WATERVILLE — Graham Safford had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Mike Boornazian added 13 points, and Bates College held off a late charge by Colby for an 82-77 victory in a NESCAC men’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon.

Boornazian scored 10 in the first half as the Bobcats (18-5, 7-3) built a 41-26 halftime lead.

Ryan Jann scored 19 points for the Mules (13-11, 4-6), who got to within two with 5:29 remaining.

BOWDOIN 57, TUFTS 54: Lucas Hausman scored 16 points, Liam Farley added 14 off the bench, and the Polar Bears (17-6, 7-3 NESCAC) edged the Jumbos (13-11, 6-4) at Brunswick.

Farley’s layup with 1:49 remaining gave Bowdoin a 53-51 lead. Bryan Hurley pushed the lead to 55-51 on a jumper with 12 seconds left.

John Swords had 10 points and 15 rebounds for the Polar Bears.

STONY BROOK 80, MAINE 52: Roland Nyama scored a career-high 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and added five rebounds to lead host Stony Brook (16-10, 7-4 America East).

Stony Brook held Maine (3-22, 2-10) to 36 percent shooting and forced 12 turnovers. Till Gloger led the Black Bears with 15 points.

ST. JOSEPH’S 70, EMMANUEL 47: Steve Simonds scored 26 points, and the Monks (12-10, 10-6 GNAC) cruised to a win over the Saints (8-14, 6-10) at Standish. St. Joseph’s led 34-12 at halftime.

SMCC 68, VERMONT TECH 54: Atencio Martin scored 13 of his 20 points during a 20-5 run in the final 6 minutes as the Seawolves (21-2) pulled away from the Knights (10-17) at Randolph, Vermont.

Carlos Gonzalez added 15 points for the Seawolves.

NICHOLS 77, UNE 68: Irving Eggleston scored 22 points, and the Bison (18-5, 15-1 Commonwealth Coast Conference) used a 19-2 run midway through the second half to rally past the Nor’easters (6-17, 4-12) at Biddeford. Devin Thompson and CJ Autry scored 16 points apiece for the Nor’easters.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 65, USM 44: The Anchormen (16-7, 8-4 Little East Conference) used a 19-6 run at the start of the second half to pull away at Providence. Jalen Lincoln led the Huskies (5-18, 2-10) with eight points.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

TUFTS 66, BOWDOIN 55: Hayley Kanner scored 17 points, and the Jumbos (23-1, 10-0) handed Bowdoin its first NESCAC loss of the season in a game at Medford, Massachusetts.

Sara Binkhorst had 23 points and seven assists for Bowdoin (21-2, 9-1), which trailed by as many as 24 points.

BATES 77, COLBY 67: Chelsea Nason scored 11 of her 15 points in overtime to lift the Bobcats (10-14, 1-9 NESCAC) over the Mules (16-8, 4-6) at Lewiston.

Bernadette Connors scored 18 points, and Nina Davenport added 17 points and 13 rebounds for Bates. Carylanne Wolfington had 23 points for Colby.

USM 55, RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 51: Rebecca Knight scored 16 points, Ella Ramonas added 14 points and nine rebounds and the Huskies (12-11, 8-4 LEC) held off a late charge by the Anchorwomen (6-17, 4-8) at Providence.

EMMANUEL 83, ST. JOSEPH’S 68: Vanessa Bramante scored 15 points to lead six players in double figures for the Saints (14-9, 9-0 GNAC) in a victory over the Monks (15-7, 6-3) at Standish.

Morgan Cahill scored 19 points for the Monks.

SMCC 71, VERMONT TECH 49: Amira Jones scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Seawolves (18-7) past the Knights (6-20) at Randolph, Vermont.

Jordan Turner added 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals for Southern Maine CC, which led 38-19 at halftime.

UNE 66, NICHOLS 50: Meghan Gribbin scored 13 of her 15 points in the first half as the Nor’easters (19-4, 15-1 CCC) built a 36-25 lead against the Bison (6-17, 3-13) on the way to their 42nd straight regular-season conference home game.

Alicia Brown added 13 points and Kelly Coleman scored 12 for the Nor’easters, who led by double digits the entire second half.

MEN’S HOCKEY

BOWDOIN 3, WESLEYAN 1: Camil Blanchet scored just 2:39 into the game, John McGinnis and Zach Kokosa added goals, and the Polar Bears (13-6-3, 7-6-3 NESCAC) never trailed in defeating the Cardinals (3-19, 2-14) at Middletown, Connecticut.

TRINITY 5, COLBY 1: Sam Parker made 36 saves for the Mules (5-14-3, 2-11-3 NESCAC) in a loss to the Bantams (19-2-1, 14-1-1) at Hartford.

UNE 8, ST. ANSELM 1: Trevor Fleurent scored four goals, and the Nor’easters (9-13-2, 7-9-2 ECAC East) routed the Hawks (9-13-3, 9-10-3) at Manchester, New Hampshire. Ben Pearl had four assists.

USM 1, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 1: Patrick Magliano scored 14 minutes into the game, Matt Michals made 32 saves, and the Huskies (5-18-1, 2-14-1 ECAC East) played to a tie with the Pilgrims (9-11-5, 6-9-3) at Henniker, New Hampshire.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

BOSTON COLLEGE 4, MAINE 1: Meghann Treacy made 42 saves and Brooke Stacey scored the lone goal for the Black Bears (10-16-3, 9-9-1 Hockey East), who gave up three second-period goals to the top-ranked Eagles (29-1-1, 19-0) at Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

CASTLETON STATE 1, USM 1: Julia Pearl scored in the first period, Nia Kelly made 27 saves, and the Huskies (7-13-3, 5-7-3 ECAC East) settled for a tie with the Spartans (11-10-2, 6-7-2) at Gorham.

COLBY 2, WESLEYAN 1: Katie McLaughlin opened the scoring 5:16 into the second period, Jackie Tavella added a goal 5 minutes later, and the Mules (13-9, 5-9 NESCAC) beat the Cardinals (8-12-1, 3-10-1) at Waterville.

NORWICH 2, UNE 0: Sydney Helmbrecht made 36 saves for the Nor’easters (4-14-5, 1-11-3 ECAC East), who mustered just 11 shots in a loss to the Cadets (15-4-3, 12-0-2) at Biddeford.

HAMILTON 2, BOWDOIN 0: Lan Crofton and Beth Findley combined for 16 saves for the Polar Bears (9-8-5, 5-6-3 NESCAC), who couldn’t put any of their 25 shots past Sam Walther in a loss to the Continentals (9-9-4, 3-8-3) at Brunswick.

BASEBALL

WIS.-MILWAUKEE SWEEPS MAINE: The Panthers (3-0) scored four times in the eighth inning to take an 11-7 win over the Black Bears (0-3) in the second game of a doubleheader at Winter Haven, Florida.

Luke Morrill hit a two-run single and scored twice for Maine.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee won the opener 12-3.

RHODES 11, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: Taylor Black and Mike Kinch had two hits apiece as the Monks fell to Rhodes (4-1) in their season opener in Atlanta.

SOFTBALL

VIRGINIA TECH 4, MAINE 2: Erika Leonard hit a two-run homer in the seventh, but the Black Bears (1-2) fell to the Hokies (8-0) in the first of two games at Jacksonville, Florida.

JAMES MADISON 2, MAINE 0: Alexis Bogdanovich took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and struck out five for the Black Bears (1-3) in a loss to the Dukes (1-2). Bogdanovich finished with six hits allowed.