A pep rally for the Black Bear football team will be held at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the Maine Marketplace of the Memorial Union. The UMaine team is headed to Statesboro, Ga., for a Dec. 10 matchup with third-ranked Georgia Southern in the NCAA national quarterfinals. The marching band will perform in the atrium outside the UMaine Bookstore. Speakers are expected to include football coach Jack Cosgrove and team member Roosevelt Boone. MCing the event will be Danny Williams.
The Black Bears have a 9-3 record following a 34-12 NCAA second-round victory over Appalachian State Dec. 3. UMaine is the only team left in the CAA still alive in the NCAA tournament.