Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Bryant and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a quick 39-38 lead against Maine.

Bryant came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Maine Black Bears @ Bryant Bulldogs

Current Records: Maine 11-13, Bryant 16-9

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We've got another exciting America East matchup on schedule as the Bryant Bulldogs and the Maine Black Bears are set to tip at 7:00 p.m. ET on February 15th at Chace Athletic Center. Bryant will be strutting in after a win while the Black Bears will be stumbling in from a defeat.

Binghamton typically has all the answers at home, but on Saturday Bryant proved too difficult a challenge. In a tight matchup that could have gone either way, they made off with a 70-69 win over the Bearcats. The victory made it back-to-back wins for Bryant.

Meanwhile, it's hard to win when your three-point shooting is a whole 21.5% worse than the opposition, a fact Maine found out the hard way on Saturday. They fell just short of the Wildcats by a score of 60-57. Maine has struggled against the Wildcats recently, as their game on Saturday was their fifth consecutive lost matchup.

Perhaps unsurprisingly given the score, Maine struggled to work together and finished the game with only six assists. That's the fewest assists they've managed all season.

The Bulldogs have been performing well recently as they've won eight of their last ten matches, which provided a nice bump to their 16-9 record this season. As for the Black Bears, they have not been sharp recently as the team's lost nine of their last 12 contests, which put a noticeable dent in their 11-13 record this season.

Thursday's contest is shaping up to be a scrappy game: Bryant have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 37.7 rebounds per game. It's a different story for Maine, though, as they've been averaging only 32.6 rebounds per game. Given Bryant's sizable advantage in that area, the Black Bears will need to find a way to close that gap.

Going forward, Bryant is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by six points. This contest will be their fifth straight as the favorites (so far over this stretch they are 1-3 against the spread).


Bryant is a solid 6-point favorite against Maine, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as a 5.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 142.5 points.

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Series History

Maine has won 2 out of their last 3 games against Bryant.

  • Feb 03, 2024 - Maine 79 vs. Bryant 72
  • Feb 28, 2023 - Maine 66 vs. Bryant 64
  • Feb 01, 2023 - Bryant 71 vs. Maine 53