Senior center Chris Pelcher scored 13 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and blocked seven shots to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to a 61-32 victory over the host University of Massachusetts Lowell Sunday at the Tsongas Center.
Pelcher’s effort helped UNH improve to 5-15 overall, 3-4 in America East. Freshman Daniel Dion added a career-high and game-high 20 points to pace the Wildcats’ offense. Jacoby Armstrong added nine points and seven rebounds.
UML dropped to 5-14, 4-4 in America East.
Dean College 80, NHTI 71: In Concord, top performers for the 12-9 Lynx were Demetrious Rouse with 19 points and Curtis Williams of Newmarket with 16 points.
Harvard 80, Dartmouth 50: In Hanover, Laurent Rivard netted 15 points to lead Harvard (2-0 in Ivy League) to its 15th win in 18 outings. Connor Boehm and Malik Gill each scored 16 points for the Big Green, 0-2 in league play. Harvard (29-of-44) shot 66 percent from the field. Dartmouth (7-9) was 20 of 53 for 37-percent.
Dartmouth played without its leading scorer and rebounder, junior center Gabas Maldunas, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice last week.
Dean College 74, NHTI 70: In Concord, leading the Lynx (10-11) were Danielle Kimball of Derry with 21 points, Allura LeBlanc of Northwood with 19 points and nine boards and, Sara Romao of Lebanon with 16 points.
UNH 75, UMass-Lowell 68: In Lowell, Mass., Elizabeth Belanger notched her first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for UNH.
Kristen Anderson scored a game-high 23 points. UNH is 11-8 overall and 5-1 in America East.
Boston College 3, UNH 2: In Durham, Boston College (13-1-1) avenged its only Hockey East loss when Emily Field’s redirection of Haley McLean’s shot with 1:56 remaining in regulation lifted the Eagles to victory. UNH (4-7-2 in Hockey East) was led by goals from Kayla Mork and Jess Ryan.