WATERVILLE, Maine -- Williams College led by as much as 20 points early in the second half and then had to hold off a late Colby College rally in a 72-66 NESCAC men's basketball win Friday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.
Marcos Soto scored inside to push the Eph lead to 70-61 with 2:05 remaining. Mike Greenman added a pair of free throws to push the lead to 72-61 with just 32 seconds remaining. The Mules scored five points in the final 18 seconds to get the final margin to six points.
Williams used a 42-21 advantage in bench points and had three reserves hit for double figures. Matthew Karpowicz made all seven of his field goals and hit both of his free throws for a team-high 16 points. Greenman added 13 points on 3-for-5 shooting from 3-point range and Soto had 11 points.