WATERVILLE — Chris Hudnut scored 26 points, eclipsing 1,000 for his career, and added 16 rebounds, and Colby College held on for a 75-70 victory over Hamilton in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Friday night.

Hudnut is the 36th Colby men’s player to reach 1,000 points.

Ryan Jann and Luke Westman added 12 points apiece for the Mules (10-5, 3-0 NESCAC), who never trailed but did allow Hamilton (10-5, 0-3) to creep within one with 17 seconds remaining.

BOWDOIN 67, WILLIAMS 60: Keegan Pieri scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Polar Bears (10-4, 2-1 NESCAC) past the Ephs (10-5, 1-2) at Brunswick.

Bowdoin jumped out to a 40-23 lead at halftime and led by as many as 20 points in the second half, but the Polar Bears needed six free throws in the final 41 seconds to seal the victory.

TRINITY 66, BATES 59: Jaquann Starks had 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists for the Bantams (13-3, 3-0 NESCAC) in a win over the Bobcats (11-3, 1-1) at Hartford, Connecticut.

Graham Safford led Bates with 13 points and six assists.


BOWDOIN 59, WILLIAMS 50: Marle Curle’s three-point play capped a 9-0 run that erased a six-point deficit early in the second half, and the Polar Bears (14-2, 3-0 NESCAC) went on to beat the Ephs (13-3, 1-2) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Bowdoin, which ran its winning streak to 11 games, was led by Sara Binkhorst with 18 points. Shannon Brady scored 16 and Curle finished with 12.

TRINITY 67, BATES 64: The Bantams (5-9, 1-2 NESCAC) overcame a nine-point halftime deficit against the Bobcats (9-6, 0-2) at Lewiston.

Allie Coppola led Bates with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Bernadette Conners added 14 points.

COLBY 47, HAMILTON 45: Haley Driscoll and Carylanne Wolfington scored 11 points apiece, and the Mules (11-3, 2-1 NESCAC) edged the Continentals (9-6, 1-2) at Clinton, New York.

(9) OREGON STATE 73, WASHINGTON STATE 70: Ruth Hamblin scored a career-high 31 points, tied a career best with 16 rebounds and added seven blocked shots for the Beavers (15-1, 5-0 Pac-12) against the Cougars (10-6, 1-4) at Corvallis, Oregon.

(14) ARIZONA STATE 67, CALIFORNIA 52: Promise Amukamara scored 20 points for the visiting Sun Devils (16-1, 5-0 Pac-12) in a win over the Golden Bears (11-5, 3-2).


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3, CASTLETON STATE 2: Christian Merritt scored two goals and Colby Drost stopped 40 shots as the Nor’easters (5-9-1, 3-6-1 ECAC East) edged the Spartans (5-11, 3-6) at Castleton, Vermont.

COLBY 5, WESLEYAN 2: The Mules (5-7-2, 2-5-2 NESCAC) scored the final three goals in a win over the Cardinals (2-11, 1-6) at Waterville.

Kai Frankville broke the tie on a power play with just under five minutes left in the second period, before Chris Kennedy scored early in the third and Colin Reilly added empty-netter.

TRINITY 2, BOWDOIN 1: Tim Shea and Michael Flynn scored late in the first period and Nathaniel Heilbron stopped 33 shots as the Bantams (11-1-1, 6-0-1 NESCAC) edged the Polar Bears (7-4-2, 3-4-2) at Brunswick.

Max Fenkell made 30 saves, and Brendan Conroy scored with 1:02 left for Bowdoin.

SKIDMORE 5, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Todd Bannerman and Zach Dymock each scored a power-play goal for the Huskies (3-12, 1-9 ECAC East) in a loss to the Thoroughbreds (3-11-2, 2-7) at Saratoga Springs, New York.


BOWDOIN 2, WESLEYAN 2: Julie Dachille’s goal with 3:08 left gave the Polar Bears (7-3-3, 3-1-1 NESCAC) a tie against the Cardinals (5-6-1, 1-5-1) at Middletown, Connecticut.

Lan Crofton stopped 28 shots for Bowdoin.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 3, COLBY 2: Delaney Flynn and Maddie Dewhirst scored for Colby (6-7, 0-7 NESCAC) in a loss to the Camels (9-2-3, 4-1-2) at New London, Connecticut.

MANHATTANVILLE 3, USM 1: Kayley Romano and Sarah Sinning scored first-period goals, and the Valiants (5-6-3, 4-2-1 ECAC East) held on to defeat the Huskies (4-10-1, 2-5-1) at Gorham.

Julia Pearl scored for USM in the second period.

SALVE REGINA 6, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3: Emily Corrales, Annie Mullen and Melissa Boudreau scored a goal apiece for UNE (4-8-2, 1-6 ECAC East) in a loss to the Seahawks (5-6-1, 5-3) at Biddeford.