DURHAM – Mark Carbone recorded 13 points and eight rebounds – both career highs – in the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team's 82-53 loss to Boston University at Lundholm Gym on Wednesday night.
BU was led by Tyler Scanlon (15 points), Javante McCoy (14) and Jack Hemphill (10). Sukhmail Mathon pulled down a game-high nine rebounds and had six points.
UNH is now 2-5 overall and the Terriers leveled their record at 4-4.
Plymouth State 87, Castleton 76: In Castleton, Vt., junior Jaylen LeRoy of Manchester had a team-high 23 points and eight rebounds. He becomes the 31st player in program history to reach 1,000 career points, scoring his 1,000th point on an isolation play late in the second half. Junior Joe Simpson of Manchester had 14 points and three rebounds, and freshman Manny Alisandro of Manchester had 14 points for Plymouth State.
Colby-Sawyer 111, Rivier 76: In Nashua, junior Nate Hale of Nashua led the Raiders as he shot 6-of-13 from the floor and finished with 19 points. Sophomore Patrick Meyers of Wolfeboro knocked down three three-pointers for nine points. Junior Dana Bean of Franklin registered the game-high of 23 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double, and senior Jourdain Bell of Manchester finished with 23 points for Colby-Sawyer.
Bentley 93, Franklin Pierce 79: In Rindge, Falu Seck led the Ravens (3-3, 1-1 NE-10) with 19 points. Doyin Fadojutimi had 10 points and nine rebounds, and Sam van Oostrum scored 10.
Ryan Richmond's 20 led Bentley (6-0, 3-0 NE-10).
Keene State 92, UMass Boston 77: In Keene, Ty Nichols led all scorers with 25 for the Owls (3-2). James Anozie had 21 pints and 10 rebounds. Miguel Prieto and Edwin Ezedonmwen had 10 apiece.
Michael Boyd led the Beacons (4-1) with 20.
Boston University 60, UNH 39: In Boston, junior forward Ashley Storey scored 12 points and freshman guard Kari Brekke had 10 but the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team lost at Boston University on Wednesday night in Case Gym.
UNH is now 1-6 for the season and plays at the University of South Florida on Friday night. BU improved to 3-2.
Storey and Brekke also led the Wildcats in rebounding. Storey had six rebounds and Brekke had five.
Led by Storey and Brekke, the Wildcats got off to a fast start. Storey made a layup, Amanda Torres , of Hudson, hit a bucket from the top of the key and Storey added a turnaround jumper from 12 feet and it was 6-0 three minutes into the game.
Brekke had the final five UNH points of the first period with a three-pointer and a running lefthander.
This is the sixth straight game Storey has led the Wildcats in scoring. Brekke led them in scoring in the first game of the season.
Storey averaged 17.7 points a game coming into the contest to lead America East in scoring.
Brekke’s first three-pointer put the ’Cats up 9-4 just past the midway point of the first period. They led 11-9 at the end of the period.
BU moved in front in the second period. The Terriers led 31-24 at the half.
Brekke had 10 points at the half.
The Terriers extended the lead to 49-33 after three periods.
Storey had six of the nine Wildcat points in the third period.
BU pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Castleton 55, Plymouth State 41: In Castleton, Vt., senior Jess Conant scored 18 points but a slow start doomed the Panthers as they dropped the Little East Conference opener.
The Spartans ran out to a 14-4 lead after the first quarter, forcing Plymouth State to play from behind the remainder of the game. PSU cut the margin to 28-24 by halftime, but Castleton used an 8-1 run to open the third quarter. A free throw from senior Cassidy Emerson, of Concord, pulled Plymouth to within 38-30 late in the frame, but that was as close as the Panthers would get.
PSU drops its second straight to fall to 5-2, while the Spartans improve to 5-1.
Bentley 80, Franklin Pierce 56: In Rindge, Lisa Sulejmani came off the bench to lead the Ravens (1-5, 0-3 NE-10) with 13 points.
Katie Meriggioli scored a game-high 17 for Bentley (7-0, 3-0 NE-10). Former Conant of Jaffrey standout Maddy Springfield scored eight in her return to the Monadnock region.
UMass Boston 69, Keene State 50: In Keene, Lily Shlimon scored 17 points and Samira Sangare added 16 to pace the Owls (2-5). Jalani Jackson had 20 points for the Beacons (5-0).
Williams 2, St. Anselm 1: In Williamstown, Mass., the Hawks, who were the last remaining unbeaten team in Division I and II, got an early goal from Kelly Golini but fell to 8-1-1.
Golini scored at 1:47 of the opening period. Caley Mueller notched an assist.
Gabi Montembeault scored a power-play goal for Williams midway through the second period. Annie Rush scored the winner early in the third.
Maddie Scavotto finished with 17 saves for the Hawks while Marissa Anderson had 29 stops in net for the Ephs. Saint Anselm had a 30-21 advantage in shots, including 12-6 in the third period. However, Williams scored the only power play goal of the game, which was the difference.
The Hawks wrap up their four-game road swing with a trip to Brunswick, Maine to take on Bowdoin on Saturday at 2 p.m.