The Colonials (13-12, 8-5 A-10) battled through a tough second quarter to secure a 55–49 win over the Minutewomen (11-15, 3-10 A-10) at the Smith Center.
The Colonials defeated the Minutemen 83–72 after starting the game hot and continuing to shoot a higher percentage from the field.
Men’s and women’s swimming and diving both compete in the Atlantic 10 Championships from Feb. 14 to 17 in Geneva, Ohio.
The Colonials defeated Middlebury on both the men’s and women’s side and five seniors grabbed wins on Senior Day.
Women’s basketball tied the game up in the fourth after trailing by 12 points, but ultimately lost to Dayton 57–53.
The Colonials (10-15, 3-9 A-10) allowed a 16-2 second-half run and 13 offensive rebounds in a 72–65 loss to the Patriots.
The Colonials – who begin their season this weekend – have a new head coach and a six-man freshman class looking to impact play.
The Colonials (12-11, 7-4 A-10) defeated the Patriots by four points Wednesday night behind 17 points from junior forward Kelsi Mahoney.
Men’s basketball (10-14, 3-8 A-10) defeated La Salle 80–69 Wednesday night, outscoring its opponent in the paint for just the second time in conference play.
Men’s basketball has relied more on freshman guard Justin Mazzulla as the season has progressed, despite his lack of scoring.