BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Blanca Millan scored 12 of her 20 points in the first quarter as the University of Maine jumped out to a 20-7 lead and cruised to its sixth straight win, beating Binghamton 61-38 in an America East women’s basketball game on Saturday.

Tanesha Sutton had 15 points for Maine (15-8, 8-2 America East), while Julie Brosseau added 12.

Imani Watkins had 15 points and Kai Moon 10 for Binghamton (15-8, 6-4).

ST. JOSEPH’S 88, ST. JOSEPH (Conn.) 29: Kelsi McNamara had 18 points, seven rebounds and six steals in just 21 minutes as the Monks (20-1, 12-0 GNAC) stormed to their 19th consecutive win, beating the Blue Jays (8-12, 3-9) in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Emily Benway had 13 points for the Monks, Hannah Marks added 12 and Julia Champagne 10.

Melicia Mendez scored seven points for the Blue Jays.

MASS-DARTMOUTH 84, SOUTHERN MAINE 55: Nakira Examond had 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Corsairs (17-3, 10-0 Little East) beat the Huskies (11-10, 7-3) in Gorham.

Leah Douty and Alicia Kutil each scored 19 points for Mass-Dartmouth.

Emily Nicholson had 13 points, Chantel Eels had 11, and Miranda Nicely grabbed 12 rebounds for Southern Maine.

MIDDLEBURY 55, COLBY 48: The Panthers (16-6, 5-3 NESCAC) scored the final 12 points of the game, holding the Mules (9-12, 3-5) scoreless for the last 4:48 to earn a tough win in Waterville.

Sabrina Weeks and Maya Davis had 13 points apiece for Middlebury.

Katie McCrum scored 18 points, while Ainsley Burns added 12 and Haley Driscoll 10 for Colby.

AMHERST 58, BATES 31: Jackie Nagle had 12 points, seven boards and six blocks to lead the Mammoths (22-0, 8-0 NESCAC) past the Bobcats (7-16, 1-8) at Amherst, Massachusetts.

Melanie Binkhorst had a game-high 13 points for Bates and Taylor McVeigh added eight.

BOWDOIN 73, WILLIAMS 47: The third-ranked Polar Bears (21-1, 7-1 NESCAC) opened the game on an 11-1 run and were never threatened by the Ephs (11-11, 3-5) in Brunswick.

Lauren Petit scored 14 points, including four 3-pointers, for Bowdoin. Maddie Hasson added 12 points.

Gabby Martin scored 12 points and Maggie Meehan 11 for Williams.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 65, NICHOLS 36: Jocelyn Chaput scored a career-high 22 points to pace the Nor’easters (16-5, 12-2 Commonwealth Coast Conference) to a win over the Bison (3-18, 1-13) in Dudley, Massachusetts.

Ashley Coneys had 13 points and seven boards for UNE, while Olivia Shaw added nine points and 11 rebounds.

Beth Laing had 11 points and Brooke Packard nine for Nichols.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 80, COLLEGE OF ST. JOSEPH 51: The Seawolves (17-7) took a 23-15 first-quarter lead and slowly pulled away to beat the Fighting Saints (9-9) in South Portland.

Amanda Brett scored 27 points for SMCC, while Abigail Ramirez had 18 points and 17 rebounds.

Daija Black scored 12 points and Aliesha Thomas 11 for College of St. Joseph’s.

(3) BAYLOR 90, TEXAS TECH 44: Juicy Landrum had 20 points to lead five Baylor players in double figures, and the Bears (21-1, 11-0 Big 12) overwhelmed the Red Raiders (7-15, 1-10) for their 18th straight win in Lubbock, Texas.

The game was tied 6-6 halfway through the first quarter before Baylor ended the quarter with 15 straight points.


MAINE 3, NEW HAMPSHIRE 0: Carly Jackson made 23 saves as the Black Bears (17-9-4, 11-6-3 Hockey East) beat the Wildcats (13-11-7, 8-8-5) in Orono.

Lydia Murray had a goal and two assists for Maine, which scored a goal in all three periods. Vendula Pribylova and Alyson Matteau also scored for the Black Bears.

Ava Boutilier had 13 saves for New Hampshire.

BOWDOIN 0, HAMILTON 0: Kerri St. Denis made 19 saves for the Polar Bears (9-7-2, 3-7-2) and Sam Walther had 27 saves for the Continentals (12-6-2) as the teams skated to a scoreless tie in Brunswick.

MASS-BOSTON 1, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0: Jane Morrisette scored with 20 seconds left to lift the Breakers (9-10-4, 8-2-2 New England Hockey) past the Nor’easters (8-8-7, 3-4-5) in Boston.

Caty Flagg stopped 46 shots for UNE, while Rachel Myette had 20 saves for UMass-Boston.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 2, COLBY 0: The Camels (14-3-3, 9-1-2 NESCAC) scored a goal in the second and another in the third on their way to win over the Mules (7-10-4, 2-8-4) in Waterville.

Olivia Good scored from Ashley Carbone and Elena Gualtieri in the second period, and Gualtieri scored from Carbone and Good in the third.

Savannah Shaw had 32 saves for Colby, while Bailey Mertz had 16 saves for Connecticut College.

SOUTHERN MAINE 4, SALVE REGINA 1: The Huskies (8-14-1, 4-7-1 New England Hockey) scored three goals in the third period and defeated the Seahawks (3-19-1, 2-10) at Middletown, Rhode Island.

Rebecca Hasting scored 4:17 into the first period for USM, but Julia Ormsby tied it with 1:57 left in the period.

Katie Nolan, Rylie Binette and Shannon Colbert then scored for USM in the third.