HARTFORD, Conn. -- Ethan Schlager (pictured) finished with a game-high 16 points for the Colby College men's basketball team, but Trinity College had a big first half on the way to a 65-56 victory on Friday in NESCAC play.
Schlager was 6-for-8 from the field and 4-of-5 from long range. Joe Connelly was 5-for-5 from the foul line for seven points, while Sam Jefferson led in assists with three. Patrick Stewart had six points and six rebounds.
Colby opened the game with a layup from Stewart to take a 2-0 lead, but did not score again until the 10:15 mark in the first half. Trinity darted out to a 20-2 lead and led 40-19 at halftime.