WATERVILLE, Maine -- After ending the fall semester with a big road win at Bates College, the Colby College men's basketball team plays for the first time time in three weeks with a New Year's Eve game at University of Maine at Farmington on Saturday at 2 p.m.
The Mules, with eight first-year players on the roster, are 5-4 overall after a thrilling 55-54 victory at Bates. Colby will entertain Bates next Friday at 7 p.m. in the first New England Small College Athletic Conference game of the season. The Mules host Tufts University the following day at 3 p.m.
Maximilian Steiner is second in scoring (9.9), first in steals (11 total), tied for first in assists (2.4), and second in rebounding (5.2). He is also shooting a solid 39 percent (16-for-41) from 3-point range.
Maine-Farmington is 2-6 overall and has four players scoring in double figures. The Beavers have losses to Maine rivals University of Southern Maine (93-65), Bowdoin College (85-63), University of New England (69-67), and Husson University (92-81).