ALBANY, N.Y. -- Marcus Wasilewski threw for 231 yards and three touchdowns to guide Maine to a 33-27 win over Albany on Saturday.
It gave the Black Bears (9-1, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association) its best start in program history and extends its win streak to six. John Ebeling hauled in two TD catches, including a short 4-yard toss from Wasilewski in the fourth quarter that gave Maine the lead that would hold for the win.
Albany (1-9, 0-6) tied the game at the half with a 44-yard touchdown pass from Will Fiacchi to Kevin Chillis, then closed the gap on Maine early in the fourth quarter on a 4-yard rushing TD by Omar Osbourne but couldn't reach the end zone again.
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