The University of Maryland Baltimore County men’s basketball team held the University of New Hampshire to four points over the final 5:47 to earn a 59-51 America East victory Saturday at Lundholm Gymnasium in Durham.
UNH (3-16, 1-5 AE) took a 47-46 lead — its only of the second half — on a Josh Hopkins 3-pointer with 5:47 remaining. UMBC (13-9, 5-2 AE) proceeded to finish the game on a 13-4 run.
Hopkins finished with eight points and five rebounds. Elijah Jordan logged a team-high 10 points alongside three rebounds for the Wildcats.
UMBC received a game-high 21 points from K.J. Jackson and another 14 from Joe Sherburne, who also grabbed eight boards.
AIC 79, SNHU 72: In Springfield, Mass., AIC led, 43-26, at halftime and never looked back. Daquaise Andrews had a team-high 28 points and Eamonn Joyce added 19 for SNHU (10-7, 6-6 NE-10).
AIC 86, Franklin Pierce 68: In Garden City, N.Y., Adelphi had a one-point halftime lead and outscored the Ravens, 51-32, in the second half. Doyin Fadojutimi led Franklin Pierce (9-10, 5-7 NE-10) with 24 points and six rebounds. Ronnie Silva, a freshman from Nashua, had two points, six rebounds and five assists for Adelphi.
Keene State 82, UMass Dartmouth 57: In Dartmouth, Mass., Ty Nichols logged a game-high 23 points and Edwin Ezedonmwen added 19 for Keene State (13-7, 8-3 LEC).
Eastern Conn. 80, Plymouth State 75: In Willimantic, Conn., Eastern Connecticut broke a 74-74 tie with 38 seconds left on a Carlos Gonzalez 3-pointer and held on for the win. Plymouth State (10-8, 5-5 LEC) received a team-high 24 points from Manchester’s Manny Alisandro, 18 from Manchester’s Jaylen LeRoy and 13 from Nashua’s Mike Osgood. Alisandro also logged 12 rebounds.
NEC 90, Newbury 87: In Brookline, Mass., Ricky Leonard’s layup with 4:38 remaining made it 82-81 New England College and gave the Pilgrims the lead for good. Leonard finished with 21 points. Jamal Allen scored a team-high 22 points of the bench for the Pilgrims.
UMBC 64, UNH 62: In Baltimore, Ta’yjah Oliver made the game-winning jump shot from the paint with four seconds remaining. UNH (4-16, 1-6 AE) tied the game at 62-62 with 1:34 remaining, when Caroline Soucy made a layup. Soucy finished with 13 points and five rebounds. Kari Brekke logged a team-high 20 points while Alli Gribbin had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats.
SNHU 73, AIC 57: In Springfield, Mass., SNHU (11-7, 6-5 NE-10) held the Yellow Jackets to 16 or fewer points in each quarter. Kylie Lorenzen logged a team-high 18 points, Gyanna Russell tallied 13 and Brianna Camara added 11 for the Penmen.
Adelphi 79, Franklin Pierce 53: In Garden City, N.Y., Franklin Pierce (3-14, 1-11 NE-10) received a team-high 14 points from Izzy Lipinski, 13 from Sophia Holmes and 11 from Lisa Sulejmani.
UMass Dartmouth 95, Keene State 49: In Dartmouth, Mass., Lilly Shlimon, a sophomore from Pelham, Tamra Gonyea and Emily McPhadden each logged a team-high seven points for Keene State (3-16, 1-10 LEC). Shlimon also logged four assists and three rebounds.
Eastern Conn. 76, Plymouth State 41: In Willimantic, Conn., freshman Maysen Tyler led Plymouth State (8-11, 2-9 LEC) with nine points. Classmate Brooke Beaudet, of Gilford, logged six points and five rebounds.
NEC 75, Becker 50: In Henniker, the Pilgrims (9-7, 8-2 NECC) received 15 points from Rene Hudson, 13 from Jaz Laracuente and 10 from Kayla Goldring en route to their eighth straight win.
Rivier 84, St. Joseph (Conn.) 73: In Nashua, Elizabeth Meehan, a senior from Nashua, became the second player in Rivier history to record a triple-double, finishing with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. Classmate Megan Hamel, of Colebrook, had 18 points while Cydney Lessard, a freshman from Auburn, logged 10 for the Raiders (3-14, 1-6 GNAC).
Colby-Sawyer 57, Simmons 47: In Boston, Tianna Sugars’ 14-point, 12-rebound double-double outing led Colby-Sawyer (13-7, 5-2 GNAC). The Chargers also received nine points, six assists and four rebounds from Lexie Hamilton, a junior from Sunapee. Rebekah Carroll, a senior from Londonderry, tallied a game-high 16 points alongside nine rebounds for Simmons.
UNH 4, Holy Cross 1: In Durham, UNH (10-12-4, 7-11-1 Hockey East) scored the game’s first three goals. Jenna Rheault, a senior from Deering, logged a career-high three assists and Taylor Wenczkowski, a redshirt junior from Rochester, scored for the Wildcats. UNH also received 21 saves from Kyra Smith and a goal each from Grace Middleton, Lauren Martin and Carlee Turner.
Clarkson 4, Dartmouth 2: In Potsdam, N.Y., No. 5 Clarkson had a 3-1 lead entering the third period. Christina Rombaut and Bailee Brekke (power play) both scored and Christine Honor made 30 saves for Dartmouth (3-17-1, 2-12 ECAC).
Saint Anselm 8, Post (Conn.) 0: In Shelton, Conn., Kelly Golini scored twice and Mary Lambert, a sophomore from Plaistow, tallied an assist and freshman Sarah Cahill logged her first career goal for Saint Anselm (17-2-1, 11-0-1 NEWHA). The Hawks scored five times in the third period.
Franklin Pierce 3, Saint Michael’s 0: In Burlington, Vt., Kelsey Holmes scored twice and Emily Kramer had two assists for Franklin Pierce (15-8, 6-6 NEWHA). Haley Parker, a sophomore from Londonderry, assisted on Alli Sugar’s goal 3:38 into the second periodthat opened the game’s scoring. Emme Ostrander earned the 16-save shutout.
Suffolk 3, NEC 0: In Henniker, Suffolk scored once in the first period and twice in the third. Cianna Weir made 54 saves for New England College (2-15-1, 2-7-1 NEHC), marking the fourth time this season where she has logged 50 or more.
Castleton 3, Plymouth State 2 (OT): In Rutland, Vt., Castleton scored its third power-play goal of the game 2:15 into overtime to earn the win. Plymouth State freshman Hannah Bradshaw notched her first collegiate goal 9:34 into the third period to tie the game at 2-2. Alie Louie also scored and Emelie Lindqvist made 34 saves for the Panthers (3-12-3, 2-5-3 NEHC).
SNHU 3, Saint Michael’s 1: In South Burlington, Vt., the score was tied at 1-1 entering the third period before SNHU (9-6-3, 5-3-2 NE-10) received two goals from DJ Goldstein in the final frame. Phil Heisse also scored and Kurt Gutting made 34 saves for the Penmen. Niall Foster, a sophomore from Newmarket, had an assist for Saint Michael’s.
Colby-Sawyer 3, Newbury 2: In New London, the Chargers (2-0) dropped the first two sets before rallying to win the last three. Orlando Plagata logged a match-best 28 kills alongside 15 digs while Eric Miller had 15 kills and 14 digs for Colby-Sawyer.