New Hampshire 79, Maine 74
DURHAM, N.H. (AP)
Mike Allison responded with a tying layup for Maine (11-18, 6-10) with 47 seconds left, only to have UNH pull back ahead behind Myrick's two foul shots.
The Black Bears missed a pair of 3-pointers in the final 20 seconds while the Wildcats added three more free throws for the five-point margin.
Rhoads and Patrick Konan each finished with 13 points.
Justin Edwards hit 9 of 9 foul shots and finished with 29 points for Maine. Alasdair Fraser added 22 points and Allison grabbed 12 boards.