Senior Tim Guers scored 21 points Tuesday night and became the third Saint Anselm men’s basketball player to score more than 2,000 career points to help the Hawks defeat Pace 73-62 in Goffstown.
Londonderry’s Cody Ball tossed in 18 points for Saint Anselm (14-2, 10-1 NE-10). Ball and Guers each had 10 rebounds. Alonzo Jackson came off the bench to score 12 for the Hawks, who led 30-26 at halftime.
SNHU 88, Saint Rose 85 (OT): In Manchester, guard Daquaise Andrews scored 24 and Eamonn Joyce finished with 22 for the Penmen, who outscored Saint Rose (7-11, 4-7 NE-10) 17-14 in overtime. SNHU shot 53.7 percent from the floor (29 of 54) and made 9 of its 19 3-point attempts. Shawn Montague and Ryogo Sumino each scored 14 for SNHU (10-6, 6-5).
Hartford 74, UNH 39: In West Hartford, Conn., Jordan Reed had a career-high 21 points and a career-high nine rebounds, but the Wildcats trailed 44-17 at halftime and dropped to 3-15 overall and 1-4 in America East. Derry’s Luke Rosinski had five rebounds and two assists, all in the second half.
Keene State 77, UMass-Boston 62: In Boston, Ty Nichols tossed in a game-high 23 points and James Anozie had 19 for the Owls (12-7, 7-3 LEC). Keene State led 42-30 at halftime.
R.I. College 70, Plymouth State 54: In Providence, the Panthers missed 12 of their 14 3-point attempts and were outscored 36-24 in the second half. Dante Rivera (12), Mike Osgood (10) and Manchester’s Jaylen LeRoy (10) each scored in double figures for Plymouth State (10-8, 5-5 LEC).
Saint Anselm 72, Pace 46: In Goffstown, Peyton Steinman tossed in a game-high 21 points to highlight Saint Anselm’s victory. Forwards Sara Messler and Shannon Ryan each added 14 points for the Hawks (14-3, 9-3 NE-10). Ryan also led all rebounders with 17. St. Anselm led 14-9 after one quarter and 35-23 at halftime. Pace (8-11, 5-6) shot 30 percent from the field (18 of 60).
Hartford 66, UNH 48: In Durham, the Wildcats (4-15, 1-5 in AE) led by two at halftime, but were outscored 23-5 in the third quarter. Kari Brekke led UNH with 12 points. Caroline Soucy had 10.
SNHU 70, Saint Rose 45: In Manchester, four of the five SNHU starters scored in double figures and the Penmen (11-7, 5-6 NE-10) made 13 of their 27 3-point attempts.
Forward Kylie Lorenzen and guard Karlee Ziliak led the way with 15 points apiece. Guard Gyanna Russell added 12 and guard Brianna Camara finished with 10. Saint Rose (10-8, 3-8 NE-10) was outscored 21-12 in the second quarter and 23-12 in the fourth.
Southern Conn. 72, Franklin Pierce 62: In New Haven, Conn., sophomore guard Sophia Holmes scored 18 points and freshman guard Lisa Sulejmani finished with 17 points and nine rebounds for the Ravens (3-13, 1-10 NE-10), who squandered an early 7-0 lead.
Franklin Pierce’s Izzy Lipinski collected her fourth double-double of the year with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
R.I. College 58, Plymouth State 51: In Providence, forward Jess Conant scored a game-high 22 points for Plymouth State, but the Panthers (8-10, 2-8 LEC) trailed 23-8 after one quarter and 47-27 entering the fourth. Cassidy Emerson added six points and six rebounds for Plymouth State.
UMass-Boston 63, Keene State 53: In Boston, guard Lilly Shlimon scored a game-high 17 points for Keene State (3-15, 1-9 LEC), which led 15-13 after 10 minutes but was outscored in each of the next three quarters. Abby Thut came off the bench to score nine for the Owls.