Middlebury defeats Colby men's basketball

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 12, 2007
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. --- Nick Farrell had his second straight 30-plus point game with 32 points, but the Colby College men's basketball team fell 100-93 to Middlebury College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday.

Farrell, who had a collegiate-high 35 points against Maine Maritime Academy on Tuesday, was 7-for-13 from 3-point range. Mac Simpson, Adam Choice and Drew Cohen all had 15 points for the Mules (8-7, 0-1). Artie Cutrone and Michael Westbrooks both had eight points.

Evan Thompson had 24 points for Middlebury (10-3, 1-0 NESCAC) and Aaron Smith added 20 points and 11 rebounds. Andrew Harris finished with 17 points.

Colby heads to Williams College for another league game Saturday at 3 p.m.

MIDDLEBURY 100, COLBY 93

COLBY (8-7, 0-1)

Nick Farrell 12-26 1-1 32; Mac Simpson 6-9 0-0 15; Adam Choice 7-11 0-0 15; Drew Cohen 6-11 3-3 15; Artie Cutrone 3-10 2-5 8; Michael Westbrooks 3-5 1-1 8; Mark Gaudet 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-73 7-10 93.

MIDDLEBURY (10-3, 1-0)

Evan Thompson 8-10 5-6 24; Aaron Smith 8-9 4-6 20; Andrew Harris 4-9 5-5 17; Tim Edwards 3-9 4-9 12; Ben Rudin 3-5 1-2 8; Wil Hyatt 2-4 2-2 8; Mike Walsh 2-3 0-0 4; Chris Dowd 1-3 0-0 3; Kyle Dudley 1-2 0-0 2; Matt Westman 1-2 0-0 2; Bobby Marcoux 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-57 21-30 100.

Colby.........................  41  52  -  93

Middlebury....................  48  52  -  100

3-point goals-Colby 12-25 (Nick Farrell 7-13; Mac Simpson 3-5; Michael Westbrooks 1-1; Adam Choice 1-4; Mark Gaudet 0-1; Artie Cutrone 0-1), Middlebury 13-25 (Andrew Harris 4-6; Evan Thompson 3-4; Tim Edwards 2-7; Wil Hyatt 2-4; Chris Dowd 1-2; Ben Rudin 1-1; Matt Westman 0-1). Fouled out--Colby-Adam Choice; Drew Cohen, Middlebury-None. Rebounds-Colby 29 (Drew Cohen 6), Middlebury 37 (Aaron Smith 11). Assists-Colby 12 (Nick Farrell 3), Middlebury 23 (Ben Rudin 12). Total fouls-Colby 24, Middlebury 15. A-455


 
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