|Colby College||Husson University|
At Newman Gym in Bangor, the Eagles nailed their free throws in the final minutes to secure the win over the Mules after taking an 11-point halftime lead.
Husson maintained its lead throughout the second half with the Mules keeping close and slicing it down to 77-73 when Wallace Tucker hit a 3-pointer with 1:41 remaining.
The Eagles then outscored the Mules 6-2 over the remaining time with Mitch Worcester hitting four free throws and Raheem Anderson nailing two.
Anderson poured in 33 points to lead the Eagles (12-4) in the nonconference clash while Worcester finished with 15 points, eight rebounds and four steals. Justin Thompson chipped in with 14 points, six rebounds and two assists.
Tucker paced the Mules of Waterville (10-6) with 24 points and Sean Gilmore added 15. Steven Daley contributed 10 points and eight rebounds as the Mules outrebounded the Eagles 45-40.