PRESQUE ISLE, Maine -- Despite 22 points and eight rebounds from Patrick Stewart, the Colby College men's basketball team fell 66-64 on a shot with just 2.3 seconds remaining against University of Maine at Presque Isle on Wednesday.
Derek Healy capped a terrific night for the Owls with a driving shot with 2.3 seconds left for the game-winning points. He finished the night with a game-high 31 points on 12-for-21 shooting, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range.
While Healy had nearly half of UMPI's points, the Owls did receive 13 points and five rebounds from Kevin Collins. Jordan Cook added 10 points and eight boards.
UMPI took a 36-31 halftime margin, but the Mules used a 13-0 scoring run to take a 47-39 lead with 13:02 to play. Steiner and Stewart both had five points in the run and Connelly hit a 3-point shot.
With the score tied 61-61, UMPI's Collins went 1-for-2 from the foul line to give his team a one-point lead. Stewart, though, nailed an NBA range 3-point shot with 2:13 to go to put Colby up 64-62.
The Owls started celebrating as the clock ran out. However, the Mules did get a timeout with 2.3 seconds remaining. Colby tried to get the ball to Stewart at mid-court, but the ball was deflected away.