College Basketball Report

January 28, 1991|By Paul McMullen

DIVISION I COPPIN STATE (10-8) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Delaware State tomorrow (8 p.m.); HowarSaturday at Coppin Center.

* FASTBREAKS: The Eagles' six-game win streak and first-place standing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, where they are 6-1, will be on the line tomorrow in Dover . . . Their only MEAC loss a year ago came at Delaware State . . . Senior guard Reggie Isaac is averaging 24.9 points per game, and his three-year total is up to 1,674.

LOYOLA (7-10) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Siena tonight (7:30, WCAO-AM 600) at ReitArena; at St. Peter's Friday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Greyhounds scored maybe their most significant victory in four years Saturday, beating Iona 66-65 in overtime . . . It snapped a 12-game losing streak against Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents . . . Tonight's game will be telecast on a delayed basis by Home Team Sports tomorrow at 10 p.m.

ARYLAND (11-7) * WHAT'S AHEAD: American tomorrow night (7:30) at Cole FielHouse; at Georgia Tech Friday night.

* FASTBREAKS: Maryland topped the 100-point mark for the first time this season in Saturday's 104-100 victory over North Carolina State . . . Vince Broadnax had a career-high 24 points and kept N.C. State's Rodney Monroe under control in the second half . . . Matt Roe had his best overall game as a Terp with 29 points and 10 rebounds, and Kevin McLinton had 12 assists.

,MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (4-13) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Brooklyn College in Princess Anne tomorrowSouth Carolina State Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Hawks end a four-game homestand tomorrow looking to snap a three-game losing streak . . . After the Brooklyn College game, they don't play at home again until Feb. 16, and their last four home dates will be played at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury.

`MORGAN STATE (3-15) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Howard tonight (8); at St. Francis, N.Y.Wednesday.

* FASTBREAKS: Saturday's 79-63 win at UMES was the Golden Bears' third in their last four games and their first on the road . . . Center Marcus Sheffield, who missed the first five games because of academics, has averaged 13.3 points and 10 rebounds in the last three games.

&MOUNT ST. MARY'S (6-12)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: at St. Francis, N.Y., Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The injury-riddled Mountaineers have slipped to fifth place in the Northeast Conference, where they are 4-4 . . . In his first 34 seasons, Jim Phelan coached two losing teams, and if the Mount doesn't finish with a flourish, he'll get his second in three seasons in Division I.

NAVY (6-12) * WHAT'S AHEAD: Delaware tonight (7, WNAV-AM 1430) aHalsey Field House; at UNC-Wilmington Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Midshipmen snapped a five-game skid with a 94-82 win at American Saturday . . . They share last place in the Colonial Athletic Association with East Carolina . . . Senior guard Erik Harris is battling James Madison's Steve Hood for the CAA scoring title.

`TOWSON STATE (10-6) * WHAT'S AHEAD: at Bucknell tonight (7:30, WCVT-FM 89.7)Delaware Wednesday at the Towson Center; at Rider Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: It's a big week for the Tigers, who tonight can make it six wins in a row for the first time since they entered Division I in 1979 . . . The defending champion Tigers are 6-0 in the East Coast Conference . . . Towson State last won at Rider in 1984 . . . Terry Truax got his 100th coaching win Saturday at UMBC.

UMBC (2-16)

* WHAT'S AHEAD: at Drexel Wednesday; at Hofstra Saturday.

* FASTBREAKS: The Retrievers are 0-11 on the road . . . Skip Saunders, a freshman from Woodbridge, Va., tied Larry Simmons' school record with seven three-pointers in Saturday's 83-68 loss to Towson State . . . Saunders has made 14 of his last 21 from long range . . . Senior forward Derrick Reid, who had been ill with circulatory problems, played for the first time since Dec. 15.


* FASTBREAKS: Johns Hopkins took over sole possession of first place in the Southeast Section of the Middle Atlantic Conference. The Blue Jays (12-6) are home against Ursinus Wednesday . . . Washington (5-12, 1-5) got its first MAC win and got out of the Southeast cellar . . . The Shoremen are at Western Maryland Thursday, and the Green Terrors (8-7) can smell their first winning record in six years . . . Allegany Community College is nationally ranked, with Corey Wallace, a sophomore guard from Meade, in a starring role.


* FASTBREAKS: Coppin State is 11-3 overall, and dominant locally, with wins over Loyola, Morgan State, Towson State and UMBC . . . Maryland (13-6, 6-1 in the ACC) pulled off an 81-80 upset win Saturday night over third-ranked North Carolina State. The Terps host second-ranked Penn State tomorrow at 5 p.m. . . . UMBC is 11-6, 5-0 in the East Coast Conference . . . Navy's Angie Dobbs, a junior forward from Perry Hall, can get her 1,000th point tonight at Marymount . . . Streaking Johns Hopkins will try to strengthen its MAC prospects at Western Maryland Saturday.

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