BOSTON — The St. Joseph College women’s basketball team rallied from a 12-point deficit with six minutes remaining to beat Suffolk University 82-79 Saturday afternoon in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference game.

The Monks (17-1, 9-0 GNAC) extended their winning streak to 16 games, while Suffolk dropped to 14-4, 7-2.

Kelsi McNamara led St. Joseph’s with 31 points, including 7 of 12 on 3-pointers. Three of those 3-pointers came in the last six minutes. Emily Benway scored 12 for St. Joseph’s, and Hannah Marks added 11.

Marks gave the Monks their first lead, 78-77, hitting a driving jumper with 1:22 left. The Rams made two free throws, but McNamara responded with a lay-up for an 80-79 lead.

The Rams missed two free throws, rebounded, but lost the ball to Marks. She was fouled and sank two free throws for an 82-79 lead with 21 seconds left. The final 3-pointer missed.

ROGER WILLIAMS 62, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 54: Mariah Nicholas scored 18 points, Anna Walther added 14 and the Hawks (16-3, 10-2 CCC) beat the Nor’easters (13-5, 9-2) in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Olivia Shaw scored 16 of her 18 points in the first half for UNE, which took a 36-23 at halftime.

The Nor’easters led by as many as 15 early in the third but the Hawks closed the quarter on a 20-7 run to make it 45-43 heading into the fourth.

Sam MacDonald also scored 18 for the Nor’easters.

SOUTHERN MAINE 55, KEENE STATE 33: Chantel Eells had 14 points and 15 rebounds and the Huskies (10-9, 7-2 LEC) beat the Owls (3-16, 1-8) in Gorham.

Southern Maine held Keene State scoreless over the final 9:16 of the third quarter, building a 46-16 lead heading into the fourth.

Morgan Eliasen scored eight points of the bench for the Huskies.

COLBY 61, HAMILTON 52: Katie McCrum scored 14 points hitting four 3-pointers, three in the third quarter, as the Mules (8-10, 2-4 NESCAC) beat the Continentals (13-7, 1-5) in Clinton, New York.

McCrum’s third 3-pointer put Colby ahead 40-32 with 5:36 remaining in the quarter.

Haley Driscoll also scored 14 for Colby. Paige Russell added 12.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 71, BATES 54: Mairead Hynes had 19 points and six assists to lead the Camels (12-6, 3-3 NESCAC) over the Bobcats (7-14, 1-6) in Lewiston.

Julia Middlebrook had 17 points, six assists and four steals for Bates, while Nina Davenport added 15 points and nine rebounds.

(1) UCONN 98, TULANE 45: Katie Lou Samuelson scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half to lead the Huskies (20-0, 9-0 American Athletic Conference) to a rout of the Green Wave (11-10, 3-5) and a 20-0 start to the season for the 11th time in program history, in Storrs, Connecticut.

“That’s a lot of wins for any coach, any time anywhere, any program,” said Coach Geno Auriemma. “To be able to do it as many times as we’ve done it, I hope it’s part of our culture that we’ve created here.”

Kia Nurse scored 14 for the Huskies (9-0 American Athletic Conference) and tied a career high with seven rebounds. Napheesa Collier hit all six of her shots for 13 points. Gabby Williams added 13 points and nine assists.

UConn had six players in double figures for the sixth time this season.

(12) OHIO STATE 78, MICHIGAN STATE 62: Kelsey Mitchell scored 23 points to become the Big Ten’s all-time leading scorer and the Buckeyes (17-5, 6-3) ended a three-game losing streak with a win over the Spartans (15-8, 4-5) in Columbus, Ohio.

(19) OKLAHOMA STATE 80, TEXAS TECH 62: Kaylee Jensen scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Loryn Goodwin had 20 points, eight assists and five steals to help the Cowgirls (15-5, 6-3 Big 12) beat the Lady Raiders (7-14, 1-9) in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

(24) TCU 62, OKLAHOMA 58: Lauren Heard scored 12 points, including the game-tying 3-pointer, and Amber Ramirez scored all nine of her points in the final two minutes to secure the win for the Horned Frogs (15-5, 6-3 Big 12) over the Soooners (10-11, 5-5) in Fort Worth, Texas.


CONNECTICUT 4, MAINE 0: Leah Lum scored twice and Kayla Mee had two assists as the Huskies (9-11-8, 3-10-5 Hockey East) rolled past the Black Bears (16-9-3, 10-6-2) in Storrs, Connecticut.

Morgan Wabick and Natalie Snodgrass each added goals for Connecticut, which took a 2-0 lead in the first period.

Carly Jackson had 22 saves for Maine.

BOWDOIN 1, WESLEYAN 0: Maegan Sheehan scored 3:40 into the first period and the Polar Bears (9-6-1, 3-6-1 NESCAC) beat the Cardinals (5-9-4, 1-5-4) in Brunswick.

Julie Dachille and Marissa Fichter each had an assist. Kerri St. Denis stopped 19 shots for Bowdoin.

Allegra Grant had 24 saves for Wesleyan.

TRINITY 3, COLBY 2: Taylor Peracchio scored late in the third period to give the Bantams (5-13, 1-9 NESCAC) a win over the Mules (6-8-4, 2-6-4) in Hartford, Connecticut.

Kelcie Finn scored twice for Trinity.

Elizabeth Brashich and Anna Consentino scored in the third period to tie the game for Colby.

SOUTHERN MAINE 3, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 2: Emiliee Burris scored 1:46 into overtime as the Huskies (7-13-1, 3-6-1 NEHC) beat the Pilgrims (2-16-2, 1-7-1) in Gorham.

Shannon Colbert scored in the first period and Jill Hannigan in the second period for Southern Maine. Haley Wheeler scored in the second and Vicki Shaw in the third for NEC.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 4, PLYMOUTH STATE 1: Tatum Gietl scored the go-ahead goal 16:15 into the second period and the Nor’easters (8-6-7, 3-2-5 NEHC) beat the Panthers (6-10-4, 5-3-2) at Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.

Annie Mullen, Shannon Nadaeu and Katie Babineau each added goals for UNE.