NH College Roundup: UNH Wildcat men fall; DWC takes title
Terrence Smith scored 19 points and Tim Coleman added 15 to lead New Jersey Institute of Technology to a 71-63 men’s basketball victory over the University of New Hampshire at the Lundholm Gym in Durham Sunday.
The Wildcats, who trailed 46-32 at halftime, fell to 2-1 on the season. NJIT evened its record at 2-2.
Chris Pelcher of UNH led all scorers with 20 points. Patrick Konan netted 16 points for the Wildcats and Jordon Bronner had 14 in the losing cause.
Daniel Webster 62, Norwich 57: Eric Webster scored 15 of his 17 points after halftime to lead the Eagles (3-0) in the championship game of the Ramada Roundball Invitational in Biddeford, Maine. Nashua’s Kevin Perez added 14 points and six rebounds, and Londonderry’s David Feinstein added 13 points.
Felician 82, St. Anselm 79: Sophomore Mike McCahey scored 23 points, but the Hawks dropped a three-point verdict at the Northeast-10 Challenge in Albany, N.Y. St. Anselm (1-2) handed Chestnut Hill College a 113-73 defeat on Saturday night.
NHTI 82, Eastern Maine 78: Phil Smith (18 points), Mark Harbour (14), Curtis Williams (15), of Newmarket, and Ryan Sweeney (10), of Hudson, led the Lynx on Sunday in the Hogan Camps Basketball Tournament. On Saturday, in an 85-81 loss to Springfield Tech, Demetrius Rouse (24 points), Williams (16 points, eight rebounds) and Sheveran Hardy (10 points) paced the Lynx. Williams was named to the all-tournament team.
Rivier vs. Plymouth State: New Hampshire Institute of Technology will host the second annual Boys & Girls Club Classic on Tuesday, with the basketball teams from Rivier and Plymouth State squaring off. The women’s teams will play at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s teams at 8 p.m.Franklin Pierce 85, Molloy 72: On Saturday in Colchester, Vt., the Ravens pulled away to improve to 5-0. Ten different FPU players scored.
St. Anselm 75, Chestnut Hill College 40: Tori Lehr scored a game-high 17 points and Meg Morrissey hit for 16 to lead the Hawks in a Sunday game in Philadelphia. St. Anselm improved to 3-1 overall.
Dean 90, NHTI 75: In the title game of the Hogan Camps Basketball Tournament, the Lynx dropped one to Dean. Allura LeBlanc, of Northwood, led the way with 15 points and 17 rebounds. Danielle Kimball, of Derry, had 15 points and eight assists. On Saturday, in a 61-56 victory over Bunker Hill Community College, LeBlanc led the Lynx with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Sara Romano, of Lebanon chipped in 14 points and four assists, and Kimball added 13 points.
Franklin Pierce 86, Bridgeport 64: Four players scored in double figures for the Ravens (1-2) on Sunday in Rindge. Kara Charette led the way with 23 points.
University of New England 2, Plymouth State 1: The winners held PSU to 12 shots to win the ECAC Division III New England championship on Sunday at Holderness. Lauren Carroll, of Rollinsford, scored the lone goal for PSU. Kayla Lambert, of Bedford and Bishop Guertin of Nashua, scored what proved to be the game-winning goal for UNE.
UMass-Dartmouth 4, Plymouth State 3: Zach Fox, of Sandown, scored a goal, and Concord’s Tyler Ingerson stopped 45 shots in goal, but PSU dropped to 2-4 overall, 1-2 in the MASCAC, on Saturday in North Dartmouth, Mass.
St. Anselm 3, Skidmore 3: On Saturday night at Sullivan Arena, the Hawks settled for the tie when Skidmore scored with 26.9 seconds remaining in regulation. St. Anselm is 0-3-1 overall and in the ECAC East. Hampton’s Kelly Grondin scored for St. Anselm.
Williams 3, Keene State 0: The Owls fell to host Williams in a second-round NCAA Division III Tournament contest on Sunday. KSC, making its first NCAA tourney appearance in nine years, ended the season 18-5-1.