BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A 26-point improvement against the same opponent more often than not results in a win. Unfortunately for the Umaine they needed 2 more.
Black Bears guard Cherrish Wallace's game-winning attempt with only three seconds left was off the mark as Maine dropped a heartbreaker at the Cross Insurance Center to America East leaders Albany, 58-56.
Wallace led Maine and all scorers with 16 points.
The Black Bears lost at Albany on January 18th by an 84-56 final. The Great Danes (23-3, 13-0 in America East) have won 14 straight in games.
Maine is now 14-12 overall and 8-5 in league play.
They're at Stony Brook next Saturday.