College Sports Roundup: UNH men's basketball team suffers first loss
With the loss, New Hampshire dips to 2-1 overall, while Bryant improves to 1-2 on the season.
Myrick shot 2-of-5 from the field and added five boards, while Pelcher shot-3-of-4 from the field and a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line. Jordon Bronner chipped in with 11 points, including seven to kick off the second half, and a pair of assists. Chandler Rhoads added 10 points to round out the double-digit scorers.
Alex Francis led Bryant with a game-high 23 points and nine rebounds, while Dyami Starks and Frankie Dobbs posted 17 and 12, respectively. The Bulldogs shot 51.7 percent (15-29) in the opening half to build a nine-point lead at halftime.
Plymouth State 71, Becker 68: At Bridgewater, Mass., Dover's Alex Burt netted 14 points and all-tournament selection Uche Nwokeji tallied 13 to go along with nine rebounds as the Panthers copped the BSU Tip-Off Classic consolation game. Pembroke's Sheldon Benson scored 11.
Newbury 101, Colby-Sawyer 76: At Amherst, Mass., Mike Dias tallied a career-high 24 points and added nine rebounds for the Chargers in consolation play at the Ken Wright Invitational. CSC is 0-2.
Endicott 65, Rivier 60: At Nashua, Brian Troy of Westmoreland scored 15 points while Tom Poitras of Bow and Garon Whitney of Dover each had 12 for the Raiders in the Rivier/Coca-Cola Tip-Off Tournament championship game. The game was tied, 60-60, with 1:49 remaining.
Wesleyan 81, Daniel Webster 54: At Middletown, Conn., all-tournament selection John Hickson banked in 16 points for the Eagles in the Herb Kenny Tip-Off Tournament title game. Daris Cosby scored 15 first half points before leaving the game with a leg injury.
New Hampshire 68, Holy Cross 65: At Worcester, Mass., Cari Reed canned a three-point field goal with three seconds left in regulation to lift the Wildcats to 2-0, their best start since the 2005-06 season. Reed finished with a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds.
Keene State 67, Mount Holyoke 50: At Keene, tournament MVP Carly Kiernan scored 19 of her career high 23 points in the second half as the Owls copped the 17th annual KSC Tip-Off Tournament championship Saturday.
Plymouth State 77, Elms 71: At Plymouth, Loudon's Krystin Corliss poured in 23 points to lead PSU to the Comfort Inn of Ashland Tip-Off Classic consolation victory. Katie Seraikas added 10 points including eight free throws.
Dartmouth 1, Cornell 1 (OT): At Ithaca, N.Y., senior captain Mike Keenan scored on a shot from the point with 51.4 seconds left in regulation to help the No. 12 Dartmouth men's hockey team earn a tie against No. 10 Cornell.
St. Anselm 5, St. Michael's 0: At Goffstown, Liam McKillop scored two goals and Tim King added three points as the Hawks improved to 3-2-1 overall and in the ECAC East. Eric Czapka and Tucker Mullin also scored.
Franklin Pierce 3, SUNY Canton 1: At Winchendon, Mass., Brendan McCarron scored two power-play goals including the game-winner as FPU upped its record to 3-2-0 (1-0-0 NE-10).
New Hampshire 2, Maine 1: At Orono, Maine, Megan Armstrong extended her point-scoring streak to three games as she gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead in the first period, and Brittney Redlick scored the game-winning goal as UNH improved to 5-7-1 overall and 3-2-1 in Hockey East. Goalie Jenn Gilligan picked up her second win of the season, making 22 saves. Maine is 2-8-1 and 1-6-0.
St. Anselm 4, Norwich 3 (OT): At Northfield, Vt., Franny Nicholson scored with 2:08 remaining in regulation to force overtime, and Rosemarie Giarrusso tallied 45 seconds into the extra session as St. Anselm moved to 5-1-1 on the season including 4-1-1 in ECAC East. The victory snapped top-ranked Norwich's 44-game ECAC East regular season unbeaten streak.
New England College 4, Plymouth State 2: Rachel Vigliano, Aubrey Fischer, Chelsie Boroski and Kate Kellar netted goals for the Pilgrims who improved to 3-1-2 overall and 2-1-1 in the ECAC.
NCAA D-I Championship: At Louisville, Ky., for the second straight year, Dartmouth's Abbey D'Agostino, the Northeast Region champion and regional Women's Athlete of the Year, earned all-America honors as she finished second overall on the 6-km E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park course, just seven-tenths of a second behind national champion Betsy Saina of Iowa State. Saina's strong closing kick gave her a 19:27.9, while D'Agostino followed in 19:28.6.
University of New Hampshire's Keely Maguire placed 112th in the 253-runner field in 20:52.5.
NCAA D-III Championship: At Terre Haute, Ind., Keene State's Maggie Fitter turned in a 95th place, 22:45, 6-km effort.