Guillaume Richard scored a power-play goal 23 seconds into overtime as 10th-ranked Providence handed seventh-ranked Maine its first home loss of the season, rallying Saturday night for a 4-3 Hockey East victory at Alfond Arena.

The Friars (16-9-2, 9-6-2 Hockey East) erased three one-goal deficits. Hudson Malinoski tied the game at 3-3 with 4:33 remaining in regulation.

Maine (18-6-2, 10-5-1) scored three power-play goals, one in each period, by Josh Nadeau, Ben Poisson and Brandon Chabrier. Chabrier gave the Black Bears a 3-2 lead at 11:01 of the third, just 1:07 after Providence’s Graham Gamache tied the game with a power-play goal.

Bradly Nadeau assisted on all three Maine goals.


MAINE 67, NEW HAMPSHIRE 48: Anne Simon made five 3-pointers and finished with 33 points as the Black Bears (16-8, 9-1 America East) beat the Wildcats (9-15, 3-8) in Orono.


Simon, who sat out the Black Bears’ previous game on Feb. 3 at Bryant because of an ankle injury, was 12 for 19 from the field and 5 for 9 from 3-point range.

Adrianna Smith added 10 points and 17 rebounds for Maine, which earned its fourth straight win and ninth in its last 10 games. Sarah Talon added 15 points.

Lucia Melero scored 12 points for New Hampshire.

UNE 61, ROGER WILLIAMS 58: Faye Veilleux made a 3-pointer with 16 seconds left to lift the Nor’easters (17-6, 12-3 CCC) past the Hawks (15-8, 10-4) in Biddeford.

Jordyn Franzen scored 15 of her 29 points in the second half as UNE rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit. Veilleux scored 11 points in the second half and finished with 15. Kalyee Beyor chipped in 10 points.

Katie Galligan, Sophia Coppola and Chloe Richardson each scored 16 points for Roger Williams.


ST. JOSEPH’S 72, MITCHELL 54: Angelica Hurley scored 23 points as the Monks (15-7, 11-0 GNAC) beat the Mariners (4-16, 2-1) in Standish.

Hailey Anderson added 15 points, Grace Ramsdell had 14 and Elisabeth Stapelfeld 12 for St. Joseph’s.

UMASS DARTMOUTH 67, USM 40: Carly Whiteside scored 24 points and the Corsairs (20-3, 12-2 LEC) beat the Huskies (10-13, 8-6) in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Vanessa Vaughan scored 10 points for Southern Maine.

BATES 71, WESLEYAN 56: Morgan Kennedy scored 16 points as the Bobcats (20-4, 8-2 NESCAC) beat the Cardinals (11-11, 2-8) in Middletown, Connecticut.

Sophie Spolter added 14 points and Davina Kabantu added 13 for Bates. Elsa Daulerio had 10 rebounds.


BOWDOIN 67, AMHERST 33: Sydney Jones scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Polar Bears (22-2, 9-1 NESCAC) cruised past the Mammoths (19-5, 6-4) in Brunswick to clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NESCAC tournament.

HAMILTON 52, COLBY 49: Taylor Lambo scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the Continentals (17-7, 5-5 NESCAC) beat the Mules (12-11, 4-6) in Waterville.

Chelsea Ibenegbu scored 11 points for Colby.


NEW HAMPSHIRE 60, MAINE 57: Jaxson Baker scored 11 of his 18 points in the second half as the Wildcats (14-9, 6-4 America East) edged the Black Bears (11-13, 3-6) in Durham, New Hampshire.

Peter Filipovity paced Maine with 20 points. Jaden Clayton added 12 and Kellen Tynes had 10.


WESLEYAN 79, BATES 54: Shane Regan scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and the Cardinals (13-11, 4-6 NESCAC) beat the Bobcats (3-21, 0-10) in Lewiston.

Simon McCormick scored 13 points and Marc Begin II added 12 for Bates.

BOWDOIN 65, AMHERST 61: Michael Simonds had 21 points and the Polar Bears (9-15, 3-7 NESCAC) beat the Mammoths (14-10, 5-5) in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Ben Chilson added 14 points and Afamdi Achufusi 11 for Bowdoin.

Dan Schlakman had 14 points for Amherst.

HAMILTON 89, COLBY 59: Hank Morgan and Teja Singh had 22 points apiece as the Continentals (11-13, 4-6 NESCAC) cruised past the Mules (11-13, 3-7) at Waterville.


Lucas Green had 18 points for Colby, with Liam O’Connell added 14.

ST. JOSEPH’S 72, MITCHELL 67: Julian Llopiz made five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points to lead the Monks (14-9, 10-1 GNAC) past the Mariners (7-16, 4-8) in Standish.

John Paul Frazier added 14 points, Remijo Wani 13 and Wani Donato 11 for St. Joseph’s.

UNE 91, ROGER WILLIAMS 85:  Jack Pyzynski knocked down four free throws in the final 17 seconds and finished with 22 points as the Nor’easters (6-17, 1-14 CCC) beat the Hawks (11-12, 8-6) in Biddeford.

Adam Lux scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for UNE. Jayden Thornton added 10 points.

Mac Annus had 22 points for Roger Williams.


UMASS DARTMOUTH 79, SOUTHERN MAINE 66: Nic Boyd scored 22 points, while Isaac Percy and Ryan Flauto each added 17 and the Corsairs (14-9, 11-3 LEC) beat the Huskies (12-11, 7-7) in North Dartmouth, Massacusetts.

Tommy Whelan scored 19 points, Chance Dixon 15, Brady Saunders 12 and Cody Hawes 10 for Southern Maine.

(1) UCONN 89, GEORGETOWN 64: The top-ranked Huskies (22-2, 12-1 Big East) were never challenged on the way to their 12th consecutive victory, leading by as many as 26 in the first half while beating the Hoyas (8-15, 1-11) in Washington behind Alex Karaban’s 25 points.

The defending national champion Huskies were dominant at both ends of the court, putting together runs of 9-0 and 11-0 before the game was 10 minutes old.

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