LEWISTON – Allie Beaulieu hit a jumper with 40 seconds left in overtime Tuesday night to help Bates defeat the University of New England 59-58 in women’s basketball.
The Nor’easters (3-5) had a chance to tie when Lauren Hayden was fouled with 6 seconds left, but she made only one of her two foul shots.
UNE had a 57-54 lead on free throws to start overtime, but Chelsea Nason made her third 3-point basket of the game to tie the game with 1:39 remaining.
Beaulieu and Taryn O’Connell paced Bates (4-2) with 20 points each.
Beth Suggs led UNE with 13 points.
BOWDOIN 64, UM-FARMINGTON 47: Megan Phelps scored 22 points as the Polar Bears (3-3) beat the Beavers (1-6) at Farmington.
Phelps was 4 for 5 from 3-point range.
Kaitlin Donahoe was also in double figures with 16 points.
The Beavers got 14 points from Holly Oliver.
SOUTHERN MAINE 83, SALEM STATE 61: Sophomore forward Rebecca Knight scored 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Huskies (7-0) over the Vikings (4-4) at Hill Gymnasium in Gorham.
Knight scored 20 points in the first half as the Huskies took a 45-43 lead.
ST. JOSEPH’S 87, THOMAS COLLEGE 67: Danyelle Shufelt was 10 for 10 at the free-throw line and scored 17 points to lead the Monks (5-1) over the Terriers (2-3) at Waterville.
The Monks opened up a 20-point lead, 46-26, in the first half. St. Joe’s hit 16 of 33 field goals, while the Terriers struggled making just 9 of 30.
Lindsay Moore added 15 for the Monks.
Forward Megan Pelletier led Thomas with 15 points, Emilee Reynolds scored 13 and Elizabeth Goodall added 10.
THOMAS COLLEGE 88, COLBY COLLEGE 83: Levi Barnes scored 18 points to lead the Terriers (4-1) over the visiting White Mules (2-4).
Thomas was 13 of 36 from 3-point range to gain an edge on the Mules.
BATES 78, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 40: Billy Selmon scored 17 points off the bench to lead the Bobcats (3-4) over the Nor’easters (1-7) at Lewiston.
Mitch Loeman was the only Nor’easter in double figures with 16 points.
BOWDOIN 5, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Daniel Weiniger scored a power-play goal in the second period and a short-handed goal in the third to help the Polar Bears (7-0-1) overpower the Huskies (4-5-1) at the USM Ice Arena in Gorham.
COLBY 4, PLYMOUTH STATE 0: Lauren Guarente scored three goals as the White Mules (3-4) shut out the Panthers (1-6) at Alfond Rink in Waterville.
Brianne Wheeler had 11 saves for the shutout and also recorded her first collegiate assist.