PRESQUE ISLE — Cony High School graduate Andrew Pullen scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the University of Maine at Augusta defeated Northern Maine Community College 89-69 in men’s basketball action Saturday.

Lawrence High School graduate Keith Chesley added 21 points and eight rebounds, while Cony graduate Walker Cooper had 18 points and 10 rebounds for UMA (5-7).

Matt Till led all scorers with 42 points, including seven 3-pointers, for NMCC (4-4). Nick McIntosh chipped in 13 points.

Thomas 93, New England College 88: Skowhegan Area High School grad Levi Barnes scored 35 points to lead the Terriers to the North Atlantic Conference win in Waterville.

With the game tied 78-78 with under five minutes to play, Barnes and Winslow’s Justin Murray hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give Thomas (5-2, 2-2) an 84-78 lead. Murray had 13 points off the bench. Franklin Salvador had 19 points for Thomas.

New England College (0-9, 0-4) led by as many as nine points in the first half and led 52-48 at the break. Ryan Schmitz led four Pilgrims in double figures, scoring 23 points. Jonathan Byrnes had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Pilgrims.

Bates 67, Colby 57: Luke Matarazzo scored 20 of his 27 points in the second half, helping the Bobcats overcome a 15-point halftime deficit to take a non-conference win over the Mules in Lewiston.

Colby (2-6) led by as many as 16 points in the first half, but a barrage of 3-pointers in the second half erased the Mules’ advantage in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Graham Saffird scored 14 points for Bates (4-5), while Mark Brust scored 10 points for the Bobcats, all in the second half.

After shooting 42.3 percent in the first half, Colby made just 7 of 28 field goals in the second. For the game, the Mules were 13 of 21 at the foul line. Chris Hudnut led Colby with 13 points, while Connor O’Neil added 12.

Women’s basketball

Rhode Island 51, Maine 38: Samantha Tabakman scored a game-high 23 points along with eight rebounds to lead the Rams to the America East win at the Portland Expo.

Tayra Melendez added nine points and six rebounds for Rhode Island (4-6).

Ashleigh Roberts led the Black Bears (1-8) with 14 points while Anna Heise chipped in with seven points and four rebounds.

New England College 72, Thomas 53: The Pilgrims took a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back on their way to the NAC win in Waterville.

Kate Levy led NEC (8-2, 4-0) with a game-high 22 points, including 15 in the first half. Kayla Lawlor added 20 points.

Thomas (2-5, 1-3) was led by Nokomis graduate Emilee Reynolds with 14 points while Messalonskee grad Megan Pelletier added 13 points, four assists, two blocks and seven rebounds. Gardiner graduate Katie McAllister scored a career-high 11 points.

Bates 62, Colby 49: Chelsea Nason led the Bobcats with game-highs of 15 points and eight rebounds in a non-conference victory in Lewiston.

Allaina Murphy added 12 points for Bates (5-5).

Diana Manduca had 14 points, six rebounds and five assists for Colby (4-4). Hall-Dale graduate Carylanne Wolfington added seven points, five rebounds and three assists.

Colby-Sawyer 60, UMaine-Farmington 47: The UMF women shot just 23.5 percent from the field (16 of 68), falling to the Chargers in a NAC game in Farmington.

Colby-Sawyer (5-4, 4-0 NAC) led 35-18 at the half. Kelsey Cahill led the Chargers with 19 points and eight rebounds. Taylor DeSanty added 14 points for Colby-Sawyer.

Mt. Abram graduate Kenni Norton and Rachel Clement each scored nine points for UMF (1-8, 1-3 NAC).

Women’s ice hockey

Dartmouth 6, Maine 1: Camille Dumais had a hat trick to lead the Big Green to the win in Orono.

Lindsay Holdcroft made 14 saves to earn the win for Dartmouth (5-4-2). Brittany Ott saved 55 shots for the Black Bears (2-11-1).

Brittany Dougherty scored an unassisted goal in the third period for Maine.

Men’s ice hockey

Colby 5, Tufts 2: Sam Parker made 38 saves as the Mules took the NESCAC win in Malden, Mass.

Cory McGrath scored a pair of goals for Colby (2-7, 1-5). Brian Phillips made 29 saves for Tufts (3-4-1, 1-3-1).

Also on Saturday: Maranacook Community School graduate Ryan Martin surpassed the 1,000-point plateau, scoring 19 points as the Keene State men’s basketball team beat UMass-Boston 80-76 in Keene, N.H. … Lawrence grad Kelli Murray and Mt. View grad Chrissy Larrabee each scored 15 points for the Husson women’s basketball team in an 86-66 win over Green Mountain College… Fairfield’s Brooks Spaulding scored 14 points for the Husson men’s basketball team in a 90-71 win over Green Mountain… Mt. Blue grad Ben Russell scored 18 points for Maine Maritime in a 91-71 loss to Castleton…Mt. View graduate Alexis Bennett scored five points and Cony graduate Courtney Dufour added five points in Maine Maritime Academy’s 50-47 loss to Castleton State. … Belgrade native Teraysa White had 23 saves as the College of St. Scholastica women’s ice hockey team defeated Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 3-2 in overtime. … Cony High School graduate Morgan Beede finished second in the mile with a time of 5:29.41 for the University of Southern Maine women’s indoor track and field team at the Bowdoin Invitational.

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