UMFK basketball heading to USCAA National Tournament

1 month ago

The University of Maine at Fort Kent men’s and women’s basketball teams have qualified to compete in the USCAA National Tournament for the first time since the 2019-20 season. The tournament will take place March 10-14 in Richmond, Virginia and hosted by Richard Bland College and Virginia State University.

The women’s team qualifies as the No. 3 seed in the tournament with a 12-9 overall record.  The Bengals improved by 11 wins this season under first-year head coach Michael Mader and are led on the court by senior captains Coreeahn Yharbrough and Hannah Jones. The UMFK women faced sixth seed Salem University (West Virginia) in the first round on Sunday, March 10 at Richard Bland College.  

The UMFK men will compete as the eighth seed with an 11-13 record. Head coach Carly Flowers oversaw a nine-game improvement in her second season. Sophomore Aiden Grady (16.8 ppg) and junior Jordan Guerrero (12.2 ppg) lead the Bengals in scoring. UMFK faced No. 1 seed The Apprentice School (Newport News, Virginia) in the first round on Sunday, March 10 at Virginia State University.  

More information on the tournament, including game schedules and ticketing, can be found on the USCAA website at https://basketball.theuscaa.com.