BEVERLY, Mass. — Kelley Paradis scored 22 points to lead the University of New England to a 71-64 victory over Endicott in a Commonwealth Coast Conference women’s basketball game Tuesday night.

The Nor’easters (16-6, 9-1 Commonwealth Coast) won their seventh straight and broke a tie with the Gulls (14-6, 8-2) for second place in the conference.

Margo Russell added 18 points for UNE, going 8 of 8 at the foul line.


USM 96, PLYMOUTH STATE 61: Courtney Cochran had 15 points and nine rebounds and Renee Nicholas scored 14 as the Huskies (15-7, 10-1 Little East) built a 16-point halftime lead and cruised past the Panthers (8-13, 1-10) at Gorham.

Becky Dixon came off the bench to add 13 points and five rebounds for Southern Maine.


COLBY 75, BRIDGEWATER STATE 59: Rachael Mack had 20 points and 15 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the season to help the Mules (18-4) beat the Bears (14-6) at Waterville.

Diana Manduca had 12 of her 14 points in the first half and finished with a career-high eight assists for the Mules.


HARTFORD 62, MAINE 49: Ilicia Mathis scored 12 points as the Hawks (10-14, 7-4 America East) never trailed in a win over the Black Bears (3-21, 1-11) at Orono.

Amber Smith scored 17 points off the bench to pace the Black Bears, who trailed 27-22 at halftime. Maine also got 10 points and nine rebounds from Ashleigh Roberts.


SOUTHERN MAINE CC 72, CENTRAL MAINE CC 68: Christina Ricci scored 32 points and Alisa Sweet added 23 as the Seawolves won at South Portland.


(2) UCONN 57, (17) WEST VIRGINIA 51: Maya Moore scored 27 points and Connecticut (23-1, 11-0 Big East) needed a second-half comeback to hold off West Virginia (20-5, 6-5) at Morgantown, W.Va.


(8) NOTRE DAME 89, SETON HALL 38: Skylar Diggins scored 14 points and Notre Dame (21-4, 10-1 Big East) sprinted past Seton Hall (7-16, 0-10) at South Bend, Ind.


(10) DEPAUL 77, SYRACUSE 61: Deirdre Naughton hit five 3-pointers, matching her total for the season, and finished with 19 points to help visiting DePaul (22-3, 9-1 Big East) beat Syracuse (16-7, 4-6).


BRIDGEWATER STATE 109, BOWDOIN 108: Nicholas Motta had 29 points, including a 3-pointer to send the game into overtime, as the Bears (13-8) edged the Polar Bears (13-8) at Bridgewater, Mass.

After Anthony Fortes hit two free throws to put Bridgewater up 109-106 with 12 seconds left, Bowdoin’s Justin Nowell was fouled with six seconds left while attempting a 3-pointer. He hit the first two attempts before missing the third.

Will Hanley scored 33 points on 13-of-16 shooting and had 12 rebounds for the Polar Bears.


UNE 72, ENDICOTT 48: Ryan Knotek scored 16 points and Charles Fenner added 15 points and nine rebounds to lead the Nor’easters (4-18, 2-8 Commonwealth Coast) to a win at Beverly, Mass.


PLYMOUTH STATE 75, USM 64: Ian Dempsey had 17 points and the Panthers (10-11, 4-7 Little East) used an 18-4 run to pull away from the Huskies (9-13, 1-10) at Gorham.

Devin Chambers scored 23 points and Otis Smith added 17 with six rebounds for USM.


JOHNSON & WALES 106, ST. JOSEPH’S 90: Lamonte Thomas had 28 points as the Wildcats (14-6, 11-2 GNAC) defeated the Monks (16-6, 12-3) at Providence, R.I.

Zach O’Brien had 28 points for St. Joseph’s.


SOUTHERN MAINE CC 79, CENTRAL MAINE CC 61: Coleman Findlay had 20 points on 10-of-15 shooting to lead the Seawolves over the Mustangs at South Portland.


(14) PURDUE 67, INDIANA 53: E’Twaun Moore scored 25 points and JaJuan Johnson added 15 to help Purdue (19-5, 8-3 Big Ten) pull away from Indiana (12-13, 3-9) at West Lafayette, Ind.


UNE 6, FRANKLIN PIERCE 4: Paul Kashmanian had two goals, including the winner early in the third period, as the Nor’easters (4-16) downed the Ravens (5-17) at Biddeford.