January 2

College roundup: Colby wins in women’s basketball

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Carylanne Wolfington had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Colby held Maine Maritime to 20.7 percent shooting on the way to a 55-29 win in the consolation game of the Naismith Classic women’s basketball tournament at Springfield College.

Brooke Chandor added 10 points for the Mules (4-7), who led 26-10 at halftime.

Rebekah Campbell had 12 points for the Mariners (4-6).

Colby’s Desi Smith was named to the all-tournament team.

WIS.-GREEN BAY 72, MAINE 49: Breannah Ranger had 12 points and 11 rebounds, Megan Lukan had 12 points and 13 assists, and the Phoenix (7-5) used a big second half to pull away from the Black Bears (6-7) at Green Bay, Wis.

Liz Wood had nine points, and Cherrish Wallace had eight points and seven rebounds for Maine, which was held without a double-digit scorer for the first time this season.

After trailing 34-25 at the half, Maine twice pulled within six points, but the Phoenix outscored the Black Bears 25-8 in the final 10 1/2 minutes to ice it.

(1) CONNECTICUT 77, CENTRAL FLORIDA 49: Stefanie Dolson scored 25 points to lead the Huskies (14-1, 1-0 AAC) past the Knights (8-5, 1-1) at Orlando, Fla.

The 6-foot-5 senior made her first six shots and Connecticut hit 11 consecutive shots to turn a 7-3 deficit – its largest of the season – into a 33-18 lead on Bria Hartley’s 3-pointer with 10 minutes remaining in the first half.

Breanna Stewart added 11 points in the Huskies’ 19th straight win.

(7) LOUISVILLE 77, TEMPLE 68: Asia Taylor scored 18 points and Shoni Schimmel had 15 to lead the Cardinals (14-1, 2-0 AAC) to a win over the Owls (7-5, 1-1) at Philadelphia.

Louisville turned a close game into a rout by going on a 21-4 run spanning the half. Schimmel had 10 points and Taylor six during the burst that made it 40-21 with 18:02 left.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

(21) SAN DIEGO STATE 71, COLORADO STATE 61: Xavier Thames scored 23 points to help the Aztecs (11-1, 1-0 Mountain West) fend off the host Rams (9-5, 0-1) for their 10th straight win.

Winston Shepard had 17 points, and Josh Davis added seven points and 15 rebounds for San Diego State, which won a seventh straight conference opener.

The Aztecs dominated Colorado State in the paint, outscoring the Rams 40-16 from up close and outshooting them from the field, 48.2 percent to 38.5.

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