College roundup: UMaine men's hockey defeats RPI again


TROY, N.Y. — Five different players scored and Rob McGovern stopped 36 shots as the University of Maine men’s hockey team beat Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5-2 on Saturday to complete a weekend sweep.

Maine (10-7-1) scored four times in the second period to break a 1-1 tie. Brady Keeper scored on the power play and Brendan Robbins did so in a short-handed situation, while Patrick Holway and Keith Muehlbauer scored at even strength in the second for the Black Bears.

The Black Bears grabbed a 1-0 lead 56 seconds into the game on a goal by Chase Pearson. Brady Wiffen tied it later in the period for RPI (3-13-3).

Will Reilly also scored for RPI.

Men’s basketball

Columbia 83, Maine 71


NEW YORK — Aaron Calixte broke a school record for consecutive free throws made in a season in a losing effort as the Black Bears (3-12) fell to the Lions (2-10).

Calixte, who finished with a game-high 19 points, sank his 33rd and 34th straight free-throw attempts in the second half, breaking the 57-year old record set by Skip Chappelle during the 1960-61 season.

Mike Smith and Quinton Adlesh each 16 points to lead Columbia.