Men's basketball ends semester with setback

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 10, 2011

WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Colby College men's basketball team finished the first semester of play at 3-5 overall after Ed Bogdanovich (Portland, Maine) had game-highs of 22 points and 14 rebounds as Bates College took a 35-16 halftime lead on the way to a 63-36 victory in non-conference men's basketball Saturday on Whitmore-Mitchell Court at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
 
The Bobcats improve to 5-2 overall, while the Mules fall to 3-5.
 
Bogdanovich shot 6-for-9 from the field and 10-for-11 from the foul line. John Squires (Swampscott, Mass.) also had a double-double in scoring and rebounding with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
 
The Bobcats held the Mules to just two points over the final 5:29 of the first half to take the 19-point halftime margin. With the score 40-21 with 17:21 to play, Bates went on a 17-0 run over more than 10 minutes of play to take a 57-21 lead.
 
Mark Brust (Duxbury, Mass.) added nine points for the winners, while Luke Matarazzo (Shelton, Conn.) had five assists.
 
Connor O'Neil (Freeport, Maine) paced Colby with 12 points, including 4-for-8 shooting from 3-point range. Eric Beaulieu (Concord, Mass.) added eight points for the Mules.
 
BATES 63, COLBY 36
BATES (5-2)
Ed Bogdanovich 6-9 10-11 22; John Squires 5-11 0-0 11; Mark Brust 3-9 2-2 9;
Graham Safford 2-5 0-0 6; Sean Cunningham 2-5 0-0 4; Luke Matarazzo 1-5 0-0
3; Billy Selmon 1-5 0-0 2; John Murphy 1-2 0-0 2; Kyle Philbrook 1-3 0-0 2;
Derek Murphy 0-1 0-0 0; Taylor Gartley 0-3 0-0 0; Will Furbush 0-2 0-0 0.
Totals 22-60 14-15 63.
COLBY (3-5)
Connor O'Neil 4-9 0-0 12; Eric Beaulieu 3-5 2-2 8; Shane Rogers 2-7 0-2 5;
Kyle Donovan 1-6 3-3 5; Nick Rimsa 2-3 0-2 4; Alex Swanson 1-5 0-1 2; Ben
Foreman 0-4 0-0 0; Dan Chase 0-1 0-2 0; Ben Brassord 0-4 0-0 0; Jesse Coulon
0-1 0-0 0; Gordon Fischer 0-3 0-0 0; Jonathan Kalin 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 13-49
5-12 36.
Bates......................... 35 28 - 63
Colby......................... 16 20 - 36
3-point goals-Bates 5-16 (Graham Safford 2-3; John Squires 1-3; Mark Brust
1-2; Luke Matarazzo 1-4; Kyle Philbrook 0-1; Will Furbush 0-2; Billy Selmon
0-1), Colby 5-17 (Connor O'Neil 4-8; Shane Rogers 1-2; Kyle Donovan 0-2; Ben
Foreman 0-2; Dan Chase 0-1; Gordon Fischer 0-2). Fouled out--Bates-None,
Colby-None. Rebounds-Bates 49 (Ed Bogdanovich 14), Colby 29 (Dan Chase 5;
Kyle Donovan 5). Assists-Bates 16 (Luke Matarazzo 5), Colby 9 (Shane Rogers
3). Total fouls-Bates 13, Colby 11. A-475


 


 
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