ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Megan Nipe had 10 points and nine rebounds and Danni Jackson also scored 10 points to help George Washington to a 54-46 women’s basketball win Friday over the University of Maine in the opening round of the Navy Classic.

George Washington (4-3) took control with a 7-1 run that made it 47-40 with 9:43 to play.

Samantha Baranowski had eight points and eight rebounds for Maine (3-4).

TUFTS 76, ST. JOSEPH’S 45: Kate Barnosky scored 19 points for the Jumbos (4-2), who took a 42-18 halftime lead over the Monks (4-2) and coasted to a victory in the Regis College Invitational at Weston, Mass.

Ashley Geel led St. Joseph’s with nine points.

BATES 87, MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS 69: Molly Brown scored 11 of her 13 points in the second half as the Bobcats (2-2) pulled away from the Trailblazers (2-2) in the Hockenbury Classic at Northfield, Vt.

Meredith Kelly led the Bobcats with 21 points. Kelsey Flaherty contributed 13, and Allie Beaulieu and Brianna Hawkins each scored 12.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

COLBY 79, UMAINE-FORT KENT 76: Ben Foreman had 28 points and seven assists to help the Mules (2-2) edge the Bengals (4-5) in the Colby Invitational at Waterville.

Gordon Fischer gave Colby a 75-74 lead with a 3-pointer with 3:51 remaining. Foreman’s jumper with 53 seconds left made it 79-76.

Foreman and Fischer (16 points) were a combined 10 of 13 from 3-point range.

Manny Odugbela had 23 points for UMFK.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

BOWDOIN 5, COLBY 0: Stephanie Ludy scored twice and Kayte Holtz had a goal and an assist to lead the Polar Bears (1-1-1, 1-0 NESCAC) past the Mules (1-3-1, 0-3) at Brunswick.

Kim Tess-Wanat and Alexandra Chlebeck also scored, and Tara Connolly made 21 saves for the shutout.

USM 2, NICHOLS 1: Bridget O’Brien and Katie Paradis scored second-period goals and Liz Bergstrom made 28 saves as the Huskies (3-3, 3-2 ECAC East) beat the Bison (2-4-1, 0-4-1) at Gorham.

O’Brien and Paradis scored less than three minutes apart to give USM a 2-0 lead in the second period.

MEN’S HOCKEY

USM 4, UMASS-BOSTON 3: David Nies broke a 3-3 tie with 5:38 remaining as the Huskies (2-4, 2-3 ECAC East) used four third-period goals to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Beacons (2-5-2, 0-5) at Gorham.

Angelo Vrachnas and Matt MacDonald scored 34 seconds apart to pull USM even at 7:12 of third.

Rob Fiorentino put UMass-Boston back on top at 12:25, but Jon Grandinetti answered for the Huskies with 6:12 left.

BABSON 5, UNE 2: Mike Driscoll scored twice as the Beavers (3-5, 3-2 ECAC East) overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Nor’easters (2-5-1, 1-4) in Biddeford.

UNE jumped in front midway through the first period on a goal by Matt DelGiudice, assisted by Adam Laite and Nick Michaud. Scott McManaman’s goal from Zeth Zielinski and Zach Lokey made it 2-0 after one period.

FOOTBALL

COLBY: Ed Mestieri resigned after eight seasons as head coach.

The Mules went 31-33 during Mestieri’s tenure, including 3-5 this past season.