Maine surrenders the Brice-Cowell Musket to New Hampshire

Wildcats outlast Black Bears, 42-41, in overtime rivalry game
Published: Nov. 19, 2022 at 3:55 PM EST
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ORONO, Maine (WABI) - The Brice-Cowell Musket is on its way out of Orono.

Wildcats outlast Black Bears, 42-41, in overtime rivalry game
Wildcats outlast Black Bears, 42-41, in overtime rivalry game(WABI)

New Hampshire came out on top of the Black Bears, 42-41, in overtime.

The Wildcats jumped out to 7-0 and 21-14 leads after the first and second quarters, respectively.

The second half belonged to the Black Bears, enough to force overtime at 35-35.

During extra football, UNH pulled in front with a touchdown before the Black Bears answered to make it 42-41.

Maine elected to go for the win with a two-point conversion attempt, which fell short on a play-action pass from Joe Fagnano to Freddie Brock.

Jordan Stevens’s first season as Black Bears head coach finishes with a 2-9 record.

New Hampshire awaits its postseason fate, set to be announced during the NCAA Selection Show tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. on ESPNU.