WATERVILLE — Brooke Chandor went 7 of 11 from 3-point range and finished with 25 points to lead Colby College to a 72-65 win over Southern Maine in a nonconference women’s basketball game Tuesday night.

Junior Megan Pelletier scored her 1,000th career point and finished with 19, helping the Huskies (9-11) get as close as six points after they trailed by as many as 21 in the second half.

The Mules (14-6) went 8 of 8 from the foul line in the final 51 seconds to hold on.

Chandor also had nine rebounds for the Mules, and Mia Diplock had 11 points, five assists and four rebounds.

Rebecca Knight added 15 points for Southern Maine and Ella Ramonas had 13.

UNE 60, WENTWORTH 42: Kelly Coleman had 17 points and nine rebounds, and the Nor’easters (16-4, 12-1 Commonwealth Coast Conference) used a 22-9 run over the final 8:40 to pull away from the Leopards (5-15, 3-10) at Biddeford.

Alicia Brown added 15 points and seven rebounds and Meghan Gribbin collected nine points and eight assists for the UNE, which has won 41 straight regular-season home games against conference opponents.

ST. JOSEPH’S 62, LASELL 56: Hayley Quirion capped a six-point run with a 3-pointer as the Monks (13-5, 2-4 GNAC) opened a 53-44 lead with 5 minutes remaining and held off Lasell (5-13, 1-5) at Standish.

Morgan Cahill and Norma Waggett led St. Joseph’s with 13 points each. Quirion had 11.

(2) CONNECTICUT 96, CINCINNATI 36: Geno Auriemma reached 900 victories faster than any other college coach when the Huskies (21-1, 11-0 American Athletic Conference) routed Cincinnati 96-36 at Hartford, Connecticut.

Auriemma needed just 1,034 games to reach the milestone.

Freshman Gabby Williams led six players in double figures for the Huskies (21-1, 11-0 American Athletic Conference) with a career-high 18 points. She also had 14 rebounds.


VERMONT 68, MAINE 49: Dre Willis scored 14 points and added five rebounds, four assists and three steals to lead the Catamounts past the Black Bears at Burlington, Vermont.

Cam Ward had 14 points off the bench and Kurt Steidl added 13 points for Vermont, which has won eight of its last 10 and outscored Maine 30-9 off the bench.

The Catamounts (13-10, 8-2 America East Conference) held Maine to 32 percent shooting, including 1 of 16 from 3-point range.

Kevin Little led Maine (2-21, 1-9) with 17 points.

COLBY 76, USM 64: Sam Willson scored 22 points, Ryan Jann added 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Mules (12-9) downed the Huskies (4-16) at Waterville.

Willson scored eight during an 11-0 run that extended Colby’s lead to 15 points with 6:43 left.

USM was led by Zach Leal, who had 16 points and seven rebounds. Fred Knight added 12 points and eight boards.

BATES 77, UM-FARMINGTON 64: Mike Boornazian scored 26 points and also had six rebounds and four assists to help the Bobcats (15-4) beat the Beavers (4-15) at Lewiston.

Marcus Delpeche added 16 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Bates.

The Bobcats closed the first half with an 18-5 run and then scored the first five points of the second half for a 19-point lead.

Uriah Forest-Bulley had 20 points and eight rebounds for Farmington.

BOWDOIN 79, PLYMOUTH STATE 66: Lucas Hausman netted 20 points during the second half as the Polar Bears (14-6) rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit at Plymouth State (7-13).

Hausman finished with 32 points for the Polar Bears, who had 47-19 advantage after the break. John Swords added 19 points and 11 rebounds.

WENTWORTH 61, UNE 49: John-Michael Fragnoli scored 19 points to lead the Leopards (10-10, 8-5 CCC) past the Nor’easters (5-15, 3-10) at Biddeford.

Drew Coveney scored a season-high 17 points for UNE.

(1) KENTUCKY 69, GEORGIA 58: Andrew Harrison and Karl-Anthony Towns combined for 38 points and scored key baskets down the stretch to help the host Wildcats (22-0, 9-0 Southeastern Conference) survive pesky Georgia (14-7, 5-4).

(5) WISCONSIN 92, INDIANA 78: Frank Kaminsky scored 23 points and Wisconsin’s athletic frontcourt overwhelmed Indiana (16-7, 6-4 Big Ten) as the Badgers (20-2, 8-1) won at home.

(9) LOUISVILLE 63, MIAMI 55: Terry Rozier scored 22 points and Louisville (19-3, 7-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame second-half shooting woes to beat the slumping Hurricanes (14-8, 4-5) at Coral Gables, Florida.

(14) NORTHERN IOWA 61, INDIANA STATE 51: Seth Tuttle had 15 points and eight rebounds and Jeremy Morgan added 12 points as Northern Iowa (21-2, 10-1 Missouri Valley Conference) ran away from host Indiana State (11-12, 7-4) for a 10th straight win.

(21) OKLAHOMA 71, (15) WEST VIRGINIA 52: Buddy Hield scored 21 points and the host Sooners (15-7, 6-4 Big 12) defeated West Virginia (18-4, 6-3). Hield, the Big 12’s leading scorer, made 8 of 13 shots, including 5 of 7 3-pointers.


UNE 1, USM 0: Colby Drost made 25 saves to record his third shutout of the season as the Nor’easters (8-11-1, 6-7-1 ECAC East) edged the Huskies (5-15, 2-11) at Gorham.

Christian Rossetti scored for the Nor’easters on a breakaway off a USM turnover with 4:09 left in the second period.

Kyle Shapire had 23 saves for the Huskies.


COLBY 4, USM 0: Lauren Guarente, Delaney Flynn and Megan Fortier had a goal and an assist apiece for the Mules (11-9), who scored three times in the second period to pull away from the Huskies (6-12-1) at Waterville.

Jackie Tavella also scored a goal and Angelica Crites made 16 saves to earn her first career shutout.