BIDDEFORD — Kelly Coleman and Sadie DiPerro took control of the game midway through the second half, combining for the first 17 points of a 20-0 run that gave the University of New England a 60-48 victory over Colby in women’s basketball.
The Mules (2-1) led 41-33 on Jen Nale’s layup with 10:16 left in the game, but Coleman started the decisive run with a 3-pointer 10 seconds later.
DiPerro’s trey put the Nor’easters (4-0) ahead 42-41 with 7:49 to play, and Megan DeRaps capped the run by sinking a 3-pointer to put the UNE lead at 53-41 with 3:42 left. Coleman scored 10 during the surge, and DiPerro seven.
Coleman finished with 24 points, complemented by Alanna Vose’s 10. Nale tallied 14 for Colby, and Carylanne Wolfington 10.
DEAN 75, SMCC 56: Danielle McCusker scored 17 points for Southern Maine Community College (4-2) in a loss to the Bulldogs at Franklin, Mass.
(1) UCONN 114, OREGON 68: Stefanie Dolson recorded the second triple-double in Connecticut history, with a career-high 26 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists as the host Huskies won in a rout.
(10) OKLAHOMA 99, TEXAS-ARLINGTON 46: Aaryn Ellenberg scored 24 points, freshman Derica Wyatt added 23, hitting seven 3-pointers as the Sooners won at home.
(14) PENN STATE 92, BUCKNELL 49: Maggie Lucas scored 17 points to lead five Lions in double figures as Penn State won at University Park, Pa.
(19) SOUTH CAROLINA 68, CLEMSON 43: Aleighsa Welch scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and three of her teammates also scored in double figures as the Gamecocks won at Clemson to stay unbeaten.
(21) MICH. STATE 80, DETROIT 41: Branndais Agee scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the host Spartans won with ease.
DEAN 88, SMCC 72: Atencio Martin scored 15 points and Jacob Loveridge added 12, but Southern Maine Community College (7-1) lost to the Bulldogs at Franklin, Mass.
(8) OHIO STATE 63, AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 52: Amir Williams scored a career-high 16 points and Shannon Scott added 13 to keep the Buckeyes undefeated after four games.
(14) WICHITA STATE 77, TULSA 54: Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker each scored 21 points and the Shockers shook off the pesky Golden Hurricane in Tulsa, Okla.
(20) BAYLOR 69, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 64: Cory Jefferson had 16 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double already this season, and Isaiah Austin also scored 16 points as the Bears won in Waco, Texas.
(20) NORTHERN ILLINOIS 35, TOLEDO 17: Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns and 161 yards to lead the Huskies over host Toledo.
The Huskies (11-0, 7-0 Mid-American Conference) clinched a fourth consecutive trip to the MAC title game and extended their 24-game conference winning streak.
Lynch had been shut down in the first half, but he took over late.
His 1-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter capped a 99-yard drive that stretched the Huskies’ lead to 28-17.
Northern Illinois is still in the hunt for a second straight Bowl Championship Series appearance. The Huskies are 16th in this week’s BCS rankings.
Terrance Owens threw two touchdown passes for Toledo (7-4, 5-2).
Lynch finished with 202 yards passing
FLORIDA STATE: The family and lawyer of the alleged victim in a sexual assault investigation involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston sharply criticized Tallahassee, Fla., police in their first public comments about the case.
The lengthy family statement said their lawyer, Patricia Carroll, was warned by police that Tallahassee was a “big football town and the victim needs to think long and hard before proceeding against him because she will be raked over the coals and her life will be made miserable.”
OBITUARY: Frank Lauterbur, who coached Toledo to two undefeated seasons in football before leaving to take over at Iowa for three seasons in the early 1970s, has died. He was 88.
Toledo athletic department spokesman Paul Helgren said Lauterbur died at a Toledo-area nursing home. A cause of death wasn’t released.
The Rockets won 23 consecutive games from 1969-70 under Lauterbur.
Lauterbur also served as athletic director at Toledo, where he had a career record of 48-32-2. He coached eight seasons at Toledo before going to Iowa, where he coached from 1971-73.