BANGOR, Maine — Carylanne Wolfington tossed in 22 points on Tuesday night to carry Colby College of Waterville to a 64-57 women’s basketball victory over Husson University at Newman Gymnasium.
Marykate Caverly and Mia Diplock tallied 12 points each and Haley Driscoll chipped in with 10 for the Mules (16-6).
Samira Cruz paced Husson (13-8) with 14 points. Chandler Guerrette and Steph Comstock posted 11 and 10 points, respectively, and Katy Brochu added nine points and seven rebounds.
Oregon coach gets 5-year extension
With 24 wins in two seasons and a national runner-up finish in 2014, Oregon rewarded Mark Helfrich a five-year contract extension worth $17.5 million plus incentives.
The two sides completed the deal Monday night, the school confirmed.
If Helfrich leaves before the second year of the contract, he would owe the school $3 million as part of a buyout. He will make $3.15 million in 2015, a 75 percent increase over what his previous deal was scheduled to pay him. Helfrich, who was 52nd in annual salary last season, will be 23rd in 2015.
Friedgen steps down as Rutgers OC
Ralph Friedgen resigned as Rutgers offensive coordinator on Tuesday and was replaced by wide receivers coach Ben McDaniels.
The 67-year-old Friedgen spent just one season in charge of the Scarlet Knights’ offense. He will move into a consultant role as a special assistant to head coach Kyle Flood.
Under Friedgen’s guidance, the Scarlet Knights’ first season in the Big Ten, they averaged 390 yards per game and finished with an 8-5 record.
The 34-year-old McDaniels is the brother of New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. He will be Rutgers’ fourth offensive coordinator in the past four years.
UCLA coordinator bolts, prized recruit won’t sign
Four-star linebacker recruit Roquan Smith will not sign a National Letter of Intent to attend UCLA.
Smith made his plans public on the same day the Atlanta Falcons officially named UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich to Dan Quinn’s coaching staff.
It’s possible Smith will open his recruitment to include Georgia, Michigan and Texas A&M, Smith’s coach in Macon (Ga.), Larry Harold, told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Sooners coach leaves for Packers
Oklahoma co-defensive coordinator Jerry Montgomery is leaving after five weeks in his new position to take a job with the Green Bay Packers.
The university announced Montgomery’s departure on Tuesday in a release. Montgomery had coached the defensive line for the past two seasons before head coach Bob Stoops recently elevated him to co-defensive coordinator with Mike Stoops.
A day earlier, Oklahoma had announced the coaching staff additions of Dennis Simons (outside receivers) and Kerry Cooks (secondary) and several reassignments of the current staff.