Men's basketball drops league game to Bates

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 13, 2012
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Shane Rogers (Dustin Satloff '15 photo)

LEWISTON, Maine --- Colby College guards Shane Rogers and Connor O'Neil combined for 25 points and seven 3-point shots, but Bates College had a big second half to pull away for a 66-55 win over the Mules in NESCAC men's basketball Friday night.
 
Colby drops to 4-9 overall and 0-2 in conference play, while Bates is 7-6 overall and moves to 1-2 in the league.
 
O'Neil was 4-for-7 from 3-point range on the way to 12 points. Rogers went 3-for-6 from deep and added a team-high 13 points for the Mules.  O'Neil and Rogers, along with Ben Foreman, all had three assists for Colby.
 
Eric Beaulieu finished with 10 points, Alex Swanson had nine, and Kyle Donovan added seven points and a team-high nine rebounds.
 
Colby led 30-21 with 4:16 to halftime and settled for a 32-27 lead at the break. With the Mules leading 34-32 early in the second half, the Bobcats used a 7-0 run to go up 39-34 and take the lead for good. Bates led by as much as 13 points in the second half.
 
BATES 66, COLBY 55
COLBY (4-9, 0-2)
Shane Rogers 4-11 2-2 13; Connor O'Neil 4-12 0-0 12; Eric Beaulieu 5-9 0-3
10; Alex Swanson 2-5 3-4 9; Kyle Donovan 3-7 0-0 7; Ben Foreman 2-8 0-0 4;
Jonathan Kalin 0-1 0-0 0; Dan Chase 0-2 0-0 0; Matt Mignon 0-1 0-0 0. Totals
20-56 5-9 55.
BATES (7-6, 1-2)
John Squires 8-19 1-2 17; Ed Bogdanovich 6-12 2-4 14; Mark Brust 6-11 1-1
13; Reid Christian 4-8 1-1 11; Graham Safford 1-6 2-2 4; Will Furbush 1-3
0-0 3; Ryan Weston 1-1 0-0 2; Luke Matarazzo 0-2 2-2 2; Kyle Philbrook 0-2
0-0 0. Totals 27-64 9-12 66.
Colby......................... 32 23 - 55
Bates......................... 27 39 - 66
3-point goals-Colby 10-26 (Connor O'Neil 4-7; Shane Rogers 3-6; Alex Swanson
2-4; Kyle Donovan 1-3; Dan Chase 0-1; Matt Mignon 0-1; Ben Foreman 0-3; Eric
Beaulieu 0-1), Bates 3-15 (Reid Christian 2-6; Will Furbush 1-2; Mark Brust
0-2; Graham Safford 0-2; Kyle Philbrook 0-2; John Squires 0-1). Fouled
out--Colby-None, Bates-None. Rebounds-Colby 28 (Kyle Donovan 9), Bates 46
(John Squires 20). Assists-Colby 13 (Ben Foreman 3; Connor O'Neil 3; Shane
Rogers 3), Bates 9 (Luke Matarazzo 5). Total fouls-Colby 11, Bates 11. A-640

 
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