BALTIMORE — Alasdair Fraser had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Raheem Singleton hit two free throws with 7 seconds remaining to give Maine a 77-76 victory over Maryland-Baltimore County in overtime Saturday.

After UMBC took a 76-73 lead with 19 seconds to play on two free throws by Ryan Cook, a tip-in by Gerald McLemore, who had 20 points, brought the Black Bears (11-10, 5-5 America East Conference) within a point with 9 seconds left.

McLemore quickly fouled Brian Neller, who missed both his attempts for the Retrievers (3-19, 2-8). Fraser grabbed the rebound, and Singleton was fouled by Jarrel Lane with 7 seconds left and made both shots.

Lane missed a shot just before time expired.

Chase Plummer scored 24 points to lead UMBC, making 14 of 18 from the free throw line. The Retrievers made 27 of 35 free throws to Maine’s 10 of 15. Cook scored 21 points.

UMF 73, New England College 65: The Beavers withstood a rally by the Pilgrims to take the North Atlantic Conference win in Farmington.

UMF (12-8, 12-2) led 46-28 with 17:14 remaining in the game, but NEC (5-16, 4-10) rallied to cut the Beavers’ lead to 56-52 with 6:38 to go.

Ben Johnson led UMF with 20 points and 12 rebounds, while Kevin Leary added 15 points, including four 3-pointers. Jonathan Byrnes led NEC with 16 points.

Colby-Sawyer 87, Thomas 75: All five Colby-Sawyer starters scored in double digits, as the Chargers earned the NAC win in Waterville.

Mike Dias had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Colby-Sawyer (14-7, 10-3 NAC). Will Bardaglio added 17 points, including five 3-pointers.

Jarrad DeVaughn led Thomas (11-9, 8-6) with 20 points and eight rebounds.

Middlebury 72, Colby 53: Top-ranked Middlebury won its 22nd consecutive game at home, beating Colby in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game.

Ryan Sharry led Middlebury (20-1, 8-0 NESCAC) with 14 points and 16 rebounds. Eric Beaulieu led Colby (6-15, 1-7) with 14 points.

Women’s basketball

Colby 69, Middlebury 49: Jil Vaughan had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Mules to the NESCAC win in Middlebury, Vt. A 14-2 run by Colby left the Mules with a 36-21 lead at halftime. Jacky McLaughlin and Rachael Mack added 10 points each for Colby (15-5, 5-3). Mack also blocked three shots.

Tracy Borsinger led Middlebury (6-15, 0-8) with 11 points.

UMBC 66, UMaine 44: Erin Brown scored 18 points and the Retrievers used a 10-0 run early in the second half to pull out the America East victory in Baltimore, Md.

Brittany Williams and Courtney Anderson each scored eight points to pace the Black Bears (6-17, 3-7).

UMBC improved to 12-12, 6-5.

UMF 68, New England College 55: Kenni Norton scored 15 points, and four Beavers scored in double figures, as UMF won the NAC game in Farmington.

Norton also had five steals and two blocked shots. Paige Saunders had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds, while Rachel Clement added 12 points and five assists and Lindsay Ranquist pitched in 11 points. Holly Oliver pulled down 10 boards for UMF (8-12, 7-7 NAC).

Rachel Williams led NEC (16-5, 9-5) with 13 points and six steals.

Colby-Sawyer 101, Thomas 80: The Chargers pulled away in the second half for the NAC win in Waterville.

Taylor DeSanty led Colby-Sawyer (16-5, 12-2) with 28 points.

Karin Bird had 27 points and seven assists for Thomas (3-17, 3-11).

Men’s hockey

Amherst 5, Colby 2: The Lord Jeffs scored four goals in the third period to win the NESCAC game in Amherst, Mass.

Mike Rowbotham scored a pair of goals for Amherst (16-3-1, 13-1), including the game-winner.

Jonathan La Rose stopped 23 shots for Amherst, while Matt Delaney made 36 saves for the Mules. Spike Smigelski and Chris Buonomo each had a goal for Colby (5-14-2, 2-12).

Women’s hockey

Maine 4, Vermont 1: Tori Pasquariello scored a pair of goals as the Black Bears won the Hockey East game.

Brittany Dougherty and Danielle Ward also scored for Maine (14-8-6, 8-6-2), which scored all four goals in the third period.

Emily Walsh scored a first period goal for Vermont (4-17-6, 3-11-2-0). Brittany Ott made 18 saves to earn the win while Roxanne Douville had 30 stops for Vermont.

Women’s track and field

Christina Massey and Bethany Dumas enjoyed impressive performances for the University of Southern Maine at the State of Maine Indoor Track and Field Championships on Friday night in Lewiston.

Massey, of Winslow, won the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 9 inches, missing her school record by an inch.

Dumas, a former Condy standout, finished second in the pole vault in 10-11 3/4.

Bowdoin won the team title with 189 points. Bates was second with 143. USM (121) and Colby (119) followed.


Nordic: Jake Barton finished in 12th place for the Colby men’s team to help the Mules place fifth overall in the 10-kilometer classic event at the University of Vermont Carnival.

Barton had a time of 29 minutes, 48.5 seconds as the Mules accumulated 71 points. Levin Zars took 26th for Colby in 30:28.8, Corey Park was 31st in 30:54.4, and Jared Supple took 33rd in 30:57.8.

Olga Golovkina led the Colby women with a 17:17.7 in taking 24th place and Lizzie Anderson was 34th in 17:54.6. Colby finished in a tie for eighth place in the women’s competition.

Alpine: Cassady Roberts had her best finish of the young season by placing eighth in the slalom for the Colby College women, while Brian Morgan was the top finisher for the Mules on the men’s side at the University of Vermont Carnival.

Roberts finished in 1:53.38. Brittney Ziebell took 18th place in 1:57.26 and Katie Houser finished 28th in 2:00.91.

Morgan completed his two runs in 1:48.74. Jim Ryan was 18th for the Mules in 1:49.79. Marc Massie had a 55.34 on his first run, but did not finish his second run.

The Colby women placed fifth with 71 points and were just three out of fourth place. The men’s team was seventh with a score of 60

Also Saturday: Maranacook graduate Ryan Martin scored 14 points as the Keene State men’s basketball team beat the University of Southern Maine 92-57. . . . Richmond graduate Marc Zaharchuck had 16 points and 16 rebounds for Husson in a 96-78 win over Castleton. . . . Lawrence graduate Kelli Murray scored 11 points for Husson in a 73-50 loss to Castleton. . . . Winthrop’s Sam Leclerc scored 13 points for Bentley in an 81-75 loss to St. Anselm.

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