WATERVILLE — The Colby College men’s basketball team fought back from 13 points down to send the game to overtime and pull out a sixth straight win with a 78-74 victory over rival Bates College on Saturday.

Down by 13, the Mules went on a 17-2 run with 7:15 left in regulation and took the lead on a 3-pointer by Patrick Stewart with 2:18 to play. The teams traded leads before Ryan Jann drained a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left to tie it at 66-66. In overtime, the Mules went on a 6-0 run to pull away for the victory. Sam Willson led Colby (6-1) with 20 points and 10 rebounds while and Stewart added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Jann, who fouled out early in overtime, finished with 19 points, three assists and three steals.

Bates (4-3) was led by Mike Boornazian with 23 points and seven rebounds.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

BOWDOIN 71, COLBY 55: The Polar Bears outscored the Mules 29-13 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a win at Morrell Gymnasium in Brunswick.

Shannon Perry had a game-high 25 points for Bowdoin (5-2) while Kate Kerrigan finished with 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists.

Carylanne Wolfington had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Colby (6-2).

MAINE 76, BRYANT 38: Sigi Koizar led all scorers with 18 points as the Black Bears doubled up the Bulldogs in Orono.

Liz Wood added 15 points, four rebounds and six steals for the Black Bears (8-4). Wood moved into ninth place on Maine’s all-time scoring list with 1,250 points. Sophie Weckstrom was also in double figures with 10 points.

Bryant (2-7) was led by Breanna Rucker with eight points.

MEN’S HOCKEY

COLBY 2, TUFTS 2:Emerson Verrier made 22 saves as the Mules settled for a tie with the Jumbos in Waterville.

Cam MacDonald scored with less than three minutes remaining in the second period for Colby (3-3-1, 2-3-1 New England Small College Athletic Conference) to tie the game at 2-2.

Michael Rudlof also scored for the Mules, while Dom Granato and David Lackner each had goals for Tufts (2-4-3, 1-3-2 NESCAC).

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

HOLY CROSS 5, COLBY 4, OT: Emily Lissner scored 1:42 into overtime to lift the Crusaders to a nonconference win over the Mules at the Hart Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Erin Hall had two goals for Holy Cross (10-2-0, 4-2-0 New England Hockey Conference), who erased a 4-2 third-period deficit.

Katie McLaughlin, Anna Rudinski, Jackie Seymore and Bella Papapetros each scored goals for Colby (2-5-1, 1-2-1 NESCAC).

UNION 2, MAINE 2: Brooke Stacey and Alyson Matteau each scored to help the Black Bears salvage a tie in Orono.

Audra Richards and Emilie Brigham had an assist each for Maine (7-13-1, 3-9-0 Hockey East). Meghann Treacy stopped 30 shots in net.

Elizabeth Otten and Elli Devins scored for Union (0-13-5, 0-6-2). Melissa Black made 29 saves.


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