The Saint Anselm College men’s basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 78-70 Northeast-10 Conference win over Assumption on Saturday in Worcester, Mass.
The Hawks (11-1, 7-0 NE-10) trailed by as many as eight points midway through the first half before working to a 35-30 lead by halftime. That lead remained through the final 20 minutes as Saint Anselm separated itself for good with a 12-5 run to start the second half.
Tim Guers led the Hawks’ charge back into the win column with a team-high 24 points while fellow starters Gustav Suhr-Jessen (19), Chris Paul (13) and Londonderry’s Cody Ball (13) each followed in double figures.
Binghamton 69, UNH 58: In Vestal, N.Y., the Wildcats (2-12, 0-1 AE) were down two points with nine minutes to play before the an 18-6 closing run by the Bearcats sent UNH to it’s 11th consecutive loss. Josh Hopkins had 23 points for UNH, including seven 3-pointers.
Plymouth State 71, Rhode Island College 66: In Plymouth, Manchester’s Joe Simpson went off for 23 points and 11 rebounds to give PSU its fifth win in its last six games. Goffstown’s Ryan Roggenbuck followed Simpson’s double-double with one of his own as he scored 10 points and pulled down 10 boards. Also joining the fun for the Panthers (8-4, 4-1 LEC) was Manchester’s Manny Alisandro with 11 points.
Southern Maine 85, Keene State 81: In Gorham, Maine, the Owls finished regulation on a 12-0 run to force overtime, but the Huskies managed find a way in the extra period. Ty Nichols posted a double-double for Keene State (6-6, 2-2 LEC) with 28 points and 13 rebounds.
Thomas 87, Cobly-Sawyer 78: In Waterville, Maine, Franklin’s Dana Bean and Manchester’s Jourdain Bell dropped 18 and 12 points Colby-Sawyer (6-6), but it wasn’t enough for the Chargers to overcome the Terriers.
Saint Anselm 74, Roberts Wesleyan 62: In Chili, N.Y., the Hawks reached the 10-win mark with the wire-to-wire non-conference win. Shannon Ryan logged a game-high 17 points to go along with 11 rebounds for Saint Anselm (10-2) which had Durham’s Sara Messler go for 11 points and eight boards. The Hawks helped their cause with 23 points off turnovers to go along with 20 bench points.
Binghamton 71, UNH 62: In Durham, the Wildcats (3-12, 0-2 AE) dropped their fifth consecutive game despite getting four players in double figures. Ashley Storey and Amanda Torres led those scorers for UNH with 19 and 14 points. UNH shot just 27 percent in the second half while being outscored 40-26.
Colby-Sawyer 53, Thomas 39: In Waterville, Maine, Tianna Sugars’ had a 14-point 12-rebound double-double while the Chargers (8-4) held the Terriers to single digits in each of the final three quarters. Sunapee’s Lexie Hamilton added 11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Colby-Sawyer.
Southern Maine, 48, Keene State 40: In Gorham, Maine, the Huskies held the Owls (2-10, 0-4 LEC) to single digits in two quarters, which proved to be the difference. Pelham’s Lilly Shlimon scored 12 points for Keene State while Londonderry’s Jackie Luckhardt poured in 10 for the Huskies.
Rhode Island College 57, Plymouth State 38: In Plymouth, the Panthers (5-7, 0-5 LEC) were done in by an 11-2 Anchorman run over the final five minutes of the third quarter, which made it a 21-point deficit after three. Jess Conant dropped 10 points and Melvin Village’s Liz McLaughlin posted nine for PSU.
UNH 3, Boston College 2: In Durham, the Wildcats (7-9-4, 5-8-1 WHE) upset the Eagles and extended their winning streak to eight games with help from two third-period goals. Rochester’s Taylor Wenczkowski bookended UNH’s scoring with a pair of goals for while Deering’s Jenna Rheault sandwiched in a tally. Wildcats goalie Kyra Smith stopped 23 shots.
Princeton 5, Dartmouth 2: In Hanover, the Big Green’s losing skid hit five games as the Tigers ran out to a 3-0 lead in the second period and never looked back. Sydney Hill and Katerina Dajia tallied a goals for Dartmouth (3-12-1, 2-7 ECAC) while goalie Christine Honor made 51 saves.
Franklin Pierce 6, SUNY Potsdam 1: In Winchendon, Mass., Haley Parker and Bridgette Prentiss scored twice each to propel the Ravens (10-7). Jazmyne Beck and Katie Neuburger had the other Franklin Pierce strikes while Parker added two assists. Franklin Pierce goalie Emme Ostrander stopped 25 shots.
UNE 5, Plymouth State 2: In Plymouth, three consecutive goals in the third period helped UNE sink PSU. Kelsey Roy and Brooke Maggy scored once apiece for the Panthers (2-7-3) while goalie Gabbie Igo stopped 42 shots in her team debut.
Dartmouth 3, Bentley 3: In Waltham, Mass., the Falcons scored with 19.4 seconds left in regulation to take the Big Green (5-7-2, 4-2-2 ECAC) to overtime, where the teams decided nothing. Dartmouth got its goals from Quin Foreman, Drew O’Connor and Will Graber. Big Green coach Bob Gaudet is now the ECAC all-time leader in games coached as Saturday was his 967th game behind the bench.
University of New Hampshire football senior Kyle Reisert was named to the 2018 Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team on Friday.
The Plymouth native, who is a mechanical engineering major with a cumulative 3.97 grade point average, was previously recognized as a member of the 2018 College Sports Information Directors of America Google Cloud Academic All-America NCAA Division I First Team, which made him the first two-time academic All-American in UNH history.