketball comeback comes up short at Castleton
    January 14, 2011
    Jared Paul's 3-pointer allowed the Castleton State College men's basketball team to escape with a 60-57 North Atlantic Conference victory over the University of Maine at Farmington tonight. The Beavers (4-8, 0-2) are tabbed to take on Green Mountain Saturday at 4 p.m. The Spartans stand at 5-6 (1-0)
  • Men's basketball stumbles in NAC start at Thomas
    January 11, 2011
    Thomas College used a 16-2 first-half run to sink the University of Maine at Farmington 98-75 in the North Atlantic Conference men's basketball season opener for both squads tonight. The Beavers (4-7, 0-1) are scheduled to visit Vermont this weekend to face NAC opponents Castleton (Friday, 7:30 p.m.) and Green Mountain (Saturday, 4 p.m.). The Terriers even their record at 5-5 (1-0).
  • Sumner scores NAC, state rookie accolades
    January 10, 2011
    University of Maine at Farmington freshman guard Pet Sumner (Cramerton, N.C.) was named the North Atlantic Conference and the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association Rookie of the Week as announced today. Sumner averaged 17.0 points per game in a 1-1 week for Farmington. The freshman shot 52.6 percent (10-19) from the field and connected on 81.8 percent (9-11) of his free-throw attempts.
  • Men's basketball rallies, falls short vs. Bowdoin
    January 08, 2011
    Bowdoin College survived a second-half rally from the Beavers as the Polar Bears took a 72-70 victory over the University of Maine at Farmington in non-conference men's basketball action today at Dearborn Gymnasium. The Polar Bears (9-2), winners of six straight, are scheduled to host the University of Maine at Presque Isle Thursday at 5:30 p.m., while the Beavers (4-6) are scheduled to visit Thomas College to open North Atlantic Conference play Tuesday with the women's game at 5:30 p.m. and the men to follow.
  • Dean, Sumner lead men's basketball past Plymouth State
    January 06, 2011
    Senior guard Andrew Dean (Gorham, Maine) scored a game-high 24 points and freshman Pet Sumner (Cramerton, N.C.) added a career-best 18 points off the bench as the University of Maine Farmington earned a victory in its first game of 2011, defeating Plymouth State University 64-52 in a non-conference men’s basketball contest at Foley Gymnasium. The Beavers trailed by a point at halftime but outscored the home team 39-26 in the second half to pull out the victory. Dean made 8-of-12 shots from the field, including 5-of-7 from three-point range, helping Farmington (4-5) to its third win in a row. Farmington returns home to host Bowdoin on Saturday at 2 p.m.
  • Taylor shares NAC top weekly honor
    December 13, 2010
    University of Maine at Farmington senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) was named the North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season as announced by the conference today. Taylor shared this week's honor with Castleton State College junior guard Jared Paul.
  • Men's basketball starts hot, holds off UMPI
    December 12, 2010
    University of Maine at Farmington opened on an 18-2 run and went on to a 69-56 win over University of Maine at Presque Isle in non-conference action today at Dearborn Gymnasium. Farmington (3-5) is off for break. The Beavers are tabbed to take on Plymouth State on Jan.6 in Plymouth, N.H.
  • Taylor scores 1,000th career point in win over UNE
    December 11, 2010
    Senior forward Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) netted his 1,000th career point as the University of Maine at Farmington men's basketball team notched a 66-51 non-conference win over University of New England today at Dearborn Gymnasium. Farmington (2-5) is slated to host University of Maine at Presque Isle Sunday. The women's game is scheduled for 1 p.m. followed by the men's. The Nor'easters (2-7) are scheduled to host WPI on Jan. 2.
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