VESTAL, N.Y. — Imani Watkins hit a 3-pointer with 2:29 left in the fourth quarter to give Binghamton the lead for good in a 58-52 win over the University of Maine in a women’s college basketball game on Saturday.

Watkins’ 3-pointer gave Binghamton (10-11, 5-3 America East) a 53-50 lead.

Maine (11-12, 4-4) got within one, 53-52 when Sigi Koizar went 1 for 2 in two separate trips to the foul line, but the Bearcats went 5 for 8 from the foul line down to the stretch to secure the win.

Koizar led Maine with 14 points, while Blanca Millan added 12.

Watkins had 17 points for Binghamton, while Kai Moon had 13 points and Alyssa James had seven points and 11 rebounds.

ST. JOSEPH’S 82, ANNA MARIA 57: Emily Benway scored 15 of her game-high 21 points in the second half and the Monks (17-3, 11-0 GNAC) opened the third quarter on an 21-7 run to cruise to a win over the Amcats (3-15, 1-10) in Standish.


Benway grabbed seven rebounds, while Julia Champagne added 16 points, shooting 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Kelsi McNamara had 10 points and 11 assists for the Monks.

Nicole Mareiro scored 11 points for Anna Maria.

UNE 81, WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 62: Alicia Brown scored 20 points and the Nor’easters (14-5, 10-2 CCC) opened the second quarter on a 24-5 run to beat the Golden Bears (13-5, 9-3) in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The Nor’easters lead by four after the first quarter, then extended their lead to 40-17 with 2:51 left in the first half.

Laura Holman added 12 points off the bench for UNE, while Sam MacDonald had 10.

Emily Anderson scored 27 points, including four 3-pointers, for the Golden Bears.


BOWDOIN 71, COLBY 30: Lauren Petit scored 14 points off the bench and the Polar Bears (14-3, 4-2 NESCAC) cruised to a win over the Mules (9-9, 2-4) in Brunswick.

Abigail Kelly added 10 points for Bowdoin, which outscored Colby 24-9 in the second quarter to pull away for the win.

Haley Driscoll had 10 points and five rebounds for the Mules.

TUFTS 73, BATES 44: Melissa Baptista scored 16 of her game-high 22 points in the first half as the Jumbos (20-0, 7-0 NESCAC) cruised past the Bobcats (5-13, 2-5) in Medford, Massachusetts.

Baptista scored 10 in the first quarter as the Bantams took a 24-10 lead. Tufts started the second quarter on a 9-1 run and led 45-22 at halftime.

Nina Davenport scored 16 points for Bates, including four 3-pointers. Allie Coppola added 13 points and 15 rebounds.


WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE 77, SOUTHERN MAINE 47: Emily Dobson scored 15 points and the Colonials (12-7, 5-4 LEC) beat the Huskies (3-16, 2-7) in Danbury, Connecticut.

Alyssa Eanotti scored all of her 10 points in the first and grabbed nine rebounds, while Samantha Smith scored 12 points off the bench for the Colonials.

Miranda Nicely scored 11 points off the bench for the Huskies, while Emily Nicholson added 10 points.

DEAN 67, SOUTHERN MAINE CC 66: Fataya Larry scored a 27 points, including the winning layup with 5 seconds left as the Bulldogs (14-7) beat the Seawolves (19-2, 11-1 YSCC) in South Portland.

Vanese Barnes scored 18 points for SMCC, which took its largest lead of the game at 42-34 on a layup by Kaylah Abdul with 8:57 left in the third quarter. The Bulldogs closed the quarter on a 16-9 run to make it 51-50 going into the fourth.

After a back-and-forth fourth quarter, Jennifer Conrad knocked down two free throws with 22 seconds left to give the Seawolves a 66-65 lead before Larry hit her game-winner.



CASTLETON 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Jocelyn Forrest scored two goals, including the tying goal with 10 seconds left in the third, to help the Spartans (4-11, 3-6-2 NEHC) tie the Huskies (5-12-1, 3-7-1) in Gorham.

Alex Mitchell scored in the first period to give USM a 1-0 lead. Forrest tied it in the third period before Katie Couture gave the Huskies the lead back with 4:30 left.

Alex Mitchell and Katie Nolan each had an assist.

Brittany Evangelista made 24 saves for Southern Maine.

BOWDOIN 0, WESLEYAN 0: Kerri St. Denis stopped 31 shots to help the Polar Bears (10-6-3, 5-4-2 NESCAC) battle to an overtime draw against the Cardinals (7-6-4, 4-4-2) in Middletown, Connecticut.


Allegra Grant made 22 saves for Wesleyan.

NORWICH 6, UNE 1: Six different players scored a goal for the Cadets (14-3-1, 10-1-0 NEHC) in a win over the Nor’easters (7-10-2, 4-6-1) in Biddeford.

Abby Kinens scored the lone goal for UNE in the third period, with assists from Melissa Boudreau and Annie Mullen.

PROVIDENCE 6, MAINE 4: The Friars (13-12-2, 8-7-2 Hockey East) scored four times in the second period on their way to a win over the Black Bears (8-17-1, 4-13-1) in Orono.

Cassidy Carels, Rachel Rockwell, Meaghan Rickard and Blair Parent scored in the second as Providence turned a 3-2 deficit into a 6-3 lead.

Brooke Stacey scored twice, while Catherine Tufts and Lydia Murray also scored for Maine.

TRINITY 2, COLBY 1: Taylor Foy scored with just under three minutes left as the Bantams (15-9-2, 7-7-2 NESCAC) beat the Mules (0-15-3, 0-11-1) in Waterville.

Melissa Maffeo scored in the first period to give Trinity a 1-0 lead. Bella Papapetros scored early in the third period to tie it for Colby.

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