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Five unbeaten college basketball teams in New England

Six Division 2 and 3 college basketball programs in New England are unbeaten entering Wednesday night’s games:Amherst women (17-0) vs. Williams

Senior floor leader Marcia Voight, stellar sophomore Megan Robertson (Tewksbury/Phillips Andover), and the fourth-ranked Lord Jeffs face a formidable challenge from 15-2 Ephs.

Bentley women (15-0) at Adelphi

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Ranked second in Division 2, the Falcons survived a major scare Saturday in Albany, N.Y., closing a 79-74 win with a 24-9 run with two key cogs (Jacqui Brugliera, Caleigh Crowell) sidelined.

Southern Maine women (18-0)

Ranked 13th in D3, the Huskies rolled to their 18th straight win Tuesday night, pounding visiting Plymouth State, 91-52, behind 19 points from senior guard Nicole Garland.

Tufts women (18-0) at Emmanuel

Carla Berube’s Jumbos, ranked sixth in Division 3, are yielding a NESCAC-low 43.2 points per game. Emmanuel 36-year coach Andy Yosinoff is sitting on 699 career wins.

Middlebury men (15-0) at Saint Joseph’s

Westford Academy grad Peter Lynch (15.5 ppg) paces four double-figure scorers for Jeff Brown’s Panthers, ranked third in Division 3.

WPI men (18-0) vs. Springfield

Freshman point Aaron Davis (Marshfield/Brooks School) and sophomores Sam Longwell and Marco Coppola have been unflappable for the sixth-ranked Engineers.

CRAIG LARSON

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