The University of Maine baseball team that beat Baltimore County, Maryland 17-1 in Orono on Friday scored seven times in the fourth inning as Joe Bramanti won a Grand Slam.
With eight RBIs and two runs, Bramanty was 6 for 4, and two double goals for the Black Bears (8-13, 5-2 USA East). Jordan Schulfend doubled two runs in the fourth inning. He scored three RBI runs and two runs to finish 2 for 4.
Quinn McDaniel scored two runs in the first inning for the Black Bears.
Trevor Labonde won the toss and elected to field, hitting three strikes and sixes in 5 2/3 innings.
RBI doubled fourth for Logan Doran Terriers (12-13, 4-3).
MIT 9, Southern Main 8: Nick Ailo hit an RBI single at the bottom of the 11th inning as the Engineers (5-9-1) defeated the Huskies (4-11) at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Jake Sonandres hit a solo home run at the bottom of the eighth to force MIT extra innings. He hit a three-run home run in the second inning as the Engineers jumped to a 4-0 lead.
USM scored five times in the fourth inning, with Jonathan Will taking the lead, including a solo home run, followed by a two-run home run for Cam Seymour Huskies to tie the game at 7-7. Jason Commula then gave the USM the lead with a solo shot in the eighth.
Tufts 10, Colby 9: Jumbo (13-1, 1-0 NESCAC) scored eight runs in the last two innings, beating Mules (10-2, 0-1) at Medford, while Patrick Solomon hit a grand slam at the bottom of the ninth inning. , Massachusetts.
Tufts trailed 8-2 in the eighth inning before the rally began. Solomon, Aussie Fleischmann, Ben Leonard and Ryan Noon each scored eight runs. Mules finished ninth in Cole Palmerie’s second solo home run before Solomon ended it.
Brady O’Brien and Charlie Furlong had two RBIs each for Colby.
Honors: After scoring an average of 15.1 rebounds per game, Kentucky Jr.’s Oscar Shibwe was selected as the Associated Press Men’s College Basketball National Player of the Year for every game output in Division I since the 1980s.
Sheebyway is the clear choice for the award, which was announced Friday with 46 out of 60 votes from the top 25 voters in the AP. Johnny Davis, a 6-5 second-year average with 19.7 points, led the Wisconsin Big Ten regular-season title with 10 votes. Iowa second-year student Keegan Murray (three) and Illinois’ Kofi Cockburn (one) won the vote.
Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd has been named Associated Press men’s coach for leading the Wildcats to Sweet 16 in their first season. Providence’s Ed Cooley, who received 21 votes, received 28 votes from a 61 – member media panel voting in the AP Top 25. No other coach got more than a third.
PURDUE: Trevion Williams has announced that he will enter the NBA Draft by signing with an agent.
With the NCAA’s pandemic qualifying exemption, Williams could play for the Boilermakers next season.
The 6-foot-10, 250-pound Williams 7-foot-4 was part of an impressive post-combination with Sachs Adei, averaging 12 points, 7.4 rebounds and three assists in all but four games this season.
TCU: The school has announced a contract extension with coach Jamie Dixon for the 2027-28 season after leading his alma mater to victory in the first NCAA tournament in 35 years.
Butler: Coach Laval Jordan was sent off by the school after two consecutive seasons and a second straight finish at the base of the Big East Conference.
The Bulldogs were 14-19 this season, finishing ninth in the Big East 6-14.
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