College roundup: Marro propels Regis to victory over Colby women

Posted Nov. 26, 2013, at 9:01 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 26, 2013, at 10:22 p.m.

WATERVILLE, Maine —- Emilee Marro finished with a game-high 29 points, nine rebounds, six steals, and five assists as Regis College shot 51 percent from the field on the way to a 75-62 non-conference women’s basketball win over Colby College on Tuesday night.

Regis moved to 1-2 overall, while the Mules fell to 3-3 overall.

Marro was 9-for-16 from the field, 4-for-9 from 3-point range, and shot 7-for-7 from the foul line.

Amanda Hawkesworth had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds to go along with four assists. Janaya Bradley added 17 points and Claire Ramonas had 12.

Desi Smith led Colby with 15 points, six rebounds, and a pair of assists. Mia Diplock was 5-for-8 from the field for 14 points and had five boards and four assists. Carylanne Wolfington added 14 points.

SMCC 89, UMA 60

At Augusta, Southern Maine Community College took a nine-point halftime lead and then applied more full-court and defensive pressure in the second to cruise by UMaine-Augusta.

Danielle McCusker paced SMCC (6-2) with 20 points and Esther Palmieri added 15. Yaritza Tejada chipped in with 11 points while Nyalieb Deng contributed 14 points and 14 rebounds. Roberta Trafton added eight points and seven rebounds.

Jennifer Lola scored a game-high 24 points to lead UMA (4-4) while Jamie Plummer contributed 19 points and 16 rebounds.

Bowdoin 64, UNE 59

At Brunswick, Sarah Binkhorst scored a career high 23 points as Bowdoin (5-0) held off the University of New England (4-1).

Shannon Brady added 17 points and eight rebounds for Bowdoin.

Alanna Vose scored a team high 18 points for UNE with five rebounds and three assists. Sadie DiPierro and Kelly Coleman each added 11 points.

Men’s basketball

Bates 79, USM 68

At Gorham junior Graham Safford scored 18 points and dished out four assists to lead five players in double-figures as Bates (5-1) beat the University of Southern Maine (3-2).

Sophomore Mike Boornazian added 17 points and four assists and junior Billy Selmon added 12 points.

Senior Conor Sullivan led four Huskies in double figures notching his third double-double of the season with 16 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Sophomore Cole Libby and senior James Odneal each added 13 points and senior netted 12.

Gonzaga 113, Chaminade 81

Gerard Coleman scored a season-high 19 points off the bench as the Bulldogs bounced back in a consolation game at the Maui Invitational.

Sam Dower also scored 19 points for Gonzaga, which finished with seven players in double figures in scoring. Kevin Pangos and Kyle Dranginis contributed 18 points apiece, Gary Bell Jr. scored 16 and Drew Barham 11 for the Bulldogs (5-1), who will play Arkansas in the fifth-place game Wednesday.

Lee Bailey scored 29 points and Tyree Harrison had 10 for for Chaminade (2-2). A day after making a tournament-record 10 3-pointers against Baylor and scoring 42 points, including 31 in the first half, Christophe Varidel was limited to one 3-pointer and eight points for the Swordsmen.

Varidel committed two fouls in the game’s first five minutes and was whistled for his third with just under eight minutes remaining in the opening half. The Bulldogs, who blew a 16-point first-half lead while losing to Dayton the night before, shot 74.2 percent from the field while building an 18-point halftime lead against Chaminade.

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