Late free throws power Penn State to 67-65 victory over Terps women

November 23, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Freshman Helen Darling made two free throws with 11 seconds left in the game to lift No. 16 Penn State to a 67-65 victory last night over Maryland in women's college basketball at State College, Pa.

Kim McCray's desperation shot was blocked at the buzzer by Julie Jarosz. The Terrapins tied the game at 65 with 27 seconds left on a 15-footer by Stephanie Cross (14 points), but Darling was fouled on the ensuing possession by Kelley Gibson.

Navy 52, Air Force 49: Adria Schneck led the way with 17 points as Navy (1-0) defeated Air Force (0-1) in the first round of the Gate City Shootout at Idaho State in Pocatello, Idaho.

American 75, Morgan State 46: Stacy Meeker's 14 points paced three players in double figures as the Eagles defeated the Bears in the season-opener for both schools. Kaira Warfield led Morgan State with 11 points.

York College 81, Villa Julie 35: Betsy Roberts scored 18 points, Stacy Chandler had 11 rebounds and host York forced 31 turnovers in a win over the Mustangs in the Lady Spartan Tournament.

Lynchburg 63, Goucher 38: Kelly Fackler led all scorers with 16 points as Lynchburg advanced to the second round of the Papa John's Tipoff Classic at Goucher.

Men

UMES 75, St. Peter's 56: Junior guard Crythen Langhorne scored 18 points to lead the host Fighting Hawks to a season-opening win over St. Peter's. Donte Smith added 16 points for UMES and Joel Hoover 15.

Johns Hopkins 85, St. Mary's 58: Greg Roehrig scored a game-high 26 points as Johns Hopkins advanced to the final round of the Blue Jay Classic.

Johns Hopkins led 49-25 at halftime before pulling ahead by as many as 30 points in the second half. The Blue Jays play Washington College in tonight's championship game at 8.

Washington College 80, Villa Julie 70: Senior guard Derrick Cuff scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Shoremen won their first-round game in the Johns Hopkins Classic.

Pub Date: 11/23/96

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