WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College men's basketball team fell to Colby College 77-47 in a non-conference game on Tuesday evening at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium.
The teams were evenly matched in the early part of the first, with Colby holding a 13-11 edge nine minutes in. The Mules quickly took control, going on a 9-2 run over the next three minutes to go ahead 22-13. Colby kept their distance and went into halftime with a 36-23 advantage.
Colby started the second half with a 9-4 run that put them ahead 45-27 four minutes in. The Mules kept Thomas away and cruised to the 77-47 win.
Patrik Lubin (Orlando, Fla.) recorded his first career double-double, leading the Terriers with 13 points and 11 rebounds as well as three steals. Nolan Smeeton (Lebanon, Maine) added nine points off the bench for Thomas.
Thomas will open North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play at home against SUNY Canton on Friday, November 30 at 5:30 PM at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium.