Tonight's Games

December 20, 1993

Morgan State (1-4) at Florida State (3-1)

Site: Tully Gym, Tallahassee, Fla.

Time: 7

Outlook: Morgan State is coming off its first victory of the season, a 75-70 triumph over Long Island University on Saturday. The Bears are led by 5-10 senior G Chico Langston (13.3 ppg, 4.3 rpg). Six-foot 11 sophomore F Gerald Jordan is the Bears' top rebounder (10.3) and second-leading scorer (11.3). The Seminoles are led by 6-5 junior G Bob Sura (22.3 ppg, 10.3 rpg). Florida State routed the Bears, 89-48, during the 1990-91 season in the only previous meeting between the schools. Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward is not expected to play with the Seminoles until Jan. 11 against Maryland.

Mount St. Mary's (3-1) at No. 14 Georgia Tech (6-1)

Site: Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Atlanta

Time: 7:30

Radio: WQSI (820 AM)

Outlook: The Mount is off to its best start in its six years in Division I. Sophomore G Chris McGuthrie (23.8 ppg) has led the Mountaineers in scoring in each game this season and 23 of 32 career games. The Mount's starting lineup consists of one freshman, three sophomores and a junior. First- and second-year players have accounted for 66 percent of the team's scoring. After playing its first four games at Knott Arena, Mount St. Mary's plays its next five games on the road. This is the fourth consecutive season that the Mount has played against an Atlantic Coast Conference team. The Mount is 0-4 against ACC schools. Georgia Tech is coming off an 86-77 overtime victory over Vanderbilt. Yellow Jackets junior G Travis Best leads the bTC Atlantic Coast Conference in steals (3.5) and ranks third in the ACC in scoring (21.3). Sophomore G Drew Barry leads the ACC with 7.0 assists per game.

UMES (3-3) at Penn State (4-1)

Site: Recreation Building, University Park, Pa.

Time: 7:30

Outlook: The Hawks are coming off a 108-71 pounding by No. 21 Syracuse on Saturday night. UMES is led by G Dale Harrison (16.4 ppg, 4 apg), G Zack Allison (12.6 ppg) and C Kenya Mobley (9.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg). The Nittany Lions have won four straight after a season-opening 83-60 loss to Vanderbilt, and have won their past three games by a combined margin of 93 points. Penn State, which is shooting 50.7 percent from the field, shot over 50 percent in each if its past four games. Six-foot-10 junior C John Amaechi leads the Nittany Lions in scoring (17.8) and rebounding (9.2).


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