Maya Hicks scored 12 points and Alexandra Long had 10 as Bates outscored the University of Southern Maine by 11 points in the third quarter to pull away for a 67-60 women’s basketball win Tuesday night at Lewiston.

Alyson Kennedy notched 10 points and five rebounds for Bates (4-0). Davina Kabantu had eight points and 12 rebounds.

Tara Flanders led USM (1-4) with 15 points and nine rebounds. Makenzie Roderick added 12 points and Jade Smedberg finished with nine points and six rebounds.

COLBY 62, THOMAS 52: Kate Olenik led the charge with 20 points and four steals as the Mules (4-1) topped the Terriers (2-3) at Waterville.

Amelia Hanscom had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Colby. Carter McGloon added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Sky Kubwalo put up 14 points and seven rebounds and Samantha Fortin had 10 and five rebounds for Thomas.


ST. JOSEPH’S 84, UMF 33: Grace Ramsdell scored 19 points and the Monks (3-2) cruised to a win over the Beavers (2-5) in Standish.

Angelica Hurley 18 points and Logan Brown had 10 for St. Joseph’s.


BATES 78, USM 68: Elliot Cravitz scored 17 points and Peter Psyhogeos hd 15 and eight rebounds as the Bobcats (1-4) held off the Huskies (4-1) in Lewiston.

Simon McCormick had 14 points, four rebounds and seven assists for Bates, and Stephen Ward chipped in 11 and nine rebounds.

USM’s Tommy Whelan led all scorers with 21 points. Cody Hawes added 18 points, five rebounds and five assists and Brady Saunders had 16 and four assists.


COLBY 87, THOMAS 53: Jack Lawson had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Mules (2-2) as they cruised by the Terriers (2-3) in Waterville.

Lucas Green had 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists for Colby. Max Poulton scored 12 and grabbed seven rebounds.

James Phelan scored a game-high 18 points and hauled in eight rebounds for Thomas. Parker Desjardins scored 14 points.

UNE 79, LESLEY 61: Adam Lux put up 29 points and 14 rebounds, shooting 11 of 20 from the floor as the Nor’easters (3-2) took down the Lynx (1-3) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Zach Boulay and Jimmy Hulland added 12 points apiece for UNE.

Malachi Howard paced Lesley with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Jaden Phillips had nine points and seven rebounds.


(11) GONZAGA 76, SYRACUSE 57: Nolan Hickman scored 12 of his team-high 19 points after halftime and Graham Ike and Anton Watson posted double-doubles to lead Gonzaga (3-1) to a win over Syracuse (3-2) in a losers’ bracket game at the Maui Invitational at Honolulu.

The Bulldogs got 16 points and 14 rebounds from Ike, and 12 points and 13 rebounds from Watson. Ike, a 6-foot-9 redshirt junior forward, also came up with four steals. Ryan Nembhard added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Gonzaga, which led by as many as 23 points late in the game, outrebounded the Orange 48-28, and held a 25-8 advantage in second-chance points.

FLORIDA STATE 77, (18) COLORADO 71: Jalen Warley scored 19 points, Jamir Watkins had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Florida State (4-1) beat Colorado (4-1) in overtime to win the Sunshine Slam championship ay Daytona Beach, Florida.

Florida State extended its NCAA record to 14 consecutive overtime victories.



COLBY 3, USM 0: Meg Rittenhouse scored two goals and Anna Staton added a third as the Mules (1-0-0) shut out the Huskies (4-4-1) in Waterville.

Grace Caligiuri made 24 saves for Colby.

Haley McKim made 43 saves for USM.


USM 7, SALEM STATE 2: Seven players scored for the Huskies (3-3-1) as they notched four goals in the third period to pull away and beat the Vikings (3-4-0) in Gorham.

Nolan McElhaney and Mathieu Sabourin each had a goal in the first period for USM, with Jakub Suran adding another in the second. Cole Brennan, Carter Donovan, Azam Jiwa and Austin Marini scored in the third period. Kyle Penton made 24 saves.


Landyn Greatorex and Erik Larsson each had a goal for Salem State. Will Nepveu made 30 saves.


CFP RANKINGS: Washington moved ahead of Florida State and into College Football Playoff position, coming in fourth in the rankings.

The selection committee’s top three remained the same with Georgia first followed by Big Ten rivals Ohio State and Michigan.

The Buckeyes and Wolverines meet Saturday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with the winner advancing to the Big Ten championship game.

Washington had been stuck in fifth for the first three weeks of the rankings behind Florida State, but the Huskies added another victory against a ranked team last week when they won at Oregon State.


Florida State stayed unbeaten, too, though the Seminoles lost quarterback Jordan Travis to a season-ending left leg injury.

Oregon was sixth, Texas seventh and Alabama eight for the fourth straight week.

Missouri was ninth and Louisville 10th for the second straight week.

There are only two more rankings left. The final comes Dec. 3 when the field for the four-team playoff is set.

LINGUS COLLEGE FOOTBALL CLASSIC: Pittsburgh and Wisconsin will open the 2027 season by facing off in Ireland.

The two schools announced they would play each other in the Aer Lingus College Football Classic at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Aug. 28, 2027. This matchup is the second in a two-game series after Pitt plays at Wisconsin in 2026.

FLORIDA STATE: Senior quarterback Jordan Travis says the severe leg injury he sustained Saturday will end his season.

Travis’ left leg was placed in an air cast and he was carted off the field in the first quarter following a run up the middle of the 58-13 win over North Alabama. He posted updates Sunday from his Instagram account, including some showing Seminoles teammates around him in the hospital room.

The No. 5 Seminoles (11-0, No. 4 CFP) will face Florida (5-6) on Saturday. FSU will turn to Tate Rodemaker at quarterback. Rodemaker has completed 60.2% of his passes for seven touchdowns and five interceptions in his career.

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