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College Sports Roundup: St. Anselm hoop squad keeps on winning
St. Anselm College's Chris Santo, near, and Le Moyne's Connor Mahoney, reach for a rebound during the first half of their NE-10 game hosted at St. Anselm College Saturday. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
It was the 12th win in St. Anselm's past 14 games and it now sports a 14-3 overall mark and a 10-3 NE-10 record.
The sharpshooting Hawks tallied 18 three-point field goals in the game, the second most in program history behind the 20 they recorded against Quinnipiac on Jan. 25, 1994.
Mabrey had six of the treys while Mallios scored 12 points and dished out 14 assists.
John Nielsen (18 points) added six threes, and Mike McCahey chipped in 15 points.
The Hawks burst to a 17-2 lead to open the game and led 23-4 with 11:39 remaining in the first half. The Dolphins recovered, slightly, and entered the locker room trailing, 35-24.
Jim Janson led Le Moyne with 23 points and eight rebounds.
Le Moyne was guilty of 22 turnovers.
Harvard 82, Dartmouth 77 (OT): At Cambridge, Mass., Harvard overcame a 13-point deficit with less than four minutes to play to force overtime and then outpointed the Big Green, 20-15, during the extra session in a game televised nationally on NBC Sports Network.
Siyani Chambers had 21 points for the Crimson, who improved to 10-6 overall and remained unbeaten in the Ivy after two league contests, while Wesley Saunders added 20.
Dartmouth, which sank to 4-12 and 0-2 Ivy, got 15 points apiece from John Golden and Malik Gill in a game the Big Green dominated most of the way before Harvard's Christian Webster rallied his team with a trio of three-pointers and a Chambers layup which tied the game at 62-62 at the end of regulation.
Pace 65, Franklin Pierce 62: At Rindge, the Setters final five points in the game came from the free throw line as Pace pulled away for its sixth NE-10 win of the season. Franklin Pierce, which led by 13 at the half, saw its league mark slip to 9-4. Eric Jean-Guillaume, whose jumper left the Ravens trailing by a point, 63-62, with 1:13 to play, topped the FPU scoring list with 19 points. Ellis Cooper added 15. Jonathan Merceus, who scored 19 points, led the Pace comeback with 15 second half markers.
Keene State 91, UMass-Boston 82: At Boston, Mass., Ryan Martin scored 23 points and Anthony Mariano came off the bench to finish with 22 for the Owls who are 6-3 in the Little East. Winners of three of their last four games, KSC is fourth in the conference standings. Keene had a strong first half, winning the initial 20-minute battle, 45-31.
Plymouth State 69, UMass-Dartmouth 40: At North Dartmouth, Mass., the Panthers registered their second LEC win behind the team-leading 14 points of Dover's Alex Burt. Kevin Eisenberg and Petey Skevas each scored 13, and Shomari Morgan added 10.
Rivier 53, Emmanuel 52: At Nashua, Bow's Tom Poitras dropped in a jump shot with 37 seconds remaining to lift the Raiders to 5-7 in the GNAC. Poitras led all scorers in the game with 21 points.
Daniel Webster 67, Southern Vermont 52: At Bennington, Vt., Daris Cosby netted 11 points and David Feinstein added 10 as the Eagles climbed to 4-5 in the NECC.
Lyndon State 91, New England College 71: At Lyndonville, Vt., the Pilgrims fell behind 47-33 at the half and never recovered. Jonathan Byrnes and Joel DeMadet each scored 10 points.
Colby-Sawyer 82, Johnson State 61: At Johnson, Vt., Kyle Nelson paced the Chargers (8-3 NAC) with 21 points.
Plymouth State 3, Fitchburg State 2 (OT): At Fitchburg, Mass., Andrew Wigg scored the game-winner 2:59 into overtime to move the Panthers to 10-2-0 in MASCAC competition.
Castleton State 3, St. Anselm 2: At Goffstown, Brett Zeggil scored the game-deciding goal with 16 seconds left in regulation.
Southern New Hampshire 5, Stonehill 3: At Hooksett, Zach Lubinski of Hudson and Casey Goll each scored a pair of goals for the Penmen while Tyler Holske saved 25 shots in goal.
Colby College Carnival: At Carrabasset Valley, Maine, Plymouth State ended ninth in the slalom competition. Chris Beadon turned in a 16th place.
Johnson scored a game-high 23 points while FPU teammate Brooke Long came off the bench to add 17.
Franklin Pierce boasts a 12-5 overall record, but more importantly, a 9-4 mark in the Northeast-10.
Daniel Webster 65, Southern Vermont 39: At Bennington, Vt., the Eagles upped their NECC record to 7-3 behind the 35-point performance of sharpshooting Vanessa Bosques. DWC controlled the game and led 28-16 at the half.
New England College 69, Lyndon State 52: At Lyndonville, Vt., Kate Levy led four Pilgrims in double figures with 18 points. NEC owns a 9-2 conference record.
Clarkson 5, Dartmouth 0: At Potsdam, N.Y., the Big Green suffered their second shutout of the season and slipped to 7-6-2 in ECAC Hockey play. No. 7 Clarkson is 12-2-0 in the league. Dartmouth was stopped on 10 power play opportunities. It is zero-for-18 in its last two games. Goalie Lindsay Holdcroft stopped 17 of the 22 shots she faced.
St. Anselm 8, Nichols 3: At Goffstown, Courtney Winters scored three goals and assisted on another as the Hawks moved their record to 8-2-3 in ECAC Women's East play. St. Anselm skaters peppered the Bisons goal with 57 shots. Hawks goalie Janice Michaud made 21 saves to gain the decision.
Salve Regina 4, Plymouth State 0: Rachel Porter and Samantha Zitzer registered a goal and an assist each for the Seahawks who enjoyed a 33-10 advantage in shots on goal. Panthers goalie Ali Ponte made 29 saves.