Williams Men's Basketball Wins, Claims Top Seed in League Tourney

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NEW LONDON, Conn. -- The Williams College men's basketball team Sunday defeated Connecticut College, 86-46, to secure the top seed in the upcoming NESCAC Championship tournament.
Williams took a 41-13 lead at half-time and never looked back in improving to 21-3 overall and 7-3 in the league.
It ended up part of a four-way tie for first place in the NESCAC standings. By virtue of tie-breakers, Williams took the top seed.
On Sunday, Spencer Spivy scored 21 points, and Evan Glatzer passed out eight assists in the win over Conn College.
Williams will open post-season play on Saturday at 4:30 in the league quarter-finals against Trinity. If Williams advances, it will host the semi-finals and finals on Feb. 25 and 26.
Women's Basketball
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Devin Biesbrock and Maddy Mandyck each scored 12 points to lead Williams to a 62-37 win over Conn College.
Mandyck also grabbed 14 rebounds for Williams (17-7, 9-3), which opens the NESCAC playoffs on Saturday at 2 against Bates.
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Pickleball Court Time Expands at Housy Dome in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The town's indoor pickleball court at the Housy Dome now has more play day options.
The courts are now open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from 9-noon.These court times will run until further notice. 
All players must sign a one-time waiver form in person at the Housy Dome or online.
The town has also adjusted its rules for indoor pickleball, including:
  • Great Barrington residents may bring one non-resident guest to play at any given time slot. 
  • All players, including out-of-town guests, must sign a one-time waiver form, online or in person at the Housy Dome.
  • The TeamReach app is the tool for online court reservations. Only town residents can reserve court time.
  • The Housy Dome includes nets and marked courts. The town's outdoor pickleball court is located at Grove Street park on a drop-in basis. At Grove Street, players must bring their own net, rackets and balls. The courts are marked.
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