UMBC improved to 10-13 overall and 4-7 in the America East Conference, taking a full game lead over Maine, which fell to 8-16 and 3-8. The Retrievers swept the season series from Maine for the first time in six years and evened the all-time series at 7-7.
UMBC scored 10 straight points to take an early 10-2 lead, but Maine battled back to tie the score at 32-all at intermission. Maine scored the first five points of the second half, but a Jay Greene 3-pt. field goal at the 14:16 mark gave UMBC the lead back at 41-40.
UMBC returns home to take on New Hampshire on Tuesday at the RAC Arena.