The Husson Eagles basketball day started with a first ever top-25 national ranking. It ended with a loss to Colby College 99-94.

Both teams had great shooting nights in the Tuesday night game in Waterville.. Colby at 59%, Husson at 50%.

The Mules got out to a nine point lead early in the second half, the Eagles came back to get within a point but never closer.

Chris Hudnut had 26 to lead Colby.

Trevon Butler scored 27 for Husson.

Colby improves to 7-5, Husson drops to 8-2.