WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Aaron Calixte scored 23 points and Till Gloger 22, both career highs, and Maine rallied from a seven-point deficit in overtime to beat Hartford 105-100 on Wednesday night.

Gloger was 10 of 14 from the floor and Calixte 8 of 14 for the Black Bears (7-13, 3-4 America East). Kevin Little added 16 points, and Devine Eke made all six of his shots and scored 13 points while grabbing 11 rebounds.

Trailing 95-88 with under three minutes remaining in overtime, the Black Bears scored the next 12 points capped by back-to-back 3-pointers by Little and Shaun Lawton to take a 100-95 lead with 1:17 remaining.

Pancake Thomas made a free throw for Hartford but Troy Reid-Knight put in a bucket and Calixte added two free throws for an eight-point cushion that proved enough with 34 seconds left.

Thomas had four 3-pointers and 29 points for Hartford (7-15, 2-5). Evan Cooper added 15.

USM 75, PLYMOUTH STATE 73: Jose Nouchanthavong hit a jumper at the buzzer to lift Southern Maine (11-7, 5-3 Little East) over the Panthers (12-7, 3-5) at Plymouth, New Hampshire – the second straight game won by Nouchanthavong on the final play.

Plymouth State rallied from a 66-55 deficit, tying the game at 73 on a 3-pointer by Curtis Arsenault with 13 seconds to play.

Nouchanthavong brought the ball up the court, faked a defender out of position, and then pulled up for the winning shot.

Nouchanthavong finished with 31 points. Atencio Martin added 19 points.

SMCC 101, UM-AUGUSTA 76: Jordan DeRosby had a triple-double to lead Southern Maine CC (11-13, 7-4 Yankee Small College) over the Moose (10-12, 5-4) at South Portland.

DeRosby scored 12 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out 11 assists while Grayson Waterman scored 21 points.

Dylan Sylvestri each added 12 points off the bench.

LASELL 81, ST. JOSEPH’S 60: Armin Omanivic and Scott Arsenault each scored 23 points, and the Lasers (14-4, 11-0 GNAC) knocked down 15 3-pointers in a win over the Monks (6-12, 3-8) at Standish.

Quinn Richardson-Newton led the Monks with 15 points.

WENTWORTH 70, UNE 44: Kyle Romich scored 18 points to lead the Leopards (10-8, 8-3 Commonwealth Coast) over the Nor’easters (10-8, 5-6) at Boston.

Drew Patno led the Nor’easters with eight points off the bench.

ARKANSAS 74, (5) TEXAS A&M 71: Moses Kingsley scored 18 points, Dusty Hannahs and Anthlon Bell added 17 apiece and host Arkansas (10-10, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) ended a 10-game winning streak for the Aggies (17-3, 7-1).

(16) LOUISVILLE 91, VIRGINIA TECH 83: Damion Lee scored 29 points and Louisville (17-3, 6-1 Atlantic Coast) used sharp shooting from behind the 3-point arc to overcome foul trouble at Virginia Tech (12-9, 4-4).

BENTLEY 71, ST. ROSE 65: Keegan Hyland of South Portland scored 31 points and the Falcons (15-3) won their sixth straight.

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UNE 62, WENTWORTH 42: Alicia Brown scored 17 points to lead the Nor’easters (15-3, 11-0 CCC) past the Leopards (6-12, 2-9) at Boston.

Olivia Shaw added 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting, and Meghan Gribbin had seven points and seven assists for UNE.

Rachel Camara scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Leopards. Haley Sabino added 12 points and nine rebounds.

USM 66, PLYMOUTH STATE 42: Ella Ramonas scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half to lead the Huskies (11-7, 6-2 LEC) past the Panthers (6-12, 0-8) at Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Gretchen Anderson and Megan Pelletier each added nine points for Southern Maine, which held the Panthers to 29 percent shooting.

The Huskies led 22-12 after the first quarter and used a 22-7 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to stretch the lead to 61-36 with five minutes left.

UM-AUGUSTA 65, SMCC 52: Five players scored in double figures as the Moose (16-6, 9-0 YSCC) downed the Seawolves (17-6, 7-4) at South Portland.

Jamie Plummer had 16 points and 14 rebounds, while Morgan Card added 14 points and 10 boards for UM-Augusta. Caitlin LaFountain and Carmen Bragg each scored 12 points, and Darby Toth had 10.

The Seawolves got to within five at 35-30 on a 3-pointer from Destinie Montano with 5:04 left in the third, but the Moose responded with a 21-12 run.

Amira Jones and Alicia Hoyt each scored 10 points for SMCC.

(1) CONNECTICUT 94, TULSA 30: Breanna Stewart scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds to help lead Connecticut (19-0, 9-0 American) to a dominating victory at Tulsa (7-14, 4-6).

(4) BAYLOR 69, TEXAS TECH 43: Nina Davis scored 12 of her 18 points in the third quarter and Baylor (20-1, 7-1 Big 12) beat Texas Tech (10-10, 1-8) at Waco, Texas, extending the their Big 12 record with a 16th straight 20-win season.

(5) MARYLAND 89, PENN STATE 53: Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 25 points to help the Terrapins (18-2, 7-1 Big Ten) rout host Penn State.

(6) TEXAS 70, KANSAS 46: Imani Boyette had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Longhorns (19-1, 8-1 Big 12) routed Kansas at home for the 1,000th win in program history.

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