WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Patrick Stewart (pictured) scored a collegiate-high 36 points and went 8-for-13 from 3-point range to help the Mules to an 83-71 non-conference victory over University of Maine at Fort Kent on Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
The Mules are 7-6 overall heading into Friday's 7 p.m. home game with Williams College. Maine-Fort Kent, which beat University of Maine at the start of the season, dropped to 15-3.
Rosevelt Smith Jr. led the Bengals with 17 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists. Joe McCloskey added 17 points and six boards, Bobby Syvanthong scored 15 points and dished a game-high seven assists, and Travis Harlin had 13 points.
The Mules, who never trailed in the game, darted out to a 15-4 lead on five 3-point shots. The Bengals hung tough and only trailed 34-32 at halftime.