WATERVILLE — Ryan Jann had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds as Colby improved to 2-1 with a 69-58 men’s basketball victory over the UMaine-Farmington Beavers Tuesday night.
Colby took a 35-22 halftime lead and led by 16 points with 14:05 to play. UMF (1-2) though, battled back behind the shooting of Andrew Dickey to cut the Mules’ lead to 59-56 with 4:06 to play, but the Mules went on a 10-2 run to end the game.
Luke Westman and Chris Hudnut each added 13 points for Colby.
Andrew Dickey paced UMF with 24 points while Ben Johnson contributed 15 points and 14 rebounds.
At Newman Gym in Bangor on Monday night, Jacob Moore scored 22 points to help the Eagles improve to 2-0 while UM-Augusta slipped to 1-6.
Aaron Willis chipped in with 12 points, four assists and four steals as the Eagles surged to a 26-point lead in the first half.
Keith Chesley paced UMA with 15 points.
Montrezl Harrell matched his career high with 20 points and also grabbed nine rebounds as the Cardinals won their 20th straight game in Naismith Hall of Fame Tip-Off play at home.
Harrell also had three assists and two steals, and Russ Smith scored 14 points with four rebounds and three assists for the Cardinals (4-0). Chris Jones contributed 11 points, four assists and four steals.
Mark Nwakamma came up with 16 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (2-3). Yasin Kolo scored 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds, and Evan Cooper finished with eight points.
Luke Hancock chipped in with eight points and four assists for Louisville, whose last loss was a 104-101 five overtime game against Notre Dame on Feb 9. Chane Behanan added 11 points for the Cardinals, who finished with 16 steals.
At Waterville, Jennifer Lola scored 24 points and Jamie Plummer chipped in with 23 points and 20 rebounds to lead UM-Augusta by Thomas,.
Ashleigh Gagne and Leix Merrifield each scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds apiece for Thomas, which led in the first half and early in the second until UMA surged in front for good with 5:25 left. Elizabeth Goodall also chipped in with 13 points.
At Biddeford, junior Kelly Coleman had a team-high 16 points to lead the University of New England Nor’easters (3-0) by the University of Southern Maine (2-1).
First-year center Alicia Brown contributed 11 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots for UNE, while sophomore guard Alana Vose had 11 points, six boards and three assists. Classmate Sadie DiPierro added seven points, five assists and a pair of steals.
For the Huskies, senior guard Erin McNamara scored a game-high 20 points, including three 3-pointers. Sophomore forward Megan Pelletier chipped in 15 points, six caroms and four assists, while junior forward Rebecca Knight added 10 points and eight rebounds.
With the score tied at 57-57 and just under two minutes remaining, Coleman made 1 of 2 free throws to give UNE the lead for good.
At Castine, Maine Maritime Academy junior Bekah Campbell tied a career-high with 20 points to lead the Mariners (2-1) by the UMaine-Machias Clippers (2-2).
Campbell was 7 of 13 from field and 6 of 7 from the stripe. She added nine rebounds and five blocks. Leah Jackson picked up her first double-double this season with 12 points and a game-high 12 rebounds. She also dished out a team-best five assists. Ashley Shine added 10 points.
UMM was led by Vanessa Patterson’s 11 points and Emma LeGallais’ nine.
At Brunswick, Shannon Brady scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Bowdoin (3-0) by Endicott (2-1).
Anna Prohl scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench for Bowdoin.
Samantha Crough had 15 points, four rebounds, four blocks and two steals for Endicott.
At Lewiston, Bates’ Meredith Kelly scored 16 of her game-high 20 points in the first half to help the Bobcats build a 40-18 halftime lead en route to the win.
Allie Coppola chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds for 2-1 Bates.
For 0-1 Husson, Rebecca Young scored 12 points and Samira Cruz added six while Rashell Saucier grabbed eight rebounds.
Frank Kaminsky broke a 48-year-old school record by scoring 43 points for the host Badgers in their victory.
Kaminsky, a 7-foot junior forward who averaged 4.2 points for Wisconsin last season, shot 16-for-18 from the field and 6-for-6 from 3-point range en route to breaking the previous mark of 42 set by Ken Barnes in March 1965. Sam Dekker contributed 19 points for the Badgers (4-0), who shot 62.1 percent from the floor.
Almost lost in Kaminsky’s effort was that of Troy Huff, who scored a career-high 37 points on 15-for-21 shooting for North Dakota (1-1), hitting 4-of-5 from 3-point range. Jaron Nash added 19 points off the bench.
Huff, the Big Sky Conference scoring leader last season, nailed a 3-pointer that gave North Dakota an early 15-13 lead with 13:31 left in the first half. The Badgers eventually moved ahead 55-45 at the break and continued to pull away in the second half.