Junior Bernal, Maine's scoring leader this season, was held to 4 points but hit a pair of free throws to bring the Black Bears to within two points with 46 seconds left.
Maine got some help when Turner missed a pair of free throws with 27 seconds on the clock but couldn't get any points on the board. Mark Socoby missed a jumper with 4 seconds left and Reed missed a 3-pointer as the game ended.
Hartford (7-6, 1-0 America East) trailed 35-30 at the half but came from behind as shooting improved to 52.2 percent from the field after the team hit 32 percent in the first half. The Black Bears shot 35 percent in the second half.