Bowdoin women defeat USM

Posted Nov. 30, 2010, at 9:39 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 30, 2010, at 11:18 p.m.

BRUNSWICK — Katie Bergeron and Jill Henrikson registered 18 points apiece to propel Bowdoin College to a 63-51 women’s basketball victory over the University of Southern Maine Tuesday night.

Alexa Barry chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the 3-1 Polar Bears.

Lauren Rousseau scored 13 points to pace the Huskies while Courtney Cochran collected nine points and 21 rebounds.

Southern Maine (3-3) 51

Nicholas 2-3-7, McNamara 1-0-3, DeMillo 2-0-6, Jordan 1-1-4, Cochran 4-1-9, Garland 1-0-3, Rivet 0-2-2, Rousseau 5-0-13, Reid 2-0-4

Bowdoin (3-1) 63

Hackett 1-2-4, Henrikson 5-5-18, Bergeron 5-6-18, Barry 5-2-12, Sweeney 0-3-3, Donahoe 1-0-2, Coombes, Gould 2-1-6, Prohl

3-Pt. goals: McNamara, DeMillo 2, Jordan, Garland, Rousseau 3; Henrikson 3, Bergeron 2, Gould

Halftime: Bowdoin 29-23

Duke 75, James Madison 58

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Chelsea Gray scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and No. 5 Duke survived an early surge by James Madison for a 75-58 win Tuesday night.

Karima Christmas and Krystal Thomas added 14 points for the Blue Devils (7-0), who took the lead for good with a 13-2 run midway through the first half, and JMU never got closer than nine the rest of the way.

Dawn Evans led the Dukes (3-3) with 20 points, and Lauren Jimenez added 19 and 11 rebounds.

There were six lead changes in the first half before Duke — aided by JMU turnovers — went on a 13-2 run to open a 27-17 lead at the 8:02 mark. The Dukes had 11 first-half turnovers.

Evans, the nation’s second-leading scorer behind Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne, struggled to find the rim in the second half after making five of 10 from the floor in the first. She finished 8-of-22 from the field.

Men’s basketball

Colby 71, U-New England 58

At Biddeford, Mike Russell netted a game-high 21 points and collected 15 rebounds to power Colby College by the University of New England.

Kyle Donovan scored 20 points for the Mules while Christian Van Loenen chipped in with 11.

Chas Rentrope tallied 18 points to lead the University of New England. Marcus Winn added 14 points.

Colby (2-2) 71

Russell 10-1-21, Beaulieu 3-0-6, Donovan 8-2-20, Foreman 2-0-6, Van Loenen 3-5-11, Lovett, Atlas, Havlicek, Gildersleeve, Fischer 1-2-5, Coulon, Orchingwa 1-0-2, David, Swanson, Rimsa

U-New England (1-6) 58

Stinglen 2-0-4, Knotek 4-0-9, Lessard 1-0-2, Jones 1-0-3, Winn 5-0-14, Ouellette, Rentrope 7-1-18, Guerrette 1-0-3, Winn 0-2-2, Simpson 1-0-3, Dadiego, Draleau

3-Pt. goals: Donovan 2, Foreman 2, Fischer; Knotek, Jones, Winn 4, Rentrope 3, Guerrette, Simpson

Halftime: Colby 38-29

Bates 85, Thomas 64

At Waterville, Brian Ellis led a balanced Bates College attack with 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Bobcats topped Thomas College in its home opener.

The 3-1 Bobcats used a strong first half, going 7-for-16 from the three-point line and out-rebounding Thomas 30-12.

Andrew Duncanson scored 16 points to pace the 0-3 Terriers.

Bates (3-1) 85

Schmiemann 4-3-15, Christian 5-0-14, Ellis 4-5-13, Brust 6-0-12, Weston 3-0-6, Deegan 2-1-5, Squires 2-0-4, Gallant 2-0-5, Matarazzo 1-1-3, Furbush 1-0-2, Cunningham 1-0-2, Gaither 1-0-2, Friedman 0-1-1, Philbrook 0-1-1, Lentini, Conway, Murphy

Thomas (0-3) 64

Duncanson 5-6-16, Salvador 3-0-9, Alicea 3-0-7, DeVaughn 1-4-6, Greene 2-1-6, Nutter 1-0-3, Hoyt 1-1-3, Luther 1-0-2, Corker 0-1-1, Juco, Jimenez

3-pt. goals: Schmiemann 4, Christian 4, Brust; Salvador 3, Green, Nutter, Manzo, Alicea, Newton

Halftime: Bates 48-27

USM 70, Bowdoin 68

At Brunswick, Chris Pagentine scored a game-high 18 points off the bench and Corteze Isaac nailed three free throws with three seconds remaining to lift the Unviersity of Southern Maine by Bowdoin for the first time since 1998.

Pagentine nailed all four 3-pointers he tried in 28 minutes of play while Isaac added three to finish with 16 points.

Will Hanley paced Bowdoin with 18 points and seven rebounds while Ryan O’Connell and Tom Carter each added 13 points.

Wake Forest 76, Iowa 73

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Freshman J.T. Terrell scored a season-high 32 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left to help Wake Forest beat Iowa 76-73 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Terrell hit seven 3-pointers, none bigger than when he lofted a shot off the dribble over Bryce Cartwright that dropped cleanly through the net and set off a rowdy celebration by the home crowd.

Iowa called a quick timeout and set up an inbound play, but Travis McKie tipped Eric May’s pass to halfcourt and Terrell ended up with the ball as time expired.

Terrell’s 32 points are the most by an Atlantic Coast Conference freshman this season. The Demon Deacons (4-3) needed every one of them, too, as they fell behind by 18 points late in the first half before rallying to set up the thrilling finish.

May scored 17 points to lead the Hawkeyes (3-4).

Kentucky 91, Boston U. 57

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Brandon Knight scored 23 points and No. 10 Kentucky bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 91-57 win over Boston University on Tuesday night.

Terrence Jones added 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (5-1), who shot 59 percent from the field and overwhelmed the Terriers (4-4) over the final 20 minutes.

Kentucky led by just seven points at halftime before opening the second half on an 18-3 run to break things open.

John Holland led the Terriers with 20 points but Boston U. shot just 29 percent and had no answer after the Wildcats shook off a sluggish first half with perhaps their best basketball of the season.

Kentucky coach John Calipari was on the sideline two days after the passing of his mother, Donna, who died on Sunday following a lengthy battle with cancer.

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