BRUNSWICK – Katie Bergeron scored all of her 11 points in the second half Saturday to help Bowdoin rally from an eight-point deficit in the final nine minutes and take a 70-64 women’s basketball victory over 20th-ranked Colby.

Jill Henrikson and Kaitlin Donahoe scored 16 points each for the Polar Bears, who improved to 4-1. Alexa Barry added 12 points, and Nicole Coombes chipped in five points and 10 rebounds.

The Mules, also 4-1, got 12 points each from Aarika Ritchie and Jacky McLaughlin, and 10 each from Rachael Mack and Julianne Kowalski.

Bowdoin led 33-32 at halftime, but Colby opened the second with an 18-9 run, spurred by 3-pointers from McLaughlin, Ritchie and Diana Manduca.

Bergeron put up six straight points to pull the Polar Bears to 57-55, then followed two free throws by Barry with a go-ahead 3-pointer before Bowdoin held on for the final five minutes.

HOLY CROSS 79, MAINE 69: Alex Smith scored 21 points to lead the Crusaders (4-4) over the Black Bears (1-6) at Worcester, Mass.

The game was tied at 57 with just over 10 minutes to play before Holy Cross went on a 12-2 run.

Katelyn Vanderhoff led Maine with 17 points, nine rebounds and four assists.

BATES 83, UM-FORT KENT 24: Eight players scored at least eight points for the Bobcats (6-1) as they routed the Bengals (0-4) at Bangor.

Taryn O’Connell, Meredith Kelly and Brianna Hawkins each scored 10 points for Bates.

Maliesha Caeser led Fort Kent with seven points and 12 rebounds.

WESTERN CONN. STATE 71, USM 55: Melissa Teel scored 19 points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds to lead the Colonials (5-1, 1-0 Little East) over the Huskies (3-4, 0-1) at Danbury, Conn.

Heather Lee had 17 points with five 3-pointers for Western Connecticut.

Courtney Cochran had 20 points and 12 rebounds for Southern Maine. Erin McNamara scored 19.

ST. JOSEPH’S 60, MAINE MARITIME 52: Casey Drake paced the Monks (4-3) with 13 points in a win over the Mariners (2-3) at Standish.

Allie Parent and Danyelle Shufelt also reached double digits for St. Joseph’s, scoring 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Samantha Goda had 16 points for Maine Maritime and went 8 of 8 at the free-throw line.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 57, VERMONT TECH 51: Christina Ricci scored 22 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Seawolves over the Knights at Randolph Center, Vt.

Ariel LeDuc had 12 points, Mikayla Burbank added seven points, and Alisa Sweet and Esther Palmieri each finished with six points for Seawolves.

UNE 81, OHIO WESLEYAN 62: Kelley Paradis had 21 points to lead the Nor’easters (5-3) past the Bishops (3-5) at St. Louis.

Paradis, who scored the first seven points of a 16-0 run early in the second half, added nine rebounds and five assists. Carrie Bunnell had 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists for UNE.

(7) TEXAS A&M 74, CALIFORNIA 58: Danielle Adams had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Tyra White added 17 points as Texas A&M (6-0) overcame a poor second-half start for a win over California (5-2) at College Station, Texas.

The Golden Bears took advantage of five Texas A&M turnovers to go on an 11-0 run in the first four minutes of the second half and take a 40-38 lead.

The Aggies responded with a 12-1 run to go back on top 50-41 with 131/2 minutes to play.

(10) WEST VIRGINIA 89, HIGH POINT 57: Reserve Taylor Palmer scored 22 points to lead West Virginia (8-0) to a win over High Point (4-5) at Morgantown, W.Va.

Asya Bussie and freshman Brooke Hampton added 14 points apiece for the Mountaineers, and Madina Ali had 13 points. Palmer and Hampton combined for 10 3-pointers.

West Virginia took an early lead and was never threatened while winning its 24th straight at home. The Mountaineers also improved to 57-3 against nonconference opponents in Morgantown.

Erin Reynolds scored 20 points for High Point.

(12) GEORGETOWN 64, WAKE FOREST 49: Sugar Rodgers scored 20 points to help Georgetown (7-1) beat Wake Forest (5-3) at Winston-Salem, N.C.

Monica McNutt and Tia McGee each added 12 points for the Hoyas, who turned 23 Wake Forest turnovers into 27 points.

(15) FLORIDA STATE 68, WESTERN CAROLINA 48: Alexa Deluzio scored 12 points and Florida State (7-1) pulled away late in a victory against Western Carolina (1-5) at Cullowhee, N.C.

Western Carolina pulled to 50-46 with 9:31 left, but managed just one field goal the rest of the way. The Seminoles scored 14 straight points over the next 6:42.

(20) ST. JOHN’S 66, BOSTON U. 42: Da’Shena Stevens and Centhya Hart each had 15 points to help St. John’s (7-1) defeat Boston University (2-6) at Boston.

Sky Lindsay scored 11 for the Red Storm, who forced 21 turnovers.