CONCORD, New Hampshire —Tyheem Simon scored seven of his 18 points in the first half as Southern Maine Community College raced out to a nine-point halftime lead and cruised past Eastern Maine Community College 77-60 in the quarterfinals of the Yankee Small College Conference tournament on Friday.

The SMCC bench outscored the EMCC bench 35-8 behind 12 points apiece from Chase Soares and Alexander Hartford.

Atencio Martin chipped in 11 points for the Seawolves and Martin and Hartford grabbed six rebounds apiece.

Brett Deniger led the Golden Eagles with 20 points.

The Seawolves are 22-2 while the Golden Eagles are 7-16.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 5, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 1: Emily Corrales scored a pair of goals and Kimberly Gosselin collected three assists for the Nor’easters (5-14-5, 2-11-3) as they scored four times in the first period to pull away from the Pilgrims (1-22-1, 1-14-1) at Biddeford.

Melissa Boudreau, Mary Wirth and Annie Mullen added goals for the Nor’easters and Mullen also had two assists.

UNE goalie Sydney Helmbrecht made 21 saves.

SOUTHERN MAINE 2, PLYMOUTH STATE 0: Cassandra Sherman and Lynn Kozlowski each scored goals late in the third period for the Huskies (8-13-3, 6-7-3) as they edged the Panthers (3-19-2, 3-12-1) in an ECAC East game at Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Sherman opened the scoring with 6:55 left in third period and Kozlowski added a power-play goal 1:36 later.

USM goalie Nia Kelly made 16 saves to record her first shutout of the season.


CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 4, BOWDOIN 1: Tom Conlin made 34 saves for the Camels (12-9-2, 9-7-1) as they scored three unanswered goals over the final two periods of a NESCAC win over the Polar Bears (13-7-3, 7-7-3) at Brunswick.

Bowdoin fell behind just over five minutes into the game, but came back to tie it on a goal by Zach Kokosa 10 minutes later.

Peter Cronin made 19 saves for the Polar Bears, who outshot the Camels 35-23.

TUFTS 4, COLBY 1: The Jumbos (8-13-2, 5-10-2) scored three goals during a span of 70 seconds midway through the second period to pull away from the Mules (5-13-3, 2-12-3) in a NESCAC game at Waterville.

Colby took a 1-0 lead 1:59 into the second period when Tyler Lingel scored on an assist from Dan Dupont.

Sam Parker made 22 saves for the Mules.


CLEMSON 10, MAINE 1: Reed Rohlman had three hits and drove in three runs and Matthew Crownover struck out seven over seven strong innings to lead the Tigers (2-2) past the Black Bears (1-4) at Augusta, Georgia.

Sam Balzano had a pair of hits for the Black Bears, who got their lone run in the top of the fourth inning when Scott Heath doubled and scored on a single by Luke Morrill.

WHITTIER 4, BATES 3: Stephen Zavala scored the winning run when he stole home with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Poets (2-6) past the Bobcats (2-2) at Whittier, California.

After falling behind 3-0, Bates came back to tie the game after a two-run homer by Sam Berry in the top of the seventh inning and an RBI single by Berry in the top of the eighth.

Jackson Rockwell and Ryan McCarthy also had two hits apiece for the Bobcats and Mekae Hyde and Brendan Fox each scored one run.


(7) OREGON STATE 66, COLORADO 44: Jamie Weisner had 17 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Beavers move a step closer to their first Pac-12 title.

Ali Gibson scored nine of her 14 points in the second half as the Beavers (24-2, 14-1 Pac-12) pulled away from pesky host Colorado (11-15, 4-11).

(16) PRINCETON 70, DARTMOUTH 31: Alex Wheatley scored 20 points and the host Tigers improved to 24-0 overall and 8-0 in the Ivy League.

The Tigers are the lone unbeaten team in women’s basketball. The Kentucky men’s basketball team is the only other undefeated team in Division I college basketball.

The Big Green dropped to 11-12 overall and 2-7 in the Ivy League.