Tuesday’s colleges: Amherst College survives triple-overtime affair with Middlebury
Aaron Toomey drilled a game-winning 3-pointer with five seconds left in triple-overtime as the Amherst College men’s basketball team beat Middlebury 104-101 on Tuesday in Middlebury, Vt.
The Panthers had a chance to take the lead with 11 seconds left but James Jensen missed the first free throw on a one-and-one attempt.
Willy Workman of Northampton saved the Lord Jeffs (22-2, 10-0 NESCAC) at the end of the second overtime. Down three, Workman made one free throw with two seconds left. He missed the second but got the offensive rebound. Workman scored the putback to tie the game at 91 forcing the third overtime.
Tied at 81, Toomey missed a layup with one second left at the end of the first extra session.
Workman had 30 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. The senior shot 9 for 14 from the field and was 9 of 11 from the free-throw line. Kaasila added 29 points and 11 rebounds.
Toomey (eight assists) finished with 16 points on 5-for-24 shooting. Allen Williamson added 17 points, eight rebounds and three assists.
Westfield State 71, Framingham State 59 — Margo McCarthy of Southampton had a career-high 16 points but the Rams (13-10, 6-6 MASCAC) fell at home.
Amherst 3, Trinity 0 — Geneva Lloyd scored twice and Kerri Stuart made 16 saves as the Lord Jeffs (12-8-1, 10-3-1 NESCAC) won in Hartford, Conn.
Mount Holyoke 9, Smith College 0 — The Lyons (9-8) cruised past the Pioneers (2-13) in the teams’ final regular season game.